The Naija Filmmaker

By Sele Got

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

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[Season Finale] How To Win In Nollywood with Sele Got
07:06

In this episode, Sele talks about how to win in Nollywood.

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Aug 19, 2022
Storytelling Across Mediums with Chioma Onyenwe
53:22

In this episode, my guest is Chioma Onyenwe. She is a storyteller, art curator, and deep-sea diver.

We talk about producing projects across mediums, festival programming, and what it means to truly direct a project.

https://www.raconteur-productions.com/raconteur/

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Watch her short documentary, "Ime Ego".

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Aug 12, 2022
Low Budget Filmmaking with Precious Asuai & Oluwatosin Oyalegan (Side B)
40:02

In this episode, my guests are Precious Asuai and Oluwatosin Oyalegan . They directed different parts of their anthology feature, Something Special.

We talk about being multi-disciplinary filmmakers, working with low budgets and release strategies.

https://www.fruitfulstudios.com/something-special

https://www.instagram.com/fruitfulstudios/

https://www.instagram.com/thefilmsoldier/

https://www.instagram.com/precioustoryteller/

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Aug 08, 2022
Making Something Special with Oluwatosin Oyalegan & Precious Asuai (Side A)
48:32

In this episode, my guests are Oluwatosin Oyalegan and Precious Asuai . They directed different parts of their anthology feature, Something Special.

We talk about their first films, the three stories in Something Special, and working with a 2-week old baby.

https://www.fruitfulstudios.com/something-special

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https://www.instagram.com/thefilmsoldier/

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Aug 05, 2022
Documenting The Film Industry with Ikeade Oriade
01:00:28

In this episode, my guest is Ikeade Oriade. He is the managing editor of What Kept Me Up, a digital media agency offering press solutions for Nollywood.

We talk about gatekeepers, film festivals, and the role of the press in the growth of the film industry.

https://whatkeptmeup.com/

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Aug 02, 2022
To Submit To Festivals Or Not with Sele Got
11:28

In this episode, Sele talks about film release strategy and why you should explore film festivals.

Watch Micheal Omonua's award-winning short film, REHEARSAL.

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Jul 29, 2022
Creating Finding Idara with Blessing Uzero & Sele Got
50:30

In this episode, we have a special guest, Mr. C of Iroko Critic hosting and exploring the creation of the "Finding Idara" web series with the director, Sele Got, and lead actress, Blessing Uzero who plays Idara Abasi.

We talk about the audition process and experiences from the set, as we also learn some random facts about them.

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Jul 14, 2022
Building Nollywood's First Database with Chidinma Igbokweuche
01:10:45

In this episode, my guest is Chidinma Igbokweuche. She is a writer, director, and producer. She also founded Nollydata, Nollywood's first database website.

We talk about her start as a writer, the Accelerate filmmaker project, and running Nollydata.

https://www.nollydata.com/

https://www.instagram.com/nollydata/

https://www.instagram.com/didi_stories_/

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Jul 01, 2022
Financing Nollywood: The TalentX Way with Victoria Popoola
59:52

In this episode, my guest is Victoria Popoola. She is the CEO of TalentX Africa, a film financing marketplace. She utilizes her experience in finance and venture capital to connect creatives to investors

We talk about the services offered by TalentX, their plans for the film industry, and what Victoria likes to watch.

https://www.talentx.africa/

https://www.instagram.com/talentx.africa/

https://afrotalentfilmfestival.com/#!

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https://filmmakersmart.com/


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Jun 24, 2022
In The Name Of Creative License with Sele Got
04:54

In this episode, Sele talks about creative license and the need to allow filmmakers create.

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Jun 11, 2022
For The Love Of Local Language Films with Vanessa Ohaha (Side B)
39:27

In this episode, my guest is Vanessa Ohaha. She is a fashion, beauty, and culture journalist. She has bylines in Fashion Unfiltered, System Magazine Issue 18, and Industrie Africa.

We talk about the need for children-centered content, the evolution of Nigerian reality TV, and local language cinema films.

https://www.instagram.com/vanessa_ohaha/

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May 23, 2022
Musings Of A Nollywood Superfan with Vanessa Ohaha (Side A)
47:22

In this episode, my guest is Vanessa Ohaha. She is a fashion, beauty, and culture journalist. She has bylines in Fashion Unfiltered, System Magazine Issue 18, and Industrie Africa.

