LBW 040: Meet Chichi Nwoko, Producer, Media Entrepreneur, and Ladybrille Woman of the Month April 2016

Born in Dublin, Ireland to a career diplomat father who helped plant, at an early age, a deep love for Africa, Chichi Nwoko is the CEO of HEY, What’s ON?, a New York and Lagos based production, marketing and multi-media consulting firm. With insight into the mindset of viewers and extensive knowledge of the television landscape in Africa, ‘Hey, What’s ON?’ creates premium content squarely targeted at both viewers and advertisers.

A recipient of the 2016 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards for her role as a producer in the feature Film ‘Road To Yesterday,’ Nwoko is noted for her work with marketing and brand managers to provide expertise in TV formats, which enhance brand placement.

Her achievements have been recognized my numerous organizations and media, including Forbes Africa Magazine and The National Association of Black Female Executives in Music and Entertainment (NABFEME) in New York who named her as an “Executive to Watch”.

Nwoko is also the Executive Producer of ‘Kids Say The Dardnest Things’ in Nigeria, which is in its second season; and the founder of Dance Nation, an initiative established to help advance the Dance industry in Africa. Continue reading “LBW 040: Meet Chichi Nwoko, Producer, Media Entrepreneur, and Ladybrille Woman of the Month April 2016”

Events, Film

Netflix ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Nigeria Screening & Afterparty: Idris Elba, Abraham Attah and Uzodinma Iweala Attend

It was all glitz and glamour at Scarlet Lodge in Victoria Island this past Saturday, when Netflix invited the influential and beautiful Lagos crowd to the official Red Carpet After Party, immediately following the premiere screening of “Beasts of No Nation” at Silverbird Galleria. Hosted by Idris Elba and Abraham Attah, the two lead actors, and Uzodinma Iweala, the Nigerian-American author of the book the film …


African Cinema: Genevieve Nnaji Premieres ‘Road to Yesterday’ (Photos & Video)

The Entertainment Network (T.E.N.) feature film debut, “Road To Yesterday” starring Genevieve Nnaji and Oris Erhuerho served as the “Closing Night Film” at the just concluded Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) which ran from the 8th – 15th of November in Lagos. Check out some photos and watch video highlights from the premiere. Q&A Ambience …