Wednesday, 15 November 2017

New Movie Alert: Ufuoma Ejenobor's 'Christmas is Coming'

Multi -Award winning Nigerian Actress, Ufuoma Mcdermott, is ending her 2017 big with a triple treat to the Industry called 'Christmas is Coming'.
Produced, Written and Directed by Ufuoma Mcdermott, it stars Sola Sobowale, Zack Orji, Chioma Chukwuka, Deyemi Okanlawon, Mary Lazarus, Gregory Ojefua, Michael Okon, Izzie Otaigbe, Odenike, e.t.c.
A romantic comedy, the film follows the story of a tomboy Henri Atta, who has a string of ill-luck after being transformed to a 'Lady' by her mischievous flatmates Avia and Nene, a few days to Christmas when she has a big pitch.
She has a hard time at the pitch no thanks to her colleague Lola Makinde. She unintentionally falls in love with her boss, Koko Williams and quickly has to deal with its immediate consequences.
The movie will start showing in cinemas nationwide from the 24th of November, 2017.
Watch the trailer below:





New Movie Alert: Judith Audu's 'OBSESSION'

Judith Audu Productions new movie #OBSESSION for ROK Studios, will start showing on Iroko TV from this Friday the 17th of November 2017, s if you don't have an Iroko Apps go to your Apps Store or Play Store and download it so you can watch amazing Nigerian movies.
OBSESSION is produced by Judith Audu, Directed by Uduak Obong Patrick, Director of Photography David Wyte, BTS by Ritzy Arts, Costume Designer Joan Gbefwi of Jowys Fashion Consulting, Make up by Delola Fadipe, Poster designed by Rex Posters. It stars Yemi Blaq, Femi Branch, Ifu Ennada, Judith Audu, Odera Olivia Orji, Mawuli Gavor, Oludara Egerton Shyngle, Uche Obunse, Bolaji Ogunmola, Nifemi Lawal and Seth Patrick.
'OBSESSION' SYNOPSIS
The peaceful lives of 2 happy families are about to be torn apart, leaving behind damages so bad that it would take more than a miracle to fix.
A once upon a popular actor who is having to deal with the reality of his fading prime finds himself in an entanglement which he finds difficult to break free from.
A wife, badly craving for love and attention but with a husband too busy to meet her needs, involves herself in a liaison which proves to be much bigger than she can chew.
Will both families survive this? Or are things doomed forever?
Watch the trailer and the BTS interview video below:













Friday, 20 October 2017

Winners at the 14th Abuja International Film Festival 2017

The 14th Abuja International Film Festival, the longest running festival in Anglophone West Africa,  held from the  9th to 13th of October 2017 at the Silverbird Cinemas, Abuja. With awesome line up of workshops, trainings, and movie screenings. Below are the list of winners at the festival.


COMPLETE WINNERS LIST
Best Documentary : The Pride and The Glory of Nigeria - Nigeria
Best Animation - Rose House - China
Best Experimental Film - Remu - Nigeria - Pixjay Images
Best Feature Film Foreign - Wolf Totem - China
Best Feature Film Nigeria - The Women - Blessing Effiom Egbe
Best Short Film Nigeria - The Mechanic
Best Short Film Foreign - Ghetto Situations - South Africa
Outstanding Comic Film - Excess Luggage - Nigeria
Best Student Film - Abuja Taxi - Kris Mok - Nigeria
Best Actor - Richard Mofe Damijo - Three Wise Men
Best Actress - Tana Adelana - Purple Hearts - Nigeria
Outstanding in Film Directing - Andy Amenechi - Purple Hearts - Nigeria
Outstanding Music Score - Bloggers Wife - Nigeria
Golden Jury Film - The Master - China
AIFF Audience Choice Awards - Behind the Wheels - Stanley Ohikhuare - Nigeria







New Movie Alert: IK Ogbonna's 'Excess Luggage'

The comedy movie Excess Luggage is now showing in Cinemas across Nigeria. Produced by IK Ogbonna and Grace Edwin Okon, Directed by Damijo Efe Young, Story by IK Ogbonna, Screenplay by Fab Carterit stars Mike Ezuruonye, IK Ogbonna, Fred Amata, Shaffy Bello, Queen Nwokoye, Denrele Edun, Lisa Omorodion, Nikky Ufondu.
The movie is now showing in Cinemas across Nigeria.
Watch the trailer below:




