Recent deals with iROKOtv
iROKOtv has recently pushed most of its content into the premium access area. There is still some free content remaining.
Balancing Act’s Sylvain Beletre relays the latest news on iROKOtv:
2014 Nollywood movies 'Okrika’, 'Uchechi The Blind Cripple’, 2014 Ghanian movie 'A Trip To Hell' are now showing on iROKOtv.comnow showing on iROKOtv.com
OKRIKA (2014) tells the story of a man is torn between two lovers who have both contributed positively to his success.
Plot: A concerned mother gives her daughter three months to get married to her procrastinating fiancé, fed up of their long courtship and suspicious of what she considers to be false promises on his part.
Walter Anga, Amara Maduka, Ebele Okaro
Director: Okey Zubelu Okoh (dgn)
Watch full movie "Okrika" here
Trip To Hell
Plot: A young couple on a road trip encounter their worst nightmare when they decide to spend the night at a rundown roadside motel, and wake up to spookily find their things missing and the door locked. (2014)
Cast: Martha Ankomah, UmarKrupp, Paul Wilson
Director: Leila Djansi
Leila clinched a deal with iROKOtv:
Leila Djansi, a Ghanaian movie director of international repute, has signed a deal for a new production belonging to iROKOtv.
Though she is yet to confirm the deal, Leila, who directed award-winning movies such as I Sing of Well, Sinking Sands, Ties That Bind, There Was You and Northern Affairs, is expected to return to Africa to finalise the deal.
Leila, who is currently based in the United State of America, last shot Northern Affair in Accra. The film won Best Production Design at the just-ended Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in Nigeria.
Sources revealed that Leila had concluded every transaction to come down for the production.
iROKOtv is a web platform that provides free and paid-for Nigerian films on-demand. It is one of Africa’s first mainstream online movies streaming on websites, giving free and instant access to over 5,000 Nollywood films.
The outfit was launched on December 1, 2011. Its parent company, iROKO Partners, was founded by Jason Njoku and Bastian Gotter in December 2010, with its headquarters in Anthony village, Lagos, Nigeria.