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Tag "Ladies Calling the Shots"

    Adedokun: Anytime I see a good movie, I want to know who directed it

Adedokun: Anytime I see a good movie, I want to know who directed it

Ignite Africa Library, an Ikeja-based library on Saturday hosted Niran Adedokun, author of "Ladies Calling The Shots", a book on female Nollywood directors.The book highlights the impact that good directing brings into the production of films and the need to celebrate the women involved in the production process.Two of the directors profiled in the book, Pat Oghre-Imobhio, director of Hotel [...]

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    Author of ‘Ladies Calling the Shots’ unites KWASU students with movie directors

Author of ‘Ladies Calling the Shots’ unites KWASU students with movie directors

The Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, was a convergence point for film students, movie makers and enthusiasts on Wednesday.Niran Adedokun, author of "Ladies Calling the Shots", a book which articulates the creative efforts of select female directors in Nigeria’s movie industry, held an interactive session.Issues on the 251-page book were discussed at the department of film and film production at the university’s school of [...]

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    Ignite Africa hosts Adedokun, two female directors in second reading of ‘Ladies Calling the Shots’

Ignite Africa hosts Adedokun, two female directors in second reading of ‘Ladies Calling the Shots’

Ignite Africa Library, an Ikeja based books place will this weekend host Niran, Adedokun, Author of Ladies Calling the Shots, at the January, 2019 edition of Bookversations.Pat Oghre Imobhio, director of Hotel Majestic, Domino, Our Home, Hush and Jemeji and Grace Edwin-Okon, director of Demystifying Autism, Little Drops of Happy, Deeply Cut and Pepper Soup will also join Adedokun at [...]

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    Niran Adedokun: We need to celebrate female directors in Nollywood

Niran Adedokun: We need to celebrate female directors in Nollywood

Niran Adedokun, a public relations expert, says the time has come for the celebration of female film directors in Nollywood.Speaking during a reading of "Ladies Calling The Shots", a book he authored, Adedokun said the job of a film director is unsung and underappreciated.The reading took place at Patabah Books, Surulere, Lagos, on Saturday."The thing is, film making is a man's world. [...]

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    ‘Ladies calling the shots’ speak on directing experience

‘Ladies calling the shots’ speak on directing experience

Ema Edosio, one of the female directors profiled in Niran Adedokun's 'Ladies Calling the Shots', a book on female film directors in Nigeria, says she received strong opposition from her parents when she decided to venture into directing. Edosio disclosed this when she featured on Classic FM book on review.Adedokun and two other female directors-Ronke Macaulay and Adeola Osunkojo-profiled in the book, [...]

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    The best filmmakers in Nollywood are women, says Don Pedro Obaseki

The best filmmakers in Nollywood are women, says Don Pedro Obaseki

Don Pedro Obaseki, a veteran movie director, says the best filmmakers in Nollywood are women.According to Obaseki, gender parity is not an issue in Nigeria's film industry as there are many opportunities for women to excel in Nollywood. [...]

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    PEFTI, Niran Adedokun to celebrate female filmmakers

PEFTI, Niran Adedokun to celebrate female filmmakers

The Pencil Film and Television Institute (PEFTI) in conjunction with Niran Adedokun, celebrated author and lawyer, have announced plans to fete female filmmakers in Nigeria in commemoration of the international women’s day.The event is billed to hold by 12pm on Thursday, at 5, Joy Avenue, Ajao Estate, Isolo, Lagos.According to the organisers, it will drive conversations around the huge role women play [...]

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    Ambode: Every higher institution in Lagos will get copies of ‘Ladies Calling the Shots’

Ambode: Every higher institution in Lagos will get copies of ‘Ladies Calling the Shots’

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, says every higher institution in the state will get a copy of 'Ladies Calling the Shots', a book authored by Niran Adedokun, a lawyer.Ambode said this at the launch of the book which took place at the Nigerian Institue of International Affairs (NIIA), Victoria Island, Lagos, on Monday.He was represented by Steve Ayorinde, the [...]

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    Steve Ayorinde describes Adedokun’s ‘Ladies Calling the Shots’ as a telling testimony

Steve Ayorinde describes Adedokun’s ‘Ladies Calling the Shots’ as a telling testimony

Steve Ayorinde, Lagos state commissioner for information and strategy, says 'Ladies Calling the Shots', a book written by Niran Adedokun, a writer and lawyer, is a testimony to the resilience of women who stand out among those behind movie production in Nigeria.The book will be launched at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Kofo Abayomi, Victoria Island, Lagos,  on November 13.It is [...]

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    Niran Adedokun brings back memories of Amaka Igwe

Niran Adedokun brings back memories of Amaka Igwe

Lola Fani Kayode, writer of Mirror in the Sun, a Nigerian soap opera, and Amaka Igwe, late movie producer and director, were profiled in 'Ladies Calling the Shots', a book on female film directors in Nigeria.The book, written by Niran Adedokun, a Lagos based lawyer and writer, will be launched on November 13 in Lagos, at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, [...]

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