NOLLYWOOD ICON: THE LEGACY OF BUKKY AJAYI

by Adebayo Adegbite In conversations about Nollywood, it’s important to always remember certain individuals who have shaped our perceptions and realities about the industry, whether in front of the camera or behind it. One of those belonging to this hallowed…

SEX FOR GIGS- A NOLLYWOOD SCREENWRITER TELLS HER STORY

by David Osaireme This 23-year old screenwriter, novelist and columnist, who considers herself  a newbie in Nollywood, narrates her ordeal with a sexually charged producer. Hi Hi. You’re not smiling. (squeezes a chuckle) My bad, please pardon me. I just…

FINDING HUBBY: A WEAK ADAPTATION

by Mr. X With a flurry of Nollywood titles finding a new home on Netflix and the gradual re-opening of movie theatres across the world, the afore-threatened cinemas culture is receiving its much-needed redemption. Weeks ago, Netflix launched its mobile…

Christopher Okonkwo On Breaking Norms As A Filmmaker “The Age of Enlightenment is coming”

I wish I could change how people look at filmmakers who are not based in Lagos. They look at us with pity, like ‘we never start’. In a country of 36 states, I guess I wish the exposure would be equally shared. You shouldn’t have to be in Lagos to make it.

Love And Sacrifice : When Love asks a question

by Eke Kalu Christopher Okonkwo’s 4 minute short begins as a retelling of a classic narrative. A narrative best envisioned in the Superman – Lois Lane duo. Clarke Kent was created as a symbol, not only of All American goodness…