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Entries Tagged to 'Film'

Izu Ojukwu on his current film 76 and his forthcoming film about warrior Queen Amina of Zazzau

Nigerian film-maker Izu Ojukwu talks about: the story in 76; Nigeria's "decision-making" decade; the importance of understanding history; and his latest film that is in post production about Queen Amina of Zazzau. ... read more
July 6, 2017

Kenya: Mbithi Masya on Kati Kati, a film about an amnesiac women who wakes up dead

Film-maker and Just a Band member Mbithi Masya talks about: his film Kati Kati; where the film was shot; where the film can be seen; his next project and what other members of Just a Band are doing. ... read more
April 26, 2017

Judy Kibinge, Docubox on three documentaries it funded that are just nearing completion

Judy Kibinge, Docubox talks about: being the region's first documentary film fund; opening a mini-hub for film-makers; and three interesting documentaries Docubox funded. ... read more
March 27, 2017

Bakahika Bruno, Kapital Movies on a South Sudanese film about a rich man's land grab

Bakahika Bruno, Operations Manager, Kapital Movies talks about: what Kapital Movies does; its latest short film and story and characters in it; and its ambitions in terms of the company and its growth. ... read more
May 27, 2016

Amil Shivji on his latest documentary film Wahenga about Tanzania's Zilipendwa music

This video opens with a clip from the documentary Wahenga and then director Amil Shivji talks about: what Zilipendwa music is; the connection between the music and the socialist policies of the 1970s and 1980s; and the state of the film industry in Tanzania. ... read more
March 29, 2016

Tebogo Malope on his film For Love and Broken Bones, loneliness and the dream that started it all

South African film-maker Tebogo Malope talks about: how the mood and the idea for For Love and Broken Bones came to him in a dream; the story in the movie; how the film was distributed and the prize it won; and his for two new films. ... read more
March 8, 2016

How to steal 2 Million's Charlie Vundla on Cuckold, a film about a menage a trois

Film-maker Charlie Vundla talks about: how Cuckold came to be made; why the project is very personal; the story in the film; and his future plans including making a TV series of How To Steal 2 Million. ... read more
February 14, 2016

Walt Banger on his comedy thriller Gbomo Gbomo Express and making a sequel

Producer and director Walt Banger talks about: his first film Gbomo Gbomo Express (gbomo is yoruba for kidnapping); the characters in the film; the release of the film locally in Nigeria; and his ideas about making a sequel. ... read more
January 9, 2016

Julian Von Plato, PockitTV on putting video on every mobile in Africa

Julian Von Plato, founder, PockitTv talks about: the video services it's currently offering on mobile in South Africa; its expansion into the rest of Africa; its Nigerian music service; why hyper-local works; data bundling plans; its business model; and the type of content it's looking for. ... read more
January 9, 2016

Shirley Frimpong Manso on her new feature film Rebecca and her latest TV series Shampaign

Shirley Frimpong Manso talks about: her feature film Rebecca and the story in it; her latest TV series Shampaign and how it looks at the fictional campaign of a young women presidential candidate in Ghana; and the likelihood of a woman becoming President in Ghana. ... read more
January 9, 2016

Daniel Oriahi on his film Taxi Driver - Osho Ashewo, sinister tale of son who inherits father's cab

Nigerian film-maker Daniel Oriahi talks about: his latest film Taxi Driver - Osho Ashewo; the story in the film; and why he's interested in lives of prostitutes in his films. ... read more
November 27, 2015

Mtitu Gabriel on his two latest films and the state of the film-industry in Tanzania

Tanzanian film-maker Mtitu Gabriel talks about: his two latest action films, Renegade and Enemy of the State; the three things that are going wrong for the Tanzania film-industry; and his next film Will You Marry Me? ... read more
October 13, 2015

Ng'endo Mukii on her latest film This Migrant Business shot from the people smuggler's perspective

Kenyan film-maker Ng'endo Mukii talks about: her new film This Migrant Business; why it's not an NGO film; her mixed media style of film-making; the impact of her last film Yellow Fever and raising funding for her next two projects. ... read more
October 13, 2015

Tanzanian VoD start-up Tango TV founder Victor Joseph on streaming local movies to your TV

Tango TV co-founder Victor Joseph talks about: how the idea for Tango TV came about; its set-top box; the kind of content it will stream; the size of the potential market; and his funding plans. ... read more
September 17, 2015

African comedian Mamane on his political satire, the Very, Very Democratic Republic of Gondwana

African comedian Mamane talks about: how he became a comedian; touring in France and Africa; playing a stadium in the DRC; his radio and TV shows; the forthcoming film; and how he wants to do English jokes. ... read more
June 22, 2015

Stanlee Ohikhuare on his new Nigerian comedy film Stupid Movie

Nigerian film-maker Stanlee Ohikhuare talks about: the recent success of Nigerian comedy with the release of 30 Days in Atlanta last year; the story in the his comedy film Stupid Movie; his previous film The Verdict; and his next planned film Babel Lingua. ... read more
June 22, 2015

