- Many still condemn Nollywood and its practitioners mainly because of the dearth of quality in their movies
- But according to one filmmaker, that has begun to change
- Maryam Charles even thinks Nollywood will soon surpass the American film industry aka Hollywood
Nollywood, Nigeria’s film industry has received a lot of knocks and kudos in recent times with many commending the quality of the movies.
This is not saying there aren’t any films that leave much to be desired in terms of quality and other things, but with each day, the number of such movies is reducing NAIJ.com has noticed.
Speaking about this actress and filmmaker Maryam Charles said there remains a lot of work to be done but in due time, Nollywood will be known worldwide.
“Nollywood can only get better at this point because everyone is stepping up their game. I’m a practitioner in this industry so I know what I am saying. No one wants to entertain mediocrity anymore and that is the only thing that can stop the industry from moving forward,” she said.
Maryam who was speaking on the set of her soon to be released film On Time also added that “Now that everyone is adopting a higher standard in their works, Nollywood will soon surpass Hollywood.”
Do you agree with Maryam?
NAIJ.com recently spoke to Iyanya about quality in the Nigerian music industry. He shared his thoughts in the interview below: