Film Business

Video: Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde on the Current State of Nollywood, her Career & More.


OmotolaJEkeindeNollywood’s Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde joins Olisa Adibua on his show ‘The Truth,’ where she takes on the business of film in Nigeria, shares how she broke into the industry and some current issues talents and other industry professionals face.

A few highlights

  • Nollywood is getting better.
  • More producers taking more risks.
  • More industry professionals are obtaining film education.
  • Nollywood needs more cinematic movies so it is not defined by straight to video movies, the current status quo.
  • New Nollywood is getting better but old Nollywood is getting worse.
  • Old Nollywood engages in abuse against talents, talents are underpaid, talents have to pay producers to feature in their movies, and more.

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