Episodes
In this episode, my guest is Oluyomi Ososanya. He is a writer, filmmaker, and film educator. Baba has written on shows such as Ajoche, Enakhe, Battleground, and Inspector K. We talk about how he got his big break with his writing, the Nollywood label, and the nuances of film criticism. https://www.instagram.com/oludacsribe/ https://www.oludascribe.com/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE:...
Published 04/28/22
Published 04/07/22
In this episode, you will be listen to the panel discussion from the premiere of my web series 'Finding Idara'. Finding Idara is a 6-part crime drama in which Inspector Uzo investigates the disappearance of Idara from a hike during the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp. Inspector Uzo questions Idara's close associates as she deals with some past trauma. Watch Now!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6ixJD7qq5candt=63s The session is hosted by Queen Essien and...
Published 04/07/22
In this episode, my guest is Baba Agba. He is a producer, cinematographer and General Secretary of the Association of Movie Producers (AMP). Baba has shot features and short film which includes Lost Cafe, Ojukokoro and A Cemetary of Doves. We talk about what inspires him, working as a DOP in Nigeria and the work the Association ofMovie Producers does. He also explains the need to unlock the potential of the Nigerian TV...
Published 03/31/22
In this episode, I talk about revenue streams and release windows that filmmakers can exploit for their film. Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE: https://paystack.com/pay/thenaijafilmpod/
Published 03/24/22
In this episode, my guest is Ronya Man. She is an actress, acting coach, director, and producer. She moved to Nigeria in 2015 and has been active on the theatre scene and has featured in Omo Ghetto: The Saga and Rattlesnake. We talk about what she's producing, intimacy on screen, and the stories she loves to tell. https://www.instagram.com/ronyamanarts/ https://www.ronyaman.com/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and...
Published 03/17/22
In this episode, my guest is Ronya Man. She is an actress, acting coach, director, and producer. She moved to Nigeria in 2015 and has been active on the theatre scene and has featured in Omo Ghetto: The Saga and Rattlesnake. We talk about transcending type casts, the importance of actors being self-aware, and her career as an acting coach. https://www.instagram.com/ronyamanarts/ https://www.ronyaman.com/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and...
Published 03/17/22
In this episode, my guest is Kayode Kasum. He is a director and producer. He is most notably known for directing Sugar Rush, Quam's Money, Oga Bolaji and Dwindle amongst others. We talk about directing across genres, how 'Oga Bolaji' saved his career, and his plans for 2022. https://www.instagram.com/kayodekasum/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE: https://paystack.com/pay/thenaijafilmpod/
Published 03/10/22
In this episode, my guest is Victor Okhai. He is a director, writer, and cinematographer. He is a member of the Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) and the president of the Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN). We talk about his work at the guild, starting a film school and film festival, and some challenges faced by Nigerian films trying to get selected for the Oscars. http://inshortfilmfestival.com/ https://www.thenosc.org/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook,...
Published 03/10/22
In this episode, I give a pep talk to struggling filmmakers on what it takes to make a film. Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE: https://paystack.com/pay/thenaijafilmpod/
Published 03/10/22
In this episode, my guest is Fatimah Binta Gimsay. She is a writer, director, producer and has written for shows like Unbroken, Battleground, Hush, Enakhe, and Riona. We talk about how she started writing, her film podcast Sceneful Sundays, and life as an independent filmmaker directing in Nigeria https://www.instagram.com/fatimahgimsay/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE:...
Published 02/18/22
In this episode, my guest is Oge Obasi. She has produced 4 feature films and a short which include O-Town, Ojuju, Juju Stories, and Mami Wata. We talk about the long journey to making Mami Wata, tips or producers, and the need for more collaboration within the industry. https://www.instagram.com/simplyoge/ https://www.instagram.com/fieryfilm/ https://www.instagram.com/20poundsproduction/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and...
Published 02/10/22
In this episode, my guest is Oge Obasi. She has produced 4 feature films and a short which include O-Town, Ojuju, Juju Stories, and Mami Wata. We talk about Juju Stories, producing films across different budgets and genres, and the things holding Nollywood back. https://www.instagram.com/simplyoge/ https://www.instagram.com/fieryfilm/ https://www.instagram.com/20poundsproduction/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and...
Published 02/10/22
In this episode, my guest is Bright Wonder. He is a writer, director, and founder of High Definition Film Academy and Studio. He is known for his most recent film, 'If I Am President'. We talk about his happiest Nollywood moment, reflections on 10 years at the film academy, and his upcoming...
