The National Film and Videos Censors Board (NFVCB) says it received and censored a total number of 375 movies produced by the Nigerian film industry, aka Nollywood, in the third quarter of 2021.
This is contained in a report by the NFVCB Department of Film Censorship and Classification its report.
The third quarterreport of the year, captured all films submitted to the board’s offices from across the country.
“The report is for onward submission to the relevant Federal Government authority for the compilation of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the third quarter (GDP) Q3, 2021”, Special Assistant on Media to the Executive Director/CEO, NFVCB, Mr Joshua Olomu said.
According to the report, Lagos had the highest number of movies produced for the period with 159, while Abuja followed with 108 movies and Onitsha with 83 movies.
The analysis by location further showed that Kano had eight, while Port Harcourt and Jos recorded six, respectively, and Benin had five movies for the period under review.
The third quarter report, however, cited the number of movies produced during the quarter as a sharp decline, as against the 635 produced in the second quarter and 416 in the first quarter.
375 Movies Produced in Q3 of 2021 – NFVCB