Distinguished ladies of entertainment
Some of them are talent managers, producers and still others play indispensable roles as scriptwriters . Others like Kate Henshaw-Nuttal who regularly deliver good tidings from Promised and Rita Dominic indisputably have built reputation for themselves as brand ambassadors. In this report, Samuel Olatunji explores what makes them tick.
Very few will recognize her in public, but her work speaks volumes. She's a talent manager par excellence and a wonderful producer and director. She manages Rita Dominic, Kate Henshaw, Jim Iyke and Mike Ezuronye . A recent movie she produced didn't say less. Genevieve Nnaji, who played the lead role in the movie, said she's never had it so good. Why Mildred has not released the AMAA rated movie is best known to her.
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She's been “a godmother” of sorts for movie makers. She came up with the idea of the AMAA a while ago and it's been Africa's Oscars . She's also a reputable producer and as a matter of fact she produced The GRA Women, a soap now running in Nigeria and Ghana.
Her fans call her “the queen of the soaps” but Amaka does more than that. In recent times she's been organizing workshops for aspiring filmmakers. Amaka is among the brains behind Checkmate, Fortunes and many other soaps of note .
Joy is the toast of movie lovers. She's Head of Operations at Pan African Movies, West Africa. Now that Joy is distributing African movies in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and South Africa, Joy is the arrowhead of movie producers who know their onions.
In a male-dominated Nollywood , Emem Isong has carved a niche for herself and paved the way for aspiring female movie producers. From Games Women Play to Reloaded, Emem has left non in Nollywood in doubt that she still has a lot up her sleeves. She is reputed to have given Stella Damasus her first lead role, an opportunity which surely was instrumental in placing considerably ahead her peers. Nse Ikpe Etim also benefited immensely from Stella's repertoire.
Vivian Ejike is a banker-turned movie maker. Amongst her works are Silent Scandal, Private Storm and When the Heart Lies. She has a reputation of improving with very movie she produces which means she's quite creative and dynamic . One of Vivian's creative energy is Chelsea Eze who featured in one of her movies and now gradually carving a niche for herself in Nollywood