Oct 20, 2011, 11:26 AM
Ace Communication Executive, an outsource destination for corporate communication work that specialises in public relation, training, media consulting, corporate branding through concrete media content analysis and guide communication strategies, in collaboration with Trade-Plus will soon release Gambian movies in partnership with three Nigerian Nollywood stars that recently ended a visit to The Gambia.
This was revealed to journalists last Friday at a press conference with the Managing Director of Ace Communication Executive, Ms Fatim Badjie and the Managing Director of Trade-plus, held at Ace office along Kairaba Avenue.
Speaking at the press conference, Ms Fatim Badjie, the former Minister of Communications, Information, and Information Technology revealed that they would act Gambian movies so as to market them in international movie market. This, she added, is in collaboration with the Nollywood stars of Nigeria.
Ms Badjie said that they had conducted star quest with Fracais Duru in training and identifying talented Gambian actors and actress, adding that a team of some Nigerian film directors and producers from Nollywood came to The Gambia to see how preparations were in progress.
According to her, the press conference was meant to update the stars to enable them prepare well.
Ms Badjie noted that the message they would send to the world would be very clear and educative, adding that they would promote the rich cultural heritage of their motherland.
The story, she added, was written by a 16-year-old boy, noting that this is an experiment to see how young talented Gambians can act.
For his part, John Oboira, the Managing Director of Trade Plus said they are trying to establish cultural relationship between Nigerian and Gambian actors in the area of cementing cultural segment.