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iRep… Reawakening Consciousness Of Documentary Film

IN popular myth, the word documentary was coined by Scottish documentarian John Grierson in his review of Robert Flaherty’s film Moana, published in the New York Sun on February 8, 1926. Written under a pen name, The Moviegoer, Grierson’s principles of documentary were that cinema’s potential for observing life could be exploited in a new […]

omo university shoot

Years after some armed cultists killed five students at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife and in the wee hours of July 10, 1999, a Nollywood actor cum director, Muyideen Oladapo has revisited the dastardly act with his soon to be released flick, Omo University. Muyideen Oladapo is currently a 300 level student of OAU Movie: […]

behind the scene of kofo tinubu

Actress, Lizzy Anjorin, has earmarked a total sum of N50million on the production of her new flick entitled Kofo the first Lady. “We are not leaving anything unturned in producing a world class movie and Kofo the first lady is that flick. My management have put aside N50million for production and we are currently shooting. We […]

PR & Brand Management: MTN vs ETISALAT

Well, as a Professional, I wouldn’t want to respond to the Saka menace going on in town but then I keep getting emails upon emails from students, clients, fans and friends. People keep asking me several questions; why on earth did Saka port? Relatedly, I went for a Strategic meeting with the Executive Board Members […]

DOCUMENTARY FILM AND THE PROJECTION OF AFRICAN CULTURAL IDENTITY By Femi Okiremuette Shaka

I was asked by the organizers of I-Rep documentary film festival to speak on the topic: “Documentary Film and African Spirituality and Politics,” but I have taken liberty to slightly alter the topic to read, “Documentary Film and the Projection of African Cultural Identity,” with the hope that I shall cover everything encapsulated in the […]

LEVERAGING ON FILM CHALLENGES TO ACHIEVE DESIRABLE CAMERA ANGLES- Steven Anu’ Adesemoye

Just like any other film industries across the globe, Nollywood has her share of intervening variables that militate against the attainment of quality video outputs. These challenges cut across; funding, technical-know-how, legal structure, standard industry practice, lack of infrastructures, low critical audience, and other self inflicted barriers. This essay will zoom on technical issues with […]

OYINKASOLA ELEBUIBON; CULTURE UNPLUGGED IN OYAWANDE

Movie lovers should expect another paradigm shift from the conventional story telling techniques with the release of ‘Oyawande’,  a traditional story woven in a unique fabrics from the stable of Oyinkansola Elebuibon the daughter of Araba of Osogbo -Yemi Elebuinbon. ‘Oyawande’ is a simple traditional story  that treats the old concept of traditional value, romance, […]

wale Adebayo sango the legendary African king

1.My favourite movie till date will be my debut film which is “Sango” The legendary African King by Femi Lasode, reason being that I have not been involved in any other movie that has that passion and strength. 2.Well for me am a child of nature and my environment is of the essence, I tap […]

NOLLYWOOD: Multilingualism in language of expression and sectional tantrums – Steven Anu’ Adesemoye

In the recent times, many worries and concerns are raised against the standard practices in the Nigerian film industry. Generally, most of these concerns are tilted towards the survival means of the stakeholders- how and why the art should pay bills. This development is understandable, especially with the soaring popularity of the Nigerian film experiments […]