According to the official release of the CIFI document on the apex bank’s website,the initiative was borne out of the committee’s conviction that the entertainment sector holds the key to job creation, poverty reduction and inclusive growth. However, what is not clear is how many industry operators have accessed the loan so far. But from indications, there’s need for the present administration to work the talk. While some government agencies like the NFC have high projections for a better film production outing for Nigeria in year 2020, the outbreak of corona virus pandemic has forestalled such projections. … [Read more...] about Entertainment industry in 5 years: More talks, more promises, more committees!
Actor Armie Hammer is the latest among a growing list of Hollywood leftists who are shaming individuals for supporting President Donald Trump, calling out Marvel Entertainment Chairman Isaac Perlmutter on Friday for donating to the president’s re-election campaign. … [Read more...] about Actor Armie Hammer Goes After Marvel Entertainment Chairman for Donating to Trump
Crocker is most known in the biz for being the creator, writer and director of Netflix’s first South African original series, the thriller Shadow, which debuted on the platform last year. It followed an ex-cop suffering from congenital analgesia who takes vigilante justice into his own hands in the criminal underworld of Johannesburg. … [Read more...] about Gareth Crocker, Creator Of Netflix’s First South African Series ‘Shadow’, Signs With Cultivate Entertainment
Related Story Holiday Film 'Rekindling Christmas' From Rio Vista Universal Sets Main Cast Almythea follows the adventures of Little Hawk, a young villager who dreams of becoming a warrior, his childhood sweetheart Broken Arrows, who is betrothed to the fabled Astra champion, the complex and bitter tyrant Terrian Diomedes, aka The Lost One, and his winged temptress overlord, the sinister and duplicitous Raven Weaver. Set against the background of a 1000 year war between spiritual, immortal warriors known as the E3 and Diomedes, Little Hawk’s fate is manipulated by a rebellious E3 shaman, Grey Paw. This parallel universe brims with mythical creatures ranging from the enchanting, pixie-like “Fleafs,” to vaporous “Evil-Whisperers” and more. … [Read more...] about Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, Priscilla Presley To Develop ‘Almythea’ Film Series
Artist, technicians, managers, skilled and unskilled workers across the whole spectrum of the audio-visual industry will soon be eligible for appointments with written contracts, and get minimum wages, safe working conditions, health benefits and electronic payment of salary. The labour ministry is working on a new legislation that will supersede the Cine-Workers and the Cinema Theatre Workers (Regulation of Employment) Act of 1981. The move is expected to formalise the $20-billion media and entertainment industry. Currently, workforce involved only in cinema theatre, cinematographic film and feature films (a full length cinema) were covered under the Act and paid in cash, often depriving other workers involved in documentary or other audio-visual production of bare minimum benefits of a worker. The industry provided employment, both direct and indirect, to over 5 million people in 2017. Currently, most of the semi-skilled or unskilled workforce in the audio-visual industry works … [Read more...] about Minimum wages, health benefits for all media & entertainment industry workers soon