Strengthening creative sector through improved rights for artists, performers
The Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances officially entered into force on April 28, 2020, three months after the deposit of 30 instruments of ratification to the treaty by member states of the World Intellectual Property Organisation.
Omoni and Nnamdi Oboli in the season of love
Screen diva Omoni Oboli takes time off a rigorous movie shoot to share the secret of her enduring marriage to her super cool husband and father of her lovely children, Nnamdi.
Nine female directors to watch this year
A few years back, it will be difficult to count more than three female movie directors in Nollywood. But today they rule the space and have signed some of the critically acclaimed movies in Nollywood.
Chidiogo talks about her new film, life as female producer
Nollywood producer, Chidiogo Enwegbara, considers herself to be a fan and a follower of the Nigerian film industry.
Five female screen celebrities in their 40s still looking stunning
As people age, the tendency is to think that their performance and attractiveness would decline. Even if that is often the case, these screen celebrities in the unofficial 40s club of Nollywood have proven with the attention they have paid to their health, passion, and creativity that aging can be a benefit to a successful career.
Mo Abudu to chair 47th International Emmy Awards gala
The Chief Executive of EbonyLife Media, Mo Abudu, has been unveiled as Chair for the 47th edition of the International Emmy Awards Gala scheduled to take place in November. The announcement was made via the International Emmy Instagram page. Speaking on the unveiling, the Nigerian media amazon said: “As producers, we are in a unique…
Òlòtūré: A Journey Into The Underworld of Human Trafficking
Every year, thousands of Nigerian women receive false promises of a ‘better life’. If they leave their country, they are told there is a high chance of finding a good job, but, the sad truth is many of them are trafficked into prostitution. Sex trafficking is big business. The UN migration agency estimates that about…
EbonyLife premieres Òlòt ré
EbonyLife Films recently hosted an exclusive private screening of their latest offering, Òlòtūré, in partnership with The British Deputy High Commissioner, Ms. Laure Beaufils at the IMAX – Lekki, in Lagos. A bold step in a new direction for Nollywood, Òlòtūré tackles serious issues through a distinctive ‘art nouveau’ lens. Set in Lagos, Òlòtūré…
Omoni Oboli Wins 'Okafor's Law' Movie Ownership Battle
Two years after, Omoni Oboli wins the copyright infringement case by Raconteur Productions on her Okafor's Law movie. The judgement passed by a Federal High Court in Lagos, on May 2nd, was in favour of the Nollywood actress, her Dioni Visions production outfit as well as FilmOne distribution. The plaintiff had said the defendants infringed…