New Movie Alert: Emem Isong's 'Body Language'

Emem Isong's psychological thriller 'Body Language' is now showing in Cinemas across Nigeria. A Royal Arts Academy Production for ROK Studios, Produced by Emem Isong, Directed by Moses Inwang, Written by Kehinde Joseph, it stars Ramsey Nouah, Tana Adelana, Ken Erics, Lauretta Richards, Emem Ufot, e.t.c
Synopsis
When a mysterious stranger comes into a stripper's life, at the same time a serial killer goes around town murdering ladies, one has to wonder if it is a mere coincidence or an ominous design fate?.
It is now showing in Cinemas across Nigeria. 
Watch the trailer below:




Thursday, 19 October 2017

New Movie Alert: Rotimi Salami's Omoye

Produced by Rotimi Salami (AMVCA 2017 Winner), Written and Directed by Uche Chukwu, It stars Kiki Omeili, Rotimi Salami, Tina Mba, Stan Nze, Greg Ojefua, Mariana Dike, Olarotimi Fakunle, e.t.c
Omoye Synopsis: A hardworking and relentless young lady unknowingly gets into a toxic relationship with a man that never takes responsibility for anything, with abuse and violence increaing, she becomes emotionally and mentally drained but still won't give up on her marriage.
OMOYE will be in cinemas Nationwide from October 27th 2017.
Watch the trailer below:

 




Thursday, 7 September 2017

New Movie Alert: Vanessa Nzediegwu 'What Lies Within'

Now Showing in Cinemas Nationwide... Tope Tedela, Paul Utomi and Vanessa Nzediegwu team up to produce this amazing movie 'What Lies Within', directed by Vanessa Nzediegwu, written by Paul Utomi, it stars Michelle Dede, Kiki Omeili, Ebele Okaro, Okey Uzoeshi, Odenike, Ken Erics, YAW, Vanessa Nzediegwu, Tope Tedela and Paul Utomi.
What lies within is a 24 hours chronicles in the lives of two women Fiona (Michelle Dede) and Ireti (Vanessa Nzediegwu) as they are thrown in the middle of a situation that adversely affects their lives and those of their friends and family.
Watch the trailer below and make out time to go see it in cinemas this weekend with your family and friends.

 




New Movie Alert: Don Omope 'TATU'

Now Showing in Cinemas Nationwide, TATU is a contemporary take on classic African epic adventure story, a fast -paced action drama entered around the conflict arising from a mother's quest to have a child and all the complications that followed. Produced and directed by the award winning producer of Taxi Driver (Oko Ashewo) and The Wedding Party, Don Omope. The movie stars; Segun Arinze, Sambasa Nzeribe, Gabriel Afolayan, Toyin Abraham, Rahama Sadau, Desmond Elliot, Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi, Hafiz Oyetoro, e.t.c.
TATU is an adaptation from a book written by the prolific author Dr. Abraham E Nwankwo.




New Trailer Alert: Izu Ojukwu 'Amina'

After a successful outing with 76, Izu Ojukwu new movie AMINA is ready to wow viewers again. Produced by Okey Ogunjiofor , Directed by Izu Ojukwu, it Stars Lucy Ameh, Ali Nuhu, Yakubu Mohammed, Clarion Chukwurah, Magaji Mijinyawa, e.t.c.
AMINA is based on the legendary warrior Queen who ruled the city of Zazzau (now Zaria). Go to http://aminaqueenofzazzau.com to read more about it.
The trailer was released yesterday and it has got everyone talking.






Watch the Trailer Below:








Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Best Of Nollywood Awards 2017 Nominations List

The Best of Nollywood Awards scheduled to hold on in Ogun State for its 2017 Edition released their nominations list today.


Below is the complete nominations list.

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE (English)

  • Sambasa Nzeribe - Slow Country
  • Alexx Ekubo - Inikpi
  • Joseph Benjamin - Dance to my Beat
  • Bolanle Ninalowo - Picture Perfect
  • Gabriel Afolayan - Tatu
  • Paul Utomi - What lies Within


BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE (English)

  • IK Ogbonna - Excess Luggage
  • Kelechi Udegbe - Behind the Wheels
  • Tope Tedela - Slow Country
  • Segun Arinze / Sambasa Nzeribe - Tatu
  • Funny Bone - Dance to my Beat


BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE (Yoruba)

