Heritage Bank Plc has further reiterated its commitment to the growth and development of the creative and entertainment sector by supporting the “Rita Dominic Acting Challenge.”
Heritage Bank in collaboration with a foremost Nigerian actress and co-founder of the Audrey Silva Company, Rita Dominic, launched an acting challenge for aspiring actors to recreate a scene in a new film “La Femme Anjola”, produced by the latter.
The winners carted away cash prizes. The first prize winner, Jasmine Howson-Wright, received N1million, Chioma Okafor, 1st runner-up got N300, 000, whilst the 2nd runner-up grabbed N100, 000 consolation prizesfor recreating a scene from La Famme Anjola in the acting challenge.
Speaking at the presentation of the cheque to the winners, the Divisional Head, Corporate Communications of the bank, Fela Ibidapo, explained that as the institution’s name implies, Heritage Bank has continued to make efforts in supporting creativity, ideologies and talents like these, where arts are used as a tool to promote cultural awareness and to help younger Nigerians form a strong sense of national identity.
“As a bank, we look for creativity, ideas and talents to support. We are called Heritage Bank for reasons, which involves putting our money where our mouth is, being that art and entertainment space are platforms where we considerleveraging our support.
“It is a privilege that we are here today to celebrate the movie and the success achieved, thus far”, he stated.
He assured that the bank would always be driven by cultural heritage in delivering distinctive financial services to create, preserve and transfer wealth. According to him, the bank is proud of the entertainment industry and will continue to stand by operators in it by supporting them and watch them grow.