HDFA has its office sited in the largest satellite estate in West Africa, GWARINPA, an environment graced with so much beauty and serenity, and centrally positioned in the city to serve both students from the city center and other satellite towns in Abuja. It’s location provides the perfect serene learning environment for our filmmaking programs as well as massive space and beautiful locations for our students to explore during their field practice
HDFA has an array of film equipment ranging from DSLR cameras including the canon 5D series to Black magic cameras as well as high end digital filmmaking cameras like the Red ONE and RED EPIC. Other filmmaking gears includes a variety of lighting equipment, tracks and dollies, steady cam, a 32ft motorized crane, high quality cinema lenses, and drone for aerial photography, and lots more.
Lectures at HDFA hold in a perfectly structured air conditioned class room. Each student has a seat and a desk to himself and the classes are never over crowded. Projects are also used during classes for illustration.
Editing classes at HDFA are 100% practical, as students begin practical work from their first day in school. Available in the Edit suite is a combination of both Windows and Mac edit systems for students to study with and also practice.
The Acting Studio is fully rugged and air conditioned, perfectly fitted to avail the acting students a conducive atmosphere both during their lectures as well as practice, to ensure a wholesome experience.
HDFA President Bright Wonder O Obasi has organized several financially successful filmmaking training programs over a period of ten years, and has created produced and marketed six successful movies. These movies have generated multi-million naira in revenue through the period.
HDFA also have as members of its faculty and management, successful film industry veterans and academic instructors, trained internationally and with proven track records over the years. As artists, producers, directors, crew, executives, projects produced by these individuals have topped cinema charts, bill boards, earned prestigious awards, while selling millions of copies. The years of experience maintained in both the business and creative sides of film production and film education operations will enable HDFA students derive an optimum and holistic results by the time they are graduating from the academy.