Marcellin Zannou & ISMA
Marcellin Zannou is the founding President of the Higher Institute of Audiovisual Trades in Benin (ISMA), partner of the “3i” project in partnership with INPTIC (Gabon) and IAD (Belgique). Founded in 2006, ISMA is a private institution of higher education authorized by the State of Benin. ISMA prepares for the exercise of all the professions of the audiovisual and cinematographic chain (journalism, filmmaking, technical professions of sound and camera, production management, etc.). The school was elected “Best Audiovisual School” in 2015 and 2016 at the Pan-African Film Festival of Yaounde School.
Quote from interview- “During my years at college in Europe, I grew thirsty for images of of Africa and those rare images that we are shown that don’t concern misfortune or coup d’etats….ISMA has already led to the employment of 223 professionals in the fields of Journalism, Film Direction, and Television Production.”