Canal+ acquires Nollywood studio ROK from IROKOtv to grow African film

French television company Canal+ has acquired the ROK film studio from VOD company IROKOtv for an undisclosed amount. Founded by Jason Njoku in 2010 — and backed by $45 million  in VC — IROKOtv b

Nigeria-based Online Entertainment Platform iROKO Will Finance “Nollywood” Films After Raising $19M

iROKO, an online entertainment platform that targets audiences in Sub-Saharan African countries, plans to strike more deals in Nigeria’s booming movie industry after securing $19 million in funding

Wait, You're Going to Pay Me to Watch Movies All Day? (TCTV)

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You Think Hollywood Is Rough? Welcome to the Chaos, Excitement and Danger of Nollywood

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