Nigeria, August 12, 2023 – On Sunday, the 13th of August, 2023, the stars of Nigeria’s film and TV industry gathered,
Nigeria, August 12, 2023 – On Sunday, the 13th of August, 2023, the stars of Nigeria’s film and TV industry gathered, as leading streaming entertainment service Netflix hosted an exclusive event tagged ‘Lights, Camera...Naija!’ in celebration of the country’s incredible creative talent.
With Nollywood’s finest gracing the red carpet, the Lights, Camera…Naija! event turned the glamorous spotlight on Nigeria’s brilliant creative talents and industry guests who wined and dined in appreciation of their immense contribution to the industry’s phenomenal strides in Africa and across the world.
Hosted by the legendary comedian and entertainer, Basketmouth, the event featured captivating performances by the soulful, rave-making Chike, and the Nigerian Queen of Afro-House, Niniola, with even more music provided by Superstar DJ Sose.
Known for delivering exciting and diverse entertainment programming from both Nigeria and around the world, audiences can expect an even more riveting lineup of films and series from Netflix in the coming months.
Since it arrived in the Nigerian market, Netflix has prioritized the development of creative talent on and off the screen, and partnered with various leading Nigerian creatives and organizations to roll out skills development and capacity-building initiatives aimed at strengthening the pipeline of the next generation of Nigerian storytellers.
Netflix’s Lights, Camera…Naija honored the pioneers and trailblazers who paved the way for the industry's growth, whilst recognizing the outstanding contributions of current talents who continue to captivate global audiences with compelling storytelling.