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Video: (Watch) Funding of Nollywood and Nigeria’s Entertainment Industry, What it is Going to Take?

We talk a lot about funding of Nigeria’s creative industries i.e. its fashion, music and film industries and what it is going to take to do so. For a while, Nigeria’s financial institutions and key stakeholders who should pay attention, paid no real attention. Today, the tide is changing. Check out some solid content from Webtvng capturing the financial industry stakeholders as they discuss funding Nigeria’s entertainment industries and what it is going to take to do just that.


“One of the catalysts to the growth of the entertainment/creative industry anywhere in the globe is funding. This ranges from venture capitalists, to capital market investments, private sector participation and government subvention.
For Nigeria, the Industry has grown leap and bounds with minimal support and financing in the past 2 decades, in this panel session the prospects for changing the landscape through the provision of vehicles for funding the lucrative sector, comes to the fore.

Resource persons, technocrats, financial services experts and key players in the entertainment industry engage and discuss how the funding metrics can be transformed, to build a sound and robust sector.”

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Credited for several firsts in the fashion and entertainment industry, Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak) is a fashion and entertainment lawyer, speaker, visionary, gamechanger, trailblazer, and recognized thought leader, for her work on Africa’s emerging global fashion and entertainment markets, and the niche practice of fashion law in the United States. She is also the founder of ‘Africa Music Law,’ an industry go-to music business and law blog and podcast show empowering African artists. Her work in the creative and legal industries has earned her numerous awards and recognitions, including an award from the American University Washington College of Law for her “legal impact in the field of intellectual property in Africa." She has also taught as an Adjunct Professor at several institutions in the United States. For more information, visit her at

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