All posts by isaac anyaogu

Isaac loves to write fiction, poetry and short stories. He loves red wine too.

What Nollywood Starlets Can Learn From Lupita Nyong’o

Since playing the poignant role of Patsy to critical acclaim in Steve McQueen’s film 12 years a Slave, Kenyan Actress Lupita Amondi Nyong’o has taken the world by a storm. The decibel has been so loud that we easily forget that only eight years ago she was trolling movie sets as a production assistant. Few … Continue reading What Nollywood Starlets Can Learn From Lupita Nyong’o

10 Rules for accessing the N200billion entertainment fund

10 Rules for accessing the N200billion entertainment fund

10 Rules for accessing the N200billion entertainment fund Media reports have it that only six applicants have successfully accessed N700 million of the N200 billion entertainment fund disbursed by the Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) for the entertainment industry.  Yet the entertainment industry is in dire need of these funds as the industry especially the … Continue reading 10 Rules for accessing the N200billion entertainment fund

A New Role For The Nollywood Stakeholder

A New Role For The Nollywood Stakeholder

If you wish to support Nollywood and help the industry grow to develop her potentials, then you should shoot all the stakeholders.  To the extent that the Nollywood stakeholder has become a barrier against progress and a means to accentuate dereliction, crass opportunism and elevation of mediocrity to the status of an art form, then … Continue reading A New Role For The Nollywood Stakeholder

Making the Most of Corporate Endorsement in Nollywood

Making the Most of Corporate Endorsement in Nollywood

The stars have clearly begun to align for Nollywood.  Like the beautiful bride, corporate suitors it seems, have turned out in a duel for the hands of some of Nollywood’s brightest stars. It gets better, many are renewing cool deals. How much is Monalisa Chinda’s smile worth? According to industry sources, Vita500, a new energy … Continue reading Making the Most of Corporate Endorsement in Nollywood