Friday, November 25, 2011

Nollywood Day at the Wennovation Hub: Powering Nollywood using Technology

In a bid to highlight the interconnectivity of Wennovation Hub’s recent content distribution technology and mobile application initiatives with top content creators in Nollywood and to achieve synergy with key actors, we are pleased to present to you the 1st Nollywood Day at the Wennovation Hub with the theme: Powering Nollywood using Technology (a panel discussion)

Venue: EDC Large Auditorium, Plot C Obasa Road, Off Oba Akran Rd Ikeja Lagos (road beside AP Petrol Station)

Date: Wednesday, November 30 @ 12.00pm


Nse Ikpe Etim, Nollywood Star & Best of Nollywood Awards 2011 Winner (Actress)
Nse Ikpe-Etim has been in the entertainment industry since age 18 when she anchored a show on NTA. Her first movie role was in Venom of justice 2 after which she has acted in various movies including the Nollywood big hit movies, Reloaded and Guilty Pleasures, where she acted as Ramsey Nouah's wife.

Chude Jideonwo, Founder – RedStrat/The Future Project, Y!Naija

A lawyer and award-winning journalist, Chude has, for almost a decade, garnered key experience in all forms of traditional and new media, and has translated that practical experience into successful media campaigns. He also works as an expert in youth development across the country and beyond.

Chude is founder and Creative Director of RedSTRAT/The Future Project, a full service public engagement/communications company. He is primarily in charge of Strategy, Planning, Content and Communication.
Chude also founded EnoughisEnough Nigeria, the largest coalition of youth and youth-led organizations in the country. It is now one of the country’s foremost civic participation groups as well as the premium voice for young people in politics. He chairs the Public Relations & Communications Committee, and has in that position secured buy-in from national and international media including CNN (International), BBC, Radio France, Reuters, the Associated Press, amongst others,
In May 2010, he was selected for the Nigeria Leadership Initiative’s (NLI) Future Leaders Fellowship.

Other panelists include Mukhtar Oyewo and Modupe Ajibola

• 12:00 – Introduction of Guests & Participants
• 12:20-­‐ Wennovation Overview
• 12:40 – Questions & Answers
• 1:00 -­‐ Panel Discussion: What ongoing technology developments are going to drive Nollywood 
2.0 and how can this be jumpstarted?

• 2:00 – Meet our Wennopreneurs
• 2:30 – Vote of thanks

Mr. Femi Babajide, Marketing Development Manager at Intel Corporation (West Africa), will moderate the event

Send in your questions via twitter to @wennovation using the hashtag #nollytech , or on Facebook

This event will be live on Twitter (#nollytech), Facebook & we will make arrangements to telecast live.
This is the first in a series of sector partnering events for the ecosystem. Feel free to invite a friend.

Contact : Ayokunle Akinrotimi ( +234 805 951 7814)

Wennovation Camp 1.0...1 dream, 2 Companies, 3 Products, 4 Mentors, 5 Consultants, 6 Weeks , 7 Entrepreneurs & 49 days from ideas to funding!

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