Category: Film Making and then some

Who says African Humour can’t be cinematic?

It’s said Nigerians love to laugh,thus the prevalence of comedy in our cinemas. And its true, Nigerians do love to laugh and should get to laugh after often as possible. But most of the comedy is physical, improv or dependent on the personality of the performer which has a wide appeal but isnt quite the […]

the role of film criticism

Critics are like Marmite to the creative industries, some swear by em and other detest them to the core of their being. But are they necessary? What’s their function?  Author, Keynote speaker and Marketing consultant, Seth Godin in his book, TRIBES, noted. “If the only side effect of the criticism is that you will feel […]

Nollywood,Have we passed the Test? Yes we can.

How have films , tv shows and mass media shaped the way we see women? How much have the influenced how we perceive women, their goals, dreams, abilities and their function in society.  As cinema is powerful medium, do we need to more intentional in the stories we tell about women outside of their relationship […]

TO GOD BE THE GLORY – NOLLYWOOD’S POST CREDIT IMPACT

Films have had an impact on the world almost as much as religion; they impact both the religious, spiritual, agnostic and atheist.  But how much do movie affect us after the credits roll. How we see the world and how we see our lives.  How much has Nollywood affected us as a people and as […]

ITS NEVER TOO LATE

Its MARCH, two weeks of the year  are already gone!!!! As we  you look out on 2018, you think about your career as a filmmaker, you’ve made a lot of content, made a lot of tv and web stuff, but no feature film yet. If you are over 30 this may weigh heavy on you […]

HOW NEW VOICES ARE EVOLVING WHAT NOLLYWOOD FILMS LOOK LIKE

Nollywood gets a lotta s*** for how its films look and frankly, some of it is justified. Some of it was due to an ultra guerilla shooting style. Go in, Get the shot. Move on. No time for precision or precious when the clock is running. Little attention  given to framing, composition, color, tone and […]

Dear Nigerian Audience, the power, is yours

Something Wicked, Catch.er, What lies Within, Slow Country, Ojukokoro. These are some of the titles of Nollywood films which came out in 2017, ambitious films which dared to explore other genres in an ecosystem overwhelmed with slapstick comedy and romance inclined films.  Unfortunately people didn’t come out and support them the way they did the […]

HAVE YOU SUBSCRIBED TO MY YOUTUBE? WHY NOT?

Hello Everyone, Happy Sunday, Trust you had a great weekend. So my 2nd article for The Guardian is out, so click and go read it. BUT, before you do that. Have you subscribed to my YouTube?  Watched the videos? Come on people. Why not?  I need to hit that 4000 hour watch time and 1000 […]

PUSH IT FURTHER

Insomnia grabbed me by the throat one night, so i decided to revisit some of my post production work. Its amazing what just 5 mins of tweaking can do, What can an hour or a day yield ? And this is me just trying out stuff as im not as good as I want at […]