Interviews

Barnabas Emordi - Afrocritik
Barnabas Emordi: Successive Steps Behind the Lens to Becoming Nollywood’s Highest-Grossing Cinematographer

“What is important for the cinematographer is making shooting decisions that will influence how the…

Dennis Mugaa - Half Portraits Underwater - Afrocritik
“All Art Helps Us to See the Humanity of Another”: Kenya Writer, Dennis Mugaa, Speaks About His Forthcoming Debut, “Half Portraits Under Water”

“It’s important for a writer to remain true to their work and believe that it…

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The Soundtrack to Success: Music Supervisor, Unique Oliver, is Creating a Blueprint for Music Licensing in Nollywood Productions

“Music licensing works with music consumption patterns. The more Afrobeats tracks are consumed around the…

Paul Ngila Njeri - In conversation with Afrocritik - James Currey Prize Winner 2023
“Winning the James Currey Prize Might Represent My Coming of Age as a Writer”: In Conversation with 2023 Prizewinner, Peter Ngila Njeri

“I had been writing a lot over the years with nothing much happening. Winning the…

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Afropantheology and the Future of African Speculative Fiction: A Conversation with Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki

“I think we can do more to formally bestow speculative fiction with its deserved place…

Akinlabi Ishola and Collins Okoh - Afrocritik
Portraying Familial Bonds in “A Tribe Called Judah”: In Conversation with Box Office Hit Screenwriters, Akinlabi Ishola and Collins Okoh

“A Tribe Called Judah is divine” – Akinlabi Ishola.  “When writing the story, we were…

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Filmmaker, Perivi Katjavivi, Signals a New Era with Namibia’s Oscars Debut, “Under the Hanging Tree”

“Films from Namibia often go under the radar, and we struggle to attract the bigger…

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“Every Day Presents Another Angle to Approach My Music”: DumomiTheJig, the Artiste in His Debut Year in the Music Scene

“Choosing the path of music will make you look like a fool for a very…

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“When It Comes to Lovesongs, Nobody Can Touch Me”: Joeboy, in Conversation with Afrocritik

“Genuine love involves a lot of vulnerability from both ends, and that’s reality. I will…

Wingonia Ikpi in an exclusive interview with Afrocritik
“I Learnt to Let the Story Lead”: Nigerian Filmmaker, Wingonia Ikpi, on Producing the Crime-Comedy, “Bank Alert”

“I think sometimes, it’s nice to surprise the audiences just like we did with Kanayo.…