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Film and Cinema  |  Nigeria's Nollywood Attracts Global Entertainment Brands

For decades Nigeria's film industry Nollywood was known as a factory for the making of visual pulp fiction movies destined to end up on the market stalls of DVD pirates, but now things are looking up as it starts to ...
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Film and Cinema  |  Southern Europe Screens Nollywood Movie For The First Time In Malta

Power of 1, a film directed by Izu Ojukwu and starring Alex Ekubo, Ramsey Nouah, Annie Idibia, Michelle Dede, Jibola Dabo, Racheal Oniga, Padita Agu and many more, premiered at Eden Cinema in Malta recently The high-octane narrative offers the ...
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Rootflix Streaming Services To Be Launched To Stream Nollywood Movies

Kelechi Eke has made a name for himself in the African Film Industry with significant roles spanning from director, producer, writer and star. He has also founded an African Film production company and The African Film Festival. His latest business ...

Nollywood Signs Movie Distribution Deal With France

France’s Alliance Francaise and Nigeria’s National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) have signed a deal to distribute and showcase the two countries’ films through the "French-Nigerian Film Distribution Conference." The agreement was inked during a visit by the Ambassador ...

Nollywood Stakeholders Consider Taking Advantage Of Multi-Billion Dollar VOD Market

With an industry that estimates to make a $16 billion possible annual turnover from video-on-demand (VOD), stakeholders in Nigeria’s movie industry (Nollywood) have demanded that movie distribution be rechanneled towards exploiting the VOD market, according to Saturday Independent. This new ...

Netflix Set To Debut Yet Another Nigerian Movie Following Genevieve Nnaji's 'Lionheart'

Netflix has announced that following the successful acquisition of Genevieve Nnaji's 'Lionheart', it is set to release another Nigerian movie on its streaming platform soon. According to the American streaming powerhouse, a comedy that is titled 'Chief Daddy' will be ...

Nollywood Calls For Bundled Broadband Services To Boost Nigeria’s Digital Content

Key players in Nigeria’s entertainment space, Nollywood, have urged the Nigerian government to make bundled broadband internet services widely available in its mission to diversify the country’s economy and boost the arrival of local digital content. At the Nollywood Economic ...

Nollywood Widens International Reach And Secures A Bright Future For Nigerian Films

Nigeria’s film industry, Nollywood has grown in the past decade. It has gone from million-dollar budgets to Netflix collaborations that have made the industry a creative force to be reckoned with. The Nigerian filmmaker, Faraday Okoro said that in the ...

Nollywood Reaps Box Office Returns As It Shifts Focus From Movie Quantity To Quality

Nigeria’s Nollywood movie industry has always been known for its volume of production that is ranked behind only India’s Bollywood. The emphasis on low-budget and high-volume production helped Nollywood movies become widely popular at home and all over Africa, but ...

Nigeria Gets More Movie Streaming Platforms

Film Makers in Nigeria are raising concerns at the way at poor internet connections, and intense competition is posing as obstacles to the growth of the industry as they make efforts to create a local African rival to Netflix. These ...

Nollywood Film Directors To Be Recognised At The Paris Film Festival

Five leading Nollywood directors from Nigeria are to be highlighted and appreciated during the forthcoming Paris Film Festival from 11 May to 14 May 2017. The film festival will have a dedicated section to promote Africa's largest film industry - ...