Published 02/03/22
In this episode, I make a case for being a multi-hyphenate filmmaker. Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE: https://paystack.com/pay/thenaijafilmpod/
Published 01/27/22
In this episode, my guest is Yinka Ogun. He is a screenwriter and the current president of the 'Screenwriters Guild of Nigeria'. He is known for his work on 'Tinsel', 'Oloture', 'Your Excellency' and 'The Royal Hibiscus Hotel', etc. We talk about how he discovered writing, his process, and his work at the Screenwriters Guild. https://www.instagram.com/naijawriter/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE:...
Published 01/27/22
In this episode, my guest is Isioma Idigbe. She is the head of media, entertainment, and IP law at Punuka Attorneys and Solicitors. She continues to contribute to the development of the Nigerian film industry through workshops, consultations, and presentations. We talk about why your film needs a lawyer, the controversial MOPICON bill, and useful insurance covers for your film. Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and...
Published 01/27/22
In this episode, my guest is Kenneth Gyang. He is an award-winning writer and director known for 'Confusion Na Wa', 'The Lost Cafe' and 'Oloture'. He won the 2012 AMAA for 'Best Nigerian Film' for Confusion Na Wa, his debut feature. We talk about his formative years in Jos, being a student of cinema, and his next project. https://www.instagram.com/kennethgyang/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE:...
Published 01/27/22
In this episode, past guests from seasons 1 and 2 of 'The Naija Filmmaker' podcast share how to improve individuals and systems within the Nigerian film industry. I also share some changes coming to 'The Naija Filmmaker' podcast. Listen to the specific part: 03:28 - Nengi Adoki 04:15 - Ekene Som Mekunye 05:31 - Chioma Chiatula 06:11 - Jasmin Howson-Wright 06:50 - Nathan Shaiyen 07:00 - Priye Diri 07:13 - Kanso Ogbolu 08:06 - Ike Nnaebue 09:07 - Chavala Yaduma 10:01 - Regina Udalor 10:45 -...
Published 01/26/22
On this episode, my guest is Frankie Ogar. He is a writer, director, and producer. He directed 'A Soldier's Story' 1 and 2. We talk about Nigerian representation in film, the origins of "A Soldier's Story" and next steps for the franchise. https://www.instagram.com/frankieogar/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- DONATE: https://paystack.com/pay/thenaijafilmpod/
Published 10/16/21
On this episode, my guest is Chioma Chiatula. She is a writer, producer, and filmmaker. She has written numerous scripts including the sitcom, 'The Crib' and 'Say Something', a short film that she also directed. We talk about writer's block, the pressure after leaving film school, and finding your tribe. https://www.instagram.com/chiomabree/ Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- Send in a voice message:...
Published 07/24/21
On this episode which is the finale for the 2nd season of the Naija Filmmaker Podcast, I talk about the benefits of consistency in your filmmaking career. Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thenaijafilmpod/message
Published 07/16/21
On this episode, my guest is Ore Badmus. She is an actor, producer, and educator. Over the years, she has starred in TV shows like Tinsel and Africa Magic’s Riona. We talk about the business of acting, working with kids, and what she’s working on. https://www.instagram.com/theorebadmus/ (https://www.instagram.com/theorebadmus/) Continue the conversation here: Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @selegotfilm @thenaijafilmpod --- Send in a voice message:...
Published 07/09/21
On this episode, my guest is Imoh Umoren. He is a writer and indie filmmaker. He has directed several films which include Children of Mud, The Coffin Salesman, and The Herbert Macaulay Affair. His film, Hard Times won an AMVCA for best new media video. We talk about his inspiration, directing children, and tips on securing distribution for your film. https://www.instagram.com/amaka_creme/ (https://www.instagram.com)/theimohumoren/ https://twitter.com/imohumoren Continue the...
Published 07/01/21
On this episode, my guest is Abba Makama. He a filmmaker, visual artist and a member of the Surreal 16 Collective. His feature films ‘Green White Green’ and ‘The Lost Okoroshi’ have been screened at prestigious festivals including the Toronto International Film Festival. We talk about his fascination with dreams, tips on festival submissions and his hopes for Nollywood. https://www.instagram.com/abbaTmakama (https://www.instagram.com/abbaTmakama) Continue the conversation here: Follow us...
Published 06/24/21