9781844576913

Nollywood Central

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  • ISBN13:

    9781844576913

  • ISBN10:

    1844576914

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-04-28
  • Publisher: British Film Institute

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Summary

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.

Author Biography

Jade Miller is Assistant Professor in Communication Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada. She received her PhD in Communications from the Annenberg School at the University of Southern California and subsequently held a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Tulane University in New Orleans before joining the Laurier faculty. She works on global media industries from a geographic perspective. Her work has been published in a number of journals including Global Media and Communication and the International Journal of Communication.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. History: Nollywood Rising
2. Nollywood in Nigeria: Domestic 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

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