From Mobile Shorts To An European Exhibition with Raymond Yusuff

The Naija Filmmaker

May 25 2023 • 58 mins

Raymond Yusuff is a talented filmmaker and member of the filmmaking collective "The Critics Company". He possesses skills in various stages of film production and has worked with limited resources to create compelling films alongside his independent filmmaking team.

We talk about his experiences working in the industry. Raymond discusses the importance of visual effects in storytelling and how they should never distract from the story being told. He also talks about his love for films like Interstellar and Children of Men and how they influenced his approach to work. Additionally, Raymond shares his team's journey in creating their first short film and how they were able to gain more attention and followers after a competition and a fundraiser. Furthermore, he shares his thoughts on new visual effects technology and the Nigerian film industry.

In this episode, you will learn the following:

1. About their solo exhibition in Frankfurt

2. AI and VFX production

3. Working on "King of Boys 2" and "Juju Stories"


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