Saturday, 30 December 2017

New Short Film Alert: Damilola Orimogunje's 'MO'

After a highly successful outing with his short film 'Family', Nigerian Filmmaker / Screenwriter, Damilola Orimogunje releases his Multi Award winning short film 'MO' online. Screenplay by Tunde Apalowo and Damilola Orimogunje, , Produced by Jude Ogbonnaya, Directed by @Damilola Orimogunje, it stars Nkem Marchie, Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi, Judith Audu, Paul Utomi, Greg Ojefua, Olamide Orimogunje, e.t.c.
MO is about a teenage hooker who seeks redemption from her aunt, a vicious pimp who is not ready to liberate her.
Watch it below...


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Sunday, 17 December 2017

Complete Winners List Inshort Film Festival 2017

The Inshort Film Festival 2017 after 3 days of screening amazing short films, had its closing ceremony with awards presentation last night the 16th of December 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria.
JAB Congratulates all the winners and Filmmakers that had their films screened.





Complete Winners List Inshort Film festival 2017

Best Film
Distraction

Best Director
Mike Steve Adeleye - Love, Hate and Ketchup

Best Foreign Animation
Big Broom (Russia)

Best African Animation
Crush (Nigeria)

Best Foreign Documentary
Dubai 2 Dubai (UAE)

Best African Documentary
Birth (Algeria)

Best Actor
Taiwo Ibileye

Best Actress
Ifu Ennada - Tears of a Broken Virgin

Best Cinematography
Distraction 

Best Production Design
Distraction

Best Music Video
Ada directed by Banji Oyeleye

Best Edit
Loop - Faith Ilevbare

Best Child /Young Actor
Odetunde Damilola (Lami)

Best Screenplay
Love, hate and Ketchup

Best Sound Design
Burden of verdict

Best Sound Track
Ajeji

Best Costume
Kings of Kings (Ghana)

Best Make-up
Tamala

Special Recognition Award
Chioma Ude (Founder/ Creative Director Africa International Film Festival )

Complete Winners list Best of Nollywood Awards 2017

The Best of Nollywood Awards (BON) 2017 held last night the 16th of December 2017 at the Cultural Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun State, with so many stars in attendance the event was one the people of Abeokuta will not forget in a hurry. JAB Congratulates the organisers of BON 2017, all the Nominees and Winners at the Awards.
Below is the list of winners.





Complete list of winners BON 2017

Best Actor in a Leading Role (English)
Bolanle Ninalowo - Picture Perfect 

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Yoruba)
Niyi Johnson - Okun

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Igbo)
Tim Ebuka - Akuko Uwa

Best Actress in a Leading Role (English)
Michelle Dede - What lies Within

Best Actress in a Leading Role (Yoruba)
Jumoke Odetola - Somewhere in the Dark

Best Actress in a Leading Role (Igbo)
Chizzy Alichi - Akuko Uwa

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (English)
Kelechi Udegbe - Behind the Wheels

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Yoruba)
Gabriel Afolayan - Ailatunse

Best Actress in a Supporting Role (English)
Kate Henshaw / Omoni Oboli / Katherine Obiang - The Women

Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Yoruba)
Ireti Osayemi - Ojo Meta

Best Child Actor
Adebayo Thomas - Slow Country

Best Child Actress
Teniola Awobiyi - Tatu

Comedy of the year
A Trip to Jamaica

Movie with the Best Social Message
Behind the Wheels

Best Short Film of the Year
Aramide

Movie with the Best Special Effect
Behind the Wheels

Movie with the Best Screenplay
The Women

Tv Series of the Year
The Johnsons

Best use of Nigerian Food in a Movie
Picture Perfect

Best use of Costume in a Movie
Okun

Best use of Make-Up in a Movie
Slow Country

Movie with Best Production Design
Oloibiri

Best Kiss in a Movie
Ronke Odusanya / Gabriel Afolayan - Ailatunse

Movie with Best Sound Track
Stormy Hearts

Movie with Best Editing
What lies Within

Most Promising Actor
Suara Olayinka - Tatu

Most Promising Actress
Chisom Steve - Akuko Uwa

Movie with Best Cinematography
A Trip to Jamaica

Director of the Year
Vanessa Nzediegwu - What Lies Within

Movie of the Year
What Lies Within

Revelation of the Year (Female)
Yvonne Enakhene

Revelation of the Year (Male)
Timini Egbusan


Thursday, 14 December 2017

InShort Film Festival 2017 kicks off today

The Inshort Film Festival 2017 kicks off today at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. The festival is scheduled to hold from today the 14th to the 16th of December 2017. It has a line up of amazing short films and will end on Saturday with an award ceremony.


