Nigerian-American actress Uzo Aduba is to star in new drama series Mrs America on US pay network FX, about real-life politician Shirley Chisholm.
Award-winning Zimbabwean filmmaker and author Tsitsi Dangarembga working on a film based on a Nigerian novel.
Artmosphere Reality Show, a series that aims to embrace unique and diverse entertainment talent, is gearing up to hold auditions in Lagos, Abuja and Delta.
Nigerian actress Folake Olowofoyeku is starring in a new TV comedy series picked up by US broadcast network CBS.
Linda Ikeji TV is set to launch two new reality shows, including a one that spotlights the life of Nigeria’s foremost female DJ.
Nollywood actress Adesuwa Etomi is voicing the lead role in new Nigerian animated series Malika: Warrior Queen.
India-based distributor GoQuest Media Ventures has picked up the rights to sell a Turkish drama in four African territories from Scandinavian sales house Eccho Rights.
Working Title TV in the UK has acquired exclusive rights to the first TV project by Nigerian-born Inua Ellams, creator of the acclaimed Barbershop Chronicles, performed at London’s The National Theatre.
The 2019 Nigerian International Film Summit is set to be held in Lagos from September 3 to 5, following the theme ‘Developing and creating original and appealing content for Africa and beyond.’
Nigeria will be the country of honour at Cote d’Ivoire’s Abidjan Film Summit, taking place on May 28 at the city’s Pullman Hotel.
Hong Kong-based IT company NetDragon Websoft Holdings has partnered with the Nigerian government to promote the development of digital education in Africa.
Pan-African networking platform MultiChoice Talent Factory is on the look-out for 60 aspiring film and TV creatives from 13 African countries to join the MTF Academy 2019.
The implementation of the switch from analogue to digital television has almost been completed in Benin City.
The new CEO of StarTimes Nigeria, David Zhang, has revealed plans to make the digital pay TV broadcaster affordable to all subscribers.
EbonyLife Media CEO Mo Abudu has been revealed as a juror for this year’s Rolex Awards for Enterprise.
A weekly style show devoted to celebrating brands that cater to the fashion needs of Muslim women in Nigeria has returned to television screens for a second season.
The top prize in reality singing show Hymnodia has been awarded to Kenneth Ekhuemelo, who beat 13 other participants.
Award-winning Nigerian author Nnedi Okorafor is launching a production company.
Nigeria’s National Film and Video Censors Board and French organisation Alliance Francaise have signed an agreement to distribute films via a conference being held later this year.
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