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
Delta Air Lines has concluded arrangements to bring Nollywood to the skies with Nigerian-made movies on board its flights. The genre is being rolled out across Delta’s inflight entertainment system Delta Studio and will be complete in April. By Nthony Awunor
MultiChoice Nigeria has clarified its decision to move the Big Brother Nigeria house and film season two of the show in South Africa, which was met with a barrage of questions from 'unhappy' viewers in Nigeria. Kyle Zeeman
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.
The most prestigious film awards for Africans across the world “The Africa Movie Academy Awards,” is one of the most awaited film events in the continent is calling for entries. Interested filmmakers shall be able to submit their films in various categories.
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.
The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) returns for its sixth year with an impressive line-up of movie premieres, film screenings, industry sessions, master classes and other festival programmes holding in Lagos, Nigeria, from November 13 to 20, 2016.
NaiJozi Media Productions, a multimedia outfit based in South Africa is set to premiere its new movie titled, ‘The Hearing’ in Johannesburg.
French actress, Aissa Maiga jetted into Lagos, Nigeria last week for the filming of the second part of pan-African movie, Comatose, produced by 1Take Media.
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.
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