Monday, 24 July 2017

New Trailer Alert: Imoh Umoren's 'Children of Mud'

Film Director, Imoh Umoren released the trailer for his movie 'Children of the Mud' his 4th feature film. Written and Directed by Imoh Umoren, it stars Nollywood Veteran Liz Benson now Liz Ameye, Matilda Obaseki, BBA 2017 Housemate Bassey Ekpenyong, and some brilliant child actors.
Synopsis
It is a story about street kids who are thrown out by their families. Specifically it enters around Emem and her blind brother Miracle who are chased out of the house by their misguided Aunt and they go in search of a Miracle.
The story of street kids is a huge concern in Nigeria with kids of school age either hawking on the streets or forced to leave home.
'Children of Mud' is written by Imoh Umoren and is a collaborative effort between Rucksack Production and Grand Explorers with Ify Egbera and Dr Wale Boje as Producers.
The trailer got people talking and anticipating the movie as it looks so brilliant, cinematography looks superb.
Watch the Trailer below:

 



New Trailer Alert: James Abinibi's 'Mentally'

James Abinibi releases the trailer for his feature film 'Mentally', Produced, written and Directed by James Abinibi, it stars Fran Donga, Toyin Aimakhu, Yaw, Rotimi Salami, Jude Chukwuka, Soma, Senator Comedian, Sunkanmi Omobolanle, Adekunle Gold, Woli Ariole, Chris Okagbue, Etinosa Idemudia, Eric Didie, Kunle Afod, e.t.c.
Synopsis
The movie centres on the life of Akin, who despite his mother's warnings, decides to relocate to Lagos where his only contact Emeka (a former school mate) promised him enormous opportunities through which he can have a better source of livelihood. His first experience in Lagos takes him on a journey - unprecedented, but eventually an eye opener. that makes him re-evaluate the choice he made.
Watch the Trailer Below:












Mary Lazarus debuts as a movie Producer with 'Dance to my Beat'

Mary Lazarus releases the trailer for her star studded production debut, directed by Paul Igwe, it stars Toyin Aimakhu, Joseph Benjamin, Mary Rhemmy Njoku, Mary Lazarus, Kehinde Bankole, Uzor Osimkpa, Oma Nnadi, Lilian Afegbai, e.t.c
Synopsis
Lamide, a jobless high class sociable lady mounts pressure on her Fiancé Raymond, a civil servant with a meagre salary to get married to her immediately or face her wrath.
Lamide who has made attending other people's parties and buying their Aso-Ebi her occupation, convinces Raymond to get a bank loan to fund their high class traditional marriage/wedding. She turns both ceremonies into a serious business by selling cheap Aso-Ebi materials at a very expensive rate, 80,000 naira.
There shall be no mercy or excuses as Lamide fully arms herself with a POS. The Aso-Ebi marketers hit town but Lamide fails to brace herself for what comes next after the wedding. Payback never sounded so good when it was time for Lamide to dance to Rhoda's beat.
The movie hits cinemas nationwide in Nigeria from the 22nd of September 2017.

Watch the trailer Below:




Tuesday, 18 July 2017

New Trailer Alert: Adeoluwa Owu's 'Distraction'

Adeoluwa Owu releases the trailer for his movie 'Distraction', Written and Directed by Adeoluwa Owu, Produced by Adeoluwa Owu and Funsho Adebayo. It stars Odera Orji, Ayoola Ayolola, Ariyike Owouagba, Yemi Solade, Baaj Adebule, Bimbo Adebayo, Racheal Emem Isaac, e.t.c, Music by Goodness Emmanuel.
Distraction is a story about married couples and the problems they face in relationships and how a marriage could slowly drift apart if both parties don't work on it.
Watch the trailer below:

 




New Short Film Alert: Clare Ezeakacha's 'ARIMA'

Clare Ezeakacha releases her short film 'ARIMA' online. Produced by Clare Ezeakacha, Co-Produced by Nnamdi Kanaga and , Directed by Clare Ezeakacha, Screenplay by Justine Anakwe, Story by Nnamdi Kanaga, DOP Femd Daniel, Edited by Femd Daniel, it Stars Diamond Okoh and Manuel Ifeanyi.
ARIMA is a short vignette film that underscores the psychological effects of RAPE on its victims. Arima suffers countless rape experiences and it affects her psyche, which eventually leads to her doing something terrible.
Watch it below:




Tade Ogidan is BACK!!! Hits location with a Masterpiece titled 'GOLD STATUE'

After 7 years of waiting for a movie from the master veteran filmmaker known for GREAT evergreen movies, Veteran Nigerian Filmmaker, Tade Ogidan partners with Solution Media & InfoTech Limited to produce a world class movie titled 'GOLD STATUE'.
GOLD STATUE will be filmed on location in Lagos State, Ogun State, Osun State, Dubia and London.
The star studded movie stars Richard Mofe Damijo, Alibaba Akporobome, Sola Sobowale, Gabriel Afolayan, Kunle Remi, Rycardo Agbor, Kelvin Ikeduba, Remi Surutu, Olakunle Fawole, Segun Arinze, Francis Onwuchie, Norbert Young, Tina mba, Bisola Aiyeola, Yvonne Jegede-Fawole, Etinosa Idemudia, Judith Audu, Greg Ojefua, Kenny blaq, Woli Arole, Kemi Afolabi and a host of other fantastic actors.
Tade Ogidan is one of the most highly acclaimed and respected African Filmmakers. All his movies are memorable and stands out, the likes of 'Hostages', 'Diamond Ring', 'Out of Luck', 'Owo Blow', 'Dangerous Twins', 'Family on Fire', and 'Madam Dearest' .
SYNOPSIS OF GOLD STATUE
GOLD STATUE is a comedy adventure drama that follows the adventure of two young men, Wale (Gabriel Afolayan) and Chike (Kunle Remi) in search of a 'Gold Statue' believed to have been a deity inherited by his generation, in trying to locate where the supposed 'Gold Statue' is located, they have to go through a series of unimaginable ordeal, put themselves through some ridiculous painful situations that left their parents shocked, but the question remains, is there really a 'Gold Statue' or it is a myth? and will their adventure yield any results or will they end up regretting for the rest of their lives...?
Gold Statue is an adventure that will take you through series of emotions, with dialogue loaded with punch lines that will make you laugh so hard every step of the way. This movie will be a movie for the entire family and we are very positive it will fast become an audience favourite and a movie that will be talked about for a very long time.
Anticipate something big, unique, original and different.
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Full List of AMAA 2017 Winners

The African Movie Academy Awards held its 13th edition on Saturday the 15th of July 2017 at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
The prestigious award was hosted by Nse Ikpe Etim.


Below are the list of winners

Award for Best Film
Felicite - Senegal

Lagos State Award for Best Nigerian Film
'76

Tony Elumelu Award for Best Comedy
3 Wise Men - Nigeria

Award for Best Film by an African Living Abroad
While we Live - Burkina Faso / Sweden

Award for Best Diaspora Short
90 Days - US & Kbela - Brazil

Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Papi Mpaka - Felicite

Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Angelique Kidjo - CEO

Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Jahwar Soudani - Last of Us

Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Vero Tshanda - Felicite

Award for Best First Feature Film by a Director
Daouda Coulibaly - Wulu - Mali

Award for Best Director
Akin Omotosho - Vaya - South Africa

Award for Best Documentary
Mama Colonel - DRC

Award for Best Animation
Got Flowers - Nigeria

Award for Best Short Film
A Place for Myself - Rwanda & A Place in the plane - Senegal

Award for Achievement in Production Design
76 - Nigeria 

Award for Achievement in Makeup
Oloibiri - Nigeria

Award for Achievement in Costume
Queen of Katwe - Uganda

Award for Best Production
76 - Nigeria

Award for Best Soundtrack
Vaya - South Africa

Award for Achievement in Cinematography
The last of Us - Tunisia

Award for Achievement in Editing
Felicite - Senegal

Award for Achievement in Screenplay
Vaya - South Africa

Best Young / Promising Actor
Medina Molanga - Queen of Katwe

AMAA Lifetime Achievement Award
Nkem Owoh - Nigeria

Special Recognition Award
Celine Loader








Saturday, 17 June 2017

New Trailer Alert: Yvonne Enakhena's 'TRACE'

Nollywood Actress Yvonne Enakhena has released the trailer for her debut feature film production titled 'Trace'. Produced by Yvonne Enakhena, Written by Adeniji Adeniyi and Directed by Olu Alvin. It Stars Blossom Chukwujekwu, Bayray Mcnwizu, David Jones David, Greg Ojefua, and a host of other fantastic actor.
It is set to hit Cinemas this July.
watch the trailer below:




Monday, 5 June 2017

STORMY HEARTS now showing in Cinemas

Judith Audu Productions in association with Rok Studios's 'STORMY HEARTS' after a highly  successful premiere at Genesis Cinemas, The Palms, Lekki that witness a massive turn out of Industry heavyweights, press and movie lovers on the 1st of June 2017, is now showing in cinemas.
The movie is now showing in various Cinemas across Nigeria. Please take your friends and go see the movie. The schedule and cinemas showing it are below.


