Will Netflix's first African series open a new chapter in African filmmaking?
The release of "Queen Sono" is to be the first of several African original series to premiere this year on Netflix. Filmmakers say the move by the US streaming provider could give a welcome boost to its film scene.
Nigerian film Eyimofe premieres at the Berlinale
Directors say Eyimofe will make you feel like you were actually in Lagos Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) is enjoying a good run at the Berlin International Film Festival, with tickets sold out for the first two nights of screening. Deutsche Welle’s Eddy Micah Jr had the directors of the highly-rated Nigerian film, twin brothers Arie and Chuko Esiri, on News Africa where the siblings, amongst other things, talked about how Eyimofe will make audiences feel like they actually travelled to Lagos and experienced the day-to-day life of residents of Africa’s most populous city.
Netflix's 'Marriage Story' leads Golden Globe movie nominations with six, Netflix's 'Irishman' lands five
The Netflix divorce drama "Marriage Story" led nominations on Monday for the Golden Globes with six nods, followed by gangster movie "The Irishman," also on Netflix, with five.
'Stranger Things' season 3 breaks Netflix record
Within the first month after the third season dropped on July 4, views were counted in over 60 million households.
Netflix inks overall deal with 'Game of Thrones' creators
According to 'Deadline,' David Benioff and D.B. Weiss were reportedly being sought after by up to six major studios. Netflix won the bidding war. According to 'The Hollywood Reporter,' Benioff and Weiss closed the deal for $200 million. According to 'Variety,' the multi-year deal will allow the duo to write, direct and produce TV series and film.
Netflix confirms it will adapt original content into video games
Streaming giant Netflix is participating for the first time in the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, and confirms it will adapt its original content into video games.
Netflix, streaming services win Oscars cinema rule battle
In a win for Netflix , Amazon and other internet streaming services, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted not to change its rules for winning an Oscar, Hollywood's top prize.