‘We Need To Bring Back Cinemas’….. Says Managing Director of ‘Multichoice Ghana’ Cecil Sunkwa – Mills

Media giant ‘Multichoice’ has added their voice to the ongoing campaign to reopen cinemas in Ghana. The call was made by the Managing Director of ‘Multichoice Ghana’ Cecil Sunkwa – Mills on Wednesday 22nd July 2020 during a virtual seminar organized by the National Film Authority on pitching film projects. He said it was imperative that the Government revisited the decision to indefinitely close cinemas due to the Coronavirus crisis in Ghana as the cinemas were a significant contributor to the livelihood of filmmakers in Ghana. The Managing Director of…

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Focus On Selling Ghana To Ghana First …… Says Juliet Asante to Ghanaian Filmmakers

The Executive Secretary of the National Film Authority (N.F.A) Juliet Asante has advised Ghanaian filmmakers to first target the Ghanaian market before looking outside the country especially in the pursuit for high profits from sales of their works. She said it was her uttermost belief that Ghana has what it takes to succeed internally; despite the obvious challenges faced in the film industry. She was speaking at the first virtual seminar organized by the National Film Authority for a ‘Pitch Series’ initiative for filmmakers in Ghana which was in partnership…

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Diana Hopeson To Market Ghanaian Songs Through Foreign Publishing Partners

Ghanaian Gospel musician Diana Hopeson, has begun marketing Ghanaian music through her music publishing company ‘Gh Music Publishing Company’. She said her company, though quite new, was professionally linked to international music publishing partners all over the world and added that this was another beneficial channel to music creators to increase their financial gains; as well as push their music into a larger market. However, she added that there were certain criteria that every musician needed to meet before being accepted by her company. He said this a few days…

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Ghana Needs Our Own Streaming Platform; Especially For Movies…….. Says Diana Hopeson

Ghanaian Gospel musician Diana Hopeson, today in an exclusive phone interview with Shine Publications, stated that it was necessary for Ghana as a nation to develop her own streaming platform in order to realize benefits from the revenue generated by the music and movie industry. She cautioned that failure to do so, but rather leaving the task to private individuals, would only hinder the realization of such huge profits and the  proper functioning of the aforementioned areas in the new virtual world. She added that the world was now transitioning…

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N.A.F.T.I Level 100 Student To Release New TV Series ‘Dada Bees’ This August 2020

A level 100 student at the National Film and Television Institute of Ghana Godzy Kojo Annan, is set to release his very own created brand new television series ‘Dada Bees’ next month. Godzy Kojo Annan in an exclusive phone interview with Shine Publications over the weekend, said that  the series was created from his personal experiences growing up as a youngster in a middle class society. The dramatic comedy also features some well known faces like actress and social media personality Rosemond Brown and others.  Godzy Kojo Annan opened up…

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Actress Habiba Sinare Replaces Haillie Sumney in Lead Role In ‘Nina’s Mahogany’.

The Producer of the yet to be released ‘Nina’s Mahogany’ movie Rawdrick Lartey Junior, yesterday in an exclusive interview with Shine Publications, disclosed that Actress Haillie Sumney had been replaced by actress Habiba Sinare as the lead character in the movie. He said this was a collective decision by the production team which was necessitated by the Haillie’s busy schedules which prevented her from attending very important production meetings. He added that the movie should be ready for public viewing in October this year, hence the need to work without…

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Social Media Entertainment Awards 2020 For August! …… American Singer & Actress Kat Graham To Participate

The second edition of the Social Media Entertainment Awards in Ghana has been scheduled for August this year. This was disclosed by the founder Kofi Mulan in an exclusive phone interview with Shine Publications yesterday. He said that this year’s event would see some rebranding from plaques to logo. He also mentioned that American celebrity Kat Graham is very likely to be participating. The Social Media Entertainment Awards seeks to celebrate excellence among the entertainment community on social media. This year’s event will come off at a plush hotel in…

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Accra Indie Filmfest (AiF) Selects 55 Films To Represent At The 2020 Edition of the festival

One of the toughest moments for the 2nd edition of Accra Indie Filmfest (AiF) has been the selection process for the festival. However, the road is now clear for about 55 selected short films from 34 countries to battle it out for the various categories at the festival. Submissions for this year’s edition of the festival was opened on 25th January and by close of the submissions on April 15th 2020, the festival have had a massive hit of over 4000 submitted short films across 131 countries. This made the…

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‘Till Sunset’ Webseries Grabs Distribution Deal In South Africa!

The Director and Producer of Ghanaian webseries ‘Till Sunset’ Joseph Clef Aboah, today stated in a phone interview from his residence in Tema that season one of ‘Till Sunset’ series has been accepted by South African film company ‘Gravel Road’. He expressed his excitement about the deal and described it as a motivation for him and his team. Jospeh Clef Aboah also stated that he would commence filming season two of the series in August and will be available to the public in December this year.  Ghanaian filmmaker Joseph Clef…

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