Kunle Afolayan Opens Up On Why He Avoids Collaborations In Nollywood (Video)

2 weeks ago

Ace filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan has opened up on why he avoids collaborations with other filmmakers in the movie industry.

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He made this known during a panel session hosted by the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF).

The session which also had top film executives Mo Abudu and Bolanle Austen-Peters was centered on producing Nollywood blockbusters.

Kunle Afolayan said collaborations in Nollywood often always leads to problems which he tries to avoid by sticking with like minds.

“For me, I take my time, I don’t like problems. We all share different visions sometimes as creatives and the way we think is also very different,” the filmmaker said.

“I don’t like to just talk to money bags. I don’t want someone who is just going to say what does it cost to make a film? I don’t like those things and those are the kind of things you get. Tunde Kelani and I have partnered on several levels. In fact, the last two films I was part of it as EP and actor. I collaborate with people who speak the same language.”

Watch him speak below;

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