‘Why I don’t shoot films for my colleagues,’ Kunle Afolayan explains

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However, the Golden Effects boss hinted that he’s working with some topshots in the industry and will soon be viewed by the general public.
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African filmmaker Cvm actor, Kunle Afolayan has revealed why he doesn’t make movies for Nigerian actors and producers.

In a recent interaction with the media, The CEO maker disclosed that he though he is open to working with anybody and everybody; he won’t compromise his standards just to make a movie.

In his words, “The first thing you need to understand is that I don’t work the way most people work. It takes me two years to make a film, in fact, once I’m done shooting a movie, I start plans towards the shooting of the next movie.”

Continuing, Afolayan said, ‘I have had offers and I have even had senior partners and colleagues wanting to work but directing isn’t a child’s play. When we discuss, and you tell them this is the standard, they sometimes don’t call back or I just stand my ground that since I can’t compromise, I might as well back out.’

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However, the Golden Effects boss hinted that he’s working with some topshots in the industry and will soon be viewed by the general public.

‘I’m open to it but I can’t compromise several things and that is why I concentrate on my productions but will be doing things with some senior partners in the industry and we are working together on the bill of a cable channel. You will soon see a collaboration of efforts from me and other topshots in the industry,’ he said.

Kunle Afolayan is a popular filmmaker with five movies – ‘Irapada’ (2006), ‘The Figurine’ (2009), ‘Phone Swap’ (2012), ‘October 1’ (2014), ‘The CEO’ (2016) – to his credit as a filmmaker.

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