Wednesday, 13 December 2017

African SmartPhone International Film Festival 2017 (ASIFF) holds 1st Edition

Micheal Osheku, Nigerian Filmmaker, Serial Entrepreneur and CEO, Oshmil House Company, the Founder and Creative Director of African SmartPhone International Film Festival, successfully held its maiden edition last weekend the 9th and 10th of December at Magnificent Cinemas, Lagos Nigeria. Where over 100 films were screened, masterclasses and an award ceremony.
Micheal says the Festival received a total of 1200 films from all over the world, he says the idea of the festival is to encourage professional, amateur, and aspiring filmmakers to share their stories shot on smartphones, tablets and PC's. All over the world, Smartphones, tablets and PC's are now considered one of the least expensive film equipment to be experimented by amateur and professional filmmakers and this style of filmmaking often requires minimum training and / filed experience to shoot, but its existence opens up a new way of making films with limitless potentials. As there premier smartphone film festival in Africa, ASIFF provides new emerging filmmakers an international platform to showcase ideas, talents and creativity irrespective of the budget or quality of the production.
It had a group of award winning filmmakers as its jury panel; Ehizojie Ojesebholo, Stanlee Ohikhuare, Judith Audu and Solomon Essang.
The Festival was made possible with partnership with Magnificent Cinemas, Lagos Nigeria, Realtime International Film Festival (RTF), Mightyjos Studio, Judith Audu Productions (JAP), Wefrica TV and Cerom Media.
Smartphone Filmmaking is the future. Be in touch with tomorrow. Keep telling your stories.
See you in ASIFF 2018!!!

Michael Osheku, Founder and Creative Director, ASIFF
COMPLETE LIST OF AWARD WINNERS AT ASIFF 2017
  • Best Nigerian Film - Broken
  • Best African Film - Wafula
  • Best International Film - CE
  • Best Documentary - The Farthest Place in the World
  • Best Editing - Strike
  • Best Animation Film - Just Want Home
  • Best Sound Design - Mind the Phone
  • Best Original Sound - Just Want Home
  • Best Cinematography - Lost Dream
  • Best Comedy - Breath
  • Best Female Leading Role - Diamond Okoh - Arima
  • Best Male Leading Role - Carlos Fajardo Gonzalez de Leon - Batafobia
  • Best Producer - Giocchino D'Amico E Alessia Capuccini - CE
  • Best Director - Jung Wukha - Dance with me
  • Best Screenplay - Arima
  • Grand jury Price - CE
  • Audience Choice Award - Remu
  • Best Innovative Filmmaking - Eja Aro

















Wednesday, 15 November 2017

New Movie Alert: Ufuoma Ejenobor's 'Christmas is Coming'

Multi -Award winning Nigerian Actress, Ufuoma Mcdermott, is ending her 2017 big with a triple treat to the Industry called 'Christmas is Coming'.
Produced, Written and Directed by Ufuoma Mcdermott, it stars Sola Sobowale, Zack Orji, Chioma Chukwuka, Deyemi Okanlawon, Mary Lazarus, Gregory Ojefua, Michael Okon, Izzie Otaigbe, Odenike, e.t.c.
A romantic comedy, the film follows the story of a tomboy Henri Atta, who has a string of ill-luck after being transformed to a 'Lady' by her mischievous flatmates Avia and Nene, a few days to Christmas when she has a big pitch.
She has a hard time at the pitch no thanks to her colleague Lola Makinde. She unintentionally falls in love with her boss, Koko Williams and quickly has to deal with its immediate consequences.
The movie will start showing in cinemas nationwide from the 24th of November, 2017.
Watch the trailer below:





New Movie Alert: Judith Audu's 'OBSESSION'

Judith Audu Productions new movie #OBSESSION for ROK Studios, will start showing on Iroko TV from this Friday the 17th of November 2017, s if you don't have an Iroko Apps go to your Apps Store or Play Store and download it so you can watch amazing Nigerian movies.
OBSESSION is produced by Judith Audu, Directed by Uduak Obong Patrick, Director of Photography David Wyte, BTS by Ritzy Arts, Costume Designer Joan Gbefwi of Jowys Fashion Consulting, Make up by Delola Fadipe, Poster designed by Rex Posters. It stars Yemi Blaq, Femi Branch, Ifu Ennada, Judith Audu, Odera Olivia Orji, Mawuli Gavor, Oludara Egerton Shyngle, Uche Obunse, Bolaji Ogunmola, Nifemi Lawal and Seth Patrick.
'OBSESSION' SYNOPSIS
The peaceful lives of 2 happy families are about to be torn apart, leaving behind damages so bad that it would take more than a miracle to fix.
A once upon a popular actor who is having to deal with the reality of his fading prime finds himself in an entanglement which he finds difficult to break free from.
A wife, badly craving for love and attention but with a husband too busy to meet her needs, involves herself in a liaison which proves to be much bigger than she can chew.
Will both families survive this? Or are things doomed forever?
Watch the trailer and the BTS interview video below:













Friday, 20 October 2017

Winners at the 14th Abuja International Film Festival 2017

The 14th Abuja International Film Festival, the longest running festival in Anglophone West Africa,  held from the  9th to 13th of October 2017 at the Silverbird Cinemas, Abuja. With awesome line up of workshops, trainings, and movie screenings. Below are the list of winners at the festival.


