- Nollywood luminaries graced the scene on a vibrant Sunday evening for the dazzling event known as “Lights, Camera, Naija” by Netflix Nigeria.
- This remarkable soirée celebrated the shining stars of Nigeria with a theme that exuded flamboyance and glamour, encapsulating the essence of Nigerian culture.
- Eminent personalities showcased the pinnacle of African fashion, adorned in splendid gowns, traditional textiles, intricately designed turbans, and elaborate headgear, all impeccably suited for this grand spectacle.
On the radiant evening of Sunday, August 13, 2023, the superstars of Nigeria’s captivating film and television realm gleamed brilliantly.
The illustrious streaming entertainment giant Netflix played host to an exceptional affair titled ‘Lights, Camera…Naija!,’ a commemoration of the nation’s awe-inspiring creative prowess.
Draped in elegance, Nollywood’s most distinguished figures adorned the red carpet, infusing the “Lights, Camera…Naija!” event with an aura of glamour.
This remarkable gathering cast a resplendent spotlight on the extraordinary imaginative gifts of Nigeria, and as Nollywood industry players graced the occasion, they were feted and pampered, acknowledging their monumental contributions to the industry’s remarkable advancements throughout Africa and beyond.
Renowned figures from the Nollywood realm, including Bimbo Ademoye, RMD, Bolanle Ninalowo, Lateef Adedimeji, Mo Bimpe, Chidi Mokeme, Odunlade Adekola, Bisola Aiyeola, Kunle Afolayan, Kunle Remi, and a host of other esteemed individuals, graced the occasion with their distinguished elegance, elevating the event to a level of unparalleled sophistication.
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Hosted by the legendary comedian and entertainer, Basketmouth, the evening showcased captivating performances by the soulful and trendsetting Chike, accompanied by the electrifying presence of Nigeria’s Afro-House maven, Niniola. Adding to the auditory delight, the renowned Superstar DJ Sose spun the music, creating an ambiance of euphoria and excitement.
Known for delivering exciting and diverse entertainment programming from both Nigeria and around the world, audiences can expect even more audacious and visually stunning films and television series from Netflix.
Since its arrival in the Nigerian market, Netflix has prioritised the development of creative talent on and off the screen, and partnered with various leading Nigerian creatives and organisations to roll out skills development and capacity-building initiatives aimed at strengthening the pipeline of the next generation of Nigerian storytellers.