  • Niyi Johnson - Okun
  • Gabriel Afolayan - False Flag
  • Femi Adebayo - Afaila Ojo
  • Odunlade Adekola - Gangan
  • Adbulateef Oladimeji - Ojo Meta


BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE (Yourba)

  • Tobiloba Abraham - Okun
  • Gabrel Afolayan - Ailatunse
  • Taiwo Ibikunle - Afaila Ojo
  • Adbulateef Oladimeji - 1983
  • Wale Akorede - Somewhere in the dark


BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE (Hausa)

  • Rabiu Rikadawa - Ko Bayan Raina
  • Adam Zango - Matatace Shaida


BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE (Igbo)

  • Tim Ebuka - Akuko Uwa
  • Browny Igboegbu - Nkoli Nwa Nsukka


BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE (English)

  • Omotoa Jalade - Alter Ego
  • Ivie Okujaye - Slow Country
  • Ufuoma Mcdermott - The Women
  • Michelle Dede - What lies Within
  • Rahama Sadau - Tatu
  • Esther Audu - Inikpi


BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE (English)

  • Queen Nwokoye - Excess Luggage
  • Bayray Mcnwizu - Trace
  • Bisola Ayeola - Picture Perfect
  • Toyin Abreaham / Funlola Raimi - Tatu
  • Kate Henshaw, Omoni Omibi, Katherine Obiang - The Women


BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE (Yoruba)

  • Ronke Odunsanya - Ailatunse
  • Aisha Lawal - False Flag
  • Mercy Aibe - Ojo Meta
  • Jumoke Odutola - Somewhere in the darkilatunse
  • Adeola Ayoade - Okun



BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE (YORUBA)

  • Ireti Osayemi - Ojo Meta
  • Feyisara Hassan - Okun
  • Omowunmi Dada - Somewhere in the Dark
  • Iyabo Ojo - Gangan
  • Temitope Solaja - Ashabi Akata


BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE (Hausa)

  • Jemila Nagudu - Ko Bayan Raina
  • Rahama Sadau - Matatace Shaida


BEST ACTRESS IN LEADING ROLE (Igbo)

  • Chizzy Alichi - Akuko Uwa
  • Rachel Okonkwo - Nkoli Nwa Nsukka


BEST CHILD ACTOR IN A MOVIE

  • Adebayo Thomas - Slow Country
  • Dumebi Nzeribe - Tatu
  • Kunuji Boluwatife - The Maniac
  • Abayomi Gabriel - Excess Luggage
  • Ero Josh - Behind the Wheels



BEST CHILD ACTRESS IN A MOVIE

  • Michelle O Omoruyi - Truncated
  • Bella Ufondu - Excess Luggage
  • Teniola Awobiyi - Tatu


COMEDY OF THE YEAR

  • Ufuoma
  • Three Wise Men
  • A Trip to Jamaica
  • Excess Luggage
  • American Driver


MOVIE WITH THE BEST SOCIAL MESSAGE

  • False Flag
  • Alter Ego
  • Busted
  • Behind the Wheels


BEST SHORT FILM OF THE YEAR

  • Truncated
  • Mustapha
  • I AM
  • Aramide


MOVIE WITH BEST SPECIAL EFFECT

  • Slow Country
  • Oloibiri
  • Misery Lane
  • Somewhere in the dark
  • Goddess of Fire
  • Behind the Wheels
  • What lies Within


MOVIE WITH BEST SCREENPLAY

  • Okun
  • Oloibiri
  • Tatu
  • What lies Within
  • Slow Country
  • The Women


TV SERIES OF THE YEAR

  • The Johnsons
  • Zone 222


BEST USE OF NIGERIAN FOOD IN A MOVIE

  • Picture Perfect
  • Ufuoma
  • Trace
  • Stormy Hearts


BEST USE OF COSTUME IN A MOVIE

  • Picture Perfect
  • Tatu
  • Inikpi
  • Okun
  • The Women


BEST USE OF MAKE-UP IN A MOVIE

  • Somewhere in the Dark
  • Tatu
  • Slow Country
  • Picture Perfect


MOVIE WITH THE BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

  • Oloibiri
  • Tatu
  • Okun
  • Inikpi
  • Alter Ego


BEST KISS IN A MOVIE

  • Omowunmi Dada / Eddie Watson - Bias
  • Daniel K Daniel / Chelsea Eze - Scorned
  • Ufuoma Mcdermott / Kalu Ikeagwu - The Women
  • Omotola Jalade Ekeinde / Kunle Remi - Alter Ego
  • Ronke Odunsanya / Gabriel Afolayan - Ailatunse


