Tag: Niyi Akinmolayan

Ayomitide AdeyinkaMarch 13, 2024

Niyi Akinmolayan’s Rainmakers is a Fascinating Documentary Experiment

Known for his talent and impact in the Nigerian film industry, with the plethora of successful movies made under his ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaJanuary 20, 2024

Niyi Akimolayan Puts Rainmakers To The Test On March 1

Nigerian director and producer Niyi Akinmolayan is set to release a documentary on Prime Video titled “Rainmakers” on March 1, ...

YNaijaJune 1, 2023

The Film Blog: Kate Henshaw, Emeka Nwagbaraocha, Efe Irele, and More to Feature in Niyi Akinmolayan’s ‘The House of Secrets’

Niyi Akinmolayan, the brilliant filmmaker behind a string of cinematic gems, has recently unveiled the official poster for his much-anticipated ...

Bernard DayoJune 2, 2021

Can horror comedies in Nollywood explode with ‘My Village People’?

It has since been established that Nollywood isn’t actively in the business of making horror films. 90’s Nollywood horror nostalgia ...

EditorFebruary 17, 2020

Anthill studios is combining animation with social media on ‘AngryBeckySeries’

Anthill Studios might be best known for their boundary pushing filmmaking and their roster of young directors like Isioma Osaje ...

SponsorNovember 16, 2019

Accelerate TV premieres the Mindset Series – top 5 films of 2019 Accelerate Filmmaker Project at the African International Film Festival

Accelerate TV premieres ‘The Mindset Series’ – the top 5 short films from its 2019 Accelerate Filmmaker Project – at ...

Bernard DayoAugust 16, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: ”The Set Up” hitting N21 million in 5 days is another reason you should see the movie

Niyi Akinmolayan’s latest offering The Set Up is dominating the box office in Nigeria and Ghana, scoring a record of ...

SponsorAugust 7, 2019

Trust no one and believe nothing – Behind the mystery and glam of The Set Up Movie Premiere at Filmhouse Cinemas

It was a night of glamour, mystery and drama as celebrities and influencers strutted their stuff at the premiere of the ...

Bernard DayoJuly 29, 2019

Check out the new movie poster for dramatic thriller ”Elevator Baby” starring Toyin Abraham and Timini Egbuson

Niyi Akinmolyayan is having a busy 2019. Already, the filmmaker has three upcoming projects including the animated movie Malika: Warrior ...

Bernard DayoJuly 24, 2019

The trailer for animated movie ”Malika: Warrior Queen” is here and Adesuwa Etomi-Wellington as Malika is unstoppable!

The internet is abuzz with the trailer for hotly anticipated animated movie Malika: Warrior Queen, an adaptation of the graphic ...

Bernard DayoJuly 11, 2019

New teaser of ”The Set Up” shows Jim Iyke in all shades of being a bad boy

The trailer for Niyi Akinmolayan’s The Set Up was released last week, and it gave us a full look at ...

Bernard DayoJuly 5, 2019

”The Set Up” is one of the most anticipated movies of 2019, and now we have a trailer

The Set Up is Niyi Akinmolayan’s followup to the bombastic comedy Chief Daddy, a movie that I still remember for ...

Bernard DayoJune 6, 2019

Niyi Akinmolayan has dropped the teaser for ”The Set Up” but we need more footage

We have a new movie from Niyi Akinmolayan on the horizon. Yesterday, the director dropped a one-minute teaser for The ...

Bernard DayoDecember 3, 2018

Niyi Akinmolayan launches Anthill Business

Niyi Akinmolayan is in the news again, but not for a movie. His company Anthill Production, one of Nigeria’s top-tier ...

Bernard DayoNovember 28, 2018

Niyi Akinmolayan plans to make animation film ‘Frogeck’ with a production budget of N120 million

Niyi Akinmolayan is going big with Frogeck, purported as Nigeria’s first, full length animated feature. Production budget is N120 million, ...

Bernard DayoNovember 8, 2018

Here’s your first look at Niyi Akinmolayan’s upcoming animated film ‘Frogeck’

What you probably didn’t know is that The Wedding Party 2 director Niyi Akinmolayan is helming the animated movie Frogeck ...

Wilfred OkicheJanuary 15, 2018

LONG READ: Why Nollywood is moving round in circles

If you listen to critics and the journalists who cover the entertainment beat, 2017 was not Nollywood’s best year, wasn’t ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 9, 2018

[The Film Blog] Kemi Adetiba has an upcoming film and it’s called “King of Boys”

As one of the few female directors in Nigeria who have successfully helmed the country’s best selling film, everyone has ...

ToluOctober 5, 2017

The Film Blog: Can The Wedding Party 2 outshine its first part?

We’re certain you’ve seen the teaser for the sequel to 2016’s Nollywood blockbuster movie, The Wedding Party. But if you ...

Op-ed EditorJune 10, 2017

The Film Blog: We remember Niyi Akinmolayan’s tweet storm on AMAA last year

This morning, we asked a question by the way, as to why industry players are essentially ignoring the Africa Movie ...

Isime EseneJanuary 25, 2017

The Film Blog: We don’t know how we feel about Kenneth Gyang’s ‘The Lost Café’

We don’t know that bigger fans of Kenneth Gyang’s work exist anywhere else, at least not in Nigeria. At TFB, ...

Isime EseneJanuary 13, 2017

The YNaija Ranking: The Wedding Party is number 1 on our top 10 film countdown

With over N250 million in earnings, it is clear why this countdown debuts with The Wedding Party at number one. ...

Media BloggerDecember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: Anthill Studios’ ‘Plaything is pretty impressive

Anthill Studios was founded by Niyi Akinmolayan (who also serves as its Creative Director.) They’ve released a new short film, ...

Media BloggerDecember 18, 2016

The Film Blog: Room 315 is a solid piece of work

Now that all the controversy has died down, Niyi Akinmolayan’s Room 315 has finally arrived. See for yourself. If you ...

Media BloggerNovember 14, 2016

The Film Blog: Room 315 has no time for your drama

It was just about a month ago when the internet was hit with a flurry of controversy about two similarly ...

YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Film Blog: 3 comments provide an important minority view on Room 315

We came across these two comments, and as far as minority views go on this debate about plagiarism, they are ...

YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Film Blog: From #TheOtherRoom to #Room315 (and what we think)

In case you were looking for a room controversy that actually worth your time, rather than the teenage-boy fantasies of ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2016

The Thread: Room 313 vs Room 315 | When new Nollywood took itself on

New Nollywood is in a tizzy over theft and plagiarism of the creative work Room 315. Wana Udobang, multimedia journalist, poet ...

Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Film Blog: We hope Naz Onuzo reads this review – and pays attention

Chinaza Onuzo is clearly one of the leading lights for that project they call New Nollywood. You don’t know him ...

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