Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2020 (G.A.C.A) Opens Nominations

The Ghana Arts and Culture Awards has officially called for submissions for nominations in this year’s edition of the awards scheme. The filing for nominations will be only online. The Event Manager of the awards scheme Frank Saka, said the new process of submission was due to precautionary measures against the spread of the Coronavirus. He added that 2 new categories will be included in the nominations this year. This was stated in a press release on Friday 12th June 2020. The Event Manager of the Ghana Arts and Culture…

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Akofa Ejeani Stars in Short Film By NAFTI Student

Ghanaian pioneer actress Akofa Ejeani has featured in a recent film production titled ‘God In Human’ by a level 100 student of the National Film and Television Institute (N.A.F.T.I). The student Director Thompson Lordson said he decided to work with the actress because she was a perfect fit for the role and had a lot of experience in filmmaking. He said this in an exclusive interview with Shine Publications on Sunday in Accra.  Student filmmaker Thompson Lordson explained why actress Akofa Ejeani was perfect for his 2020 short film ‘God…

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Silverbird Organizes Second ‘Free Popcorn and Drinks’ Giveaways With Strict Covid – 19 Checks.

On Saturday 13th June 2019, ‘Silverbird Cinemas Ghana’ organized the second phase of its free giveaways of popcorn and soft drinks. This happened at the Silverbird Cinemas at the West Hills Mall at Weija, Accra. In an earlier interview with Shine Publications, the Business Manager of Silverbird Cinemas Nana Yaw Twum Barimah – Yeboah, stated that the initiative was to engage their customers and show some concern especially in these times of the Coronavirus Crisis.  Many might think that free popcorn and soft drinks are not enough to send a…

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Top 5 Reality TV Shows In Ghana (2000 – 2020)

Reality television has been embraced in Ghana but just a few can be labelled as very good. Therefore, Shine Publications took the initiative to assess the best entertainment reality television shows in Ghana using our in-house criteria as follows:  1) Social impact. This is the measure of the extent of positive influence the reality TV show has had on the immediate society. We measure this by observing the public reaction to the TV show during and after the show. Also, by random questioning in the streets, market places and also…

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‘Drops of Happiness’ Movie Will Address Youth Unemployment……. Says Rabby Bray

Actress and film producer Rabby Bray has stated that her upcoming movie ‘Drops of Happiness’ will not just entertain viewers but also inspire young people. She said the story was centered on highlighting some of the challenges young graduates encounter such as unemployment. She added that the movie also projected the possibility of surmounting such obstacles by having a positive mindset and a strong will to succeed. She stated this in an interview on the ‘Saving the Arts’ online series on Friday from her office in Accra.  Despite having a…

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Silverbird Cinemas To Give Free Popcorn And Drinks This Saturday At West Hills Mall

After stirring up some excitement among movie lovers in Accra on Monday with a free giveaway session of popcorn and soft drinks to the public, Silverbird cinemas is set for another round of giveaways to theatre goers on Saturday 13th June 2020 at their premises inside the West Hills Mall at Weija, Accra. According to the Business Development Manager Nana Yaw Twum – Barimah Yeboah after an exclusive interview with Shine Publications a few hours ago, he said this was a way of keeping the brand relevant especially in these…

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Rabby Bray Celebrates German Film Distribution Deal And Talks About C.S.R.

The ‘Best Actress’ for 2019 according to the Kaduna International Film Festival Rabby Bray, a few days ago announced with smiles a new distribution deal that she had acquired with a German distribution company for her movie ‘Black Sheep’. She added that the success for the movie was based on her passion to highlight social issues which she viewed was an inevitable responsibility to her. She said this last Friday during the 5th episode of the ‘Saving the Arts’ online series from her office in Accra.  Award winner actress Rabby…

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Hon. Barbara Oteng Gyasi Asks International Bodies to Seek Proper Permission Before Using Kente Fabric

The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Hon. Barbara Oteng – Gyasi has asked international institutions and associations to follow the right procedures and acquire permission from the appropriate authorities before using the Ghanaian Kente fabric in any function, activity or audiovisual material for commercial activities or any other purpose other than it’s originally intended one. She stated this a few hours ago on social media after a photo was shown on C.N.N of some American Democrats kneeling to show their support to the late George Floyd and wore the…

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Rabby Bray Talks About Sex Roles And Making Films For A Target Market

Ghanaian actress and film producer Rabby Bray during the 5th episode of the ‘Saving the Arts’ online series, stated that failure is inevitable for a filmmaker whenever the film is produced without a clearly and well defined target market. She also debunked the perception that sex and other onscreen sexual acts is a necessary ingredient for a successful movie. She said this during the live broadcasted interview last Friday from Accra. The reigning ‘Best Actress’ as adjudged by the Kaduna International Film Festival Rabby Bray, said there is absolutely nothing…

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