MOVIE WITH THE BEST SOUND TRACK

  • Oloibiri
  • Tatu
  • Inikpi
  • Story Hearts


MOVIE WITH THE BEST EDITING

  • Tatu
  • What Lies Within
  • Slow Country
  • The Women
  • Okun


MOST PROMISING ACTOR

  • Suara Olayinka - Tatu
  • Peter Jacobs - I AM


MOST PROMISING ACTRESS

  • Chisom Steve - Akuko Uwa
  • Tinuola Oladoye - I AM


MOVIE WITH BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Tatu
  • Slow Country
  • What Lies Within
  • Oloibiri
  • A Trip to Jamaica


DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

  • Eric Aghimien - Slow Country
  • Blessing Egbe - The Women
  • Bogunmbe Abiola Paul - Okun
  • Vanessa Nzediegwu - What Lies Within
  • Don Omope - Tatu


MOVIE OF THE YEAR

  • Slow Country
  • Okun
  • Tatu
  • Oloibiri
  • What Lies Within


REVELATION OF THE YEAR (Female)

  • Regina Daniel
  • Bimbo Ademoye
  • Yvonne Enakhene
  • Selia Adebowale
  • Folahunsho Adeola


REVELATION OF THE YEAR (Male)

  • Timini Egbusan
  • Abayomi Alvin
  • Baaj Adebule


































Sunday, 27 August 2017

New Animation Alert: Komotion Studios's 'Dawn of Thunder'

Last night i watched a Nigerian Animation that caught my attention, i was highly impressed and now more than ever i believe we will have a feature film Animation very soon, we just need to attract the right people to invest in that sector, too many talented Animators here seeking fundings, hopefully some of these big studios will come get them, lots of awesome African stories waiting to be told.
It is titled 'DAWN OF THUNDER' by Komotion Studios, It is a short film about Sango a popular god of thunder from Oyo State in nigeria with his signature thunderbolt axe that causes lightning and disruption when used by him.
Get in touch with the Animators https://www.facebook.com/komotionstudios/


Watch the Animation below:

 

Monday, 24 July 2017

New Trailer Alert: Imoh Umoren's 'Children of Mud'

Film Director, Imoh Umoren released the trailer for his movie 'Children of the Mud' his 4th feature film. Written and Directed by Imoh Umoren, it stars Nollywood Veteran Liz Benson now Liz Ameye, Matilda Obaseki, BBA 2017 Housemate Bassey Ekpenyong, and some brilliant child actors.
Synopsis
It is a story about street kids who are thrown out by their families. Specifically it enters around Emem and her blind brother Miracle who are chased out of the house by their misguided Aunt and they go in search of a Miracle.
The story of street kids is a huge concern in Nigeria with kids of school age either hawking on the streets or forced to leave home.
'Children of Mud' is written by Imoh Umoren and is a collaborative effort between Rucksack Production and Grand Explorers with Ify Egbera and Dr Wale Boje as Producers.
The trailer got people talking and anticipating the movie as it looks so brilliant, cinematography looks superb.
Watch the Trailer below:

 



New Trailer Alert: James Abinibi's 'Mentally'

James Abinibi releases the trailer for his feature film 'Mentally', Produced, written and Directed by James Abinibi, it stars Fran Donga, Toyin Aimakhu, Yaw, Rotimi Salami, Jude Chukwuka, Soma, Senator Comedian, Sunkanmi Omobolanle, Adekunle Gold, Woli Ariole, Chris Okagbue, Etinosa Idemudia, Eric Didie, Kunle Afod, e.t.c.
Synopsis
The movie centres on the life of Akin, who despite his mother's warnings, decides to relocate to Lagos where his only contact Emeka (a former school mate) promised him enormous opportunities through which he can have a better source of livelihood. His first experience in Lagos takes him on a journey - unprecedented, but eventually an eye opener. that makes him re-evaluate the choice he made.
Watch the Trailer Below:












Mary Lazarus debuts as a movie Producer with 'Dance to my Beat'

