It is no surprise what Nollywood and the Nigerian entertainment industry have grown to become. From box office premieres to chart-topping debuts on streaming platforms, the film industry has seen an improvement in production.
And although actors on screen get the majority of the spotlight, some filmmakers have often stolen
the spotlight on several occasions.
These are some of the biggest names behind the camera that certainly look the part in front of it.
Kemi Adetiba, (Director). Popular projects: King of Boys, The Wedding Party, and Across a Bloodied Ocean
Kunle Afolayan, (Director). Popular projects: Irapada, The Figurine, October 1, Mokalik, and Citation
Mo Abudu, (Producer). Popular projects: Blood Sisters, Chief Daddy, Oloture, Castle & Castle, and The Wedding Party.
Bolanle Austen-Peters, (Producer). Popular projects: The Man of God, Collision Course, 93 Days, Bling Lagosians, and Fela and the Kalakuta Queens.
Charles Okpaleke, (Producer). Popular projects: Living in Bondage, Breaking Free, Battle Snake, Nneka, the Pretty Serpent, and Glamour.
Yolanda Okereke, (Costume Designer). Popular projects: Blood Sisters, Chief Daddy, King of Boys, Shuga and The Set Up.
Bunmi Ajakaiye, (Director/Writer). Popular projects: The smart Money Woman, Glamour Girls, Skinny Girl in Transit, and Up North.
Ifan Michael, (Producer). Popular projects: Foreigner’s God, Lotanna, and Singing Sin.
Arese Ugwu, (Executive Producer). Popular projects: The Smart Money Woman.