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The Artistic Display, Performance and Management Qualities of Nollywood Actors and Actresses: Implication for Professionalism in the Performing Arts Industry

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The artistic presentation of Nigerian actors and actresses is gaining better acclaim and recognition across the film industry both in Nigeria and Africa. Nollywood films are recognised because of their creative performance in the film industry when compared with the performance of other film industries in Africa. The continuous exposure of Nollywood actors and actresses to prominent actors and actresses from across the world especially Hollywood and Bollywood film industries has helped actors and actresses in Nollywood to diversify their artistic qualities professionally. Despite Nollywood success flanked by Nigerians actor and actress in home videos and across films produced in Africa more has to be done in terms of production, film content, quality and originality. Today Nollywood as a film industry with highly rated actors and actresses are seen as a platform for modelling the future and prospect of film making in Africa especially as the youths are seeking to make career in the performing art industry. As such, Nollywood will continue to be a point of reference for other African film makers and industries on the continent when seeking for artistic display and performances.

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Udomisor, I. and Anayo, O. (2014) The Artistic Display, Performance and Management Qualities of Nollywood Actors and Actresses: Implication for Professionalism in the Performing Arts Industry. Advances in Journalism and Communication, 2, 8-19. doi: 10.4236/ajc.2014.21002.

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