Danny Glover, Bimbo Akintola, To Star in Steve Gukas’ New Film

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American actor, Danny Glover, and Nigerian actress, Bimbo Akintola, will be starring in the next film to be directed by Steve Gukas (Keeping Faith, A Place in the Stars). The movie, which is currently titled 93 Days, is a biopic about Dr. Amayo Adadevoh, who is credited with curbing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Nigeria.

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Watch: Ramsey Nouah is Kidnapped in First Teaser For Walter Taylaur’s ‘Gbomo-Gbomo Express’

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Gbomo-Gbomo Express is a dark comedy/crime caper directed by Nigerian filmmaker, Walter ‘Waltbanger’ Taylaur. The movie sees award-winning actor, Ramsey Nouah, playing  a record label executive, Austin Mba, who is kidnapped by a trio of small time hustlers.

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List of Nominees: Africa Movie Academy Awards 2015

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Nominees for the 11th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards were announced on Saturday, June 20, 2015, in Los Angeles. South African film, iNumber Number, and Ivorian film, Run, topped the nominations with 12 nominations each. Mauritanian film, Timbuktu, followed with 11 nominations.

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IMAX Signs First Agreement in Nigeria With Filmhouse Cinemas

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IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) and Filmhouse Cinemas, Nigeria’s largest chain of theatres, today announced an agreement for an IMAX® theatre to be located in a new construction project in Lagos, the nation’s biggest city with a population of more than 20 million.

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Nollywood and Afrinolly featured at Google I/O 2015

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Afrinolly; Africa’s mobile entertainment app which enables users to watch African movies, trailers and short films produced in the African movie markets, most especially Nollywood was featured at the Google I/O annual developers conference last week in San Francisco, California.

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Call For Entries: Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards 2015

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The Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) is currently accepting movie submissions for 2015 nomination considerations. The 4th edition of GIAMA is scheduled for October 17, 2015 in Houston, Texas. To obtain entry forms, contact any of the representatives listed below.

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Gbenga Salu Releases Trailer, Character Posters For New Short Film, ‘Boy Breadwinner’

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Boy Breadwinner is a short film directed by filmmaker, Gbenga Salu, who won third place prize in the Afrinolly Short Film Competition 2014. Boy Breadwinner was written and produced by Temitope Gbenga Salu. It stars Kayode Olaiya (aka Aderupoko), Ben Ogbeiwi, Chiedozie Nzeribe (aka Sambasa), Aina Sodiq

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iRep Film Forum Receives Global Recognition

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Flowing from the success of the 2015 iRep International Documentary Film Festival in March, the iRepresent Documentary Film Forum has continued to step higher in its operation, especially garnering international recognitions. The year’s edition of the yearly film feast, which marked the fifth anniversary of the iREP Film Festival

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Watch: Jim Iyke is Obsessed With Nse Ikpe-Etim in Trailer for ‘Stalker’

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Stalker is a thriller, which was shot at the beginning of 2015. It was produced by Caroline Danjuma, and directed by Moses Inwang. It stars Jim Iyke, Nse Ikpe Etim, and Emem Inwang. The suspense-filled trailer of the movie, shows Jim Iyke as a stalker, who is obsessed with Nse Ikpe-Etim. Watch the trailer below.

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‘Silver Rain’ Will Give Nigerian Viewers a Real Good Time (Excerpts of interview with writer-director, Juliet Asante)

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What’s inspired the movie Silver Rain?
Silver Rain is an aspirational story; it’s about moving up the ladder, it is a social story, it is a class-war story, about an ambitious market girl who decides that she wants to find love outside of her class and she starts a class war. It is based on a real meeting.

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Daniel Etim Effiong Wins Top Prize in Unilever’s Project Sunlight Filmmaker Competition

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Nigerian filmmaker, Daniel Etim Effiong, has won top prize in Unilever’s Project Sunlight filmmaking competition, which was launched in autumn 2014. Emerging filmmakers across the continent were invited to make a film for Unilever’s corporate campaign, Project Sunlight.

