FILMMAKERS MART: PIONEERING THE FUTURE OF AFRICAN PRODUCTION

In the intricate dance of film production, Filmmakers Mart has emerged as a guiding force, reshaping the narrative of African cinema. With a...

IS ABUJA THE NEW CAPITAL OF ENTERTAINMENT IN NIGERIA?

In what is my fourth visit to the Political capital of Nigeria, I am again reminded that it is surely the most properly...

NOLLYWOOD’S BOX OFFICE TRIUMPH: N19 BILLION BAGGED IN 3 YEARS

Nigerian film industry’s box office has emerged as a formidable economic force, generating a cumulative revenue of N19 billion over the past three...

NOLLYWOOD IS SUFFERING FROM LACK OF INFRASTRUCTURE

Nollywood has undoubtedly made a significant mark on the global stage, by telling Nigerian stories. However, despite its creative prowess and cultural significance,...

BBC’S REPORT ON T.B JOSHUA AND ITS IMPACT ON NOLLYWOOD

The recent BBC documentary on Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua has caused a ruckus on social media. Now a source for hot debates, with...

FILM MARKETING AND MOVIE PREMIERES IN NIGERIA

The heartbeat of Nollywood has quickened its rhythm in recent years, embracing a transformative wave, movie premieres. In filmmaking, premier means the first...

NOLLYWOOD’S FIRST BILLION NAIRA MOVIE

I am certain that when Funke Akindele and her team conceived the movie, A Tribe Called Judah, they must have expected the movie...

WAR, WRATH AND REVENGE: A DISPLAY OF POWER AND GREED

A spin off from the sons of caliphate, War, Wrath and revenge TV series follows the story of a Nuhu Bula contesting for...

TOP FILMMAKERS FOR 2023

Good films aren’t always a product of just actors because actors alone with no pretty story are just dancing without music on. Filmmakers...

CINEMATIC GYMNASTICS: AN EVIDENCE OF GROWTH

A few years ago, Cinemas weren’t given much relevance within the nollywood industry because Nigerians held that our movies weren’t valuable enough  to...

A 2023 REVIEW AND A PEEK INTO 2025

If a year has been both a boring and an exhilarating ride at the same time for the Nollywood industry, it’d be 2023....

KANNYWOOD TRAJECTORIES- THE FOUNTAIN HEADS- HAMISU GURGU AND THE GYARANYA DRAMA CLUB

If Sani Lamma was the pioneer Kannywood cinematographer, then his friend, Hamisu Gurgu, was the pioneer Kannywood ‘Movie Executive’. Abrasive, self-assured (in spite...

KANNYWOOD TRAJECTORIES- THE FOUNTAINHEADS- SIDI MUSA: THE INDIAN CONNECTION

When Hamisu Gurgu closed down GDC in 1983, its mantle was taken over by Late Sidi Musa, a half-Tripolitanian Arab based in Sanka...

INSIDE NOLLYWOOD’S TOP NOLLYWOOD LEADERS 2023

The Nigeria’s film and TV industry have gone extra mile this year and celebrating the leaders who have make it happened is one...

WRITERS LIKE COLLINS OKOH DO NOT GET ENOUGH CREDIT

In November, I was sent to Lagos by Inside Nollywood, where I am senior writer, events, lifestyle and culture, for the prestigious African...