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A podcast focused on Nigerian filmmakers, their films and how we can build a united, diverse and functional industry.

A podcast focused on Nigerian filmmakers, their films and how we can build a united, diverse and functional industry.

Location:

Nigeria

Description:

A podcast focused on Nigerian filmmakers, their films and how we can build a united, diverse and functional industry.

Language:

English

Contact:

+2348050845973


Episodes

Building Nollywood's First Database with Chidinma Igbokweuche

6/30/2022
In this episode, my guest is Chidinma Igbokweuche. She is a writer, director, and producer. She also founded Nollydata, Nollywood's first database website. We talk about her start as a writer, the Accelerate filmmaker project, and running Nollydata. https://www.nollydata.com/ https://www.instagram.com/nollydata/ https://www.instagram.com/didi_stories_/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE:...

Duration:01:05:20

Financing Nollywood: The TalentX Way with Victoria Popoola

6/23/2022
In this episode, my guest is Victoria Popoola. She is the CEO of TalentX Africa, a film financing marketplace. She utilizes her experience in finance and venture capital to connect creatives to investors We talk about the services offered by TalentX, their plans for the film industry, and what Victoria likes to watch. https://www.talentx.africa/ https://www.instagram.com/talentx.africa/ https://afrotalentfilmfestival.com/#! https://www.albantsho.com/ https://filmmakersmart.com/ Continue the...

Duration:00:53:41

In The Name Of Creative License with Sele Got

6/10/2022
In this episode, Sele talks about creative license and the need to allow filmmakers create. Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE: https://paystack.com/pay/thenaijafilmpod/

Duration:00:04:24

For The Love Of Local Language Films with Vanessa Ohaha (Side B)

5/21/2022
In this episode, my guest is Vanessa Ohaha. She is a fashion, beauty, and culture journalist. She has bylines in Fashion Unfiltered, System Magazine Issue 18, and Industrie Africa. We talk about the need for children-centered content, the evolution of Nigerian reality TV, and local language cinema films. https://www.instagram.com/vanessa_ohaha/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE:...

Duration:00:35:33

Musings Of A Nollywood Superfan with Vanessa Ohaha (Side A)

5/21/2022
In this episode, my guest is Vanessa Ohaha. She is a fashion, beauty, and culture journalist. She has bylines in Fashion Unfiltered, System Magazine Issue 18, and Industrie Africa. We talk about what an authentic Nigerian story is, her views on art films, and her earliest Nollywood memory. https://www.instagram.com/vanessa_ohaha/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE: https://paystack.com/pay/thenaijafilmpod/

Duration:00:41:55

Nigerian Cinema To The World with Oluyomi Ososanya (Side B)

5/18/2022
In this episode, my guest is Oluyomi Ososanya. He is a writer, filmmaker, and film educator. Baba has written on shows such as Ajoche, Enakhe, Battleground, and Inspector K. We talk about how Nigerian cinema can transcend its shores, the different categories that the Nigerian audience falls into, and the importance of including human elements in stories. https://www.instagram.com/oludacsribe/ https://www.oludascribe.com/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and...

Duration:00:54:04

Embracing Diversity in Nollywood with Oluyomi Ososanya (Side A)

4/28/2022
In this episode, my guest is Oluyomi Ososanya. He is a writer, filmmaker, and film educator. Baba has written on shows such as Ajoche, Enakhe, Battleground, and Inspector K. We talk about how he got his big break with his writing, the Nollywood label, and the nuances of film criticism. https://www.instagram.com/oludacsribe/ https://www.oludascribe.com/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE:...

Duration:00:48:43

Panel Discussion from the Finding Idara World Premiere

4/7/2022
In this episode, you will be listen to the panel discussion from the premiere of my web series 'Finding Idara'. Finding Idara is a 6-part crime drama in which Inspector Uzo investigates the disappearance of Idara from a hike during the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp. Inspector Uzo questions Idara's close associates as she deals with some past trauma. Watch Now!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6ixJD7qq5c&t=63s The session is hosted by Queen Essien and...

Duration:00:15:19

Unlocking The Nigerian TV Market with Baba Agba

3/31/2022
In this episode, my guest is Baba Agba. He is a producer, cinematographer and General Secretary of the Association of Movie Producers (AMP). Baba has shot features and short film which includes Lost Cafe, Ojukokoro and A Cemetary of Doves. We talk about what inspires him, working as a DOP in Nigeria and the work the Association ofMovie Producers does. He also explains the need to unlock the potential of the Nigerian TV industry. https://www.instagram.com/babaagba_/ https://www.babaagba.com/...

