The Social Impact Of The Old Nollywood Films On tiktok Videos
The TikTok app has changed a lot of things in the social media networking world. With the birth of the app and its offers, it has proven to be a great tool for influencing in various aspects.
The app allows users to create and share short-form videos typically set to music or audio clips. It was established by a Chinese tech company in 2016 and was released internationally in 2017.
It has generated millions of subscribers all over the world and counting. To some people who were just unknown to the world have become very popular on the app and beyond; with the videos they create on the app. The app is full of so many things which one can adapt or try to create for fun or to become popular. The app is one of the most popular apps in the world with its key offers and all.
In Nigeria, the tik tok app has been used to create some funny meme videos voice lip syncing. These audio sounds used are traced to mostly Nollywood film of 90s and 2000s. Watching Tik tok videos made by Nigerians can give you a very fulfilling day and you would definitely learn one or two.
The old Nollywood sounds have travelled far and wide internationally. Nollywood is a term used to describe the Nigerian film industry, which is one of the largest film industries in the world, producing thousands of films each year. Old Nollywood films refer to the film produced in the 1990s and early 2000s.
Old Nollywood films have had a significant impact on TikTok videos in several ways.
Firstly, the dialogues and scenes from old Nollywood films have become popular sound bites and meme material on TikTok. Some of the most popular sound bites include the famous “It is not my portion” and “I am not understanding” phrases, which have been used in various ways by TikTok users.
You can also see that the stars who made these sounds in one film or the other are also elevating as well. Stars like: Nkem Owoh ( popularly known as osuofia), Charles Inojie, John Ikechukwu Okafor (Popularly known as Mr Ibu), Patience Ozokwor ( Popularly known as Mama G), Ostia Iheme and Chinedu Ikedieze (Popularly known as Aki and pawpaw), etc. These stars’ sounds have been used to create great funny videos, either for influencing or for fun.
Secondly, the fashion and style of the characters in these films have inspired TikTok creators to recreate these looks in their videos. The colourful and vibrant outfits, hairstyles, and makeup from the old Nollywood films have become a trend on TikTok, especially among African users.
Lastly, the themes and storylines of old Nollywood films have also influenced some TikTok creators to create skits and comedy videos that draw inspiration from the film. For example, the popular “Nollywood duet” trend on TikTok involves users acting out scenes from Nollywood films with another user who responds to their lines.
In summary, old Nollywood films have had a significant impact on TikTok videos, from popular sound bites to fashion trends and comedy skits. The influence of these films on TikTok is a testament to the enduring popularity and cultural impact of Nollywood cinema.