Interview with Nick Asgill|Filmmaker|Event Manager / Social Activist
Your Name: Nick Asgill
Your job title: Filmmaker
Where are you currently base – Salone, UK or other? Both [SL/UK]
How would you describe yourself? Passionate easy going person who loves people.
Role in the Sierra Leone Community? I am an advocate for positive social change.
Your Challenges: Being able to communicate the passion in my heart to others so we can all make a positive difference.
Your proudest moment to date: Too many to choose from, God is good, 2006 wining COSLP student of the year London, taking Ice Prince to Salone to celebrate youth peace 2011, winning video of the year National music Awards 2014, listen to an awesome salone song for the first time, too many.
Who inspires you? I have a strong network of mentors, family members, industry professionals, evangelists, teachers and social activists – a whole network of positive productive people inspire me.
Why did you decide to do what you are doing now? I wanted to tell my story of surviving the civil war in 1999 and help tell other stories to bring joy, entertainment and maybe change a few minds.
If you were not doing your current job, what did you wanted to do as a second option? hhhhmmmmm, this wan ya tranga – i think a lawyer, teacher or pastor. Or a combination of at least 2. lol
Do you have any future dates planned such as events that you might want the readers to know about? Not specifically, but we have been working on a whole bunch of different things id say just watch the space. Just did a movie with Van Vicker, got some cool vids shot in SL etc etc. Get connected on my feed.
Your advice and tips for individuals that want to follow your footstep/career path? Be ready to work hard and grow. Things are always changing so they have to just be aware and be willing to work hard.
How can they contact you or social media links? Facebook [Nick Asgill] Twitter [@nickasgillius] Linkedin [Nick Asgill] Instagram [ @nickasgill] SnapChat [NickAsgill] Youtube/Vimeo [Nick Asgill]