On 17 October, SAE London will welcome alumni Shayo Three and Nick Brown, the founders of Rosegold Group, for a filmmaking masterclass.
The duo graduated from SAE London in 2015, and will be coming back to impart some of the lessons they have learned in their careers so far.
Their masterclass will be interactive, focusing on how to navigate the film industry, including an evaluation of the levels of intensity, focus and drive an individual has to have to make it to the top. They will explain how to get paid work, be an entrepreneur, and reveal some film industry secrets.
Shayo founded the multimedia production company, Rosegold Group, which Nick co-runs. Shayo is a musician/director/editor who has worked with Skepta, Davido and Dappy, producing a number of documentaries including one on Boko Haram which premiered at the BFI.
Shayo Three said: “I will be touching on using skillsets and personal drive to create an impact in the industry. I hope the attendees will leave inspired with belief and value for the skills they possess with their hands and the value of their ideas, no matter how impossible it sounds in the beginning. Those will ability and willingness to work will prosper.”
"I HOPE THE ATTENDEES WILL LEAVE INSPIRED WITH BELIEF AND VALUE FOR THE SKILLS THEY POSSESS WITH THEIR HANDS AND THE VALUE OF THEIR IDEAS, NO MATTER HOW IMPOSSIBLE IT SOUNDS IN THE BEGINNING."
- SHAYO THREE, FOUNDER OF ROSEGOLD GROUP
Nick is a camera operator/editor who has worked with artists such as Jammer and Riton, and brands such as Lexus. He’s also worked on many short films, including one which got into Sundance Festival last January, as well as dozens of other respected film festivals worldwide.
Nick Brown said: “I hope attendees walk away with more confidence in themselves and a more clear idea of how and why they want to impact the industry.”
SAE students have a lot to learn from this alumni duo, who have had exactly the same level of teaching and training as they are currently getting, and have come out the other side to find success with their own company.
Dino Jacovides, Programme Coordinator for Digital Film Production at SAE London, said: “It’s always great to hear about the success of SAE graduates, and it’s even nicer when those individuals come back to share some of the lessons they have learned in the industry with current students.”
Students who joined SAE in September may already have benefitted from hearing Shayo and Nick speak at the Creative Futures panel hosted earlier this year.
We’re sure it will be an insightful, engaging session and look forward to welcoming our alumni back on campus.
Register to attend the session here.