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Nylon| A short documentary on Grief, Memory and Loss

  I always knew i had a sister who died a year before i was born and my mother regularly talked about her but i suppose i never knew the intricacies around the accident that took her life. My family is sort of like that. There are many things we don’t discuss. We laugh about […]

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FT and OppenheimerFunds Launch 2016 Emerging Voices Awards

  The Financial Times and OppenheimerFunds today announced the launch of the second annual FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards, a global initiative designed to recognize artistic talent in emerging-market nations.* The winners in three categories – art, fiction, and film – will be announced in September 2016. Each winner will receive a $40,000 award, and two […]

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DIFF 2016 Call For Submissions

  The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) invites filmmakers from across the world to submit their Short, Documentary or Feature Fiction films to screen in the festival from the 16 to 26 June 2016. The 37th edition of the festival is organized with key partnerships with the Durban Film Office, eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission, […]

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New Short Film ‘Mama Na Boy’

  Here is a new short film commissioned by Access bank’s Accelerate TV. It’s online channel. It was written by myself and directed by my frequent collaborator Imoh Umoren. It was the first time i got to write to a brief so was a new challenge for me which i thoroughly enjoyed. I hope you […]

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Room 313 Episode Two Moby’s Story

  Moby’s story was actually the first that i had written in the series. The actor Anee Icha plays the role of Moby and i have to say that it was such a collaborative effort. I met Anee whilst interviewing her during the promotional rounds of a television series titled ‘Before 30’. I don’t know […]

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Female Artsists Exhibition

  Launched in 2010 the Female Artists Development Project is an annual initiative to promote a more gender equal creative industry. Each year, artists are chosen to work on a project relating to a theme and provided with production stipends to complete their work. Along with the final exhibition, mentorship programs for young girls and […]

Video, Videos

Room 313 Episode One Dilim’s Story

  I am a bit of a restless spirit so I am constantly seeking newer and hopefully more compelling ways to tell stories. Don’t ask me if it works every time but i suppose that remains to be decided. So here comes another moment filled with excitement, trepidation and fright. For sometime now, I have been […]

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Beneficence By Ladi Akinyosoye

  The film industry is growing my the second and director Ladi Akinyosoye has just released his debut feature titled Beneficence. It premiers at the Genesis delux cinemas on thursday the 2nd of April. If you are in Lagos do check it out and feel free to give us your thoughts and feedback. It’s never […]

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Its the Weekend, its the Lights Camera Africa! Film Festival

Lights Camera Africa! is finally here. The organisers have been pulling their hair out trying to put this all together and i have to give a big shout out to Ugoma Adegoke the artistic director of LCA because her doggedness and unrelenting spirit is what allows her to keep bringing these ideas to life with […]