"An Editor is The Final Author of a Movie" - Segun Emida

Tell us about yourself

I am Emida Olusegun CEO of Hemmydah Filmz Studio.  I'm a Film Editor and a special effect Director. I studied Computer Engineering at the Lagos State Polytechnic Ikorodu. And I was trained in post production at TOP CROWN STUDIOS by Bishop Mike Adekele and also with Daniel Ademinokan and Bayo Aransiola. I edited films like MIMIANO, AINA BASEJE, COPER JIDE, ADEDA, AGBARAMIKO, AJANTALA, AKOBA GAFARA, AKEEKE, ARANBADA, FIFEHANMI, AROBA, AWOKOSE, BEBE ISILA, THE COBWEb, THE SEED, THE MARRIED, THE FINAL SAY, ELDORADO, EWE AJE, IGBA EDA, IDUNNI MI, MARMUK, ILE ASE, KOMFO, KOSOFE, OPON IFE, ORIJA, TOWO TOMO etc..

Who can we call an Editor?

An editor is a creative person and he's responsible for combining hours of film footage together to make a movie. He assemble footage of feature films, television shows, documentaries, and industrials into a seamless end product. They manipulate plot, score, sound, and graphics to refine the overall story into a continuous and enjoyable whole. On some films, the film editor is chosen before cast members and script doctors; people in Hollywood recognize that the skills of a good film editor can save a middling film. In the same way directors use certain actors they appreciate over and over again, they also use film editors they know and are comfortable with.
The editor is the final author of the film"

How did you venture into the industry?

I ventured into the industry because film making is what i've wanted to do all my life and i was able to jump start in 2007 when i started as an Actor with Saidi Balogun Productions before he introduced me to Bishop Mike Adeleke.
And it been God all the way... (Halleluyah)

What are the challenges you 've observed?

Challenges are in every phases of life... But basically is capital to setup a post production studio equipments and other gadgets its really challenging but we are overcoming them gradually by His Grace.

What difference do you intend to make?

Wow a lot of differences... And if you check out my film works you will really see the differences because for me every film I worked on its a lot of improvement on latest application upgrades.

Your first movie as an editor

My First Film work is AGBARAMIKO produced by Ibukun Abimbola and Directed by Muhydeen S. Ayinde

Which movie challenged your creativity?

Like seriously every film I worked on always challenge my creativity because i always want to bring new flicks into every touch, but i think the most challenging are THE COBWEB a Foluke Daramola Salako Film.
THE SEED a joseph Jaiyeoba Film,  THE MARRIED a film by Amaka Anioji. CORPER JIDE by Tayo Sobola and AJANTALA by Kemi Afolabi.

Your role model - Local and Foreign

My number 1 role model is JUSTIN LIN Director of FAST & FURIOUS
Jason Statham, Idris Elba and kunle Afolayan, Alex Mouth and Dj Tee.

Where do you see yourself in the next five years?

I see myself in 5 years time as "International certified Filmmaker" with a lot of Digital Filmmaking credit at home and abroad.

What are you working on?

My next project is in the pipeline but work will commence as soon as possible. Its a world of visual effects...

Any word for your fans?

"Keep hope and dream alive" you can become whatever you choose to be.

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