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There is nothing wrong in remaking a movie after a couple of dacades after the original. There should be some enforcement of copyright legislation in the nollywood industry. (Ghanaians and Nigerians) To have the same plot repeated over and over in nollywood movies is fraud. Time and money for the ca
I dnt really know wats happening with Nigerian movies this days, i appreciate the fact that we watch free movies on this site but its annoying to watch a movie nd the concluding part coming in another title entirely. Is dis d way they produce the films now or do they change the title on the site? Am
Eeh Ranybaby or what ever thing u call urself. what do u mean by nigeria coppied Ghana film? when did Ghana started acting film if i may ask? who thought Ghana how to act film? was it not Nigeria? Ghana started acting film with Nigeria since 2005. Nigeria was teaching them how to act film. now they
sweetheart1974 or wateva u call urself..... dis is the 21st century, rivalry and ignorance should be far over. we blame whites for not treating black ppl right, but here we are, blacks hating on each other. how do u expect someone to respect u if u dont respect urself. everyone has a right to state
I have not watched the movie yet but I watched Part 1 and 2 already and it was not copied from Beyonce, and look at who is saying Nigeria is stealing ideas, should i start naming the movies that Ghanaians in their short term of movie success have stolen from Nigerian movies? Anyway I am not here to
u,ve gotta be kidding me right??? this aint even about copying a ghanaian movie,its more like copying f...ing sunita[bollywood movie,THE PROMISE] i had to rub my eyes to chk i wasnt dreaming..whats the point about changing faces and bandaging her freaking face,and the doctor even said 'nurse clean
You call this a plagiarism. actuali we made it better!!! n i can rem. Ghana copied a long time naija movie in which Genevieve was the pres. daughter, Ramsay the lover boy n kate henshaw the victim, and they named thirs Beyonce the pres. daughter. so who copied who? the whole world knows Ghana did.
reading these comments make me feel sick. but how the hell can the nigerians copy the ghanaian when the nigerians start helpin the ghanaians with there movies. it is just to silly to say that and to me i think these two countries are doin a great job in entertaining us. so people w
HistoryThe first Nigerian films were made by filmmakers such as Ola Balogun and Hubert Ogunde in the 1960s, but they were frustrated by the high cost of film production. However, television broadcasting in Nigeria began in the 1960s and received much government support in its early years. By the mid-1980s every state had its own broadcasting station. Law limited foreign television content so producers in Lagos began televising local popular theater productions. Many of these were circulated on video as well, and a small scale informal video movie trade developed. Nigerian film is thus a video movie industry; Nigerians call them 'home videos'. There is some debate concerning what caused this small local market in videos to explode into a booming industry that has pushed foreign media off the shelves in much of Africa and is now marketed all over the world. Use of English rather than local languages served to expand the market. Aggressive marketing using posters, trailers, and television advertising also played a role in Nollywood's success. Many point to the 1992 release of Living in Bondage, a film about a businessman whose dealings with a money cult result in the death of his wife, as the industry's first blockbuster. Since then, thousands of movies have been released. One of the first Nigerian movie to reach international fame was the 2003 release Osuofia In London, starring Nkem Owoh, the famous Nigerian comedic actor. Modern Nigerian cinema’s most prolific auteur is Chico Ejiro, who directed over 80 films in a 5-year period and brags that he can complete production on a movie in as little as three days. Ejiro’s brother Zeb is the best-known director of these videos outside of the country.
The first Nollywood films were produced with traditional analog video,
such as Betacam SP, but today all Nollywood movies are produced using
digital video technology. Only recently, Time magazine published an article
rating the industry as the third-largest after Hollywood and Bollywood.
ProductionIn the early days, Nollywood had one studio, Studio Tinapa in Tinapa, Calabar. Most movies, however, are not produced in studios in the Hollywood style. Video movies are shot on location all over Nigeria with distinct regional variations between the northern movies (made primarily in the Hausa language), the western Yoruba-language movies, the Igbo movies shot in the southeast,(Benin City) Edo Language shot in Benin city and the popular English-language productions, also shot primarily in the southeast. Many of the big producers have offices in Surulere, Lagos. Shooting films in Nigeria is difficult.
Nigerian directors adopt new technologies as soon as they become affordable. Bulky videotape cameras gave way to their digital descendents, which are now being replaced by HD cameras. Editing, music, and other post-production work is done with common computer-based systems.