Film

Omoni Oboli

AY, Omoni Oboli to make Hollywood debut

Comedian AY Makun and actress, Omoni Oboli, will make their debut in a Hollywood animation film, “Elliott: The Littlest Reindeer”.
FILMHOUSE

Filmhouse to launch Netflix-like movie streaming platform

Filmhouse, a production and cinema company, is set to launch a ‘Netflix-like’ movie streaming platform called myfilmhouse .ng
Bam Bam

Bimbo Manuel, Bambam to feature in ‘Moremi the Musical’

Bimbo Manuel, Nollywood actor, and BBNaija season 3 finalist, Bambam, have been announced as some of the actors that will feature in ‘Moremi the Musical’.

Olu Paul: Only few Nollywood films can stand the test of time

Showemimo Olu Paul, a film producer and marketer, says only ingenious creativity can uplift the Nigerian film industry and make it competitive in the global space.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed stresses importance of animation to job creation, economic empowerment

The inclusion of Nigerian content in the animation film festival will create adequate employment and contribute to the growth and development of the Nigerian economy, Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture has said.
Mike Ezuruonye

Mike Ezuruonye: Nollywood movies will soon be nominated for the Oscars

Mike Ezuruonye, a Nollywood actor, says cinematography and storytelling of Nigerian movies have improved over the years and could earn international recognition in due course.
African International Film Festival (AFRIFF)

Organizers unveil AFRIFF 2018 at star-studded ceremony

Organizers of the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) officially unveiled its eighth edition with the theme, “The Many Faces of Woman” at a star-studded ceremony in Lagos.
Mike Ezuruonye

Mike Ezuruonye: Nollywood movies inch close to Oscar nomination

Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuruonye, says that cinematography and story telling of Nigerian movies has vastly improved over the years and could earn international recognition in due course.

Nollywood set to promote AU Agenda 2063

The Nigerian movie industry, popularly known as Nollywood, is set to promote the Agenda 2063 of the African Union, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Kunle Afolayan

Kunle Afolayan to adapt novel by Kenyan literary icon into movie

Kunle Afolayan, Nollywood filmmaker, has disclosed that he is working on adapting ‘Matigari’, a novel by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, into a movie.
Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji signs film deal with US agency

Nollywood Actress Genevieve Nnaji has signed a deal with United Talent Agency (UTA) for representation in film, TV and production.
Rafiki

Kenyan court lifts ban on lesbian love film

Kenya on Friday overturned a ban on Rafiki, a film about a lesbian love affair and the first ever movie from the country to be shown at the Cannes film festival.
Some of the twelve boys, dramatically rescued from deep inside a Thai cave, after being trapped for more than a fortnight, arrive for a press conference in Chiang Rai on July 18, 2018, following their discharge from the hospital. The young footballers and their coach who became trapped deep in a flooded cave complex tried to dig their way out and survived on rainwater for nine days before being found and later rescued. / AFP PHOTO / Lillian SUWANRUMPHA

Thai film company plans ‘cave boys’ movie

A Thai-based film company has joined the scramble to retell the dramatic story of the 12 young footballers and their coach who were freed from a flooded cave, one of the producers said Tuesday.
AY Movie “Merry Men” The Real Yoruba Demons

AY releases trailer of new film

Nigerian comedian, Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY, has released the trailer of his latest Nollywood film titled, Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons.
The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS-Lucy Nicholson

Netflix opens Toronto film festival

The Toronto International Film Festival launches on Thursday with a Netflix production -- the first time any major movie showcase has opened on a release not intended for theaters.
Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs)

AMVCA 2018: Full list of winners

The 6th annual AMVCA, which was held on Saturday at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos began with a red carpet at 4 p.m.
18 Hours

AMVCA 2018: ’18 Hours’ emerges overall best movie

’18 Hours’ has emerged the overall best movie for 2018 at the African Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards.
bisola

Tunde Kelani, Falz, Bisola, Omotola win at AMVCA 2018

Veteran cinematographer, Tunde Kelani, has emerged the winner of the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards’ Industry Merit Award.

Recent Stories

Babatunde Fowler: FIRS to impose VAT on online transactions

The Federal Inland Revenue Service ((FIRS) plans to extend Value Added Tax (VAT) to online transactions soon, according to the chairman of the agency, Babatunde Fowler.
Muslim groups on Friday commended the Federal Government for efforts to secure the release of Miss Zainab Aliyu and Mr Ibrahim Abubakar detained by Saudi Arabian authorities.

Zainab Aliyu: How I survived 124 days in Saudi prison

Zainab Aliyu, a Nigerian who was detained in Saudi Arabia for alleged drug trafficking, says she learnt “pure Arabic” and memorised half of the Qur’an during her 124-day stay in prison.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is already planning his assault on next season, claiming his collection of superstars will have to push the 100-point barrier again to keep Liverpool’s clutches off their Premier League title.

Pep Guardiola: Liverpool will be hungrier, stronger next season

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is already planning his assault on next season, claiming his collection of superstars will have to push the 100-point barrier again to keep Liverpool’s clutches off their Premier League title.
Guardiola's intensity and energy have been integral in Man City establishing a true dynasty of the modern era. GLYN KIRK-AFP-Getty Images

Pep Guardiola: Manchester City treble feat harder than Champions League

Pep Guardiola feels Manchester City's clean sweep of domestic trophies is harder than winning the Champions League but predicted the feat will be achieved again.
Ajax star Hakim Ziyech

European clubs on red alert as Ajax confirm Hakim Ziyech can leave

Ajax sporting director Marc Overmars has confirmed that Hakim Ziyech will be allowed to leave the club this summer.