We talk about what an authentic Nigerian story is, her views on art films, and her earliest Nollywood memory.

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May 22, 2022
Nigerian Cinema To The World with Oluyomi Ososanya (Side B)
01:00:21

In this episode, my guest is Oluyomi Ososanya. He is a writer, filmmaker, and film educator. Baba has written on shows such as Ajoche, Enakhe, Battleground, and Inspector K.

We talk about how Nigerian cinema can transcend its shores, the different categories that the Nigerian audience falls into, and the importance of including human elements in stories.

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May 19, 2022
Embracing Diversity in Nollywood with Oluyomi Ososanya (Side A)
54:45

In this episode, my guest is Oluyomi Ososanya. He is a writer, filmmaker, and film educator. Baba has written on shows such as Ajoche, Enakhe, Battleground, and Inspector K.

We talk about how he got his big break with his writing, the Nollywood label, and the nuances of film criticism.

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Apr 29, 2022
Panel Discussion from the Finding Idara World Premiere
16:56

In this episode, you will be listen to the panel discussion from the premiere of my web series 'Finding Idara'.

Finding Idara is a 6-part crime drama in which Inspector Uzo investigates the disappearance of Idara from a hike during the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp. Inspector Uzo questions Idara's close associates as she deals with some past trauma.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6ixJD7qq5c&t=63s


The session is hosted by Queen Essien and features Blessing Oreva Uzero (Idara), Chibuzor Iheukwumere (Inalegwu) and Sele Got (Co-Creator & Director)

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Apr 07, 2022
Unlocking The Nigerian TV Market with Baba Agba
01:06:59

In this episode, my guest is Baba Agba. He is a producer, cinematographer and General Secretary of the Association of Movie Producers (AMP). Baba has shot features and short film which includes Lost Cafe, Ojukokoro and A Cemetary of Doves.

We talk about what inspires him, working as a DOP in Nigeria and the work the Association ofMovie Producers does. He also explains the need to unlock the potential of the Nigerian TV industry.

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https://www.babaagba.com/

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Apr 01, 2022
Distribution : Revenue Streams & Release Windows with Sele Got
13:42

In this episode, I talk about revenue streams and release windows that filmmakers can exploit for their film.

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Mar 25, 2022
Safeguarding Actors On Set with Ronya Man (Side B)
36:29

In this episode, my guest is Ronya Man. She is an actress, acting coach, director, and producer. She moved to Nigeria in 2015 and has been active on the theatre scene and has featured in Omo Ghetto: The Saga and Rattlesnake.

We talk about what she's producing, intimacy on screen, and the stories she loves to tell.

https://www.instagram.com/ronyamanarts/

https://www.ronyaman.com/

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Mar 18, 2022
Life As An Acting Coach with Ronya Man (Side A)
46:57

In this episode, my guest is Ronya Man. She is an actress, acting coach, director, and producer. She moved to Nigeria in 2015 and has been active on the theatre scene and has featured in Omo Ghetto: The Saga and Rattlesnake.

We talk about transcending type casts, the importance of actors being self-aware, and her career as an acting coach.

https://www.instagram.com/ronyamanarts/

https://www.ronyaman.com/

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Mar 18, 2022
Directing Across Genres with Kayode Kasum
43:27

In this episode, my guest is Kayode Kasum. He is a director and producer. He is most notably known for directing Sugar Rush, Quam's Money, Oga Bolaji and Dwindle amongst others.

We talk about directing across genres, how 'Oga Bolaji' saved his career, and his plans for 2022.

https://www.instagram.com/kayodekasum/

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Mar 11, 2022
On Perfectionism In Filmmaking with Victor Okhai
58:41

In this episode, my guest is Victor Okhai. He is a director, writer, and cinematographer. He is a member of the Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) and the president of the Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN).

We talk about his work at the guild, starting a film school and film festival, and some challenges faced by Nigerian films trying to get selected for the Oscars.

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Mar 11, 2022
To Make A Film with Sele Got
02:07

In this episode, I give a pep talk to struggling filmmakers on what it takes to make a film.

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Mar 11, 2022
Finding My Voice with Fatimah Binta Gimsay
38:08

In this episode, my guest is Fatimah Binta Gimsay. She is a writer, director, producer and has written for shows like Unbroken, Battleground, Hush, Enakhe, and Riona.

