How to make movies in Nollywood

The Nigerian film industry is thriving, despite the constant power outages, lack of infrastructure, the heat and humidity. Nollywood, as it is called here, recently surpassed Hollywood in the number of recordable movies a year. Now it is the third largest film industry after Hollywood and Bollywood. Almost all movies are shot using digital video technology, and usually feature film is removed in 10 days, with a budget of 20-40 thousand dollars. Funded films are usually private producers. Because of the low budget films have to shoot quickly, so time for rehearsals and no retake. But there is a great scope of improvisation.






1. The young actress Mena Ogbor Josephine waiting for his appearance in the scene, while the crew checks the previously shot footage. Nollywood has become the second largest "employer" in Nigeria, and many young people now believe the film industry their ticket to success in a country where there are no other opportunities to make a successful career.




2. Directed by Ola Soyinka Orlando (left) discusses a scenario with actresses Patience Ozokvo (center) and Ngozi Dumanbi (right) on the set of the film nollivudskogo. Soyinka film about a businessman who did not disdain to take away the sin of murder, and is now looking for a spell to bewitch to his wife of his business partner, but in the end is going crazy and is recognized in all their sins. This is one of two thousand films produced every year in Nigeria.




3. Actress Adaobi Enekva plays a girl, was attacked vigilantes.




4. Make-up artist Kpoyi Kreeyshen (right) prepares to shoot the actor, whose character was shot in the head. Vigilantes, weapons and murder in Nollywood films often reflect the cruel reality of the Nigerian.




5. Actress Mildred Ezurike during a break in the filming.



6. From left to right: actors Adaobi Enekva and Dr. Keyggi Ogarekpe operator Osmeka Onvuegbuziya and directed by Ola Orlando Shoyika filming in a suburb of Lagos. The streets do not overlap, and the people and vehicles can pass freely and pass during the filming of the movie.



7. Actress Ufioma Ezhenobor.



8. Directed by Ola Soyinka Orlando (left) shoots the scene of the film with a digital camera. Virtually all Nollywood movies are shot to "figureĀ».



9. The next scene of violence from the Nigerian film. American cinema in Nigeria hardly watch - movies overseas expensive, and do not understand the locals.

10. Directed by Ola Soyinka Orlando sweating on the film. Because of the heat and high humidity in the capital of the film industry Lagos, where they filmed most of the films, it is difficult to work.



11. Directed by Ola Soyinka Orlando (center) and members of the crew rest before filming.



12. Actors Emeka Ike and Chief Funsho Adeola (left to right), as well as an actress on the set of Ufioma Ezhenobor nollivudskogo film.



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