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

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

Location:

Nigeria

Description:

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

Language:

English

Contact:

+2348050845973


Episodes

[Season Finale] How To Win In Nollywood with Sele Got

8/18/2022
In this episode, Sele talks about how to win in Nollywood. Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE PAYSTACK: https://paystack.com/pay/thenaijafilmpod/ STRIPE: https://tinyurl.com/NaijaFilmPodSupport

Duration:00:07:05

Storytelling Across Mediums with Chioma Onyenwe

8/11/2022
In this episode, my guest is Chioma Onyenwe. She is a storyteller, art curator, and deep-sea diver. We talk about producing projects across mediums, festival programming, and what it means to truly direct a project. https://www.raconteur-productions.com/raconteur/ https://twitter.com/Ch10ma Shop on ArtDey https://artdey.com/ Watch her short documentary, "Ime Ego". https://www.arte.tv/en/videos/104706-000-A/ime-ego-the-bride-price/ Listen to her true crime podcast, "23419"....

Duration:00:53:19

Low Budget Filmmaking with Precious Asuai & Oluwatosin Oyalegan (Side B)

8/7/2022
In this episode, my guests are Precious Asuai and Oluwatosin Oyalegan . They directed different parts of their anthology feature, Something Special. We talk about being multi-disciplinary filmmakers, working with low budgets and release strategies. https://www.fruitfulstudios.com/something-special https://www.instagram.com/fruitfulstudios/ https://www.instagram.com/thefilmsoldier/ https://www.instagram.com/precioustoryteller/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram,...

Duration:00:39:59

Making Something Special with Oluwatosin Oyalegan & Precious Asuai (Side A)

8/4/2022
In this episode, my guests are Oluwatosin Oyalegan and Precious Asuai . They directed different parts of their anthology feature, Something Special. We talk about their first films, the three stories in Something Special, and working with a 2-week old baby. https://www.fruitfulstudios.com/something-special https://www.instagram.com/fruitfulstudios/ https://www.instagram.com/thefilmsoldier/ https://www.instagram.com/precioustoryteller/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook,...

Duration:00:48:29

Documenting The Film Industry with Ikeade Oriade

8/1/2022
In this episode, my guest is Ikeade Oriade. He is the managing editor of What Kept Me Up, a digital media agency offering press solutions for Nollywood. We talk about gatekeepers, film festivals, and the role of the press in the growth of the film industry. https://whatkeptmeup.com/ https://www.instagram.com/wkmup/ https://twitter.com/WKM_Up Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE:...

Duration:01:00:22

To Submit To Festivals Or Not with Sele Got

7/28/2022
In this episode, Sele talks about film release strategy and why you should explore film festivals. Watch Micheal Omonua's award-winning short film, REHEARSAL. https://vimeo.com/733182707 Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE: https://paystack.com/pay/thenaijafilmpod/

Duration:00:11:27

Creating Finding Idara with Blessing Uzero & Sele Got

7/13/2022
In this episode, we have a special guest, Mr. C of Iroko Critic hosting and exploring the creation of the "Finding Idara" web series with the director, Sele Got, and lead actress, Blessing Uzero who plays Idara Abasi. We talk about the audition process and experiences from the set, as we also learn some random facts about them. Subscribe to Placebo Picture's YouTube and binge on all 6 episodes of Finding Idara and watch exclusive content....

Duration:00:44:53

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