Sunday, 21 August 2016

8 Nollywood set to shine at this year Toronto International Film Festival

This year has been a very memorable year for the Nigerian Movie Industry, Nollywood and the organisers of the Toronto International Film Festival chose Lagos for its 'City to City' Spotlight, 8 Nigerian movies were selected to premiere at TIFF this year, the festival is scheduled to hold between the 8th to 18th of September 2016.
There are: The Wedding Party, 93 Days, The Arbitration, Okafor's Law, 76, Green White Green, Just Not Married and Taxi Driver.
JAB Congratulates every Filmmaker that their movies made it into the festival, this is a very big opportunity for Nollywood.
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New Trailer Alert: Opa Williams 'Three Wise Men'

Nigerian veteran Filmmaker Opa Williams, is set to release his latest movie titled 'Three Wise Men', it stars Richard Mofe Damijo, Zack Orji and Victor Olaotan.
The movie revolves around three elderly wise men who decided to spend their retirement like youths and among youths.
The movie is set to hit cinemas in October 2016. Watch the trailer below:

New Trailer Alert: Ebonylife Films 'The Wedding Party'

Ebonylife Films star studded cast Romantic comedy 'The Wedding Party' would be premiered on the opening night of the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival at the opening night on the 8th of September 2016. Directed by Kemi Adetiba, Written by Tosin Otudeko, the star studded movie stars Adesua Etomi, Banky W, Alibaba, Sola Sobowale, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Ireti Doyle, AY, Zainab Balogun, Beverly Naya, Emma OhMyGod, Sambasa Nzeribe, Lepacious Bose, Somkele Idhalama, Daniella Brown, Ikechukwu Onunaku, Enyinna Nwigwe, Kunle Idowu and Hafiz Oyetoro.
Watch the Trailer below:


Saturday, 13 August 2016

Organisers of AMVCA calls for 2017 entries

The organisers of one of the most prestigious awards in Africa, the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) are calling for entries for the 2017 edition.
Entries are open from the 1st of August and closes on the 15th of October 2016. The award is scheduled to hold on the 3rd and 4th of March 2017.
Go go to submit your movies.

Sunday, 24 July 2016

New Trailer Alert: Joshua Enakarhire's 'Beautiful Escape'

Mogson Productions releases the trailer for the movie 'Beautiful Escape', the movie is directed by Joshua Enakarhire, it stars Paul Adams, Judith Audu, Kunle Fawole, Ify Brown Monye, Constance Owoyemi, Mawuyo Ogun and a host of other fantastic actors.
BEAUTIFUL ESCAPE tells the story of a Naval Captain Timothy (Paul Adams) who went emotionally numb after the tragic loss of his wife; he cuts away from his extended family for about 10 years, but when his favourite niece and God daughter (Kiki) is about to wed he chooses to come back home, just for the wedding. Nina (Judith Audu) in a bit to help Timothy, overcome his attachment with his late wife, she falls in love with him, and the dynamics of their lives sooner than you know it brings them closer...Maybe closer than they ever bargained for, but Timothy comes face to face with all of the fears guilt that has made him loathe the word 'love' in exchange for the Beautiful Escape.
Watch the Trailer Below:

Friday, 22 July 2016

New Trailer Alert: AY's 'A Trip to Jamaica'

AY's highly anticipated 'A Trip to Jamaica' is set to hit cinema from September 30th. The movie is co-wrotten by Y and Dianne Diaz, directed by Robert Peters, the US based multiple award winning filmmaker who also directed '30 Days in Atlanta'. It stars Funke Akindele, Ayo Makun aka AY, Hollywood Veteran Ericc Roberts, Paul Campbell, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Chris Attoh, Dan Davies, Rebecca Silvera, Special appearances by Cynthia Morgan, PatoRanking and Olamide.
Watch the trailer below:

New Trailer Alert: Stanley Aguzie's 'Entrust'