COMPLETE WINNERS LIST
Best Documentary : The Pride and The Glory of Nigeria - Nigeria
Best Animation - Rose House - China
Best Experimental Film - Remu - Nigeria - Pixjay Images
Best Feature Film Foreign - Wolf Totem - China
Best Feature Film Nigeria - The Women - Blessing Effiom Egbe
Best Short Film Nigeria - The Mechanic
Best Short Film Foreign - Ghetto Situations - South Africa
Outstanding Comic Film - Excess Luggage - Nigeria
Best Student Film - Abuja Taxi - Kris Mok - Nigeria
Best Actor - Richard Mofe Damijo - Three Wise Men
Best Actress - Tana Adelana - Purple Hearts - Nigeria
Outstanding in Film Directing - Andy Amenechi - Purple Hearts - Nigeria
Outstanding Music Score - Bloggers Wife - Nigeria
Golden Jury Film - The Master - China
AIFF Audience Choice Awards - Behind the Wheels - Stanley Ohikhuare - Nigeria







New Movie Alert: IK Ogbonna's 'Excess Luggage'

The comedy movie Excess Luggage is now showing in Cinemas across Nigeria. Produced by IK Ogbonna and Grace Edwin Okon, Directed by Damijo Efe Young, Story by IK Ogbonna, Screenplay by Fab Carterit stars Mike Ezuruonye, IK Ogbonna, Fred Amata, Shaffy Bello, Queen Nwokoye, Denrele Edun, Lisa Omorodion, Nikky Ufondu.
The movie is now showing in Cinemas across Nigeria.
Watch the trailer below:




New Movie Alert: Emem Isong's 'Body Language'

Emem Isong's psychological thriller 'Body Language' is now showing in Cinemas across Nigeria. A Royal Arts Academy Production for ROK Studios, Produced by Emem Isong, Directed by Moses Inwang, Written by Kehinde Joseph, it stars Ramsey Nouah, Tana Adelana, Ken Erics, Lauretta Richards, Emem Ufot, e.t.c
Synopsis
When a mysterious stranger comes into a stripper's life, at the same time a serial killer goes around town murdering ladies, one has to wonder if it is a mere coincidence or an ominous design fate?.
It is now showing in Cinemas across Nigeria. 
Watch the trailer below:




Thursday, 19 October 2017

New Movie Alert: Rotimi Salami's Omoye

Produced by Rotimi Salami (AMVCA 2017 Winner), Written and Directed by Uche Chukwu, It stars Kiki Omeili, Rotimi Salami, Tina Mba, Stan Nze, Greg Ojefua, Mariana Dike, Olarotimi Fakunle, e.t.c
Omoye Synopsis: A hardworking and relentless young lady unknowingly gets into a toxic relationship with a man that never takes responsibility for anything, with abuse and violence increaing, she becomes emotionally and mentally drained but still won't give up on her marriage.
OMOYE will be in cinemas Nationwide from October 27th 2017.
Watch the trailer below:

 




Thursday, 7 September 2017

New Movie Alert: Vanessa Nzediegwu 'What Lies Within'

Now Showing in Cinemas Nationwide... Tope Tedela, Paul Utomi and Vanessa Nzediegwu team up to produce this amazing movie 'What Lies Within', directed by Vanessa Nzediegwu, written by Paul Utomi, it stars Michelle Dede, Kiki Omeili, Ebele Okaro, Okey Uzoeshi, Odenike, Ken Erics, YAW, Vanessa Nzediegwu, Tope Tedela and Paul Utomi.
What lies within is a 24 hours chronicles in the lives of two women Fiona (Michelle Dede) and Ireti (Vanessa Nzediegwu) as they are thrown in the middle of a situation that adversely affects their lives and those of their friends and family.
Watch the trailer below and make out time to go see it in cinemas this weekend with your family and friends.

 




New Movie Alert: Don Omope 'TATU'

Now Showing in Cinemas Nationwide, TATU is a contemporary take on classic African epic adventure story, a fast -paced action drama entered around the conflict arising from a mother's quest to have a child and all the complications that followed. Produced and directed by the award winning producer of Taxi Driver (Oko Ashewo) and The Wedding Party, Don Omope. The movie stars; Segun Arinze, Sambasa Nzeribe, Gabriel Afolayan, Toyin Abraham, Rahama Sadau, Desmond Elliot, Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi, Hafiz Oyetoro, e.t.c.
TATU is an adaptation from a book written by the prolific author Dr. Abraham E Nwankwo.




New Trailer Alert: Izu Ojukwu 'Amina'

After a successful outing with 76, Izu Ojukwu new movie AMINA is ready to wow viewers again. Produced by Okey Ogunjiofor , Directed by Izu Ojukwu, it Stars Lucy Ameh, Ali Nuhu, Yakubu Mohammed, Clarion Chukwurah, Magaji Mijinyawa, e.t.c.
AMINA is based on the legendary warrior Queen who ruled the city of Zazzau (now Zaria). Go to http://aminaqueenofzazzau.com to read more about it.
The trailer was released yesterday and it has got everyone talking.






Watch the Trailer Below: