Nollywood produced 377 films in 3rd quarter of 2021 – NFVCB

NFVCB executive director Adedayo Thomas

The National Film and Video Censors Board says it received and censored a total number of 375 movies produced by the Nigerian film industry, also known as Nollywood, in the third quarter of the year.

This was report was made known by the special assistant on media to the executive director and CEO NFVCB, Joshua Olomu on Saturday in Abuja.

The report for the third quarter of the year captured all films submitted to the board’s offices from across the country.

According to Olomu, Lagos had the highest number of movies produced for the period with 159, while Abuja followed closely with 108 movies and Onitsha with 83 movies.

The analysis by location further showed that Kano had eight, while Port Harcourt and Jos recorded six respectively and Benin had five movies for the period under review.

The third-quarter report, however, cited the number of movies produced during the quarter as a sharp decline, as against the 635 produced in the second quarter and 416 in the first quarter.