Gerson José Amaral
“The more individual African people get the opportunity to work with the best filmmakers worldwide, the more people will pay attention to African talent,” says Mozambican student and entrepreneur Gerson José Amaral. And believes he is one of those individuals getting the opportunities that could advance his film career and contribute to Africa’s growing film industry by joining the Multichoice Talent Factory. With dreams of becoming a film and music producer, at the academy Gerson is hoping to gain “knowledge, networking and experience”. Through the creative industry, Gerson believes that “different parts of Africa are uniting to create beautiful things”, and is dedicated to seeing the creative film and TV industry flourish despite the odds.