Following Afrobeats’ rise to the global stage and the rise of digital streaming giants, the African entertainment scene now has the world’s attention. With African entertainment now a lucrative sector, how can brands successfully capitalise on the need for local stories with a global appeal?
Chisom Peter Job is a Nigerian film journalist whose writing has appeared in the New York Times, Teen Vogue, Washington Post, and more. He is also the managing editor of the film start-up, Statement Films.
Franklin Ugbode is a Nigerian communications expert, movie critic, and consultant. He is also currently a movie critic at OkayAfrica.
Vincent Desmond is a writer, consultant, and editor living in Nigeria. He covers fashion, music, culture, identity, and art, and has reported for PAPER Magazine, Mail & Guardian,NYLON, i-D, Vice, Dazed, AnOther Magazine, OkayAfrica, The Guardian, and several more. He won the TIERS Nigeria Young Trailblazer Award in 2019 for his work.