Nollywood is a mighty economic machine (Infographic)


Nollywood films have gone global.

Movie streaming giant Netflix has dedicated an entire section to Nigeria‘s mega film industry, so rather than having to buy a DVD, viewers around the world can now get their fix of Nigerian drama straight to their computer screens — Nollywood is notorious for churning out hundreds of movies per month, capturing viewers with stories ranging from romance and drama to comedy and witchcraft.

iROKOtv, a Nigerian online platform for on-demand films, already streams home-grown movies to the diaspora around the world, but with 25% of Nigerians predicted to access the internet via their mobile phone by 2018, the home market is expected to grow too.

Read more: Inside Nollywood’s mighty economic machine – CNN.com

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