It was a gathering of who is who in the Nigerian media as notable film maker, Kunle Afolayan hosted guests to a private media screening of his latest movie, Mokalik.
MOKALIK is an ambitious film project that tells a story which is unique and relevant to our society. It beautifully highlights diversity while distinctively addressing the issues around choice,” the award-winning movie director told guests who attended the screening”, Kunle Afolayan said.
This was why I chose to situate life’s happenstances in a typical Nigerian mechanic workshop,
the filmmaker said
“Mokalik” features singer Simi, and BBN ex-housemate, Tobi Bakre.
The movie also features prominent actors like Femi Adebayo, Charles Okocha, Faithia Williams and Lateef Oladimeji.
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Exclusive Press Screening of Mokalik by @canoncnafrica Speaking at the screening, Kunle Afolayan said, “MOKALIK is an ambitious film project that tells a story which is unique and relevant to our society. It beautifully highlights diversity while distinctively addressing the issues around choice. Creating this movie has been an amazing experience and Canon made the experience even better with their support. The Canon EOS C300 Mark II – Stunning 4K quality and versatility allowed me as a producer to experience creative vision in stunning cinematic details and provides footage suitable for extensive post-production work. The EOS C300 Mark II with canon cine lenses range also helped the team to technically get one step ahead and create a world-class movie which promises to break boundaries. According to Amine Djouahra, Senior Sales & Marketing Manager – B2C, Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA), the technical brilliance witnessed in ‘Mokalik’ is a testament to Canon’s pioneering vision in the realm of serious cinema production. He said: “At Canon, we are constantly seeking to connect with the filmmaking community, especially Nollywood as it allows us to become a part of one of the largest film industries globally. The technical brilliance witnessed in this movie, is testament to Canon’s pioneering vision in the realm of serious cinema production, we are glad to be a part of this bold new technology that helps to make amazing projects like the MOKALIK possible,” adding that “at Canon we continue to listen to our customers when developing the product range to ensure our innovations meet their needs, and enabling story tellers for creative filmmaking. Guests at the event also witnessed the launch of the first ever video competition for cinematographers in Nigeria under the Campaign #MYNAIJAMYCANON. The competition is part of Canon’s efforts in enabling and inspiring cinematography talent in Africa. @canoncnafrica @thegoldfish_007 @tobibakre @symplysimi @femiadebayosalami @fathiawilliamsbalogun @ayoadesanya @adedimejilateef @charles_okocha @filmhousecinemas @kaptelevision @goldeneffectspictures @victorakande