Royal Arts Academy seals deal with Akwa Ibom state to birth filmmakers
Akwa Ibom State government has reiterated its commitment to partner the Emem Isong-led Royal Arts Academy in a bid to support and promote indigenous talents
Esiri twin brother directors on their favourite filmmakers and inspiration behind Eyimofe
Born 1985 in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria, twin brothers Arie and Chuko Esiri are the brains behind Eyimofe, a film presented by GDN Studios. While Arie studied Screenwriting and Directing at the Columbia University School of the Arts
Broaden your African cinema horizons
The 40th edition of the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) started on July 18 and runs till 28. It’s one of Africa’s longest-running festivals with a strong focus on African Cinema, with 180 screenings of new films at this year’s edition. It offers an opportunity for filmmakers and film lovers from around the continent to see the work of emerging African filmmakers and network.
Let me entertain you
A few years ago I attended a film festival and naturally, ran into a few filmmakers, one of which was a really cerebral director with very artistic and Avant Garde influences from Europe, Third Cinema and German impressionism.
NewNollywood… Filmmaking reloaded
The recently coined terminology ‘New Nollywood’ is an admission of hope and an expectation of much better things to come from the Nigerian Nollywood film industry.
AMAA nomination holds in Lagos tomorrow
Ahead of this year’s African Movie Academy Awards (AMMA), organisers have revealed that the nominees in the 28 categories of the yearly pan-African reward system ...