Awal Mohammed, the Minister-assign for Tourism, Arts and Culture has communicated his goal to help make Ghana the center of filmmaking in West Africa.
He told the Appointments Committee of Parliament on Thursday, February 25, 2021, that when endorsed by Parliament, he will see to the foundation of a 20-million-dollar film studio that will pull in individuals from outside the country.
“We need to construct a film and music studio. It’s one component that can expand the travel industry capability of this country. We don’t have any genuine studio in this country, so this is one of the principal things that we will do. The film studio will help in music and film creation and make Ghana the center point of film creation in West Africa,” he said.
He likewise said that nearby TV arrangement will be urged to help project Ghanaian culture.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in its 2020 declaration vowed to construct recording studios in Greater Accra, Ashanti, and Western Regions.
These studios will be set up in Kumasi, Accra, Tamale, and Takoradi.
During the dispatch of the NPP’s 2020 pronouncement in the Central Region on August 22, 2020, the Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia said: “We consider the to be expressions as a significant development shaft. It has such a lot of ability. The issue is admittance to a studio. Thus, we will set up enormous chronicle studios in Accra, Tema, Takoradi, and Kumasi, for recording craftsmen to lease”.
The imaginative business, particularly the film area has endured a ton of difficulties, driving a ton of film makers to desert the business for different endeavors.
A great deal of movie producers has referred to absence of financing, absence of showcasing roads, robbery, among others as the foes of their exchange.
The National Film Authority has likewise declared that plans are in progress for the rebuilding of the area to make it more productive to the producers and the innovative business on the loose.
A board of trustees has been comprised with the assignment of picking a name for the Ghanaian entertainment world.