Watch the trailer below:

 

The Viewing times and locations:

Genesis Cinemas

Warri

2:45pm, 6:50pm

PH
11:00am, 3:00pm, 7:00pm

Palms
2:45pm, 7:00pm, 9:00pm

Owerri
12:50pm, 5:15pm, 7:15pm

Maryland
2:15pm, 4:15pm 6:15pm

Novare
4:50pm, 6:50pm, 8:50pm

Abuja
12:05pm

Silverbird Cinemas
 
Ikeja
3:00pm, 7:35pm

Uyo
11:40am, 3:35pm, 7:30pm

Viva Cinemas 

Ilorin

2:35pm, 6:30pm

Kada Cinema

Benin

6pm

Filmhouse Cinemas 
Surulere (Leisure Mall)
12:10pm , 7:30 , 9:15

PH
1:55 , 5pm 

Dugbe Ibadan 
4:25 , 6:10 

Calabar
12:20 , 2pm

Kano
10:20 , 12 Noon , 4pm
Make out time to go see it. Thank you very much. 


Monday, 15 May 2017

AMAA Nominations list 2017

The organisers of the Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA) announced the nominees for the 2017 edition scheduled to hold in Lagos, Nigeria. The nomination list was announced by the President of the AMAA jury for 2017, Mr Bernie Goldblat at the Kigali Convention Centre in Kigali Rwanda.
JAB Congratulates all the nominees.
Below is the complete nominees list:

EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM

  • Bout - Nigeria
  • On Monday Last Week - Ghana/USA
  • A Place for Myself - Rwanda
  • Silence - Nigeria
  • Kieza - Angola
  • Yemoja - Rise of the Orisa - Nigeria / UK
  • Marabout - Senegal
  • A Place in the Plane - Senegal



AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION

  • Black Barbie - Ghana
  • Got Flowers - Nigeria
  • Gyrow - Nigeria
  • Pull - Nigeria


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • Legacy of the Hills - Mali
  • Makoko: Future Afloat - Nigeria
  • House in the Field - Morocco
  • Vivre Riche - Cote D'ivoire
  • House of Nwapa - Nigeria
  • Mama Colonel - DRC
  • The African Wo Wanted to Fly - Gabon
  • La Colere Dans Le Vent (Anger in the Wind) - Niger


OUSMANE SEMBENE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE

  • Logun Ofe - Nigeria
  • Call Me Thief - South Africa
  • Felicite - Senegal
  • Vaya - South Africa


MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD

  • Saving Dreams - Nigeria / Canada
  • While We Live - Burkina Faso / Sweden
  • Theory of Conflict - Nigeria / USA
  • A Mile in my Shoes - Morocco / Canada
  • Hell's Fury - Nigeria /USA


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT

  • Kbela - Brazil
  • Ca$h Out - USA
  • The Tale of Four - Curacao
  • 90 Days - USA


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY

  • I am Not your Negro - Haiti / France
  • 13th - USA
  • Les hĂ©ritiers du Vietnam - Martinique
  • Horace Tapscott, Musical Griot - USA


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA FEATURE

  • West Indies Gang - Guadeloupe
  • Fences - USA
  • Birth of a Nation - USA
  • Double Play - Curacao
  • Moonlight - USA


AMAA SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN

  • Call Me Thief - South Africa
  • Felicite - Senegal
  • 76 - Nigeria
  • Queen of Katwe - Uganda
  • The Last of Us - Tunisia


AMAA 2017 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN

  • Queen of Katwe - Uganda
  • Ayamma - Nigeria
  • Keteke - Ghana
  • The Last of Us - Tunisia
  • Logun Ofe - Nigeria


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP

  • Dora's Peace - South Africa
  • Oloibiri - Nigeria
  • The last of US - Tunisia
  • Ayamma - Nigeria
  • Slow Country - Nigeria


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND TRACK

  • Vaya - South Africa
  • 93 Days - Nigeria
  • A Mile in my Shoes - Morocco
  • 76 - Nigeria
  • Felicite - Senegal
  • While We Live - Burkina Faso / Sweden


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECT

  • Wulu - Mali
  • Oloibiri - Nigeria
  • Whale Caller - South Africa
  • Queen of Katwe - Uganda
  • Slow Country - Nigeria


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND

  • 93 Days - Nigeria
  • Felicite - Senegal
  • Vaya - South Africa
  • Wulu - Mali
  • Dora's Peace - South Africa


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • The Last of Us - Tunisia
  • The Whale Caller - South Africa
  • Felicite - Senegal
  • Vaya - South Africa
  • A Mile in my Shoes - Morocco


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING

  • Call me Thief - South Africa
  • Vaya - South Africa
  • While We Live - Burkina Faso / Sweden
  • CEO - Nigeria
  • Felicite - Senegal


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY

  • Oloibiri - Nigeria
  • Dora's Peace - Nigeria
  • Felicite - Senegal
  • While we Live - Burkina Faso
  • Vaya - South Africa