We talk about how she started writing, her film podcast Sceneful Sundays, and life as an independent filmmaker directing in Nigeria

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Feb 19, 2022
Creative Producing with Oge Obasi (Side B)
37:39

In this episode, my guest is Oge Obasi. She has produced 4 feature films and a short which include O-Town, Ojuju, Juju Stories, and Mami Wata. We talk about the long journey to making Mami Wata, tips or producers, and the need for more collaboration within the industry.

https://www.instagram.com/simplyoge/

https://www.instagram.com/fieryfilm/

https://www.instagram.com/20poundsproduction/

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Feb 11, 2022
The Evolution of A Producer with Oge Obasi (Side A)
45:58

In this episode, my guest is Oge Obasi. She has produced 4 feature films and a short which include O-Town, Ojuju, Juju Stories, and Mami Wata. We talk about Juju Stories, producing films across different budgets and genres, and the things holding Nollywood back.

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https://www.instagram.com/fieryfilm/

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Feb 11, 2022
Making Films For Impact with Bright Wonder
45:17

In this episode, my guest is Bright Wonder. He is a writer, director, and founder of High Definition Film Academy & Studio. He is known for his most recent film, 'If I Am President'. We talk about his happiest Nollywood moment, reflections on 10 years at the film academy, and his upcoming projects.

https://www.instagram.com/brightwonderhdfa/

https://www.instagram.com/hdfilmacademy/

https://www.instagram.com/hdfilmstudios/

https://www.instagram.com/affif.ng/

https://hdfilmacademy.com/

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Feb 04, 2022
A Case For The Multi-Hyphenate Filmmaker with Sele Got
05:25

In this episode, I make a case for being a multi-hyphenate filmmaker.

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Jan 28, 2022
Perks Of Being In A Guild with Yinka Ogun
01:03:04

In this episode, my guest is Yinka Ogun. He is a screenwriter and the current president of the 'Screenwriters Guild of Nigeria'. He is known for his work on 'Tinsel', 'Oloture', 'Your Excellency' and 'The Royal Hibiscus Hotel', etc. We talk about how he discovered writing, his process, and his work at the Screenwriters Guild.

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Jan 28, 2022
Keeping Your Film Legal with Isioma Idigbe
48:37

In this episode, my guest is Isioma Idigbe. She is the head of media, entertainment, and IP law at Punuka Attorneys and Solicitors. She continues to contribute to the development of the Nigerian film industry through workshops, consultations, and presentations. We talk about why your film needs a lawyer, the controversial MOPICON bill, and useful insurance covers for your film.

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Jan 28, 2022
Becoming A World-Class Director with Kenneth Gyang
50:28

In this episode, my guest is Kenneth Gyang. He is an award-winning writer and director known for 'Confusion Na Wa', 'The Lost Cafe' and 'Oloture'. He won the 2012 AMAA for 'Best Nigerian Film' for Confusion Na Wa, his debut feature. We talk about his formative years in Jos, being a student of cinema, and his next project.

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Jan 28, 2022
How To Improve The Nigerian Film Industry
30:43

In this episode, past guests from seasons 1 & 2 of 'The Naija Filmmaker' podcast share how to improve individuals and systems within the Nigerian film industry.

I also share some changes coming to 'The Naija Filmmaker' podcast.

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03:28 - Nengi Adoki

04:15 - Ekene Som Mekunye

05:31 - Chioma Chiatula

06:11 - Jasmin Howson-Wright

06:50 - Nathan Shaiyen

07:00 - Priye Diri

07:13 - Kanso Ogbolu

08:06 - Ike Nnaebue

09:07 - Chavala Yaduma

10:01 - Regina Udalor

10:45 - Chuks Oteke

11:28 - Uyoyou Adia

11:58 - Emmanuel Okolo

12:40 - Carina Ojoko

13:39 - Bem Pever

14:11 - Bobola Oniwura

14:29 - Iroko Critic

15:23 - Barnabas 'Barny' Emodi

16:19 - Nadine Ibrahim

16:58 - Lolo Eremie

17:40 - Nwamaka Chikezie

18:35 - Jeremy Mbu

18:59 - Imoh Umoren

19:25 - Ore Badmus

20:29 - Abba Makama

21:16 - Belinda Yanga-Agedah

22:40 - Kewa Oni & Seun Opabisi

24:11 - Susan Pwajok

24:21 - Alexandra Hul

24:58 - Emil Garuba

25:46 - Preach Bassey

26:25 - Korede Azeez

27:24 - Kulanen Ikyo

27:30 - Frankie Ogar


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Jan 27, 2022
Origins of "A Soldier's Story" with Frankie Ogar
01:41:21

