I am Ready for ‘Kumawood’ ….. Says International Actress and Model Haillie Sumney

Light skin French – Ghanaian beauty Haillie Sumney disclosed in an exclusive interview with Shine Publications that she thinks Ghanaians are playing down the importance of ‘Kumawood’ as an avenue to exhibit true Ghanaian culture and heritage. She said if given the chance, she would gladly accept a role in a ‘Kumawood’ movie. The actress added that though the Kumasi film industry has been more productive than the Accra film community, some actors still rated it as below the standard and this she thought was a misconception. She revealed this…

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Minister Barbara Oteng – Gyasi Asks the Film ‘Classification Committee’ to Work Without Bias

The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Honorable Barbara Oteng – Gyasi has asked members of the newly inaugurated Film Classification Committee; a body responsible for the classification of audiovisual works for public domain, to go about their work by abiding by professional standards and ensuring their conclusions are totally free of favouritism or prejudice. She stated this on Thursday at the inauguration of the ‘Classification Committee’ at the Accra Tourism Information Centre.  The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Hon. Barbara Oteng – Gyasi, praised the formation of the…

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“I Have Been Paid Ghc 10 For A Movie Role Before!” …….. Says Actor John Dumelo

Actor turned politician John Dumelo stated in a dialogue with a fan in social media about passion and career choice that he has received payment for a movie role in the amount of Ghc 10  during the early days of his career, but this did not dampen his passion for acting. He added that despite his political ambition, he has not stopped acting and said that he will always be an actor. He said this yesterday from an undisclosed location in Ghana.  Some of the most successful actors in Ghanaian…

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Music Videos Will Also Be Screened for Classification …… Says Socrates Safo

The Chairman of the Classification Committee Socrates Safo, has stated that music videos will not be exempted from screening for classification. He said, the nature of the video would determine the time during the day for the video to be aired. He said this to answer the question about whether music videos where inclusive in the Classification Committee’s categories for submission. This statement was backed by the Chairman of the National Film Authority David Dontoh, who added that artistes have a responsibility in projecting positivity through their creative work. They…

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