Ultimate Communications, the mother company that is behind the annual Best Of Nollywood Awards, has announced that it will be publishing a directory for the Nigerian entertainment industry.
With an average contribution of $4.5 billion to the annual Gross Domestic Product of Nigeria, the Nigerian entertainment industry is a big deal, a statement by the company said. It said the surge of the creative industry in Nigeria is spreading like wide fire across the Coast of Africa, Europe and beyond, adding that the practitioners in the industry are commanding international recognition. The directory that will be in circulation from June, 2017.
It will contain 10,000 contacts of top industry buffs and practitioners, from record Label CEOs to artiste managers, music video directors, movie actors, producers, movie directors, comperes and comedians, PR companies, entertainment editors and reporters and so on.
A statement made available by the Publisher, Seun Oloketuyi, said: “The entertainment directory is coming as an answer to the yearnings of people over the years. Anyone that wants to do business in the industry doesn’t need to start scampering for contacts of who is who. With the directory in your hand, you can navigate smoothly and meet whoever you hope to do business with.
“We are aware of the digital revolution, and with that in mind, we shall also be creating an online version of the directory soon too.” Oloketuyi had in the past published a directory for the music and movie industry.
He assured that the entertainment directory will be the mother of all and will be available for sale at online stores at Payport, Jumia and Konga.