South African TV producer Asi Mathaba on his next TV series, a political thriller called A Luta

South African TV and Film producer Asi Mathaba on: his past work; his new TV series A Luta set in post Apartheid South Africa where the hero has to rescue the President from assassination and corruption by fighting his ex-comrades; and his need for co-production financing from East Africa. ... read more
June 9, 2015

Obi Emelonye on his TV series The Calabash about Nigerian bankers & iROKO TV's film Thy Will Be Done

Obi Emelonye talks about: his first TV series The Calabash; the story and characters in The Calabash; what will happen in season 3; the film he made for iROKO TV, Thy Will Be Done; and story in the film. ... read more
June 9, 2015

Kenyan director Judy Kibinge on Something Necessary & the impact of the 2007 post election violence

Kenyan dorector Judy Kibinge talks about: the key characters in the film and how they represent a victim and a perpetrator; the impact of the violence on perpetrators; the role of One Fine Day as a production platform; and how audiences reacted to the film. ... read more
May 20, 2015

Obi Emelonye on his TV series The Calabash about Nigerian bankers & iROKO TV's film Thy Will Be Done

Obi Emelonye talks about: his first TV series The Calabash; the story and characters in The Calabash; what will happen in season 3; the film he made for iROKO TV, Thy Will Be Done; and story in the film. ... read more
May 11, 2015

Emma Kaye, Bozza on raising GBP0.5 million for its African content marketplace

Emma Kaye, founder, Bozza on: how Bozza has pivoted; the number of artists and users of the current platform; how users make payments and a more favorable revenue share; the wide range of music, video and poetry content on the platform; and its current equity crowdfunding campaign with www.emergingcrowd.com ... read more
April 27, 2015

David Forbes on his documentary about an Ndebele women shot over 20 years of her life

South African Film-maker David Forbes talks about: about his life story documentary When I Was Water; how the relationship with the women's family started when she was 14; her marriage, the birth of her children and the breakdown of her marriage; the editing of the film in Kenya; and the launch of the film. ... read more
February 19, 2015

Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen on his film Invasion 1897 - The British remove the last King of Africa

Director and creator of Invasion 1897 Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen talks before the screening of his film at the BFI in London about: telling history from the point of view of the vanquished; the cast members in the film; the distribution of the film; and how he plans to support its marketing over the next five years. ... read more
February 19, 2015

Writer Tom Rowlands-Rees on Kenneth Gyang's Confusion Na Wa and their latest film project

Writer Tom Rowlands-Rees, Cinema KpataKpata talks about: how he and Kenneth Gyang came to make Confusion Na Wa; how a lost mobile drives the story of the film; the awards the film has won; its re-release in Nigeria; and the next film they are going to be doing together. ... read more
February 1, 2015

C.J. Obasi on his Nigerian horror film Ojuju, a love letter to George Romero

Nigerian film-maker C.J. Obasi talks about: how he came to make his horror film Ojuju; his love of horror films; its award at the African International Film Festival and why it was given; and his upcoming film crime-gangster film set in Owerri called O-Town. ... read more
January 18, 2015

Segilola Ogidan and Edith Nwekenta on Mum, Dad, Meet Sam, a Nigerian Romantic-Comedy

Co-producers Segilola Ogidan and Edith Nwekenta on Mum, Dad, Meet Sam: the story of the film; the mother's loss of her son; how the idea came about; meeting their director; and their next projects. ... read more
December 5, 2014

Pascal Schmitz, iBiskop on overcoming the three barriers to downloading: bandwidth, price & piracy

Pascal Schmitz, Triple A Entertainment and iBiskop on: the launch of iBiskop across Africa; the TV and film content available on the platform; what it costs to buy content; how it tackles the three key barriers to downloading; and the launch marketing budget. ... read more
November 23, 2014

Juliet Asante on Mobilefliks rolling out across Africa and her new film Silver Rain

Juliet Asante, CEO, Eagle Productions talks about: signing deals with various mobile operators to roll-out its online film and TV platform, Mobilefliks across Africa; her next feature film Silver Rain; casting actors from several African films; its release date and distribution plans. ... read more
November 16, 2014

Michael Akindele on Solo's new mobile film and games offer and its new Android app

Michael Akindele, Director of Experience Planning and Head of Digital Media, Solo talks about: Solo as a start-up device manufacturer and digital content company; its new Android app and where it will be available; the kind of movies users can watch on a pay for basis and its pricing; its download hot-spots at dealers; how it plans to extend its content offer to games; and the handsets it offers in its range. ... read more
November 9, 2014

Kenyan film-maker Ng'endo Mukii on Yellow Fever, about African women using skin bleaches

The clip opens with an excerpt from the trailer of Yellow Fever, a film by Kenyan film-maker Ng'endo Mukii. She then talks about: what she has been doing as an animator; how the Eurocentric idea of beauty has led to skin bleaches and hair straighteners; the Colour Advantage of those with paler skin; her own childhood experiences as someone with paler skin; and the harmful nature of the chemicals used, ... read more
October 18, 2014
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