Duration:01:07:01

Distribution : Revenue Streams & Release Windows with Sele Got

3/24/2022
In this episode, I talk about revenue streams and release windows that filmmakers can exploit for their film. Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE: https://paystack.com/pay/thenaijafilmpod/

Duration:00:12:18

Safeguarding Actors On Set with Ronya Man (Side B)

3/17/2022
In this episode, my guest is Ronya Man. She is an actress, acting coach, director, and producer. She moved to Nigeria in 2015 and has been active on the theatre scene and has featured in Omo Ghetto: The Saga and Rattlesnake. We talk about what she's producing, intimacy on screen, and the stories she loves to tell. https://www.instagram.com/ronyamanarts/ https://www.ronyaman.com/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod ---...

Duration:00:33:26

Life As An Acting Coach with Ronya Man (Side A)

3/17/2022
In this episode, my guest is Ronya Man. She is an actress, acting coach, director, and producer. She moved to Nigeria in 2015 and has been active on the theatre scene and has featured in Omo Ghetto: The Saga and Rattlesnake. We talk about transcending type casts, the importance of actors being self-aware, and her career as an acting coach. https://www.instagram.com/ronyamanarts/ https://www.ronyaman.com/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter:...

Duration:00:42:38

Directing Across Genres with Kayode Kasum

3/10/2022
In this episode, my guest is Kayode Kasum. He is a director and producer. He is most notably known for directing Sugar Rush, Quam's Money, Oga Bolaji and Dwindle amongst others. We talk about directing across genres, how 'Oga Bolaji' saved his career, and his plans for 2022. https://www.instagram.com/kayodekasum/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE: https://paystack.com/pay/thenaijafilmpod/

Duration:00:39:29

On Perfectionism and Negotiation with Victor Okhai

3/10/2022
In this episode, my guest is Victor Okhai. He is a director, writer, and cinematographer. He is a member of the Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) and the president of the Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN). We talk about his work at the guild, starting a film school and film festival, and some challenges faced by Nigerian films trying to get selected for the Oscars. http://inshortfilmfestival.com/ https://www.thenosc.org/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook,...

Duration:00:53:49

To Make A Film with Sele Got

3/10/2022
In this episode, I give a pep talk to struggling filmmakers on what it takes to make a film. Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE: https://paystack.com/pay/thenaijafilmpod/

Duration:00:01:57

Finding My Voice with Fatimah Binta Gimsay

2/18/2022
In this episode, my guest is Fatimah Binta Gimsay. She is a writer, director, producer and has written for shows like Unbroken, Battleground, Hush, Enakhe, and Riona. We talk about how she started writing, her film podcast Sceneful Sundays, and life as an independent filmmaker directing in Nigeria https://www.instagram.com/fatimahgimsay/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE:...

Duration:00:34:40

Creative Producing with Oge Obasi (Side B)

2/10/2022
In this episode, my guest is Oge Obasi. She has produced 4 feature films and a short which include O-Town, Ojuju, Juju Stories, and Mami Wata. We talk about the long journey to making Mami Wata, tips or producers, and the need for more collaboration within the industry. https://www.instagram.com/simplyoge/ https://www.instagram.com/fieryfilm/ https://www.instagram.com/20poundsproduction/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm...

Duration:00:33:47

The Evolution of A Producer with Oge Obasi (Side A)

2/10/2022
In this episode, my guest is Oge Obasi. She has produced 4 feature films and a short which include O-Town, Ojuju, Juju Stories, and Mami Wata. We talk about Juju Stories, producing films across different budgets and genres, and the things holding Nollywood back. https://www.instagram.com/simplyoge/ https://www.instagram.com/fieryfilm/ https://www.instagram.com/20poundsproduction/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod ---...

Duration:00:41:38

Making Films For Impact with Bright Wonder

2/3/2022
In this episode, my guest is Bright Wonder. He is a writer, director, and founder of High Definition Film Academy & Studio. He is known for his most recent film, 'If I Am President'. We talk about his happiest Nollywood moment, reflections on 10 years at the film academy, and his upcoming projects. https://www.instagram.com/brightwonderhdfa/ https://www.instagram.com/hdfilmacademy/ https://www.instagram.com/hdfilmstudios/ https://www.instagram.com/affif.ng/ https://hdfilmacademy.com/...

Duration:00:39:24

A Case For The Multi-Hyphenate Filmmaker with Sele Got

1/27/2022
In this episode, I make a case for being a multi-hyphenate filmmaker. Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE: https://paystack.com/pay/thenaijafilmpod/

Duration:00:04:35