Author: Efeturi

Film awards are more than just a celebration of cinematic achievements; they are grand spectacles where fashion, style, and glamour converge. These events offer a unique platform for collaboration among celebrities, fashion designers, stylists, and makeup artists. This symbiotic relationship not only amplifies the allure of the red carpet but also translates into substantial financial gains for all parties involved. The AMVCAs is no exception as it relates to the spectacle of glamour and creativity, where the worlds of fashion, beauty, and entertainment collide. On Tuesday, I listened intently as Actress Lilian Afegbai went on about some make-up artists who…

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In a momentous stride for Nigerian cinema, three formidable women have etched their names into the annals of film history by clinching spots on The Hollywood Reporter’s list of the 40 Most Powerful Women in International Film. According to the online publication, Mo Abudu, CEO EbonyLife Media – Africa’s production industry was hit this year by the news that Amazon Prime Video was getting out of the African originals business. But Abudu, who pioneered African media — first as a talk show host, then TV and film producer and now theater chain owner — has always found a way. Her…

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Dr Shaibu Husseini, Executive Director/CEO of the National Films and Videos Censors Board (NFVCB) has emphasised the need for a regulatory body to have access to accurate data to propel the film and TV industry to enviable heights. He spoke at a stakeholders meeting held at the NFVCB Lagos Zonal office in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, Husseini stressed the need for precise data in relation to classification and censorship of films and content produced by skit makers and producers. The meeting brought together key stakeholders in the Nigerian film industry, to discuss ways to enhance the sector’s growth and development.…

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The African Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) red carpet is renowned for its showcase of elegance, innovation, and cultural richness, and this year’s edition, the AMVCA10, was no exception. The red carpet was transformed into a runway of vibrant colors, bold patterns, and exquisite designs, as celebrities and industry icons stepped out in grand style. One of the standout trends of the night was intricate beadwork, artistic excellence to elaborate embroidery, each outfit told a unique story, celebrating the varying talents of the Nigerian and indeed African fashion. Designers pushed the boundaries of creativity. Dramatic silhouettes, bold accessories, and unexpected…

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It has been 10 long years of the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA10) and while the fashion was too die for (cos fashion designers, stylist, tailors and makeup artist finish work today) the event once again leaves an awkwardness in the industry and clearly rest the ongoing debate that judging certain categories is way better than the voting process which the Awards had held on too for a long time. Does that mean it ceases to be the Viewers Choice, maybe time will tell. Traditionally, the AMVCAs have relied on viewer voting to determine the winners in various categories.…

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The 10th Edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA10) has definitely come and gone, as the African entertainment industry came together to celebrate excellence and talent, the event was a testament to the vibrant and diverse creativity that sparked the 2023 Film industry across the continent. Let’s look at some of the winners who took home the coveted awards: Best Makeup Campbell Precious (Mami Wata) Best Indigenous Language Film (West Africa) Jagun Jagun (Femi Adebayo) Best Indigenous Language (East Africa) Wandongwa Best Indigenous Language (South Africa) Motshameko O Kotsi Best Art Direction Over The Bridge (Abisola Omolade) Best…

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The film from Everything Savage and Unbound Studios, features the award-winning star’s acting debut, and directed by Meji Alabi. The drama tells the story of Aisha (Savage), an ambitious fashion designer, as she returns to her native home after 10 years away in the U.S., following a family bereavement. At home, things have changed violence has escalated and tensions have been high. As she reconnects with family, old friends, and her past love, she must learn to live with her scars and confront the guilt she left behind. Filmed in the city of Cape Coast, Ghana, the drama also stars…

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Nemsia Films, in strategic collaboration with Evercare Hospital Lekki, proudly announces a transformative collaboration aimed at amplifying awareness about asthma and providing essential support to patients through the provision of 100 complimentary inhalers. This initiative follows the resounding success of the cinematic masterpiece ‘Breath of Life’ on Prime Naija, a film written and directed by BB Sasore, the co-founder of Nemsia Films, starring and produced by Eku Edewor which recently garnered eleven AMVCA nominations, including Best Movie, Best Director, and Best Writing, underscoring its remarkable impact on Nigerian cinema. Asthma remains a pervasive chronic respiratory ailment affecting millions globally, with…

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Showmax has announced that the much-anticipated reunion of The Real Housewives of Lagos  Season 2 will premiere on Wednesday, 27 March 2024. Adding to the excitement, media personality Latasha Ngwube has been revealed as the host. Latasha will guide viewers through an interesting reunion, promising plenty of drama, surprises, and candid conversations with the cast. “I’m delighted to dive into the fabulous world of excitement and drama these ladies have created”, said Latasha on being host for the eagerly awaited Reunion show. With a media career spanning two decades, Latasha is a seasoned lifestyle journalist renowned for her work with…

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Continuing its success on the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA) stage, Showmax Nigeria Originals Wura and The Real Housewives of Lagos (RHOLagos), have once again earned recognition with three nominations at the 10th edition of the AMVCAs. For this milestone edition of the awards, the second season of Wura, Showmax Nigeria’s first Original telenovela and fan-favourite series, received two nominations in two categories: Best Writing TV Series and Best Scripted Series. The second season of the Nigerian adaptation of The Real Housewives franchise, The Real Housewives of Lagos, vies for the award of Best Unscripted Series. Winners in these categories will be determined by a specially selected jury headed by ace filmmaker Femi Odugbemi. With…

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