On this episode, my guest is Frankie Ogar. He is a writer, director, and producer. He directed 'A Soldier's Story' 1 & 2. We talk about Nigerian representation in film, the origins of "A Soldier's Story" and next steps for the franchise.

https://www.instagram.com/frankieogar/

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Oct 17, 2021
Finding Your Tribe with Chioma Chiatula
57:47

On this episode, my guest is Chioma Chiatula. She is a writer, producer, and filmmaker. She has written numerous scripts including the sitcom, 'The Crib' and 'Say Something', a short film that she also directed. We talk about writer's block, the pressure after leaving film school, and finding your tribe.

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Jul 24, 2021
[Season Finale] On Consistency with Sele Got
06:57

On this episode which is the finale for the 2nd season of the Naija Filmmaker Podcast, I talk about the benefits of consistency in your filmmaking career.

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Jul 16, 2021
The Business of Acting with Ore Badmus
01:14:28

On this episode, my guest is Ore Badmus. She is an actor, producer, and educator. Over the years, she has starred in TV shows like Tinsel and Africa Magic’s Riona. We talk about the business of acting, working with kids, and what she’s working on.

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Jul 09, 2021
A Guide To Indie Filmmaking in Nigeria with Imoh Umoren
41:49

On this episode, my guest is Imoh Umoren. He is a writer and indie filmmaker. He has directed several films which include Children of Mud, The Coffin Salesman, and The Herbert Macaulay Affair. His film, Hard Times won an AMVCA for best new media video. We talk about his inspiration, directing children, and tips on securing distribution for your film.

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Jul 01, 2021
Into The Mind Of Dodorowski with Abba Makama
57:25

On this episode, my guest is Abba Makama. He is a filmmaker, visual artist, and a member of the Surreal 16 Collective. His feature films ‘Green White Green’ and ‘The Lost Okoroshi’ have been screened at prestigious festivals including the Toronto International Film Festival. We talk about his fascination with dreams, tips on festival submissions, and his hopes for Nollywood.

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Jun 24, 2021
The Filmmaker's Mindset with Sele Got
03:32

On this episode, I talk about the filmmaker's mindset and what it takes to be successful

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Jun 18, 2021
On Working With The Right Team with Korede Azeez
33:07

On this episode, my guest is Korede Azeez. She is a writer and director. Her filmography includes shorts such as Tip Of The Edge, ManCoin, and Play. We talk about prepping for her first short film, the stories she wants to tell, and lessons from post-production.

https://www.instagram.com/korayday/

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Jun 11, 2021
How To Support the Filmmaker in Your Life with Tobi Oyetunji
23:22

On this episode, my guest is Tobi Oyetunji. He is an engineer and a very good friend. We talk about different ways friends, family and fans can support the filmmakers in their lives. He also recalls his reaction the first time I told him I wanted to work in the film industry

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Jun 03, 2021
Navigating Dry Spells As An Actor with Preach Bassey
44:40

On this episode, my guest is Preach Bassey. He is an actor, model, and TV host. He has starred on projects like 76, Halita, and Riona. We talk about his first acting role, performing nude, and some roles that he's looking forward to.

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May 27, 2021
Nigerian Films in the International Marketplace with Sele Got
07:04

On this episode, I will talk about Nigerian films in the international market and why Nigeria filmmakers need to think globally.

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May 21, 2021
Directing and My Move to Nollywood with Jeremy Mbu
45:23

On this episode, my guest is Jeremy Mbu. He is a director and producer. He. Has also worked in the art department on several international productions. We talk about his move to Nigeria to make films, the spiritual fiction genre, and his latest project.

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May 13, 2021
Life As A 1st Assistant Director with Nwamaka Chikezie
36:18

On this episode, my guest is Nwamaka Chikezie. She is a writer and director. She has made 3 short films and has written scripts for film and TV. We talk about work as an assistant director, why new stories need to be told, and what she’s currently working on.

https://www.instagram.com/amaka_creme/.

