NIGERIAN NEWS AND FEATURES
Elba, Abudu to copro African dramas
Idris Elba’s Green Door Pictures and Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife Media have partnered to develop a slate of television and film projects together to “empower and uplift” talent from Africa and its diaspora.
African Folktales Reimagined on Netflix
Short film collection African Folktales Reimagined is set to launch globally on streaming platform Netflix on March 29.
Magic Carpet lands Legends of Bulan
Nigerian animation house Magic Carpet Studio has unveiled its new 3D animated miniseries, titled Legends of Bulan.
Nigerian channels serve up Sight of Flavors
Sight of Flavors, a Nigerian TV show mixing food with travel, will debut on television next month.
Nollywood-Bollywood series wraps
A cross-cultural Nollywood-Bollywood series titled Postcards has wrapped production and will launch soon.
EbonyLife’s Mo Abudu joins Banff jury
Mo Abudu, CEO of Nigeria’s EbonyLife Media, has been selected to serve on the grand jury at the Banff World Media Festival, which is slated to be held in June.
Continental Satellite Limited
Continental Satellite Limited formerly known as Consat is a privately-owned media and entertainment company headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria and operating under the brand name PLAY.
Cable Channels Nigeria
Cable Channels Nigeria Limited (CCNL) is a consortium of licensed Cable TV (MMDS) operators in the country with vast knowledge and experience spanning more than 20 years and some core investors
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