Film Nigeria

The Wedding Party drives Nollywood to new heights

The Nigerian Film industry has taken another step towards becoming one of the world’s most important film industry’s, with ‘The Wedding Party’ a Romantic Comedy starring Adesua Etomi & Banky W, taking $1.5m (N454m) at the Nigerian box office. By Dapo Oshiyemi

Big Brother Nigeria to shoot in South Africa

Opinions have been divided between those who see nothing wrong with it; who point out the poor infrastructure of Nigeria, and incessant power cuts, unprofessional crews and potential lack of quality production had the decision been made to film in Nigeria.

AMAA 2017 Call for Entries

The 13th Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), the Premier Africa Film Awards® countdown has begun, and the Africa Film Academy cordially invites filmmakers to submit their feature, short, animation and documentary work for consideration in nearly 30 film categories of the awards.

Nigeria shelves plans for 'Kannywood' film village

Nigeria's government has cancelled plans to build a "film village" in the northern state of Kano after opposition from Muslim clerics and social media. More than $10m (£7.6m) had been budgeted to provide state-of-the-art facilities for the Hausa language film industry, known as Kannywood. 2003 - 2017