MelaninPeople recently caught up with the CEO of Nollyreviews Moyo Fadiran in Maryland USA, a platform that produces unbiased movie reviews for Nigerian Movies.
According to Forbes 2011, After Hollywood, it is the second largest in the world – even bigger than India’s Bollywood on a per-capita basis. Nigerian movies are immensely popular, particularly in Africa, where they currently outsell Hollywood films. And Nollywood stars are much more popular on the continent than their Hollywood counterparts. Apr 19, 2011
1. Please, can our readers get to know you?
I am Moyoforeoluwa Fadiran. A wife, mother, entrepreneur, movie lover and most especially a child of God
2. Why Nollyreviews? What Inspired you to get on this?
I loved watching Nollywood movies right from a younger age. The thirst and confidence that Nollywood can produce great movies and contents.
3. Is this what you studied in college? What’s your background?
My B.Sc is in Medical Laboratory Science with a specialty in Haematology and Blood bank. M.Sc in Info Systems and Services.
4. Who are you favorite Nollywood actors?
Favorite?, not sure I’ve got although I appreciate some talents in the Nollywood Industry.
5. How did you get into video production? Do you have a crew you work with?
No, I don’t have a crew. I am the ‘crew’. I can say I’m self-taught, but at some point, I took a few online classes but still learning of course
6. What advice do you have for Nollywood?
Nollywood can be better if there is unity and order. Proper licensing- I think not every movie should be out there, but maybe there’s still a long way to go in that area. At least we can say the world knows Nollywood exists with the likes of the most recent breakout movie by Genevieve Nnaji- Lionheart, a few movies by Mo Abudu, Omoni Oboli etc
7. Any future projects?
For now, I’m just taking a step back.
8. Are these paid reviews?
9. How can we watch all your reviews?
Right now, we are developing our website. You can watch all our reviews on YouTube. Here is the link to our channel