Inside Nigerian Film: Naija producers but why?! Event

Free, Online

Inside Nigerian Film: Naija producers but why?!

Nigeria has generated and influenced pop culture through music, art, fashion and dance for decades. This event will explore why Nigerian producers and screen talent often struggle gaining a wide audience beyond its borders and diaspora community despite Nollywood being the second-largest film industry in the world, and what is currently shifting in this industry.

Join Scotland-based filmmaker Olumide Fadeyibi in a conversation with Juju Stories producer Oge Obasi and For Maria Ebun Pataki director/producer Damilola E. Orimogunje.

About the curator

Oritsejimi Ikomi is a PhD Researcher at the University of the West of Scotland. He is a Member of the British Project Management Academy, Rahn Institute of Management and Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management. He was nominated for the Institute of Information Management (IIM), Africa Honorary Fellowship.

He trained at the Independent Television Production Producers Association of Nigeria in Lagos, Nigeria and directed the concept “Eclectic theatre” for Elixir Resources. He co-produced the soundtrack for the award-winning Nigerian home video Forever, and produced a cable television youth development platform in Lagos, Nigeria called “Reminisce on MCTV”.

Past Showings

Wednesday 27th October 2021 / 5:30pm to 6:30pm / Online

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