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Actors, filmmakers and other key players in Nollywood, on Friday night ‘lit up’ the World Premiere of the acclaimed star-studded blockbuster movie ‘The Enemy I know’ in Abuja.

Nollywood stars light up ‘The Enemy I know’ premiere in Abuja

Actors, filmmakers and other key players in Nollywood, on Friday night ‘lit up’ the World Premiere of the acclaimed star-studded blockbuster movie ‘The Enemy I know’ in Abuja.
Marc Adebesin, Publicity Director of UK Nollywood Producers Guild, in a statement listed the films by different directors as “Dear Bayo by Inoh Umoren”, “Nimbe by Seun Dania”, “The Birth by Abbey Lanre” and “Last Request by James Abinibi“, “A date with my husband by Okey Zubelu” and “Kissing Shadow by Chinedu Omorie”.

Six Nollywood movies nominated for 2019 UK film festival award

Six movies have been selected for honours at the final of the 2019 UK Nollywood Film Festival (UKNFF), organised by the UK Nollywood Producers Guild.
Lion Heart Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ is Nigeria’s submission for the Oscar

The Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee (NOSC) has picked Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ as the country’s submission to the International Feature Film category of the 2020 Oscars.
Chineze Anyaene, Chairman, Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee

Nigerian Oscars committee calls for entries from filmmakers

Ahead of the 2020 Oscars, the Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) has called on Nigerian filmmakers to submit entries for the ‘Best International Feature Film’ category.

WHO: Men are more likely to commit suicide

Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide each year — more than those killed by war and homicide or breast cancer, the World Health Organization said Monday, urging action to avert the tragedies.
A group of young Nigerian filmmakers have gone viral for making `sci-fi film’ using a simple smartphone and green screen.

Young Nigerian filmmakers with sci-fi movie go viral

A group of young Nigerian filmmakers have gone viral for making `sci-fi film’ using a simple smartphone and green screen.
Mati Diop

Mati Diop becomes first black woman to win award at Cannes film festival

Mati Diop, French-Senegalese actress and director, has become the first black female director to win an award in Cannes Film Festival’s 72-year history.

Nollywood producers, distributors advised to shun films that debase societal values

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Kannywood: Expert calls for industry’s re-evaluation

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Multichoice unveils MTF networking portal

The Multichoice Talent Factory (MTF) portal, the digital hub conceived as the premier destination for connecting Africa’s creative industries, has been unveiled in Lagos.

Police arrest, remand journalist over hairstyle

A 24-year-old photojournalist, Yinka Badmus, working with Talk Village International, has been arrested and remanded in Ikoyi Prison, Lagos State for allegedly spotting a hairstyle some policemen felt made him look like a cultist.
FILMHOUSE

Filmhouse unveils maiden film gala featuring Nollywood stakeholders

Filmhouse has also announced a partnership with Moet & Chandon to organise a film gala in January 2019. The aim of the gala is to expose upcoming filmmakers to festivals, distributors, and possible funders. According to...
Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs)

AMVCA recieves 3000 entries for 2018 edition

The organisers of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) say they received close to 3000 entries for the 2018 edition of the award.

Pedro Obaseki: The best filmmakers in Nollywood are women

Don Pedro Obaseki, a veteran movie director, says the best filmmakers in Nollywood are women.

Lessons I learnt from women in Nollywood

Before this time, I had read and heard a lot about those innate talents which make collaborations between men and women an essential requirement for the optimal success of any endeavour.

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