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The Story and It’s Location

In last week’s topic I shared my opinion on “The power of Gratitude” and I remembered I bordered on showing appreciation to those who in one way or the other contributes to the progress and completion of our films. It … Continue reading

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Your First Cast As An Independent Film Maker – ADELEKE JOSEPH A

Last week, I shared my opinion on “Your Story” and I remember I said my first story was not better than the worst story I had seen. I remember I titled my first story “Tears”, though the title originally was … Continue reading

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Your Story – ADELEKE JOSEPH A

Last week, I told you all about the distinction between love and money in the context of film making; I believe, I was clear enough in my opinion that loving what you do is the first thing in film making; … Continue reading

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Dear Alex: Eulogy To My Departed Friend

Alex was many things to many, a son, a brother, a friend, a colleague, and to some others just another person that they knew but whatever he may have been to any of us, what I do know is that … Continue reading

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The Bridge Between Love And Money – ADELEKE JOSEPH A.

Just like every career, the moment you decide to become a film-maker or an act on screen, you have decided to get involved with spending for few years without returns. It will be funny to think that you can make … Continue reading

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The Beginning (About the founder) – Episode One: ABUBAKAR SADIQ HASSAN

Three peculiar things define a journey; the point at which it starts, the headed destination and what lies between. Just like the journey of life itself, starting from the womb, where a single cell transforms into a developing embryo and there’s … Continue reading

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The Hero Who Never Was

Man is born free yet he lives all his life settling for the comfort of the dungeons. Only if I had realized early that the only prisons we live in are the ones we put each other in, maybe then … Continue reading

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The Language Barrier – OLUWAKOREDE AKINKUOLIE

Even the language confounds me *sigh* So being from a tribe, you know how to speak your language right? You also feel like you speak it well enough that they can’t attempt to sell you to strangers right? (Please tell me … Continue reading

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Open Letter To My Wife

Iyawo mii, I’ve been waiting to say all this to you—and even more—for a long time. It might surprise you that I am writing to you publicly; but sometimes when there is too much to say, it’s better to write … Continue reading

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The Cultural Confusion – OLUWAKOREDE AKINKUOLIE

So, you move to a different environment and are expected to adapt well to the culture right? And it should be easy when it’s your own culture right? Nope, sorry, wrong and again wrong! I think this only drives me … Continue reading

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