Nollywood

Collection with 9 media items created by Mais Istanbuli ★★★★★

08 May 2013 09:00

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Manual Labour
Yenagoa, Nigeria
By Preditor Push
08 May 2013

A woman chopping down cassava plants from the proposed site of the 1st Film school In Yenagoa, Bayelsa, Nigeria

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Screenshot from Nollywood Director La...
Lagos, Nigeria
By Preditor Push
15 Apr 2013

Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen has worked in the film industry since 1999 mainly as a film director and producer. He is best known as one of the founding figures of Nollywood cinema. He has Directed over 200 Nollywood films. I caught up with Lancelot whilst taking a rare break from the production of his latest flick Nogbaisi Ovonramwen

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Red Carpet interview with Ibinabo Fib...
Yenagoa, Nigeria
By Preditor Push
08 May 2013

Ibinabo Fiberesima is one of the popular actresses that rocked the Nigerian movie industry in the 90s. She was also a beauty queen. The soft-spoken actress was elected the first female president of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria last year and has since committed much efforts in transforming the guild.

H264 Media interviewed her on the Red Carpet of the African Movie Academy Awards

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Screen shot interview with Tony Abulu
Abuja, Nigeria
By Preditor Push
07 May 2013

Tony Abulu is the president of Filmmakers Association of Nigeria, U.S.A. and also the writer, producer, director of Back To Africa and Dr Bello-A Hollywood-Nollywood collaboration

For over 20 years, Tony Abulu has been the C.E.O. of Black Ivory Communications, a multi-faceted media firm based in New York. Black Ivory Communications serves as consultants to African governments on tourism, as well as American companies doing business in Africa.

Abulu has produced numerous cultural presentations in America, including the spectacular Nigerian National Troupe and the Africa Music festival in New York.

I caught up with Mr Abulu in Abuja nigeria and he gave us a candid interview on the state of Nollywood

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Unemployed youth roaming the street o...
Lagos, Nigeria
By Preditor Push
07 May 2013

Nollywood film industry the world's third largest film industry resides in Nigeria, churning out approximately forty to fifty low budget movies per week and employs over half a million young people.

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Silverbird Cinema
Lagos, Nigeria
By Preditor Push
15 Apr 2013

This is the first fully functional cinema in Nigeria, owned by Ben Murray Bruce.

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Onyeka Onwenu, Pioneer Musician
Lagos, Nigeria
By Preditor Push
17 Apr 2013

Onyeka Onwenu is a Nigerian singer, actress and politician. In 2006 she won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a supporting role.
She is currently the chairperson of the Imo State Council for Arts and Culture. She is also a judge on the Nigeria X factor. I interviewed Onyeka on why Nigerian music industry and film industry are not marrying to create better soundtracks for Nollywood films.

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Hollywood Contra Nollywood
Abuja, Nigeria
By Preditor Push
08 May 2013

An article from a journalist friend about the state of the Nigeria Film Industry