said that he rarely watches Nollywood movies because most of the films
are not original.
anymore because most of them are re-packaged stories. Sometimes, they
see an interesting foreign movie and they try to localise it but in the
process, they bastardise the whole thing. You will find out that most of
the stories are not original.”
the industry is that it is being run by “unprofessional” people who feel
they know it all.
particular trade populate the trade, there would be development problem.
But if they come as supporting personnel and allow the trained people
take the centre stage, then development and growth would be integrated.
For instance, in the banking industry, most of the people there studied
related courses that would make them function properly in their duties.
If there are other people coming, like those who studied Geography,
Yoruba, etc, they would not allow them to fill some positions. They
would come in as supporting personnel and begin to get in-house training
which would eventually make them masters of their craft if they want to
remain in the industry.
overnight and they become star actors, some of them would become
directors and producers within six months. The quality of what they
bring out would be questionable. If you get adequate training, you would
understand what you are doing because you have studied it in theory so
when you want to apply it, it would be done based on knowledge not on
intuition or penchant. There is a difference between trained actors and
the untrained ones,” Fosudo said.