The daily life struggles in our various universities is a compound effect of our story on campus. I guess if we should all narrate our university life stories we will have interesting things to talk about.
In this article, I touch on a project that encompasses most of the different routes our stories take us on our 4-year journey in university.
Braveheart Studios (BHS) is a group of students from all departments at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology passionate about storytelling and filmmaking. It serves as an opportunity to harness young talents and expose them to the world of filmmaking and acts as a platform for future careers for young writers, actors, directors, photographers, make-up artistes, marketers and distributors amongst others.
“TEK HUSTLE” is an all-student production that tells a comedy-drama story of the “after-lectures” events that happen in the lives of students including their struggle to succeed in school, and to develop and improve their talents. In short, Tek Hustle is a collection of tales of the transition from adolescence to adulthood.
The aim of this audio-visual production is to mirror the university community by identifying the good and the bad including how to adapt to changes to morally straighten the path of students who have been led astray. The team believes that through this medium, issues pertaining to sexual and reproductive health can be addressed for the target audience (adolescents/youth) to learn, as well as be entertained. It will also encourage students to develop creative and innovative initiatives for their own ideas that will improve lives.
In the thoughts of a writer, Kofi Ntim, exists Tony Nkem a lead vocalist in a band who is a player who falls in love with a cunning young lady; Mzz Blaqq. She is from a lower economic class family but keeps up appearances of the other. Tony makes all his moves to impress her whiles she also makes all her moves to milk him. Hell breaks loose when Tony’s cleaner, Akoto, finds out the fool his boss has been all this while. Akoto breaks the news of folly to his other boss Jojo; a “good-boy-gone-bad” unleashing his anger on ladies because of a bad relationship but will not compromise his studies. Papi, Jojo’s roommate, an event organizer and radio presenter on campus does all he can to help the band grow after he meets Tony through Jojo.
The hustle continues as these guys strive on the journey of self-discovery with each episode addressing a concern in relationships and in striving “To Be or Not to Be”.
Currently, there are seven episodes running at www.braveheartstudiosgh.com. There are five new episodes that will be premiered on KNUST campus within the first month of re-opening. The team is gearing up for the production of Season 2 very soon and are open to sponsors for funding as well as promotion of their products and services to our audience.
For more information and to interact with the cast and crew alike, kindly follow Tek Hustle on the following platforms:
Source: Kwesi Otoo, threesixtyGh Writer
Image Source: Braveheart Studios