A Journey to 1.2 Million Subscribers - The Naija Filmmaker

Episode 6

Published on:

21st Apr 2023

Creating a Nigerian Teen Web Series with Jemima Damina

Jemima Damina is a producer, director, and co-founder of Neptune3 Studios. We talk about starting the studio with her sisters, creating the viral young adult show "Best Friends In The World" and her evolution over the years.

Jemima Damina is a Nigerian producer, director, and filmmaker who, along with her siblings, co-founded Neptune3 Studios. With a passion for creating content for young adults, Jemima has been instrumental in the success of the popular Nigerian web series, Best Friends in the World. With a background in film studies from Full Sail University in Florida, Jemima returned to Nigeria determined to make a mark in the entertainment industry. Her dedication to authenticity and storytelling has resonated with audiences across the globe, resulting in millions of views and an ever-growing fan base.

In this episode, you will learn the following:

1. Discover Jemima Damina's inspiring path toward establishing Neptune3 Studios.

2. Gain insights into the obstacles faced by a young female director in Nigeria.

3. Learn strategies for managing parental expectations while pursuing a career in entertainment.






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For the love of Nigerian filmmakers, their films and Nollywood
A podcast focused on Nigerian filmmakers, their films, and how we can build a united, diverse, and functional Nollywood.
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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.