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May 06, 2021
Branding for Creatives with Yolanda Robert
46:39

On this episode, my guest is Yolanda Robert. She is a voiceover artist, copywriter, and content strategist. She has also written speeches for top personalities around the world. We talk about her current rebrand, her thoughts on the creative's ego, and branding for creatives.

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Apr 29, 2021
Film Production Welfare with Sele Got
10:31

On this episode, I will talk about film production welfare and why it is one of the keys to the success of your film production.

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Apr 23, 2021
Film Marketing That Works with Lolo Eremie
01:22:28

On this episode, my guest is Lolo Eremie. She is a filmmaker, screenwriter, and producer. She produced the 2019 feature, 'Guynman' and is also active on the live music scene. We talk about film marketing, producing Guynman and her research work on Africa Magic's Riona

https://www.instagram.com/lolo_starrr/

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Apr 15, 2021
Keeping Your Dream Alive with Nengi Adoki
01:13:20

On this episode, my guest is Nengi Adoki. She is an actress, writer, and producer. She is most notably known for her role as Lola on The Men’s Club and is also the creator of ‘The Most Toasted Girl. We talk about her early days in theatre, agency representation as an actor, and how she kept her acting dream alive.

https://www.instagram.com/thenengers/

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Apr 09, 2021
Making the 'Marked' Documentary with Nadine Ibrahim
29:26

On this episode, my guest is Nadine Ibrahim. She is a director and filmmaker. She has directed notable projects such as Through Her Eyes, I am not corrupt, and Tolu. We talk about her documentary, 'Marked', directing children and the stories she loves to tell.

https://www.instagram.com/nadineibrahimfilms/

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Apr 01, 2021
A Primer on Pre-Production with Sele Got
07:07

On this episode, I talk about pre-production, some key steps that you need to take and I will share some updates from the preproduction of my web series.

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Mar 26, 2021
The Art of the Moving Image with Barnabas Barny Emordi
47:14

On this episode, my guest is Barnabas ‘Barny’ Emordi. He s a filmmaker and cinematographer. He has shot films like Elevator Baby, Day of Destiny, and Prophetess. We talk about his muses, how he keeps up with film technology and his most challenging job so far.

https://www.instagram.com/barnyee/

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Mar 18, 2021
On Nollywood Film Criticism with The Iroko Critic
01:12:05

On this episode, my guests are Mr & Mrs Critic from the Iroko Critic. They review Nollywood films on their YouTube Channel with several interesting segments. We talk about their favs, their idea of a good film, and the role that critics play in the industry

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/irokocritic/

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Mar 11, 2021
The Power of Color-Grading with Bobola Oniwura
46:46

On this episode, my guest is Bobola Oniwura. He is a Davinci Resolve certified trainer, colorist, and editor. He has worked on Sugar Rush and Merry Men 2. We talk about the art and science of color grading, the C.S.I., and recommended post-production pipelines.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/onigold

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Mar 04, 2021
The Need For Risk Assessment with Sele Got
05:49

On this episode, I talk about the need for risk assessment. I'll explain what it is, examples of its usefulness, and why you need to start creating them for your film productions.

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Feb 26, 2021
What Makes A Good Producer with Bem Pever
01:00:21

On this episode, my guest is Bem Pever. He is a filmmaker and producer. He has worked on projects like Halita, Silent Tears and 4th Republic. We talk about how he selects directors, crew roles that are in demand, and his other filmmaking ambitions.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/bempever/

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Feb 25, 2021
The Art of Film MakeUp with Carina Ojoko
47:01

On this episode, my guest is Carina Ojoko. She is a film makeup artist. She has worked on blockbusters like Sugar Rush, Nigerian Prince, Elevator Baby, and Day of Destiny. We talk about film makeup, her process, and improvements that can be made to film crew remuneration.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/carinasfxofficial/

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Feb 25, 2021
How To Compete Globally with Emmanuel Okolo
01:11:57

On this episode, my guest is Emmanuel Okolo. He is a filmmaker, visual consultant, and photographer. He runs The Wedding Doctors, a hub for vendors and clients in the wedding industry. We talk about The Wedding Doctor's brand, his early days in film, and how we can compete globally as an industry.

Guest's Socials:https://www.instagram.com/papilonmexy/

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Feb 25, 2021
The Importance of Discipline with Alexandra Hul
01:21:00

On this episode, my guest is Alexandra Hul. She is a writer and director and has worked on a range of shorts, feature films, and TV series. We talk about story structure within the Nigerian context, what it takes to be a modern Nigerian filmmaker, and how to deal with self-doubt.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/alexandra_hul/

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Dec 30, 2020
Trailer
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Explore the minds of Nigerian filmmakers and discover what goes on behind the scenes.