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Africa International Film Festival Starts Preparation for 5th Edition

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The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), has commenced with activities for her fifth edition holding between the 8th and 15th of November 2015 with the announcement of her Call for Entry. Speaking from London via video conferencing with journalists in Lagos, Keith Shiri, Artistic Director for AFRIFF explained that only films produced after January 1, 2014

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Kalu Ikeagwu, Stan Nze, Mary Lazarus, Star in Black Comedy, ‘Bad Drop’

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Kalu Ikeagwu, Stan Nze, and Mary Lazarus, star in the new black comedy, Bad Drop, which is likely to be in cinemas later this year. The movie was produced by Charles Sobe Umeh and Stanley Nzediegwu. It was directed by Charles Sobe Umeh, and also features Ani Iyoho, Sandra Eze, and Angel Vara. 

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Supernatural Romantic Thriller ‘The Grave Dust’ Hits Cinemas May 29

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The supernatural romantic thriller, The Grave Dust, will be released in cinemas across Nigeria on May 29, 2015. The movie stars Joke Silva, Ramsey Nouah, Joseph Benjamin, Emeka Okoro, and Amaka Chukwujekwu. The movie was produced by Obi Madubogwu and it was directed by Ikechukwu Onyeka (Mr. & Mrs, A Private Storm).

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Tolulope Ajayi Directs ‘Paradise Way’ For EbonyLife TV

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Emerging filmmaker, Tolulope Ajayi, recently finished directing a new TV series named Paradise Way, for EbonyLife TV. The series stars Akin Lewis, Yemi Solade, Toyin Alausa, and Yemisi Orun. Also appearing in the series are Edmond Enaibe, Benjamin Kakawa, Stan Nze, Deyemi Okanlawon, Sophia Muhammad

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Watch: Trailer of Desperate Housewives Africa

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The trailer of the much-anticipated TV show, Desperate Housewives Africa, has been released. The show is scheduled to being airing on EbonyLife TV,  April 30, 2015. The show stars Michelle Dede, Kehinde Bankole, Marcy Dolapo-Oni, Linda Osifo, Omotu Bissong, and Nina Wacera.

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Watch: First Teaser for ‘Oloibiri’

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Oloibiri is a an action thriller produced by Rogers Ofime and directed by American film director, Curtis Graham. It stars Olu Jacobs, Richard Mofe-Damijo, William R. Moses (CSI, Touched by an Angel), Taiwo Ajai-Lycett , Ivie Okujaye, and Ifeanyi Williams. Also in the movie are Daniel K. Daniel and Chucks Chyke.

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Mercy Johnson-Okojie, Ramsey Nouah, Mary Njoku Hit The Big Screen With ‘Thy Will Be Done – May 15th 2015

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FilmOne Distribution and Rok Studios are pleased to announce that the highly anticipated film Thy Will be Done, by multiple award-winning director Obi Emelonye, will be released in cinemas across Nigeria from May 15th 2015. Obi Emelonye, renowned for directing box office hits such as The Mirror Boy, Last Flight To Abuja

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Watch the Trailer of Dark Thriller, ‘The Guest’

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The trailer for the dark thriller, The Guest, has been released. The movie was shot in April 2014, and it stars Rita Dominic, Femi Jacobs, Somkele Idalamah, and Chika Chukwu. It was directed by Christian Olayinka and produced by Foluke Olaniyi. The movie is a production of Banner Films, and it will be released by The Audrey Silva Company.

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The Audrey Silva Company Embarks on New Project

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Following the huge success of The Meeting, The Audrey Silva Company last week embarked on a new movie project – their second since the company was founded by Mildred Okwo and Rita Dominic in 2011. Titled Surulere, the romantic comedy developed and produced by Mildred Okwo, was written by Richard Odilu for The Audrey Silva Company.

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