Uganda’s Movie Industry is on the rise though it still faces huge financial problems. Today Showbiz Uganda (SB) sat down actress Elma Richards (ER) on her acting career, love life and her future plans. Read on…
SB: Tell us who is Elma Richards?
Elma Richards: Elma is an actor, commercial model, fashion designer and business woman. She is friendly to all and open minded
SB: How did you come into acting?
Elma Richards: I used to act in church and school drama then I joined Mariam Ndagire School of performing art and here I am now.
SB: When did you join and what are some of the films you have acted in?
Elma Richards: I have acted in Damulira, Circles, Intimacy, Desperate Secret to mention a few.
SB: What are some of the challenges you have faced in the acting industry and how do you overcome them?
Elma Richards: Money is not there yet, we need more sponsors.
SB: Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
Elma Richards: Haaaaa in five years I will have made a statement with my actions.
SB: What do you think of Uganda Movie Industry?
Elma Richards: Ugandans are really talented though some directors lack professionalism.
SB: Tell us about your love life, are you dating and if yes who is the lucky guy?
Elma Richards: Am in a relationship but since he hasn’t put a ring on it so i can’t mention him
SB: Apart from acting, what else do you do?
Elma Richards: Am a designer, I bake cakes and a lot of other projects
SB: What is your last word to aspiring actresses?
Elma Richards: They should believe in themselves, work hard and be open to new experiences. They should also never accept to be used in exchange of favors.
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