Gracing the cover of the March edition of Nolly Silver Screen online magazine is award winning filmmaker extraordinaire, Tope Oshin-Ogun. In her interview with Editor, Isabella Akinseye, she speaks about her journey into Nollywood, her inspiration and being a woman behind the cameras. She talks passionately about a new short film she directed and produced. “I’m very passionate about – reform and change through entertainment. New Horizons availed me the opportunity to lend my voice once again in helping abused women all over the world.”
Entertainment journalist Agina Eberechukwu profiles the filmmakers who were honoured at the Nigeria Centenary Awards while Gbolahan Adams’ cartoon strip ‘Rollicking Nollies’ focuses on those who didn’t make the list in ‘Centenary Awards Rejects Anonymous.’
Also featured is ‘A Mic Affair: 10 actors who tried music’ written by film critic Wilfred Okiche where he critiques the career misadventures of Genevieve Nnaji, Jim Iyke, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Nkem Owoh and Susan Peters among others. Deputy Editor, Innocent Ekejuiba shares his Top 5 list of the Best Nigerian Production Houses. Readers would also enjoy colourful pictures from the set of the highly anticipated Dazzling Mirage by Tunde Kelani while fashion lovers can steal a style from the celebrities on the red carpet of Rukky Sanda’s Gold Diggin.
Creative Minds by Victor Okoye, Udoka Oyeka’s Living Funeral trailer and Everything Happens for a Reason by Florian Schott are all reviewed by the editorial team. Effiong Ekpenyong (Davirus) of dmoviereview blog is this edition’s guest reviewer and he gave his take on Covert Operation.
“Nolly Silver Screen is about celebrating African filmmakers and telling our own story. In our second issue, we shine the spotlight on winners of the Afrinolly Awards as well as the 2014 Screen Nation Film and TV Awards,” said Ms. Akinseye.
Read Issue 02 of Nolly Silver Screen magazine here.
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