Lagos - The Nollywood Studies Centre has announced plans to hold a conference on the Distribution of Nigerian Films to explore ways of enhancing the distribution of such material.
The two-day conference will be held from June 26 , at the School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University Lagos.
The proposed conference is aimed at studying the various issues that currently militate against effective distribution in the Nigerian film industry.
It is also envisaged that the conference would create a forum at which the industry practitioners, academics, financiers and government officials would come together to discuss the key issues and propose solutions.
The organisers said Microsoft, the technology company, had pledged to support the event.
Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry is said to be the second largest film industry in the world in number of annual film productions, placing it ahead of the United States and behind only Indian cinema.
It is estimated worth N853.9 billion (US$5.1 billion) as at 2014 and produces hundreds of home videos and films per annum.
- CAJ News
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