Mary Lazarus releases the trailer for her star studded production debut, directed by Paul Igwe, it stars Toyin Aimakhu, Joseph Benjamin, Mary Rhemmy Njoku, Mary Lazarus, Kehinde Bankole, Uzor Osimkpa, Oma Nnadi, Lilian Afegbai, e.t.c
Synopsis
Lamide, a jobless high class sociable lady mounts pressure on her Fiancé Raymond, a civil servant with a meagre salary to get married to her immediately or face her wrath.
Lamide who has made attending other people's parties and buying their Aso-Ebi her occupation, convinces Raymond to get a bank loan to fund their high class traditional marriage/wedding. She turns both ceremonies into a serious business by selling cheap Aso-Ebi materials at a very expensive rate, 80,000 naira.
There shall be no mercy or excuses as Lamide fully arms herself with a POS. The Aso-Ebi marketers hit town but Lamide fails to brace herself for what comes next after the wedding. Payback never sounded so good when it was time for Lamide to dance to Rhoda's beat.
The movie hits cinemas nationwide in Nigeria from the 22nd of September 2017.

Watch the trailer Below:




Tuesday, 18 July 2017

New Trailer Alert: Adeoluwa Owu's 'Distraction'

Adeoluwa Owu releases the trailer for his movie 'Distraction', Written and Directed by Adeoluwa Owu, Produced by Adeoluwa Owu and Funsho Adebayo. It stars Odera Orji, Ayoola Ayolola, Ariyike Owouagba, Yemi Solade, Baaj Adebule, Bimbo Adebayo, Racheal Emem Isaac, e.t.c, Music by Goodness Emmanuel.
Distraction is a story about married couples and the problems they face in relationships and how a marriage could slowly drift apart if both parties don't work on it.
Watch the trailer below:

 




New Short Film Alert: Clare Ezeakacha's 'ARIMA'

Clare Ezeakacha releases her short film 'ARIMA' online. Produced by Clare Ezeakacha, Co-Produced by Nnamdi Kanaga and , Directed by Clare Ezeakacha, Screenplay by Justine Anakwe, Story by Nnamdi Kanaga, DOP Femd Daniel, Edited by Femd Daniel, it Stars Diamond Okoh and Manuel Ifeanyi.
ARIMA is a short vignette film that underscores the psychological effects of RAPE on its victims. Arima suffers countless rape experiences and it affects her psyche, which eventually leads to her doing something terrible.
Watch it below:




Tade Ogidan is BACK!!! Hits location with a Masterpiece titled 'GOLD STATUE'

After 7 years of waiting for a movie from the master veteran filmmaker known for GREAT evergreen movies, Veteran Nigerian Filmmaker, Tade Ogidan partners with Solution Media & InfoTech Limited to produce a world class movie titled 'GOLD STATUE'.
GOLD STATUE will be filmed on location in Lagos State, Ogun State, Osun State, Dubia and London.
The star studded movie stars Richard Mofe Damijo, Alibaba Akporobome, Sola Sobowale, Gabriel Afolayan, Kunle Remi, Rycardo Agbor, Kelvin Ikeduba, Remi Surutu, Olakunle Fawole, Segun Arinze, Francis Onwuchie, Norbert Young, Tina mba, Bisola Aiyeola, Yvonne Jegede-Fawole, Etinosa Idemudia, Judith Audu, Greg Ojefua, Kenny blaq, Woli Arole, Kemi Afolabi and a host of other fantastic actors.
Tade Ogidan is one of the most highly acclaimed and respected African Filmmakers. All his movies are memorable and stands out, the likes of 'Hostages', 'Diamond Ring', 'Out of Luck', 'Owo Blow', 'Dangerous Twins', 'Family on Fire', and 'Madam Dearest' .
SYNOPSIS OF GOLD STATUE
GOLD STATUE is a comedy adventure drama that follows the adventure of two young men, Wale (Gabriel Afolayan) and Chike (Kunle Remi) in search of a 'Gold Statue' believed to have been a deity inherited by his generation, in trying to locate where the supposed 'Gold Statue' is located, they have to go through a series of unimaginable ordeal, put themselves through some ridiculous painful situations that left their parents shocked, but the question remains, is there really a 'Gold Statue' or it is a myth? and will their adventure yield any results or will they end up regretting for the rest of their lives...?
Gold Statue is an adventure that will take you through series of emotions, with dialogue loaded with punch lines that will make you laugh so hard every step of the way. This movie will be a movie for the entire family and we are very positive it will fast become an audience favourite and a movie that will be talked about for a very long time.
Anticipate something big, unique, original and different.
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