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Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland.

Screen unveils the 2020 Stars of Tomorrow

Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland. Screen International...
Mongolia launched a national anti-smoking campaign on Wednesday to raise public awareness about the negative impacts of smoking.

NTCA, CAPPA partner Yoruba film producers to end smoking in movies

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance, NTCA, and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, have met with the executives of the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN, in continuation of the campaign against smoking in movies and music videos.
President Muhammadu Buhari at the unveiling of the theme and Logo for Nigeria’s 60th anniversary celebration

[email protected]: We stand on the threshold of history

​Today, we stand on the threshold of history as we formally begin a series of activities commemorating Nigeria’s Diamond Anniversary. The task history has saddled me with today is to proclaim a theme that will keep us united, help us forge ahead and unveil a logo that will form the critical pillars which our 11 month modest commemorative activities would rest on. ​
Award-winning Nollywood actress, producer, and director, Stephanie Okereke Linus, has called on Federal Government to support the growth of the Nigerian movie industry Nollywood with more investment and policies that work.

Stephanie Linus: Nollywood needs government’s support

Award-winning Nollywood actress, producer, and director, Stephanie Okereke Linus, has called on Federal Government to support the growth of the Nigerian movie industry Nollywood with more investment and policies that work.
Gone with the Wind. Everett Collection-REX

‘Gone with the Wind’ returns to HBO Max with commentary on slavery

Movie classic “Gone with the Wind” returned to the HBO Max streaming platform on Wednesday, along with two extra features discussing its depiction of race in the Civil War era.
The 10-day “We Are One - A Global Film Festival” will feature content curated by the Berlin, Cannes, Venice, Sundance, Toronto and Tribeca film festivals, among others, starting on May 29.

World’s biggest film festivals unite for 10-day global streaming event

More than 20 film festivals around the world have joined together to stream movies free on YouTube, after the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic shuttered movie theatres and forced the cancellation of annual showcases in Cannes and New York.
Actress Toyin Abraham with husband, Kolawole Ajeyemi.

2020 AMVCA: Actors felicitate with Funke Akindele, Toyin Abraham

Many Nollywood actors on Sunday took to their Instagram handles to felicitate with Funke Akindele and Toyin Abraham over their awards during the 2020 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA).
Fan favourite, ‘Living in Bondage’ snagged the most awards at the 2020 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).

2020 AMVCA: ‘Living in Bondage’, ‘God Calling’, ‘Ratnik’ sweep awards

Fan favourite, ‘Living in Bondage’ snagged the most awards at the 2020 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).

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

Industry stakeholders have called on producers and distributors in the Nigerian movie industry to eschew films and video works that erode values that define the African people.

France based multimedia agency to partner Nollywood

Claire Jeantet, founder of Inediz, has expressed willingness to collaborate with the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood), to produce human interest stories with special focus on documentaries.

Nigerian universities lack technology to teach movie productions – Bikiya Graham-Douglas

Bikiya Graham-Douglas, a thespian has said that Nigerian Universities lacked the prerequisite technology to teach and help scale up modern day movie, theatre and cinematography production education in Nigeria.

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#EndSARS: Why we can’t harm Reverend Mbaka – Enugu youths

Youths in Enugu State under the aegis of Concerned Youths of Enugu State (CYE), have given reasons why they will never contemplate attacking the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Rev. Ejike Mbaka.
”I call on President Muhammadu Buhari to take all necessary steps needed to reconnect with the Nigerian Youths and understand the pulse of the Nigerian people. #EndSARS

Group begs celebrities, politicians to prevail on protesters

A rights group has called on celebrities and politicians across the states of the federation, to prevail on youths involved in ongoing invasion of warehouses and private residences.
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Lagos reverses decision on schools reopening

The Lagos State Government has rescinded its earlier decision giving a go ahead to private schools in the state to reopen after it relaxed the curfew occasioned by the hijacking of the #EndSARS protest by hoodlums.

Senate queries JAMB over contract scam

The Senate has queried the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) over N7.3 billion contracts scandal.
Sequel to the collapse of a school building in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development to carry out integrity tests on both public and private schools with buildings of 3 floors and above.

Schools remain shut as Lagos reviews curfew

This was announced on Twitter by Jubril Gawat, Special Assistant to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on New Media.