From the director of 'Save Me' comes another mind blowing short titled 'Entrust'. Directed by Stanley Aguzie, it stars Big-Tony Ogbetere, Uchechi Esiagu, Idiatat O Idiata, Stella Nkwocha, Dan Dollars Daniel, Okeke Obunike Chris, Adaeze Esiagu, Queeneth Esiagu and Onyinyechi Adiodo.
Entrust is based on a true life story of a young girl, who suffered rape, abuse, molestation, assault and child labour in the hands of her guardians who had promised her a better life.
The director, Stanley Aguzie says until everyone choose to speak up, child rape, abuse, molestation and child labour will not stop, everyday children go through this trauma in the hands of their supposed guardians. Child rape is in the increase in Africa. Like the case of Ese i heard the man who raped her was realeased from the police custody to go live his life. while little Ese suffer the trauma of an abused child, take a deep consideration what happens to this children afterwards.
Let us all support the fight against rape, child abuse, child molestation and child labour. Don't turn your face away from this because its happening around you, ask questions, report offenders. Every child deserves a better life.
Watch the trailer below:

New Short Film Alert: Michael Omonua's 'Born'

The producers of a highly creative short film titled 'Born' released the short film online, you can watch it below. Written and Directed by Michael Omonua, Produced by Daniel Oriahi, it stars Valerie Dish, Duke Elvis, Maryjane Ogu, Folakemi, and Friday Francis.
Enjoy the movie below:

Sunday, 3 July 2016

New Trailer Alert: Steve Gukas's '93 DAYS'

The trailer of one of the most anticipated movie in Nigeria, '93 Days' was released online and has increased the anticipation for people to see the movie.
The movie is about the 93 Days the Ebola out break lasted in Nigeria, how it started and how it was handled.
Produced by Bolanle Austen-Peters, Dotun Olakunmi, Pemon Rami, Directed by Steve Gukas.
Its is a star studded movie that stared hollywood Actors Danny Glover, Tom Reid and some of Nollywood Finest, Bimbo Akintola, Bimbo Manuel, Keppy Ekpenyong, Gideon Okeke, Somkele Idhalama, e.t.c

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Meet Adebukola Oladipupo a Young Actor ready to explore her Talent

Adebukola Oladipupo is a young Nigerian Female Actor, she hails from Ogun State and has a B.SC in Management information System from Covenant University, Ota.
Bukky's got the inspiration to start acting when she was in her 200 level in School and her Student Council asked what she wanted to do with her life, it made her rethink and she prayed to find her right path in life as she knew she was born for something great, she believes she has more to offer the world, she was born to touch lives and make a difference in people's life and then she realised she does have a passion for acting and she started doing what she loves.
She started acting professionally in 2015 when she got a role in MTV Shuga Nigeria Season 4, and has since been part of ; Indigo Season 1, HOH Season 1, Inevitable, Off all days, Suitors, The other me, ITAN, Altine's Wrath, Perception, e.t.c
She wants to use her acting to make a difference life, to send strong messages to the world, to touch lives, make people better, inspire people to keep pushing and knowing that they can be whatever and whoever it is they want.
Bukola believes she stands out because she has the ability to interpret roles fast and own it, she gets her lines fast and can easily manipulate her emotions. She says she is spontaneous and contagious.
She loves to act, act and act, nothing gives her more joy than bringing a character to life.
You can find her on Facebook via:
Instagram: @mynameisbukola
Twitter: @mynameisbukola
Bukola is definitely one talent to watch out for as she is a fast moving train ready to dig deep and make her roles believable.

Adebukola Oladipupo

Monday, 27 June 2016

Meet Tobi Ajayi an Actor, Singer and Songwriter Extraordinaire...

Tobi Ajayi is a Nigerian Actor. He hails from Ekiti State, he has a degree in Creative Arts from the University of Lagos.
He started acting from as young as 8 years old, he featured in several stage plays in Church and got constant compliments from people after every performance, this guided his choice to pursue a career as an actor and he studied Creative Arts at the University.
He wrote his first song at the age of 15 and has written over 28 songs in both R&B genre and Afro pop. In 2006 he released a song titled 'You go be mine' produced by Zdon Paporella and is presently recording his single 'Rush' alongside others to come.
In 2009 his career Picked up when he got his first professional job playing a lead role in Genesis Studio's 'So Wrong So Wright', he has since featured several Stage plays, TV Series, Movies, TV Commercial, Like; Crack in the Wall, Lasgidi Cops, Langbodo, Death Entrapped, Fusion, Anasewa, Third World War, Heroes and Zeroes number one, e.t.c
Tobi says he has always loved to imitate people, their voices, mannerisms, e.t.c, but as he grew older, he realised that acting goes beyond that.  As an actor, he believes one is a reflection of another person's real character in a real life situation, and drama, movies or stage plays tell or rather show how things are in the real world. So he started seeing himself as a human whose skill as an actor can be used to pass messages across to a large number of people concerning issues, events, happenings in the society. A representative in fact.
Tobi believes he stands out as an actor because he pays attention to details, he is very observant, regardless of height or stature he can take up any role and do justice to it well except the role of a bouncer...He is not afraid of extremely challenging roles, he believes strongly in his craft, he listens to corrections and is fast to adjust.
Tobi is Multi-talented, hardworking, business oriented, very creative, and generous. He loves to sing, dance, surf the internet, watching movies, reading, e.t.c.
You can find Tobi on Facebook: or
Twitter: @husslemodeman
Linkedin : Tobi Ajayi

