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Where Is Nollywood Located In Nigeria?

I sometimes wonder if a foreigner should ask me where is nollywood located in nigeria what my reply would be because the hollywood i am familiar with is located in los angelis and apart from d fact that it is known as a place for celibrities people also visit there and go for vacations there.I an just interested in knowing where our own much talked about nollywood is located.

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No 51 Iweka road Onitsha and 51 Pound road Aba.

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National theater , Surulere Lagos. For inquiry:09092153277

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i hav been at 51 iweka rd onitsha it doesn't look lik nolly wood to me

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nollywood is located in tinapa business resort in calabar, u can see a gorilla holding d nollywood sign

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It has been there since 2004, save 4 d commissioning

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Nollywood has a new and permanent location at Tinapa, calabar. This for REAL!

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i swear i've seen the face above somewhere from adam. am not trying to be funny or having any hook up, i have a man in my life. i just think i recognise you Bottom from somewhere

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Nollywood is floating in the air. They are all a bunch of dorks

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i think because there is hollywood in America that is why they name Niger thing nollywood too

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lol, u guys are funni

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nollywood just came about as a joke a couple of years ago when nigeria was ranked the 2nd or 3rd largest producers of movies in the world . the problem is that the name just stuck.

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How many Nigerian movies are not original? Sometimes it's too original that we complain about them. Get over yourselves and let them do their thang.

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Classic case of the pot calling the kettle black. Speak for yourself my friend!!

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I think an original Nigerian idea would sell so much!!!

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Nollywood is Nigeria's Hollywood, just replace the H with N. It was given to us by some Hollywood producers who visited Nigeria sometimes late 90's to see what was going on for us in film making. After visitin places and seeing lots of actors and producers and how film is being produced here, one of them commented jokingly and said 'this is not Hollywood' but rather Nollywood and that was how the named came up till date. Well, so I read from one of all this Magazines so I'm definately ready to be proved wrong about the genesis of the name

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If Nigeria developments it will be the US of Africa!!!

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hotangel i have been looking for you!

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yeah i like it there because is bare funny,i usually go around there to drink whenever i go to naija and u get to see many jokers doing crazy things and many wannabes or rather upcoming actors.

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Why do some people harbor negative/pessimistic views about anything Nigerian? Nollywood, while not in the league with Hollywood is gaining momentum. There is a guy from Zaire/Congo who likes our Nigerian movies, and the industry is experiencing a brisk business in other parts of Africa, I would think. Its gained popularity. Lets give them time to remedy their shortcomings. Rome was not built in a day.

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hahaha naija where are we going? no nollywood but we keep producing movie everyday

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Deconstructing Nollywood

If India’s monstrously popular film industry which accounts for the highest film output and ticket sales globally could be termed as Hollywood’s poor cousin, what do we call Nigeria’s Nollywood?

Call it anything. But not Emeka Ike’s cliché that Nollywood is a dream that is about to crash. It seems the once popular actor is the only subscriber to this pessimistic view of Nollywood’s future.

Over-hyped, but mainly characterized by unoriginal plots, poor dialogue, sound and poor production values; yes that is Nollywood, an industry where anything goes. But do not forget that world class producers namely Tunde Kelani, Jeta Amata and Tade Ogidan, among others, belong to this same Nollywood.

Did we say Nollywood? Yes. But you won’t believe who is contesting this? It is no less personality than Kanayo. O. Kanayo, recipient of Nollywood Actor of the Year Award. He argues that Nollywood is mere abstraction.   

In Kanayo’s opinion, Nollywood does not compare to Bollywood and Hollywood in concrete terms. According to him, Nollywood presently exists in the mind of industry stakeholders, because there is no physical space, structure or location that could be termed as such in Nigeria.

For Kanayo, Hollywood represents the American film industry and is also a district in Los Angeles (California State), while Nollywood merely depicts the Nigeria’s home video production industry which has no historical or cultural location.

Urging stakeholders to join the campaign for a Nollywood real estate that is similar to Hollywood, Kanayo says it is the only way the fledging home video industry will compare to Hollywood in the nearest future.     

Nollywood, the name of Nigeria's thriving straight-to-video film industry was coined by Matt Steinglass in an article published in the New York Times in 2002.

http://www.legwork.com.ng/Main/Articles/Headliners/DeconstructingNollywood.aspx

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Nollywood is opposite Winans Hotel in Surulere

All actors, actresses and "wanna bes" are there

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Nollywood is a figment of the imagination by copy cats naija film makers.it  exists in idea not in situ.

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Viperman and Orikinla are both correct. The hub of the Nigerian movie industry is in Surulere, Lagos state, Nigeria. That's where most of the studios, major players, residences of the artistes, hotels where they camp for shooting, offices of the major players of the industry etc are located. You can start and finish your movie there. Most of the marketers also live there. They find it convenient to visit the studios to obtain the works of producers and directors.

51, Iweka road onitsha, Pound, St. Micheal's, Park roads,Aba, Idumota, Ereko, Edidi streets, Lagos, video shops in Alaba international market, Lagos, etc are the major distribution and marketing outlets of our movies.

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Its main movie studio is in the tourist resort under construction; Tinapa, Calabar!!

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Nollywood does not exist. Is just a word used by Film producers to make it sound like Hollywood.

Still me

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Nollywood is in surulere, lagos. Nigeria.

That is the headquarters of movie production in nigeria.

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Actually, hot-angel's answer is right. "Nollywood" as an organized industry is based in those locations.

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Nollywood is Located at 51 Iweka road Onitsha

There's another Nollywood at 1/6 pound road aba.

There's another one at Idumota lagos.

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Okay okay not to mislead you.

There's no "nollywood" in NIgeria. Naija cutie explained it all.

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