US factual network HGTV has commissioned home-renovation series Renovation Wild, its first series based in Africa.
The US-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the organisation behind the Oscars, has invited three Nigerian filmmakers to become members.
South African actress Khanyi Mbau is set to become the first African woman ‘roasted’ on Comedy Central Africa and on streaming platform Showmax.
African telecommunications company MTN Group has debuted a short film called Voice, the second part of its brand refresh aimed at empowering young people in Africa.
Nigerian media personality Uti Nwachukwu will host a reunion show featuring the stars of reality series The Real Housewives of Lagos, to be carried by African streamer Showmax.
Nollywood movies Hey You, Sista and Brotherhood are set for cinema release in the coming months via Lagos-based distributors Film One Entertainment and Genesis Pictures.
Lagos-based production company LaVida Studios has received US$50m investment from Dentsu-owned US prodco The Story Lab.