Tobi Ajayi

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

New Trailer Alert: Best Okoduwa's 'Heart'

The producer of the movie 'Heart' released the trailer with the premiere scheduled to hold in August 2016. Written, produced and Directed by Best Okoduwa, it stars Anthony Monjaro, Esther Audu, Jennifer John, Bimbo Ademoye, Femi Durojaiye, Duke Elvis and more.
'Heart' tells a story Wale Adeoti (Anthony Monjaro), a very brilliant and career driven young Nigerian man, a spinal-cord patient and a true love married to Ife Adeoti (Jennifer John) a loving and devoted wife Ima (Esther Audu), Wale's private nurse for several years silently falls in love with his beautiful heart but everything changes when Wale finally loses the will to live. He's to lose his heart but the love from both women must prove strong enough to keel him alive.
Watch the trailer below:

New Trailer Alert: Shola Awoponle's 'Mystery'

Shola Awoponle released the trailer for his short film 'Mystery'. Produced by Olushola Awoponle, Directed by Saheed Abolaji (Oscar), Written by Titilope Oludipe, it starred Yomi Fabiyi, Olamilekan Amani, Bimbo Success, Temitope Raji, e.t.c
Watch the Trailer Below:

Friday, 17 June 2016

Complete list of AMAA 2016 Winners

The Africa Movie Academy Awards held on the 11th of June in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria It was a star studded event attended by filmmakers and movie lovers from alI over Africa and diaspora.

List of Winners
Best Film - Eye of the Storm - Burkina Faso
Best Actor in a Leading Role - Daniel .K. Daniel - A Soldier's Story
Best Actress in a Leading Role - Fulu Moguvhani - Ayanda
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Abiding Dioari - Eye of the Storm
Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Thishiwe Ziqubu - Tell me Something Sweet
Best Young Actor - Zubaidat Ibrahim Fagge - Dry
Best Director - Nana Obiri-Yeboah - The Cursed Ones
Best Nigerian Film - Dry
Best Film in African Language - The Missing God - Nigeria
Best Short Film - Meet the Parents - Nigeria/Canada
Best Diaspora feature - Ben & Ara - USA
Best Diaspora Documentary - Spirits of Rebellion : Black Film at UCLA
Michael Anyiam Osigwe AMAA 2016 Award for Best Film by an African Living Abroad - Lambadina - Ethiopia/USA
Best Animation - The Pencil - Burkina Faso
Best First Feature Film by a Director - Greg Odutayo - Beyond Blood
Best Visual Effects - Oshimiri - Nigeria
Best Soundtrack - O-Town - Nigeria
Best Achievement in Sound - Fifty - Nigeria
Best Screenplay - Tell me Something Sweet
Best Diaspora Short Film - Across the Tracks - USA
Best Production Design - The Cursed Ones - Ghana
Best Cinematography - The Cursed Ones - Ghana
Best Documentary - The Fruitless Tree - Niger
Best Editing - Hear me Move
Best Make-Up - A Soldier's Story
Best Costume Design - Eye of the Storm
AMAA Award for Lifetime Achievement - Olu Jacobs
AMAA Award for lifetime Achievement - Joke Silva
AMAA Award for lifetime Achievement - Tony Akposheri
AMAA Award for Lifetime Achievement - Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD)

Saturday, 11 June 2016

Introducing my guest on the show today the 11th of June 2016

Hello World!!! Today on the show we will be Chatting the amazing award winning actress from Ghana, her name is Ella Mensah.
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