Posts Tagged ‘Omotola Jalade Ekeinde’

Stephanie Okereke at the 'A Private Storm' advanced screening at Genesis Deluxe Cinemas. Photo © 2011 Bic Leu

Last night, producer Vivian Ejike joined the recent trend of cinema releases when she screened the domestic drama A Private Storm at Genesis Deluxe Cinemas to a packed house. The movie will be released nationwide on Friday. A Private Storm was directed by Lancelot Imasuen and features Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Ramsey Noah, John Dumelo, Ngozi Ezeonu, and Ufuoma Ejenobor.

Actors in attendance at the premiere included Ramsey Noah, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Stephene Okereke, and Rita Dominic.

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'City People' Celebrates Emem Isong. Photo © 2011 Bic Leu

Yesterday, I was honored to attend City People Magazine’s tribute to veteran Nollywood producer Emem Isong to commemorate her fifteen-year career in the industry. Isong is the producer behind such hits as Emotional Crack, Private Sin, Games Men Play, Games Women Play, Guilty Pleasures, and Reloaded. Click here for my on-set coverage of her newest English-Ibibio feature with Desmond Elliott.

'City People' Celebrates Emem Isong. Photo © 2011 Bic Leu

Among the industry insiders who praised Isong onstage was Rob Emeke Eze, Isong’s long-time marketer: “In 1997, I saw Breaking Point and was moved. I realized that the only way to let people know the talent of this young lady is to provide her the funds.”

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde arrives on the red carpet. 'City People' Celebrates Emem Isong. Photo © 2011 Bic Leu

Other attendees included Isong collaborators Stephanie Okereke, Uche Jombo, Desmond Elliott, and Omotola Jalade Ekeinde.

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