• The Nigerian Filmmaker’s Guide to Success: Beyond Nollywood (2014)

    The Nigerian Filmmaker’s Guide to Success: Beyond Nollywood charts the emergence of a new wave of Nigerian audio-visual content - spanning indie films, documentary, animation, experimental, music videos and diaspora films. It is a reference guide to filmmaking from a Nigerian cultural perspective, offering important advice in the key areas of finance, development, marketing, exhibition and distribution. The Nigerian Filmmaker’s Guide to Success reads as an A-Z of the key business elements of the film industry from a Nigerian cultural perspective. It is the first book to take an overview of the Nigerian film industry looking beyond Nollywood. It reflects what is happening in the Nigerian cultural space presently pulling together industry guidance and best practice for independent filmmakers. At... Read More
  • The Black British Filmmaker’s Guide to Success: Finance, Market and Distribute Your Film (2011)

    The Black British Filmmaker’s Guide to Success addresses the need for an up-to-date, practical resource that caters specifically for African diaspora content work. It has been written as a guide for black British filmmakers. The guide also bears relevance to the wider international community of African diaspora filmmakers and filmmakers of other backgrounds making cultural specific work. No book has been written that specifically deals with the practical aspects of financing, marketing and distribution for African diaspora work internationally. There are many books on the market dealing with film theory but very few that take a culturally specific view. The work of significant 21st century black British filmmakers remains undocumented and therefore unknown to the next generation of film creatives.... Read More