Motunrayo Ojo talks about Nigeria cinema and trends in the industry - The Naija Filmmaker

Episode 17

Published on:

7th Jul 2023

Nigerian Cinema: Past, Present & Future with Motunrayo Ojo [Side A]

Motunrayo Ojo is a film enthusiast, who finds joy in engaging with Nigerian and foreign films.

Mo shares her deep love for art and entertainment. Her passion lies in movies and literature, which she consumes voraciously and enjoys discussing and analyzing with friends. She appreciates Nigerian films for their portrayal of Nigerian identity and culture. Mo emphasizes the significance of engaging with various art forms and maintaining curiosity to enhance understanding. Mo discusses the delicate balance between making money and creating meaningful content.

In this episode, you will learn the following:

1. Analyzing and critiquing films, focusing on structure and storytelling

2. Discussing diminishing returns with the cost of movie tickets 

3. Importance of audience education and critic's responsibility





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Sele Got

Sele is primarily a director and cinematographer. He developed his artistic eye through photography before choosing to focus on the moving image.

In 2019, Sele co-founded ‘Hive Film Collective’, aimed at building a network of filmmakers eager to tell stories and improve their craft. In 2020, he launched his podcast, ‘The Naija Filmmaker’ to create conversations around Nigerian filmmakers, their films, and their craft.

He is inspired by nature, the human mind, and seeking fresh perspectives. With this philosophy and a big belief in the refining nature of collaboration, he plans to change the world one story at a time.