Iyore: Frank Rajah’s Movie About His Native Land

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Iyore is a new movie by Frank Rajah Arase and co produced by Kwame Boadu for Raj and Heroes films productions 2014.  Iyore, literally meaning “The Return; A Life After Life” is based on the history and culture of the people of Benin, Nigeria, where Frank Rajah comes from.

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Del-York Creative Academy Presents ‘Film Made in Nigeria’ 2014

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The Del-York Creative Academy is set to roll out its’ third film making training program themed “Film Made In Nigeria”. Del-York in partnership with the New York Film Academy has so far trained over 600 aspiring and professional filmmakers with a commitment to empower young creative Nigerians

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Joke Silva, Bimbo Akintola, Wole Ojo, Star in New Crime Series, Lasgidi Cops

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Joke Silva, Bimbo Akintola, Wole Ojo, and Ekpenyong Bassey Inyang, star in a new TV crime series titled Lasgidi Cops, which will soon be on air in Africa, Europe, Canada, and North America. The series, which has 13 episodes in its first season, will also be made available online and on some mobile platforms.

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Afrinolly Sets Up Industry Screening Lounge For All Attending The Durban FilmMart 2014

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Afrinolly will be showcasing their Short Film Competition winning films and providing an industry screening lounge for all filmmakers to use their facilities to present projects to potential clients at the Durban FilmMart, set for 18 – 21 July 2014 at the Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel in Durban.

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Kanayo O. Kanayo to Speak at SMC Filmmaker’s Forum

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Renowned Nollywood actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo, will be the guest speaker at the July 2014 edition of the Filmmakers Forum, which is organized monthly by the Nollywood Studies Centre of the School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University. He will be speaking on the topic: “From Living in Bondage to Apaye: 22 Years of Plying the Thespian’s Trade”.

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Watch The Trailer of ‘A Few Good Men’ – Starring Kate Henshaw and Joseph Benjamin

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A Few Good Men is a romantic drama directed by Ejiro Onobrakpor. It was shot March this year, and it stars Kate Henshaw and Joseph Benjamin. Also in the movie are Uru Eke, Oreka Godis, Deyemi Okanlawon, Anthony Monjaro, and Shawn Faqua. It was produced by Femi Jacobs and Tolu Sholanke. 

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Afrinolly Selects 8 Film Directors To Make The Cinema4Change Short Films

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Earlier in June, Afrinolly opened a call to film makers to pitch for the Cinema4Change films. Films which were a product of a screen writers workshop held in April where over 20 top notch screen writers in Nigeria were expose to research works that would guide in the development of screenplays

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Coming Soon: The Last Supper – Starring Clarion Chukwurah, John Dumelo, and Lynda Clems

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The Last Supper is a family drama produced by Lynda Clems and directed by Ifeanyi Ikpoenyi. It stars Clarion Chukwurah, John Dumelo, and Lynda Clems. Also in the movie are Jibola Dabo, Tana Adelana, Michael Godson, and Chelsea Eze. The movie will soon be released in cinemas across Nigeria.

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Synopsis and Official Poster for A Long Night – Starring Uche Jombo, Van Vicker, Julius Agwu, and Dayo Amusa

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The synopsis and official poster of the film, A Long Night, has been released. The movie which was shot in May, stars Uche Jombo, Van Vicker, Julius Agwu, Bayray McNwizu, and Dayo Amusa. Also in the movie are Chika Chukwu, Okey Uzoeshi, Tamara Eteimo, Daniel K. Daniel, and May Owen.

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Uche Jombo Releases Poster and Synopsis for ‘Almost Perfect’

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Actress and producer, Uche Jombo-Rodriguez, has released the synopsis and official poster for the film, Almost Perfect, which was shot in May. The movie stars Uche Jombo, Ken Erics, Michelle Dede, and Desmond Elliot. Also in the movie are Daniel K. Daniel and Peggy Ovire.

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‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ To Be Released August 1

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The  film, Half of a Yellow Sun, which was previously scheduled to be released in Nigeria on April 25, will now be released on August 1. The earlier planned release was aborted, following a delay in the film receiving certification from the Nigerian Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB).

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Monalisa Chinda at the Grand Finale of Fayrouz L’Original Show

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Nollywood star, Monalisa Chinda, attended the grand finale of the Fayrouz L’Original Expression Show, which took place at the Oriental in Lagos, last Saturday (July 5, 2014). The competition pitted teams young creatives against each other, in a contest to create original fashion ensembles.

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The Lagos Premiere of Juliet Ibrahim’s ‘The Number One Fan’

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The Lagos premiere of the movie, The Number One Fan, which was produced by Juliet Ibrahim, took place last Friday (July 4, 2014). The event was held at Silverbird Cinemas, Victoria Island, Lagos. Some of those who were at the premiere are Juliet Ibrahim, Sonia Ibrahim, Ayo Makun, Gbenro Ajibade, and Bryan Okwara.

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Omoni Oboli at GLEEHD Foundation’s Mentors Breakfast

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Nollywood actress, Omoni Oboli, was a guest speaker at Mentors Breakfast, which took place last Wednesday (July 2, 2014) at The Dream Center in Gbagada, Lagos. The event, which was organised by GLEEHD Foundation and The Dream Center, was an opportunity for emerging leaders to interact with the award-winning actress.

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List of Nominees: Nollywood and African Film Critics Awards 2014

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The list of nominees for the Nollywood and African Film Critics Awards 2014 has been released. The award ceremony will be held on September 13, 2014,  at the Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills, USA. It will be hosted by Stella Damasus and Michael Adegoke. See the list of nominees below:

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Leila Djansi to Direct Web Series for iROKOtv

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Award-winning director, Leila Djansi is currently in Accra to direct a new web series for iROKOtv. She arrived  Accra on Tuesday (July 1, 2014) afternoon to commence work. After the series, she is expected to start work on a new feature film, Where Children Play, which will be shot on location in Savannah, Georgia.

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Wale Ojo Joins Tinsel Cast

Charismatic, charming, well-spoken and gentleman extraordinaire; he is popularly known for his television series Meet The Adebanjos, the hit TV series which depicts the hilarious lives of a Nigerian family living in London; the show which has won several awards and is popular in Nigeria

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My Loyalty To Nollywood Remains Unshaken – Genevieve Nnaji

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In the past few days, a storm in a teacup of sorts, has been brewing in Nollywood, following the publication of excerpts from an interview, which Genevieve Nnaji granted Anna Okon. These excerpts were published in the Punch newspaper in a feature article captioned – With fashion, I’m daring –Genevieve Nnaji.

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AFRIFF 2014: Organisers Extend Date for Film Submission

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Ahead of this year’s edition of the prestigious Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) taking place in Calabar, the tourism hub in Nigeria, organisers are calling for film entries from African filmmakers, with a closing date now extended to July 24, 2014.

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Kunle Afolayan’s ‘The Figurine’ Returns in Book Form – Set for Launch at MUSON Centre

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Kunle Afolayan’s popular film, The Figurine (Araromire) is returning to the limelight five years after making waves, winning five awards including the best film category at the prestigious African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) and travelling far and near at Film festival circuits.

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