Nollywood Central: The Nigerian Videofilm Industry by Jade L. MillerNollywood Central: The Nigerian Videofilm Industry by Jade L. Miller

Nollywood Central: The Nigerian Videofilm Industry

byJade L. Miller

Paperback | April 28, 2016

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The first full-length study of Nollywood, exploring the rise, evolving structure and global connections of Nigeria's popular movie industry. Based on extensive fieldwork, this critical text redefines our understanding of global media flows while analysing the commercial and professional practices of one of the most prolific media industries.

Jade L. Miller is Assistant Professor in Communication Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada. She works on global media industries from a geographic perspective and has been published in a number of journals, including Global Media and Communication and the International Journal of Communication.
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Title:Nollywood Central: The Nigerian Videofilm IndustryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.44 inPublished:April 28, 2016Publisher:British Film InstituteLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1844576914

ISBN - 13:9781844576913

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.- Introduction.- 1. History: Nollywood Rising.- 2. Nollywood in Nigeria: Production and Distribution.- 3. Nollywood the Nigerian Product: Style, Format and Audiences.- 4. Organising Nollywood: Government Policy and Guilds.-  5. Nollywood's Global Circuits.- Conclusion.- Bibliography.-  Index.

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"The book is a useful introductory text for students and researchers interested in the foundations of Nollywood as a cultural product in relation to other local and international media. . Students and scholars new to the sub-discipline will find the text comprehensive, helpfully cross-referenced, and a useful overview of the critical themes and issues in the history of Nollywood. By and large, Nollywood Central is without doubt a unique and enlightening tour in and around the Nigerian film industry." (Añulika Agina, Black Camera, Vol. 8 (2), 2017)