DIGITAL HOME: LEARN ABOUT DIFFERENT MOVIE FORMATS
There are many video formats on the market these days--VHS, DVD, Laser Disc, Blu Ray, HD DVD. Theo Kalomirakis from Discovery's "Digital Home" discusses the various formats and their futures.
So much has been written and published on Nollywood, our Nollywood, the phenomenal Nigerian film industry producing thousands of home videos telling stories of Nigerians from the past to the present and has caught the attention of the rest of the world to say WOW! African magic? Did you know that Ivorian rebels in the bush stopped fighting when a shipment of Nollywood DVDs arrived from Lagos? Did you know that Zambian mothers said that their children now talk with accents copied from Nollywood movies? Did you know that when the President of Sierra Leone asked Genevieve Nnaji to join him on the campaign trail he attracted record crowds at rallies, because of her? Yes, Nollywood is our African magic that has hooked the world. The maiden edition of NOLLYWOOD MIRROR® is a celebration of the best of Nollywood.
Nollywood Mirror authored and edited by Ekenyerengozi Michael Chima, the Founder of the annual Eko International Film Festival and CEO, Screen Outdoor Open Air Cinema and Executive Director of Screen Naija One Village, One Cinema Project sponsored by the Bank of Industry in Nigeria.