AMAA 2017 - LAGOS STATE AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM

  • Green White Green
  • 93 Days
  • CEO 76
  • Ayamma
  • Oloibiri


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/PROMISING ACTOR

  • Pabillo Koza - Dora's Peace
  • Medina Molanga - Queen of Katwe
  • Azwillw Shanane -Mediba - Vaya
  • Austin Rose - Call me Thief
  • Adam Kanyama - While We Live


TONY ELUMELU AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST COMEDY

  • Funny Enough (Snaaks Genoeg) - South Africa
  • Three Wise Men - Nigeria
  • Keteke - Ghana
  • A Trip to Jamaica - Nigeria


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

  • Adonijah Owiriwa - 76
  • Warren Matsimola - Vaya
  • Olu Jacobs - Oloibiri
  • Papi Mpaka - Felicite
  • Richard Seruwazi - While We Live
  • Majid Michel - Slow Country


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

  • Inna Moja - Wulu
  • Theresa Edem - Ayamma
  • Taiwo Ajai Lycet - Oloibiri
  • Nmonde Mbusi - Vaya
  • Somkele Idhalama - 93 Days
  • Angelique Kidjo - CEO


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

  • Sambasa Nzeribe - Slow Country
  • Ibrahim Koma - Wulu
  • Richard Mofe Damijo - Oloibiri
  • Amine Ennaji - A Mile in My Shoes
  • David Oyelowo - Queen of Katwe
  • Dann Jaques Mouton - Call Me Thief
  • Ramsey Noah - 76
  • Jahwar Soudani - Last of US


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

  • Vero Tshanda - Felicite
  • Lydia Forson - Keteke
  • Lupita Nyong'o - Queen of Katwe
  • Bimbo Akintola - 93 Days
  • Josette Bushell - Mingo - While We Live
  • Rita Dominic - 76
  • Khabonina Quebeka - Dora's Peace
  • Zimkhitha Nyoka - Vaya


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FIRST FEATURE FILM BY A DIRECTOR

  • Happiness is a Four Letter Word - Thabang Molaya - South Africa
  • Green White Green - Abba Makama - Nigeria
  • Wulu - Daouda Coulibaly - Mali
  • Bunjoko - Kizito Samuel - Uganda
  • The Last of US - Alaeddine Slim - Tunisia
  • Rain - Daniel Mugerwa - Uganda


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR

  • Daouda Coulibaly - Wulu
  • Steve Gukas - 93 Days
  • Mira Nair - Queen of Katwe
  • Izu Ojukwu - 76
  • Daryen Joshua - Call Me Thief
  • Akin Omotoso - Vaya
  • Alain Gomis - Felicite
  • Ala Eddine Slim - The Last of US
  • Said Khalif - A Mile in my Shoes


AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FILM

  • The Last of Us - Tunisia
  • A Mile in my Shoes - Morocco
  • 76 - Nigeria
  • Vaya - South Africa
  • 93 Days - Nigeria
  • Queen of Katwe - Uganda
  • Felicite -Senegal
  • Wulu - Mali
  • Call me Thief - South Africa



Thursday, 4 May 2017

New Trailer Alert: Toka Mcbaror 'Kada River'

The trailer for the highly anticipated movie 'Kada River' was released today after a successful press conference. The movie is produced by Forinclay Ejeh and Toka Mcbaror, Executive producer, Olukunle Churchill,Directed by Toka Mcbaror, Screenplay by Tunre Femi, Smart Conrade and Robert Ruben, it stars Joke Silva, Chris Okagbue, Keppy, Rachel Oniga, Bayray Mcnwizu, Rakiya Attah, Oluchi Madubuko, James Blessing, Tboss, e.t.c
Synopsis:
In the midst of an age long rivalry between the Boduas and the Shawlains, which erupts into a tensed and bloody crisis, Jerome and Nadia hold on to their young love in the bid to restore peace and save their tribes from the unfounded hate that they nurture for each other.
Watch the trailer below:




New Movie Alert: Toyin Abraham 'Alakada Reloaded'

The star studded film by Toyin Abraham stars Helen Paul, Annie Idibia, Odunlade Adekola, Kehinde Bankole, Woli Arole, Nedu, Lilian Esoro, Bidemi Kosoko, Liz Da Silva, Gabriel Afolayan, Comedian Ebiye, Lala Akindoju, Nkechi Blessing Sunday, e.t.c
This is the 3rd in the Alakada series but this time you can get to watch the movie and share laughs with loved ones in the cinema, the movie is set to hit Cinemas from May 26th 2017.
Make sure you save the date as it promises to crack you up.




Organisers of Best of Nollywood Awards (BON) calls for 2017 entries

The organisers of the Best of Nollywood Awards Nigeria is now open for 2017 entries and are calling on Nigerian filmmakers to start entering their Feature length movies, short movies and documentaries.
Go to www.bonawards.com to read more about how to enter your productions or call 07084450638.