Rogers Ofime, an award-winning Nigerian filmmaker, has introduced plans to shoot Nollywood’s first-ever movie on a though-provoking tell.
Ofime told PREMIUM TIMES in Lagos that 95-percent of the movie will be shot alongside the Lagos-Ibadan route.
The Lagos-Ibadan railway used to be inaugurated fair currently for a plump paid operation by the Nigerian Railway Company after a number of 300 and sixty five days of free test-whisk.
Ofime, handiest acknowledged for producing several vital Nigerian tv cleansing soap operas, together with ‘The Johnsons’, ‘Tinsel’ and ‘Hush’, introduced that the film, titled, ‘Conversations in transit,’ might perchance perchance well be shot in partnership with Nigeria Railway Cooperation.
With Native media tv taking the lead, the mission goes to be the principle of its kind in Africa; the total movie might perchance perchance well be shot on a though-provoking tell, from its arrival, transit, and departure.
The movie might perchance perchance well be shot at the Mobolaji Johnson Rail Arrangement at Yaba Lagos Exclaim.
Mr Ofime, who’s the govt.producer of the movie, thanked the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Ameachi, MD/CEO of the Nigerian Railway Company, F.E Okhiria for allowing his team to partner with them and opening their services and products to the filmmakers.
Ofime, who has been producing motion photos for over a decade, hinted that the movie would showcase the infrastructural vogue within the transportation sector and Nigeria as a complete.
Bolt to the Project
The movie used to be scripted by Tope Bolade- Akinbode and Dichie Enunwa.
In accordance with them, the thought that used to be birthed by Ummi Baba Ahmed, used to be modified into into an very ultimate hump.
The writers acknowledged they’d to hump by tell from Lagos to Ibadan, in notify to expertise travelling thru tell from a first-hand perspective. After the tour, the writers scripted the storyline of the movie.
The director, Robert Peters, added that scripts are essentially the most pivotal part and basis of a immense movie. ” Conversation in transit’ screenplay is a exact basis. Right here’s one movie I will’t wait to be share of,’’ he acknowledged.
Nyi Ali, director of Mobolaji Johnson tell role, who represented the MD of the NRC at the gathering, acknowledged the NRC is delivery to partnering with filmmakers to showcase the laudable infrastructural trends of this administration no longer beautiful to Nigerians but to the sphere.
Mr Ali printed that the tell role would initiate on-line bookings and bewitch of tell tickets within the closest future.
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He also frowned at the bewitch of tell tickets from touts, emphasising the wish to bewitch tell tickets from the tell role, as it is extra more cost-effective and convenient.
He also printed that nearly all song movies are shot throughout the tell role services and products.
Arrangement and solid
The movie tells a yarn of an heiress; Hajara, event planner; Ini, and a profession lady; Adeola, on a tell breeze with an abusive fiance, a dishonest and an alcoholic repentant husband. They’ve a prospect of indulging in a wild sportive weekend with total strangers whereas touring from Lagos to Ibadan but the hump would alternate the route of their destiny.
The movie solid is large name-studded. Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD), Rahama Sadau, Uzee Usman, Yvonne Nelson, will play the lead roles.
Filming is region to initiate in 2022 and might perchance perchance well be premiered on a tell in transit.
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