Is Nollywood ready for the Oscars?
Summer 2009 Edition of Leadership and Life Style Magazine
With the recent success of Slumdog millionaire, an Indian box office mega-blockbuster which succeeded in winning eight Oscars including best picture, director, adapted screenplay, editing, cinematography, sound mixes, score and songs, it has become quite apparent that Hollywood, the US movie industry, is no longer looking only within the Hollywood circle to showcase budding and amazing talents in the movie industry. In the last ten years foreign movies like ‘The Last Samurai,’ ‘Life Is Beautiful – La Vita e Bella,’ ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, ’ ‘Babel,’ ‘Volver’ and ‘Apocalypto, just to mention but a few -.have all been nominated for, and some won, multiple roles in the Grammys. Slumdog Millionaire is the latest addition to these films.