This week is filled with so much exciting news buzzing the internet. From the movie industry to the music industry, down to the media and environment, guess what? Even the sports industry isn’t exempted from the Content Round-up this week. It’s time to take you on a jolly ride through this week’s amazing roundup of creative content.
1. Nigerian-Uk Born Actor John Boyega Features In The Recently Released Blockbuster Movie “The Woman King”
The Nigerian-UK-born actor John Boyega stars as King Ghezo in the ‘The woman king’ After revealing that he received a personal letter from The Woman King director Gina Prince-Bythewood which put him in “the right mindset” to say yes to a role in the new historical epic.
2. Media Meets Environment as Foundation Launches “Journalists For Environment” Project
Ignorance they say is man’s greatest enemy. This is why The Statewide Waste and Environmental Education Foundation is working to form a coalition of circular economy practitioners and environmental journalists in Nigeria to promote practices that support the reuse, recycling, and reduction of plastic waste.
With the rise of this project, the media plays a crucial role in enlightening people about their environment and ways to sustain it.
3. Award-winning Nigerian-French Songwriter And Artist Asa, Slams N300m Copyright Infringement Suit On Joeboy.
Upon the release of Joeboy’s latest single “contour” on all music platforms, One month later, an N300m copyright infringement suit and a 60% publishing split on the song to be assigned to his superior music colleague, Bukola Elemide, popularly known as Asa.
Coincidentally, this week we published an article that explains everything you need to know about copyright infringement.
4. Popular filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan, releases Oyo-based movie titled ‘Anikulapo’, on Netflix
With the internet going restless, and the movie industry booming with excitement and comical critics, there is no doubt that the popular film-maker Kunle Afolayan has outdone himself again with the release of ‘Anikulapo’ on one of the biggest movie distribution platforms, Netflix. The Nigerian epic fantasy films on the 30th of September 2022, as it stars Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Sola Sobowale, Kunle Remi, Bimbo Ademoye, and Taiwo Hassan in the lead role.
5. The End Of FIFA And EA Sports Partnership Marks The End Of An Era In Gaming
US game maker Electronic Arts (EA) and global football body FIFA spent months negotiating over the licensing agreement that has underpinned the game since its first edition in 1993. FIFA, is said to be chasing even more money: it plans to offer fans more choices by developing new games with other studios. EA Sports also has plans, as next year she plans to launch “EA Sports FC”.
6. Afro-beat Sensational Singer Tems, Emerges The Top Winner At The BMI London Awards
Afro-beats sensational singer/songwriter, Temilade Openiyi ‘Tems’ added to her list of amazing career accomplishments as she took home one of the biggest awards at the annual BMI London Awards.
She won the ‘Impact Prize’ which spotlights and honors leading songwriters, composers, and music publishers in the UK and Europe.
Looking at the amazing news we have this week, it’s safe to say that the creative industry is growing massively, which is why creatives should endeavor never to allow the industry to outgrow us. Having gotten yourself informed about all the creative news that happened this week, do make sure to check again next week for another round of weekly creative news.
Till next time, stay creatively informed.
About the Author
She is an Environment Enthusiast, Content creator, and associate, news writer, and reporter, media person, creative consultant, and a social researcher. She is also a certified digital marketer and has participated in several youth conferences including the recently concluded British High Commission project – the SDG Literacy Drive.