Short or feature films from any Nigerian filmmaker can be submitted for the fourth edition of the NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival. The deadline for entries is 12 February 2016. The official selection will be announced in March 2016...
21 Jan 2016
Filmhouse Cinemas has announced that it will be opening an additional 15 cinemas from December 2014. This is according to reports on AllAfrica, ThisdayLive and Screen Africa...
In an aim to promote Nigeria's entertainment industry, Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, will be providing land for the construction of a film hub in the area...
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
The African online television service, PanaTV has signed an exclusive deal with Soda Pictures, acquiring the rights to subscription VOD for Nigerian film Half of a Yellow Sun. (video)
The new value of the Nigerian economy includes data from telecommunications, airlines, information technology and Nollywood, the country's homegrown film industry which now accounts for around 1.3% of total output.
The ambassador of Spain, Alvaro Alguela, has announced a bilateral collaboration to exchange movies produced by Nigeria and Spain, reports Naijalog.
MTN Nigeria and dobox have entered into a partnership to provide customers with access to the latest blockbusters, premiers and exclusive movies on their mobile devices, reports Ventures Africa.
The 10th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), running from 6-14 December, has selected two African films to be included in the AsiaAfrica out of competition programming segment lineup.
The third edition of the Lights, Camera, Africa!!! Film Festival, which promises a refreshing selection of African and Diasporan films, will take place from 28 September to 1 October 2013 at The Wheatbaker, The British Council, The Southern Sun Hotel, and Freedom Park in Lagos.
As an entrepreneur, 32-year-old chemistry graduate Jason Njoku achieved success in a most unlikely way: he is Africa's largest distributor of Nigerian movies and has raked in over $8 million since 2010, when he founded the company Iroko Partners. In December 2012 at a conference in Texas, United States, he narrated the story of his success after failures in some other business ventures.
The Committee to Project Journalists condemns a recent decision by the Nigerian government to ban the exhibition and distribution of a documentary film, entitled 'Fuelling Poverty'. The film exposes corruption in the state's management of oil wealth.
Winners in the Afrinolly Short Film Competition were on 22 March 2013 presented with cheques for their respective cash prizes. The ceremony was part of the MTN Link Forum that took place at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria.
Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria's foremost financial institution, has partnered with the Goethe-Institut of South Africa and Steven Markovitz to support African Metropolis, an initiative of the Goethe-Institut and executive producer Steven Markovitz, with further support of the Hubert Bals Fund of the International Film Festival Rotterdam.