AML 017: Who Owns Sex Tweets? Bloggers SugaBelly v. Linda Ikeji at Loggerheads

[spp-player] (Update: Please click  link for the Sugabelly v. Mustapha Audu rape case) Who Owns Sex Tweets? Bloggers SugaBelly v. Linda Ikeji at Loggerheads ASK MS. UDUAK: In this episode of The Africa Music Law Show with Ms. Uduak, Ms. Uduak takes on the heated debate sprung on by bloggers Sugabelly and Celebrity blogger Linda …

AML 016: How to Get Digital Radio Airplay with Liz Yemoja

Liz Yemoja was born in Nigeria, but raised in the UK. She began her foray into media in 2009. Armed with sheer determination and focus, Liz started her own online show on youtube ‘The Liz Yemoja Show’ featuring artists from all genres of the Nigerian entertainment industry from M.I Abaga, Mohits, (Wande Coal, Dbanj, Donjazzy), …

AML 015: Africa’s Exploding Video on Demand Market with DStv’s GM for VoD Graeme Cumming

Graeme Cumming, General Manager for DStv Satellite Television service, a major satellite TV service in Sub-Saharan Africa, operated by South African company MultiChoice, appears on the Africa Music Law show with Ms. Uduak to discuss Africa’s exploding VoD market and his company’s recent VoD product AfricaMagicGo, launched in the USA for the African diaspora. “With more …

AML 014: How to Solve Nollywood’s Distribution Problem, Once and For All, with Hollywood’s Pascal Atuma


Hollywood Film Director Pascal Atuma shares how Nollywood (the second largest film producing movie in the world) practitioners can resolve their distribution problem, once and for all.

Pascal Atuma is a Canadian/Nigerian actor, screenwriter, film producer, film director, and comedian. Born in Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria to a large family of seven, Pascal moved to the United States in 1995 after attending Government College Umuahia and the University of Port Harcourt in Rivers State, Nigeria. He initially tried pursuing a career as a civil engineer before switching gears and pursuing a career in the entertainment industry.

Today, Pascal is a quintuple threat as a comedian-turned-actor, writer, producer and director added to his credits. As a director, he’s helmed most of his seven movie productions – that is, “The Trace” (coming soon), “Who Is the Man?” “Okoto the Messenger,” “My American Nurse” and its sequel, “My American Nurse 2.” His breakout directorial debut, “My American Nurse,” premiered in the United States at the 2006 Pan African Film Festival. Its sequel, My American Nurse 2, also premiered at the Pan African Film Festival. As an actor, he’s starred in many of his own productions, as well as other Nollywood projects, including “Through the Glass,” “The Other Side of Love,” “Faithfulness” and “Secret Past.”

In this Episode You Will Learn

  • What it takes to break into Hollywood.
  • Overcoming barriers including “accents” to achieve success in Hollywood.
  • How to Get Distribution in the US & International Markets.
  • Embracing New Technologies as an Indie Filmmaker.
  • Tips for Nollywood Practitioners looking to enter the US Market.

Links in Show

The Trace Film

The L.A.P.D African Cops

My American Nurse

Hurricane in the Rose Garden

Credits

Credit: Written, Produced & Edited by Uduak Oduok, Esq.
AML Theme Song 1 ‘Delight’: Nigerian-American Producer Kid Konnect
AML Theme Song 2 ‘Africans Modern Mix’: American Producer John Keller

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AML 013: Copyright Law for Nigerian & American Artists: Lecrae, Flame et al. v Katy Perry

Did Katy Perry Infringe on Christian Rapper Lecrae’s Song ‘Joyful Noise’ with ‘Dark Horse’ ? California Fashion & Entertainment Lawyer and Founder of Africa Music Law, Ms. Uduak Oduok, takes on the copyright infringement lawsuit filed by Christian rappers Lecrae, Flame et al. against Katy Perry, Capitol Records, Juicy J and other Doe Defendants. Lecrae …