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Kunle Afolayan on the 3 films he made in the last 12 months: Omugwo. Roti and Tribunal

Nollywood actor and director Kunle Afolayan talks about: how he came to make 3 films in 12 months; how easy it was to do it; the genres and stories in the three different films; and the next film that he's working on. ... read more
August 5, 2017

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

Walt Banger on his Nollywood Noir film Catch.er and his next film Area Dogs

Film director Walt Banger talks about: the story in Catch.er; how it presents a different view of the Lagos police; when it will be released in Nigeria; why the film is very different; and the origins of Nollywood Noir. ... read more
June 23, 2017

Moses Babatope, Executive Producer, The Wedding Party on The Wedding Party Pt 2 Destination Dubai

Moses Babatope, Group Executive Director, Filmhouse Cinemas and Film One Distribution and Production and Executive Producer, The Wedding Party talks about: why The Wedding Party was the highest grossing film at the box office in Nigeria; the release on 15 December 2017 of The Wedding Party Pt 2: Destination Dubai; the success of The Wedding Party on Netflix; and the slate of five other films it has in production. ... read more
May 25, 2017

Serge Noukoue on why Nollywood Week is in Paris and his future plans for the festival

Serge-Armand Kouami Noukoue, Founder and Executive Director, Nollywood Week, Paris talks about: why he decided to launch Nollywood Week in Paris; the changes since the festival started in 2013; highlights of this year's festival; the competition with Netflix for premiers; and his future plans for Nollywood Week. ... read more
May 25, 2017

Mary Njoku, Rok Studios on its five new planned TV series telling traditional African stories

Mary Njoku, Rok Studios talks about: iRoko TV's new channel on Sky in the UK; the TV series it has planned; the five Nigerian languages they will be shot in; the producers they will be working with; the challenges of shooting in Nigeria; and the passion that drives her on. ... read more
January 7, 2017

Obi Emelonye on his next film Code 24 about the American President going missing in Kenya

Nollywood film-maker Obi Emelonye talks about: why his film project Safari is on hold; his latest film Code 24; the story in Code 24; and its release before Obama leaves office. ... read more
May 27, 2016

Biola Alabi on two Nollywood films - Dry and Wives on Strike - that tackle the issue of child brides

Biola Alabi talks about: two films - Dry and Wives on Strike - that tackle the issue of child brides; the different stories and approaches of the two films; and he social media campaign of Wives on Strike. ... read more
May 27, 2016

Obi Emelonye on his film Oxford Gardens - "A love story wrapped in boxing gloves"

Nigerian film-maker Obi Emelonye talks about: making game shows for Wazobia TV; how the film Oxford Gardens came about; and story in the film which is about how love changes the lives of a failed boxer just out of a jail and a young women with a terminal illness. ... read more
March 8, 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

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

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

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

Uche Iwuchukwu on the launch of Udala Media's SVoD platform for African and Caribbean Users

Uche Iwuchukwu, Udala Media on: what it costs monthly to subscribe to Udala in different parts of the worlds; What films and TV series it has on offer; the countries in Africa it's prioritizing; its focus on both anglophone and francophone content; how it will market itself; and its ambitions in terms of subscriber numbers. ... read more
March 7, 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

Prince Ade Bamiro on the twisted tale of Close Enemies, 1st Nollywood film shot in Hollywood

At Nollywood Week Paris 2014, Prince Ade Bamiro talks about: the twisted tale of betrayal in his movie; the success of the movie on the festival circuit; and his hopes for a distribution deal. ... read more
June 11, 2014

Cyprian Josson on his online radio channel Nollywood Radio

At Nollywood Week, Paris 2014, Cyprian Josson talks about:how the radio station started as a magazine; the partners he has for his online radio channel; the size of its audience; and his plans for the future. ... read more
June 11, 2014

Tinsel director Tope Oshin Ogun on her film Journey To Self and her next TV series

Speaking at Nollywood Week, Paris 2014, Tope Oshin Ogun talks about: the story in the film; how it is being a women director in Nigeria; how she started by making Tinsel; and her next TV series set in Nigeria's music industry. ... read more
June 11, 2014

Obi Emelonye -on the online global premiere of his latest film Onye Ozi (The Messenger)

British-Nigerian director Obi Emelonye talks about: the story of his latest film Onye Ozi (The Messenger); how he had to teach the white actors in the film to speak in Igbo for the film; why he has chosen to premier the film online; the success of Last Flight To Abuja online; how the online premiere will work; and the cinema release of the film in Nigeria. ... read more
October 16, 2013
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