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Rollpay Africa, powered by Filmmakers Mart, is thrilled to announce its pre-launch of rollpay.app. We are inviting early sign-ups to enjoy exclusive discounts on subscriptions and special access to premium features. Rollpay Africa is committed to empowering the African film industry by providing innovative solutions to streamline payment processes and enhance project management.  This innovative payment platform is specifically designed to cater to the diverse needs of the African film industry. It offers seamless transactions, tailored payment solutions, and integrated project management features. The African film industry has long been challenged by traditional payment methods, often leading to delayed payments,…

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The much-anticipated celebratory tenth edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards was held on May 11, 2024, at the Eko Hotel and Suites Lagos. Hosted by perennial moderator IK Osakioduwa, the ceremony brought a mix of emotions for first-time winners as well as recognition for some industry veterans. This year’s edition had 28 categories, with 17 non-voting and 9 audience voting categories, and the winners were selected by a jury led by head judge Femi Odugbemi. Prime Video’s original Breath of Life was the biggest winner of the night, clinching all three of its nominated acting categories alongside Best…

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Muri & Ko, the highly anticipated drama starring Kunle Remi and Bisola Aiyeola, is coming to a cinema near you soon. According to sources, the film, another Inkblot Productions collaboration with ace director Biodun Stephen, will arrive in box offices nationwide this June. The excitement around Muri & Ko has been steadily building since Inkblot, the creative powerhouse behind hits like Far from Home and A Weekend To Forget, announced its second collaboration with Biodun Stephen in February. Their first joint venture, Big Love, was a resounding success, ranking among the top 30 most-watched titles on Prime Video in 2023.…

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WKMUp is pleased to announce Hope Eniayekan as the new assistant editor amidst multimedia expansion. Hope will work hand-in-hand with Ikeade Oriade, the managing editor, to form an editorial team that will conceive and execute insightful stories and essays within the ever-exciting Nigerian film industry. Hope’s experience in film includes publishing at the Film Rats Club, where she was also involved in festival organization. Moreover, she is a filmmaker and screenwriter whose words reflect her passion for the industry. WKMUp managing editor Oriade shares in a statement, “Hope arrives with a deep love for the industry. Equipped with her various…

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Nemsia Films, in strategic collaboration with Evercare Hospital Lekki, proudly announces a transformative collaboration aimed at amplifying awareness about asthma and providing essential support to patients through the provision of 100 complimentary inhalers. This initiative follows the resounding success of the cinematic masterpiece Breath of Life on Prime Naija, a film written and directed by BB Sasore, the co-founder of Nemsia Films, starring and produced by Eku Edewor which recently garnered eleven AMVCA nominations, including Best Movie, Best Director, and Best Writing, underscoring its remarkable impact on Nigerian cinema. Asthma remains a pervasive chronic respiratory ailment affecting millions globally, with…

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Continuing its ongoing film releases, the First Features Project hosted a private screening of its masterpiece thriller, Kill Boro, on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at an evening filled with elegance and excitement. The exclusive event held at Ebony Life Place, Lagos, featured some of Nollywood’s elites and socialites at an evening of cinematic excellence. The highlight of the occasion was the unveiling of Kill Boro, a film depicting the harrowing story of Elijah (Kosisochukwu Ogboruche), a young boy burdened by his father Boro’s (Philip Asaya) relentless brutality. Directed by Courage Obayuwana, a protege of the First Features project, Kill Boro…

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Saving Onome, the highly anticipated thriller from the stables of Inkblot Productions, directed by Dimeji Ajibola and starring Nancy Isime and Olumide Oworu, will arrive in cinemas nationwide on April 5, 2024.  Inkblot, the creative force behind fan-favourite hits like Far from Home and A Weekend To Forget, is set to grace the box office with its first theatrical release of 2024. According to industry feelers, Saving Onome is a storytelling tour de force poised to captivate cinema audiences nationwide. With a screenplay from exciting newcomer Janobest Isaac, the movie was directed by the visionary Dimeji Ajibola and produced by…

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SheWrites 30 is an Emerge Story Company initiative supported by Final Draft in honour of International Women’s Day in March. For too long, the invaluable contributions of writers have been sidelined in our industry. Yet, it is agreed that there is no film without a script and no script without a writer. It’s time to shine a spotlight on the remarkable work of writers and elevate the profession to the recognition and respect it deserves. This year’s list has the theme “Veterans and Vanguards”, celebrating legendary writers and rising voices shaping the future of screenwriting in Nollywood and beyond. Final…

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All confirmed to be available in Nigeria in March 2024, you will find the titles in four categories, further listed in order of their release dates:– Nollywood Movies (and select African countries)– Nollywood TV shows (and select African countries)– International Movies– International TV shows The page will be updated if there are any announced changes. Track your favourite movies and TV shows directly on your phone calendar. Movies and TV Shows Available in Nigeria in February 2024 Movies And TV Shows Available in Nigeria in April 2024 Nollywood Films Available to Watch in March 2024 March 1 Rainmakers “Is rainmaking real…

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Emerge Story Company has announced the return of its highly anticipated annual storytelling conference targeted at African female storytellers in celebration of Women’s History Month. Now in its third edition, this year’s conference will run from March 4th to 8th, 2024. The week-long event promises an immersive experience in the art of storytelling and script development showcasing the diverse and powerful narratives of female African voices. Emerge Story Conference 2024 will feature an extensive lineup of workshops, masterclasses, short film screenings, and panel discussions led by industry mentors and an esteemed selection of speakers across Africa, including Joke Silva, Lala…

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