“Citation”, “Extraction”, “His House” – Here Are What Nigerians Watched on Netflix in 2020

During the pandemic-fueled year, social distancing, lockdown and quarantine became the new normal. The only way people were able to stay sane and find ways to escape, travel and connect to the real world, was through streaming television series, movies…

16 SA productions on Netflix to celebrate Heritage Day

By Entertainment Reporter Netflix has some incredible South African productions that can be streamed in celebration of Heritage Day. In a statement Netflix said: “Whether you’re celebrating at a braai, a coming of age ceremony or at a wedding, why not…

‘Cuties’ on Netflix causes furore online

By Entertainment Reporter The Netflix-acquired French film Cuties has caused a furore online. “Cuties” follows an eleven-year-old Amy as she starts to rebel against her conservative family’s traditions when she becomes fascinated with a free-spirited dance crew. The French film initially received…

Ife Idowu Takes Us Inside Netflix’s Nollywood Deals

DANIEL OKECHUKWU The Licensing Manager of FilmOne Entertainment, tells us about the process of getting Nollywood’s biggest films on Netflix and increasing the value of Nigerian productions. In 2015, Netflix contacted Kunle Afolayan to acquire his psychological thriller October 1. That conversation led…

Perfect Picture – 10 Years Later is doing so well on Netflix – Adjetey Anang

Doreen Avio Adjetey Anang says it feels good and exciting to know that the ‘Perfect Picture-10 Years Later’ movie is doing so well and has received great appraises on Netflix from movie lovers. In an interview with JoyNews’ Doreen Avio, he…

Netflix to promote Nigeria’s creative industry on the global stage

by the nations World’s leading streaming entertainment service provider, Netflix, has expressed commitment to partner with talented Nigerian practitioners in the creative industry to showcase their stories on the global stage. Ben Amadasun, Netflix’s Director of Content Acquisition and Co-Productions in…

Beverly Naya’s Documentary ‘Skin’ Coming to Netflix This Month

RUFARO SAMANGA Produced by British-Nigerian actress Beverly Naya, ‘Skin’ is a feature documentary which explores beauty, colorism and skin bleaching in Lagos. British-Nigerian actress Beverly Naya announcedon social media recently that her feature documentary titled Skin would be premiering on Netflix this month. The…

Zimbabwe Film Debuts on Netflix

Zimbabwean film, Cook Off, a romance about a struggling single mother who finds love during a cooking competition, premiered on Netflix on Monday, a debut that its makers hope will propel the country’s small film sector to global audiences. Zimbabwe…

NETFLIX LAUNCHES NEW ‘MADE IN AFRICA’ COLLECTION TO MARK ‘AFRICA MONTH’

by Dana Givens Netflix announced earlier this year its plan of creating entertainment based in Africa to work on more original content based on the continent. The streaming platform is now expanding its focus on the continent with the arrival of…

Netflix To Debut Second African Original Series

Whilst other industries succumb to the coronavirus pandemic, Netflix is reigning supreme. With almost half the planet in lockdown, the streaming giant is cashing in on a captive home audience, even in Africa. Pushing more international content on its platform…