ACE Nollywood producer/director, Humphrey Ojonugwa Ottuh, popularly often called Humjo has declared that Nigerian cultural values won’t enable its producers to make unclad movies, simply as he promised TV viewers and film goers thrilling occasions. He was talking on his forthcoming TV sequence titled ‘Tuki’ and the film, ‘An evening with my son.’
Humjo mentioned stardom and cultural values are intertwined, therefore upcoming acts craving to be celebrities in any respect price, should respect the values and norms of our tradition. He blasted actresses who’re prepared to behave unclad roles. In response to him, excessive intimate love roles and indecency aren’t a part of our tradition therefore Nigerians ready to see a unclad movie from Nollywood must wait for a very long time to return.
“We’re a well-cultured nation and there are issues we don’t do with our physique publicly,” mentioned the Kogi State born producer/director.
Talking on his works on account of launch, Humjo mentioned, “We had very proficient actors and sensible crew on each tasks. Viewers ought to stay up for thrilling occasions with these jobs.”
On how he feels on set, Humjo who got here into the trade as an actor however acquired attracted into the manufacturing space by veteran actor c*m producer, Ernest. Obi, mentioned, “I’m at all times glad when executing my job. That is the one job that put meals on my desk.”
He nevertheless mentioned he will get extra fulfilment from directing.
“Directing offers me extra pleasure and satisfaction,” he mentioned.
“Any person must be behind the digital camera, if l’m not there, another person shall be there. I discover myself there and l’m proud of what l’m doing.”
On how he secures funding for his tasks which is an enormous downside within the film trade in Nigeria, he defined that generally he works with government producers, who fund their motion pictures. “Some include their very own producers whereas l direct. Impartial producers additionally are available. Generally l do finance motion pictures myself.”
Humjo additionally known as on the regulatory businesses to impose sanctions on the variety of international movies that may be proven on native TV stations as was accomplished within the music trade years again, the place it was made necessary for radio and TV stations to play 70% of Nigerian music. He mentioned the transfer introduced an enormous flip round and boosted the music trade in all fronts.
“If similar can apply to our motion pictures, it can increase gross sales and viewership,” he mentioned.