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Nigeria's 'Nollywood' Movie Industry Rolls at High Gear
Voice of America
Twenty years after its birth in a video shop in Lagos, Nigeria's "Nollywood" is one of the most prolific film industries on earth. Despite low budgets and whirlwind production schedules, Nigerian films are wildly popular in Africa and industry ...

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Indie Wire (blog)

Cannes is Waiting for Nollywood. Will Nollywood Answer?
Indie Wire (blog)
?I was gripped by a need to 'discover' Africa. Not just Senegal, but just about the entire continent? I became aware that I had to learn to make films if I really wanted to reach my people. A film can be seen and understood even by illiterate people ...

The evolving Nollywood
Despite criticisms of high level of immorality and promiscuous activities in Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry is worth NGN853.9 billion (US$ 5.1 billion) as at 2014 and produces hundreds of home videos and films per annum. It is Africa's largest ...

The Guardian Nigeria

Ezenwanyi Ndigbo Na Nollywood: A New Crown For Ngozi Ezeonu
The Guardian Nigeria
THE founder of Igbo Film Forum (IFF) and President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Nollywood (ONN), Ezeomenani Harris Chuma, was the harbinger of the good news. ?We have been searching for a long time now, but we have eventually found our choice for ...

In Nollywood - Pay for Role Replaces Sex for Role
There was a time the big worry for up and coming actresses was sleeping their way into movie roles. Many of them complained then that movie producers and directors demanded sex from them to feature them in their movies. Some were, however, not against ...

The boom in Nollywood
Nollywood, Nigeria's booming film industry is the world's third largest producer of feature films. Unlike Hollywood and Bollywood, however, Nollywood movies are made on shoe-string budgets of time and money. An average production can take just 10 days ...

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Osun Defender

VP Namadi Sambo Is Also A Fan Of Nollywood
The Guardian Nigeria
SOME practitioners of the Nollywood industry who were guest at the Special Presidential premiere of Omoni Oboli's debut film as a director, Being Mrs. Elliot, were surprised to find that like President Goodluck Jonathan, Vice President Namadi Sambo is ...
The good and bad sides of my Aso Rock dressing ?Omoni OboliNigerian Tribune
Controversy over Omoni Oboli's gorgeous dress, Jonathan cant stop looking?Osun Defender

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Nwokeabia Decries Poor Funding for Nollywood, Plans a Chance to Dance
HAVING made noticeable impact with his last production, Champions of Our Time, Nollywood producer, Chidi Nwokeabia is back to work. The filmmaker, who has been away from the media for sometime now, is currently seeking funds to commence ...

Chronicling The Jaunty World Of Nigerian Cinema in 'Nollywood Babylon ...
Indie Wire (blog)
Well, not really. Specifically, an Indian director directs a film about the Nigerian film industry, known to the world as Nollywood - one of the 3 largest film industries in the world (in terms of output), right alongside Hollywood, and, of course ...

co-star of the Mahmood Ali Balogun's movie; Tango with me alongside one of Nollywood's dopest actresses, Genevieve Nnaji and played one of the lead roles in the movie ?Mr and Mrs?, Benjamin has proven to be one of the actors Nigerians long and love to ...