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Dec 30, 2020
[Season Finale] The Epic Conclusion with Sele Got
08:40

On this episode, I talk about using film to keep our history alive, what I learned in 2020, and my hopes for 2021.

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Dec 11, 2020
On Mentorship with Uyoyou Adia
38:43

On this episode, my guest is Uyoyou Adia. She is a writer, director, and assistant director. She has worked on several award-winning projects and is the screenwriter for the remake of 'Nneka The Pretty Serpent'. We talk about mentorship, what makes a good assistant director, and her growth in the industry.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/missy_uyi/

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Dec 03, 2020
First-Time Filmmaking with Mahmood Tsalisu
27:43

On this episode, my guest is Mahmood Tsalisu. He is a writer and first-time director. I talk to him on the eve of directing his first short film, 'Stay'. We talk about his filmmaking path, some of his cinematic influences, and his plans for his short film.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/circumambulation_productions

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Nov 26, 2020
The Director/Actor Collaboration with Ishaya Bako
46:59

On this episode, my guest is Ishaya Bako. He is a director, writer, and producer. He won an AMAA for his graduation short film, 'Braids on a Bald Head'. He has directed several films which include 'Road To Yesterday', 'Royal Hibiscus Hotel', '4th Republic', and most notably the 2012 documentary 'Fueling Poverty'.  We talk about the director/actor collaboration, lessons learned from his projects, and what makes a good film.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/ishayabako/

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Nov 19, 2020
Defining Moments with Sele Got
07:10

On this episode, I have a monologue about some defining moments in my filmmaking career so far.

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Nov 12, 2020
Hive Mentality with Nwamaka Chikezie & Sele Got
16:10

On this episode, my guest is Nwamaka Chikezie. She is a writer, director, and co-founder of 'The Hive Film Collective'. We talk about why we started the collective, what we plan to achieve, and how people can join the community.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/hivefilmco/

https://www.instagram.com/amaka_creme/

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Nov 05, 2020
Made In Naija Film Equipment with Chuks Oteke
53:52

On this episode, my guest is Chuks Oteke. He is a cinematographer and VFX artist. He is also the founder of Film Anatomie, the first film equipment manufacturing company in Nigeria. We talk about his filmmaking background, his vision for Film Anatomie, and the innovative solutions they provide.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/filmanatomie/

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Oct 29, 2020
The Guerilla Filmmaker with Ekene Som Mekwunye
40:17

On this episode my guest is Ekene Som Mekunye. He is a producer, director, and founder of Riverside Productions. He has worked on award-winning short films such as 'Oblivious' & 'The Encounter'. He produced 'Sylvia' and directed 'Light In The Dark'. We talk about his directing craft, the nuances of art, and his latest comedy film, 'One Lagos Night'.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/ekenemekwunye/

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Oct 29, 2020
The Golden Rule Monologue with Sele Got
07:44

On this episode, I talk about my 2019 short film, "The Golden Rule" and what went wrong. I also share some of the lessons that I have learned.

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Oct 15, 2020
The Importance of Identity with Belinda Yanga-Agedah
59:25

On this episode, I talk to Belinda Yanga-Agedah. She is a director, actor, and script editor. She has numerous screen credits, most notably for her role as MJ in MTV Shuga Naija. We talk about identity, the nuances of acting, and her love for creating.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/belinda_yanga

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Oct 08, 2020
Producing 'The Lost Cafe' with Regina Udalor
01:06:03

On this episode, I talk to Regina Udalor. She is the producer for the award-winning coming of age film, ‘The Lost Cafe’. She recently produced ‘Urban Face Makeup Show’, a reality show where upcoming makeup artists compete. We talk about her filmmaking origins, the different responsibilities o a producer, and her journey to making The Lost Cafe.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/reginaudalor

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Oct 01, 2020
On Respresentation with Chavala Yaduma
29:25

On this episode, my guest is Chavala Yaduma. She is a filmmaker, lawyer, and humanitarian. She runs her production company, Vala Films, and her fashion brand Chavala. We talk about representation, discovering filmmaking, and her latest short film ‘Dark Circle’.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/mixchavee

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Sep 24, 2020
The Power of Collaboration with Sele Got
04:28

On this episode, I talk about the power of collaboration. I also talk about making my second short film and why collaboration is the future.

