Nollywood Babylon

Nollywood Babylon


                                Nollywood Babylon
| 1 h 14 min

A feature documentary on Nigeria’s successful movie industry. The creative duo of Ben Addelman and Samir Mallal – the same team who made Discordia – profile the Lagos-based dream machine. Operating on low budgets and tight schedules, “Nollywood” specializes in a unique form of African B-movie that draws upon both traditional voodoo stories and contemporary urban themes.

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Credits
  • writer
    Ben Addelman
    Samir Mallal
  • director
    Ben Addelman
    Samir Mallal
  • producer
    Ben Addelman
    Samir Mallal
    Adam Symansky
  • editor
    Annie Ilkow
  • associate producer
    Don Lobel
  • original music
    Olivier Alary
  • executive producer
    Galilé Marion-Gauvin
    Marcel Jean
    Ravida Din
  • cinematography
    Ben Addelman
    Samir Mallal
  • sound
    Ben Addelman
    Samir Mallal
  • production manager
    David Poulin
  • location manager
    Tope Idowu
  • driver
    Karim Idowu
  • archival research
    Elizabeth Klinck
  • rights clearances
    Elizabeth Klinck
  • sound editor
    Don Ayer
  • re-recording mixer
    Serge Boivin
  • digital editing technician
    Danielle Raymond
  • online editor
    Françoise Laprise
  • assistant editor
    Marie Maquaire
    Lucile de Peslouan
    Maël Le Tolguenec
  • opening title sequence
    Ottoblix
  • opening animation
    Ottoblix
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • post-production coordinator
    Mélanie Boudreau Blanchard
    Brigitte Sénéchal
  • production coordinator
    Christine Williams
  • transcription
    Raoul Chacar
    Hélène Laporte-Rawji
  • marketing manager
    Moira Keigher
  • publicist
    Pat Dillon
  • administration
    Ottoblix
  • studio administrator
    Dan Emery