Nollywood

Golden Globe Awards [PHOTO CREDIT: witn.com]

Marriage Story leads nominations for 77th Golden Globe Awards

Ricky Gervais will host the Golden Globes Award which will hold on Sunday, January 5, 2020.

Adesua Etomi

Movie Review: ‘Muna’ suggests new career angle for Adesua Etomi-Wellington

Away from the acting, the idea behind the film built an important case against child trafficking and the various forms it could take.

Akin Lewis

INTERVIEW: Nigerian actors must set money aside for their future – Akin Lewis

Not all actors are irresponsible and yes acting is a serious job, Akin Lewis says

Joke Silva

Eddie Ugbomah, Joke Silva honoured with Movie Rock of Fame Award

Some of the recipients of the maiden edition in 2017 included late thespians Sam Loco-Efe, James Iroha, popularly known as ‘Giringori Akabogu’ and Adeyemi Afolayan, a.k.a Ade Love, father of veteran movie director Kunle Afolayan.

Funke Akindele

INTERVIEW: How Nollywood can change the Nigerian narrative — Funke Akindele

I believe Nigerian filmmakers have a lot of power in their hands to change our society and even hold our politicians accountable.

Basketmouth

Basketmouth speaks on rape joke that cost him EU slot

In 2014, the comedian joked about Nigerian women “deserving to be raped if they refuse to have sex by the second date”.

L-R Foluke Daramola, Pa Kasumu and Yinka Quadri at the launch ‘Nolly veteran SOS Project 2019’ in Lagos

Actress launches lifeline for ailing, aged Nollywood actors

The actress explains that the idea is “for an actor to adopt a veteran actor and contribute to his or her wellbeing monthly”.

Kate Henshaw

Kate Henshaw, Patience Ozokwor, others feature in musical drama

The play tells the story of survival of a young woman who lost everything in a fire outbreak but her will to overcome.

Funke Akindele, Akin Lewis, others star in new political satire

The hilarious movie shows how politics and social media are shaping Nigerian society in equal measure.

Kunle Afolayan

Movie Review: Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Mokalik’ thrives on memory, not viewer satisfaction

The film follows a 12-year-old Ponmile, who is sent off to a mechanic yard by his father because of his poor grades in school.

Theodore Anyanji a notable filmmaker whose movies shot the likes of Queen Nwokoye and Chioma Chukwuka into the limelight

Nollywood actor, Theodore Anyanji, is dead

A fundraiser was announced on his behalf on social media on November 6 but it yielded little or no result.

Senator Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye stars in Cinema movie role

The producer of the movie, Joy Idoko, has revealed that Mr Melaye played the role of a “distinguished senator.”

Opening night of @JoburgFilmFest #MCGxJFF #JoburgFilmFestival #OurStoriesAreGold @MultiChoiceGRP. [PHOTO CREDIT: Kutlwano Ditsele's twitter handle]

Three Nigerian films to screen at Joburg Film Festival 2019

The Joburg Film Festival features a curated mix of 60 of the finest films and documentaries from across Africa and around the world, between 19 and 24 November.

Nigerian filmmaker, Charles Novia, has floated a teen tv channel

Nigerian filmmaker, Charles Novia, floats Teen TV channel

Teen Africa TV will be on DSTV and Gotv.

AGN president Emeka Rollas, John Okafor aka Mr Ibu, Uche Elendu and Alex Usifo at the recently held AGN national elections Photo by Uche Elendu

Nigerian Actors Guild Gets New Exco

This is the first time the guild would hold a hitch-free election.

Nollywood Awards

Nollywood Awards: Pete Edochie, Charles Inojie, Ogidan, others honoured

The organisers unveiled the ‘Nelas/Nollywood 100’, a colourful documentation of the achievements of top 100 Nigerian actors and actresses.

Kenneth Okonkwo pictured at the media screening of Living in Bondage in Lagos

INTERVIEW: How Nollywood can curb internet crimes–Kenneth Okonkwo

“…so many societal ills can be corrected and reduced if filmmakers produce more films for the greater good…”

Trevor Noah (Photo Credit: cinemanews.org)

Trevor Noah to produce film on 8-year-old Nigerian chess prodigy

Adewumi had only been playing chess for a year when he won the New York State Scholastic Chess Championship in 2018.

‘New Masquerade’ star Ovuleria debunks death rumours

Lizzy Eveome, alias Ovuleria of ‘New Masquerade’ fame, has refuted her death rumour

Nkem Owoh and Genevieve Nnaji in a scene in ’Lion Heart’

Oscars: Academy stands by Nigerian film disqualification, cites reasons

The Academy cited ‘Lion Heart’s mere 11 minutes of non-English dialogue as grounds for disqualification.

Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji in her film, ‘Lionheart’. Netflix

Nigeria Oscar Committee reacts to Genevieve’s Lionheart Disqualification

The Academy disqualified ‘Lionheart’ for not having a predominantly non-English dialogue track.

Nkem Owoh and Genevieve Nnaji in a scene in ’Lion Heart’

Outrage as Oscars disqualifies Nigeria’s entry

The organisers says the flick violates the rule that entries in the category must have “a predominantly non-English dialogue track.”

Actors Kenneth Okonkwo, Tonto Dikeh honoured at Nollywood New Yam Festival

They received the awards at the annual Nollywood cultural event held at the Heritage Africa Centre on Saturday in Abuja.

Sola Sobowale at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)2019 in Lagos on Sunday night

AMAA 2019: Sola Sobowale, ‘King of Boys’ win big (Full list of Winners)

Adesua Etomi-Wellington also emerged the best actress in a Supporting Role category.

Actors and actresses that attended the premiere

New movie, ’45 minutes,’ premieres in Abuja

The movie “45minutes” is tells the story of a young lady, Zara who lost her life in her quest for vengeance.