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Title Welcome to Nollywood / produced by Henry S. Rosenthal and Cayce Lindner, in association with Infinity Films Nigeria and The National Black Programming Consortium ; directed by Jamie Meltzer.

Published [New York?] : Indiepix Films, [2009]
©2009

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store DVD  791.43 WELC MJ28    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (58 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes The film appears as letterbox/widescreen, but disc properties and the container show as 1.33:1 ratio).
Credits Photographed by Bruce Dickson, Akinola Davies and Jamie Meltzer ; edited by Daniel J. Friedman ; original music, Dave Nelson; additional music Ben Krauss.
Notes Originally produced in 2007.
DVD special features: audio commentary with director Jamie Meltzer; More at Indiepix.
Summary Explores the inner working of Nigeria's newly emerging film industry, introducing viewers to Nollywood's producer/directors: Chico Ejiro, Izu Ojukwu, and Bond Emeruwa. "Through clips and on-set visits, we meet Chico Ejiro, aka "Mr. Prolific," a filmmaker who has made over a hundred films. We follow the production of an epic war film by Izu Ojukwu, a young Nollywood director who is known for his high intensity action films. Both directors battle limited budgets, frequent power outages, mutinous casts, and none of the infrastructure that supports other national cinemas." "Churning out nearly 2,500 straight-to-video releases a year, [Nigerian filmmakers have] made the West African nation the world's third-largest movie market after the U.S. and India."--Container.
System notes DVD, NTSC, 1.33:1 letterboxed; Dolby digital.
Notes Official selection: AFI film festival; Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Avignon Film Festival, Mill Valley Film Festival.
Other author Rosenthal, Henry S., producer.
Lindner, Cayce, -2007, producer.
Meltzer, Jamie, director.
Nelson, David E.
Infinity Films Nigeria (Firm)
National Black Programming Consortium.
IndiePix (Firm)
Subject Ejiro, Chico.
Ojukwu, Izu.
Emeruwa, Bond.
Motion picture industry -- Nigeria.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Nigeria.
Digital video -- Production and direction -- Nigeria.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Standard Number 845637000777
Publisher Number IP3994 Indiepix Films