Nigeria remains 2nd globally in quantity films production- MD

Written by on May 2, 2022

The Managing Director, Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), Dr Chidia Maduekwe, has urged filmmakers to sustain the Nigeria’s second position globally in quantity films production, by improving quality of their films.

Maduekwe made the plea at the opening of a seven-day Zuma Film Festival in Abuja.

The theme of the festival is entitled: “Show the Money” which underscores the immense commercial benefits that could come from investing in the sector.

Maduekwe, who urged Nigerians to invest in films production, said that the sector could not only provide entertainment, but would provide money for stakeholders in the industry.

According to him, abundant opportunities inherent in this sector in terms of content creation, employment generation and wealth creation, as well as the cross border impact.

He said that the 2022 Zuma Film Festival was organised to provide a platform for film networking between Nigerian filmmakers and their counterparts from other film countries.

He commended the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Administration for partnering with the corporation to host the 12 edition of the festival in Abuja.

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