New Movie ‘Charade’ To Address Forced Marriages …… Says Writer and Producer Anita Tetteh

The writer and producer of the new movie ‘Charade’ Anita Tetteh, in an exclusive phone interview with Shine Publications over the weekend, has revealed that the focus of the movie is to highlight the problem of forced marriages in the society; as well as offer possible solutions to them. She said that her motivation to produce the movie came from her observation of the silent cry for true happiness from couples entangled in such marriages. According to her, ‘Charade’ which is a romantic comedy featuring top Ghanaian actors namely Jackie…

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“Regional Film Industry” In Ghana On The Way……. Says Yoofi Grant

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghna Investments Promotion Centre (G.I.P.C) Yoofi Grant, has stated that the Government of Ghana has began discussions with foreign investors for the establishment of a “Regional Film Industry” in Ghana. He said this on Wednesday 22nd July 2020 during a virtual seminar on film organized by the National Film Authority.  The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghb Investments Promotion Centre (G.I.P.C) Yoofi Grant, has assured the public that the Government is indeed working hard to develop the film industry by soliciting for the needed…

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‘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 Media Students Awards 2020 Rescheduled For Saturday 8th August

Initially scheduled for this Saturday 25th July 2020, the organizer of the Ghana Media Students Awards has rescheduled the maiden event for the 8th of August 2020.  The founder of the awards scheme Raymond Kombat, said the decision was necessitated by in-house arrangements to guarantee a satisfactory show. He disclosed this on phone in an exclusive interview with Shine Publications a few days ago. The founder of the Ghana Media Students Awards Raymond Kombat has officially rescheduled the maiden edition of the Ghana Media Students Awards for next month after…

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National Film Authority’s ‘Pitch Series’ Webinar Ends with No Investment Guarantees From G.I.P.C

The maiden edition of the National Film Authority’s ‘Pitch Series’ which came off on Wednesday 22nd July 2020, concluded without any announced commitment from the Ghana Investment Promotions Centre (G.I.P.C) to inject financial investment into the project. As a major partner of the initiative, with the authority to reject or accept any of the submissions made, together with partner and media giant ‘Multichoice’, the Chief Executive Officer of G.I.P.C Yoofi Grant, did not mention any financial support package which would be or has been made available to successful applicants of…

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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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