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Sep 17, 2020
The Love Portion with Ike Nnaebue
36:59

On this episode, my guest is Ike Nnaebue. He is a film director, screenwriter, and inspirational speaker. He has directed films with an international cast and has won awards at the film festival. In 2020, his documentary project No U-turn secured financing from the world cinema fund. We talk about pitching, his goals, and the love potion, his creative hub.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/ikennaebue

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Sep 10, 2020
Creating 'Freak The Fxxk Out' with Kanso Ogbolu
43:32

On this episode, my guest is Kanso Ogbolu. He is a motion designer, filmmaker, and Illustrator. He is the creator of the animated horror series 'Freak The Fxxk Out', which has over 40 episodes and comics. He is also the creative director of OBK Studios, a motion design and film studio that has worked with a bunch of big-name clients. We talk about his background, his plans for FTFO, and his hopes for the animation industry

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/thesmilinghat/

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Sep 03, 2020
Pushing Through Disappointments with Priye Diri
54:53

On this episode, my guest is Priye Diri. She is a writer, producer, and director. She grew her filmmaking knowledge by attending the Africa International Film Festival, where she earned a scholarship in 2017 with her silent film, "XOXO". We talk about her early dreams of being an actor, the Accelerate Filmmaker Project, and life as a working filmmaker.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/kingpriyediri

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Aug 27, 2020
Best Practices - Why You Need To Know Them with Sele Got
04:46

On this episode, I talk about industry best practices and why you should know from recognized software to role descriptions and industry-specific lingo.

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Aug 20, 2020
Creative Community with Nathan Shaiyen
58:08

On this episode, my guest is Nathan Shaiyen. He is a creative producer and multi-disciplinary artist. He is a member of Friends Make, a creative collective from Abuja, which is made up of 7 multi-talented members. We talk about the importance of having a community as a creative and the collective’s latest short film “Too Much / Not Enough”.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/friendsmake.co/

https://www.instagram.com/nathanshaiyen/

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Aug 13, 2020
Performing With Purpose with Jasmine Howson-Wright
01:00:14

On this episode, my guest is Jasmine Howson-Wright. She is an actress, writer, and entrepreneur. She has featured in films like Drawing Strength, Merry Men, and Sons Of The Caliphate. We talk about her process, her hopes for the industry, and my short film, Golden Rule, in which she was the lead character.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/jasminwryts/

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Aug 06, 2020
Composing For Film with Kulanen Ikyo
51:54

On this episode, I talk to Kulanen Ikyo. He is a film composer, record producer, and sound designer. He scored films like Lionheart, October 1, 4th Republic, and won the 2015 AMVCA for Best Sound Editor for his work on October 1. We talk about the relevance of sound in film, his process, and the uniqueness of African instruments.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/kulanen/

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Jul 30, 2020
Welcome To My Monologues with Sele Got
05:58

On this episode, I introduce the monologues. This will be an avenue to talk about simple principles and big ideas that can simplify our lives when making films. I also share a bite-sized snippet of my filmmaking career so far.

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Jul 24, 2020
Co-Directing with Kewa Oni & Seun Opabisi
36:55

On this episode, I talk to Kewa Oni & Seun Opabisi from the directing collective, Loups Garous. They are award-nominated co-directors with notable works such as Lady Donli's 'Cash' and Ladipoe's 'Jaiye'. We talk about collaboration, the benefits of co-directing, and their craziest stories from shooting on the streets of Lagos.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/loups.garous/

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Jul 23, 2020
African Storytelling with Emil Garuba
01:17:24

On this episode, I talk to Emil Garuba. He is a screenwriter, director, and Producer. He co-wrote Lionheart, Road To Yesterday, and 4th Republic. We talk about African storytelling, his new production company 'Sutoritera', and how writers can protect their intellectual property.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/ratedeproductions/

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Jul 23, 2020
On Child Acting with Susan Pwajok
24:04

On this episode, I talk to Susan Pwajok. She is an AMVCA-nominated actress,  known for her role in the popular comedy TV series, 'The Johnsons'. We talk about how she handles school and acting, some of her experiences working with adults and she shares her plans for the future.

Guest's Socials: https://www.instagram.com/susanpwajok/

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Jul 23, 2020