Afolayan, Netflix, USC target Nigerian talent

The KAP Film & Television Academy, owned by Nigerian filmmaker and producer Kunle Afolayan, has partnered with Netflix and the University of Southern California to host post-production workshops in Nigeria.


CBS renews Bob Hearts Abishola

US broadcast network CBS has ordered a fourth season of TV comedy series Bob Hearts Abishola, which stars Nigerian actress Folake Olowofoyeku (Westworld, Modern Family).


Jalade-Ekeinde, Makinwa to lead 80s-set film

Nollywood actor Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and TV presenter Toke Makinwa are set to star in a 1980s-set film directed by Ifan Ifeanyi Michael.


Ngesi, Tunzi join cast of The Woman King

South African actor Sivuyile Ngesi and model Zozibini Tunzi have joined the cast of epic historical movie drama The Woman King.


African creatives join ANF Fellows scheme

Africa No Filter, a non-profit organisation that supports the development of stories that try to change stereotypes about Africa, has selected 11 emerging artists to be part of its Emerging Artists Fellows programme.


Ugandan regulator probes TV stations

The Uganda Communications Commission has placed 23 television stations under investigation for allegedly airing content that violates the East African country’s copyright laws.

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