Akon Announces Patrick Elis As Official Video Director For Konvict Music Africa
Elis the CEO of Patrick Elis concept is an actor/ music video director from Delta State in Nigeria. Though he grew up in Warri. Patrick studied Architecture in the petroleum Institute in Warri. But that didn’t deter him from pursuing his dreams. He moved to Lagos where he joined a group of guys that deals with music production and from there he went to South Africa to study more to brush up his skills and when he returned he did minor jobs with some directors. But most of his notable jobs includes working And shooting for the reality show program “who wants to be a millionaire” and also working with Nigezie in 2010 as director of pictures. He also went to the United state to study cinematography. Though he has been in the Directing business since 2008 the work that made him a household name was the shooting of Wiz kids “Holla at your boy”. And from there he has been making great videos. Recently The African American Star Akon just Announced him as the Official Video Director of Konvict music.
according to www.wetinhappen.com.ng
“THE IDEA OF PATRICK ELIS PICTURES IS NOT SOMETHING THAT IS SUPPOSED TO BE SEEN ON THE TELEVISION; I NEVER PLANNED IT THAT WAY. THE FIRST VIDEO I SHOT, I DIDN’T PUT MY NAME BUT IT GOT TO A TIME THAT I WOULD SHOOT A VIDEO AND DIFFERENT PEOPLE WOULD CLAIM THE CREDIT. I HAVE NEVER STOPPED GETTING JOBS.”
“I LEFT NIGERIA OVER A YEAR AGO FOR THE UNITED STATES AND I CAN TELL YOU THAT I HAVE TURNED DOWN MANY JOBS, BECAUSE I WAS GETTING DISTRACTED FROM MY STUDIES IN THE SCHOOL, WHERE I HAVE BEEN TO STUDY WIDE ON CINEMATOGRAPHY,” HE TOLD TRIBUNE IN AN INTERVIEW. “MY CAREER HAS BEEN ON TRACK AND I AM ENJOYING IT. I WILL BE GOING BACK TO THE US IN A COUPLE OF WEEKS AND I AM SURE THAT BY THE TIME I AM GONE, PEOPLE WILL COME OUT TO SAY THAT HE HAS GONE SILENT AGAIN,” HE ALSO SAID. PATRICK WAS THE BRAIN BEHIND WIZKID’S ‘HOLLA AT YOUR BOY’ MUSIC VIDEO.,big congrats to you patrick on this one!!!