Pharaohs Unveiled is the latest film by Menelik Shabazz that expands the documentary genre. Here you’ll find some of the stories behind the making of the films in the Menelik Shabazz film collection.
Step Forward Youth
Burning An Illusion
Blood Ah Go Run
Time And Judgement
Catch A Fire
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Menelik’s latest film, Pharaohs Unveiled is set for release in Spring 2019. Follow him on your favourite social media platform for regular updates on his progress.
Menelik’s Top 10 Tips for working in the Film Industry
1. Start with passion – you are going to need it to survive
2. Watch films from different countries – Hollywood films feeds narrow minds.
3. Do not be afraid to jump in the water
4. Don’t wait for the money – you’ll never make it.
5. Ask yourself who is the audience for my idea.
6. Collaborate with others – makes your project stronger
7. Prepare to accept criticism – without it you’ll never progress.
8. Keep up to date with industry trends and people – do your research
9. Get your film in festivals – they help your ratings.
10. Marketing is the key.
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My films are tools for schools, colleges and universities and researchers wanting to learn and experience what it was like living in the 70s and 80s for young black people. They offer rare insights into this experience told through the eyes of a seasoned black filmmaker. – Menelik Shabazz