CAN YOU INTRODUCE YOURSELF ? Ikems Chukwufumnaya Victor also known as Nayaeffectz (Chief Operations Officer Naya Creative Studios)
WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GET INTO THIS LINE OF WORK ? The passion I had for motion pictures after i couldn’t get into the university immediately / HUNGER.
AS YOU’RE IN AN INDUSTRY WITH VERY HIGH COMPETITION, HOW HAVE YOU MANAGED TO THRIVE ? The only thing I have to say about this aspect is that everything is God’s plan, if i won’t get there I won’t get here…”THE SKY IS ENOUGH FOR EVERY BIRD TO FLY” we just keep pushing everyday trying to better ourselves that’s all…zero competition
IN TERMS OF BRAND DIRECTION, WHAT DO YOU TRY TO REPRESENT ? I try to represent every young creatives all around the world…esp the ghetto youths, making it clear that we can be ghetto youths and still succeed legitimately
DO YOU HAVE ANY PREFERENCE FOR MAKING YOUR CONTENT, OR YOU VIBE AS YOU GO ALONG ? As the spirit leads
WHAT DO YOU FIND MOST ENJOYABLE ABOUT YOUR LINE OF WORK ? Everything about my line of work is enjoyable, we get to Express everything we feel through our lenses and make people’s dreams come true, so may things are involved in making a video come to life and every process is enjoyable.
WHAT DO YOU FIND DIFFICULT ? Sometimes due to the country we are in, it’s difficult for us to get some things done cos the rules that the leaders put in place hamper the development and when there is no development everywhere becomes stagnant.. some of these leaders don’t put actual thoughts into the laws they make and it affects everything
ARE YOU SELF TAUGHT ? Yeah i think every creative film maker should be self taught to some extent…i started up as a normal camera man..going to parties and events with my boss back then to take normal wait and get pictures and also do video coverages(where the guests call me “photo” and all sorta photographer names)…After my time with my boss…i started learning on the job …so my boss and my intuition got me
WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT SO FAR, SINCE YOUR BEGAN ? Helping people.. through Naya creative studios, we’ve been able to help a lot of people by providing employment for them and that’s gotta be my biggest achievement, seeing people smile.
HOW DO YOU BALANCE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY WITH YOUR SOCIAL LIFE ? By being natural, once you’re true to yourself it’s never going to be hard, I wouldn’t start acting different because I am quite popular, it doesn’t make any sense, I’m still the same way I was before. That’s how I balance my productivity and my social life. Things around me inspire me