Is Nollywood really bigger than Hollywood? Yes in terms of the number of movies produced annually. Recent statistics from the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has indicated the annual film production of the Nigerian film industry, known as Nollywood has surpassed the better known American film industry, Hollywood.
It was an exhilarating, exciting two days of deliberation as women in Nollywood came together to discuss the way forward in film in Nigeria at the African Women's Development Fund (AWDF), held at the Colonades Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos.
His mother is half Ghanaian and half Liberian while his father is a Dutch. But Van Vicker has become one of the faces that dazzle in Nollywood. He tells 'NONYE BEN-NWANKWO why he stays more in Nigeria than his home countries, and explains his relationship with actresses Nadia Buari and Tonto Dike.Read more »
Van Vicker Biography: Joseph Van Vicker is one of the most recognized faces to come out of the African movie industry. Van Vicker was born August 1, 1977, and he is proud of his unique heritage; he is of Dutch, Liberian, and Ghanaian descent.
His father died when he was six years old. He has often cited in interviews that he considers himself a global citizen as he was raised all over the world by his mother. Due to the early death of his father Vicker has stated that he is very close to his mother and considers her his hero.
Nollywood Gist: Popular Nollywood actor Totolos, has spoken out on recent debates among Nigerian and Ghanaian movie fans over the relationship between Ghana and Nigeria's movie industries, with emphasis on the supremacy of stakeholders, especially actors.Read more »
Is a movie director really trying to sue Nollywood actress Ini Edo for abandoning a movie role she has been contracted to undertake? Well, according to Nollywood news report from sources reaching us - that might be the case. See the full story below.Read more »