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Nollywood – “I make my money from my business than from movies”, says Biodun Okeowo, Nollywood Actress

The story of the Nollywood industry today is similar to the African proverb which says ” if everyone is a drummer who will dance”. We are in a period where everyone in the land is a filmmaker, director, actor, actress of Nollywood and the result is a saturated market of all types of movies. Little …

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Nollywood Filmmakers should have one VOD platform to sell their movies.

Thousands of Nollywood filmmakers including directors, actors and down the chain of production have nowhere to sell their movies which eventually will finish up in their drawers. You use your own money or raise money to shoot that nice story that no distributors out there will acquire or program in a cinema hall is the …

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Nollywood France – Obi Emelonye conversation with Cyprian Josson: Podcast from our Archives…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezRFX1hkX0I “We won! BlackMail won the 2021 Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Film by an African Abroad. Thank God. Thank you, my people- cast, crew, investors and supporters. We rise…together” That was Obi Emelonye after he won the 2021 Africa Movie Academy Award.  I met obi in 2013 during the Nollywood Week Paris film …

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Nollywood Epilogue: The Billion Dollars Money Zone Part 3

Within the overarching narrative of Nollywood in the age of mobile devices, (Chapter 7) has also engaged directly with the claim that Stakeholders in the Nollywood industry from the smallest to the most prosperous one must adjust to the internet trend or die, involving a shift from the “Digital Terrestial Television”, a new technological innovation …

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Nollywood Epilogue: The Billion Dollars Money Zone Part 2

My story has been one of profound insight into the Nollywood “Money Making Machine”. Nollywood: The Billion Dollars Money Zone shows the scramble for the “Nollywood Cake” by Africans in the Diaspora and Nigerians. It laid also much emphasis on the name NOLLYWOOD which has become across the globe the brand name to market African …

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Electronic and Media companies such as Canal Plus(French), Netflix (USA), StarTimes (Chinese) have invested millions of dollars in the Nollywood industry.

By Cyprian Josson Hoorah Nollywood, some would shout and raise their champagne cups to celebrate the investments of multinational companies in the Nollywood industry. But it all started with the movie “LIVING IN BONDAGE”. Since the emergence of Nollywood in the early 1990s, it has had a profound influence on African culture: the languages of …

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Does it take a “village to raise a child” in a globalizing world?
by Cyprian Josson

Every child has a dream to become something but at one point in the life of that child, the dream and fresh ideas can be influenced by different factors. In a fast-growing world where many children and teenagers have become addicted to the new information technologies: the internet, iPhone and social Media, African parents living …

Does it take a “village to raise a child” in a globalizing world?
by Cyprian Josson
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