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By Oluwatoyin Adeleye

Winner of the Best Short Film Award at the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA), Michael ‘Ama Psalmist’ Akinrogunde has presented his award to the Group Managing Director, Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe.

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GMD, Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe and Michael ‘Ama Psalmist’ Akinrogunde

Michael visited the head office of the bank in Victoria Island, Lagos in the company of the Accelerate TV team to show appreciation to the bank for the role it played in his success story.

Michael won the award based on a film he developed during the Accelerate Filmmaker Project, an initiative of Accelerate TV, an Access Bank team.

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From left: Michael ‘Ama Psalmist’ Akinrogunde (second left) with GMD, Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe; Head, Accelerate, Colette Otusheso and the Accelerate Team

His film was titled Penance and it was shot, supervised, executive produced and edited by the Accelerate TV team.

Michael also visited the Accelerate office, where he chatted with the team about his plans for the future and the importance of opportunities in uplifting the film making career of Nigerian youths.

See photos:

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Michael ‘Ama Psalmist’ Akinrogunde with Producer, Accelerate TV, Bolanle Olosunde-Jenrola

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Michael ‘Ama Psalmist’ Akinrogunde with Accelerate Director of Photography, Lawrence Adejumo

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Michael with the Accelerate TV Team

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Fromleft: Group Head, Brand Communications and Strategy, Amaechi Okobi; GMD, Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe; Michael ‘Ama Psalmist’ Akinrogunde and Head, Accelerate TV, Colette Otusheso

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Read also: We Won! Accelerate’s Short Film, Penance Wins AMVCA 2018

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