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Van Vicker calls on actors to support film crew members during lockdown

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Ghanaian celebrated actor Van Vicker has called on his colleague actors to support film crew members during the lockdown period since most of them are home and finding life a bit difficult.

In a social media post captured by attractivemustapha.com, he noted, that some of the crew members including producers and directors are struggling during these difficult times, a situation which calls for actors to ensure that they too survive this pandemic since their survival is crucial for the progress of the industry after the pandemic is over.

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I just read an article about Salman Khan @beingsalmankhan (Bollywood actor), he extends financial help to 25,000 daily wage workers of his film industry. I am energized. By this post I am calling on all my colleague actors and actresses in the Ghanaian film industry (‘GHOLLYWOOD’) to collaborate and support our film industry and keep our own safe and alive as well; hope you will be enthusiastic with contacted. Some of the crew members (producers and directors inclusive) are struggling during these difficult times, we need to ensure that they too survive this pandemic for we need them when this is all over. Indubitably, entertainment is key during this lockdown. The World is appreciating our works. We help keep Ghana and the World entertained during this lock down. Our government and private insitutions should invest in our works when this is all over. Lets join forces to help our brothers and sisters in the film industry as well as continue with other benevolent activities. I pray other film industries follow suit. Long live actors, long live Ghana, we will overcome COVID-19 together. #actors #filmindustry #ghanaianfilmindustry #ghollywood #salmankhan #nollywood #lollywood #hollywood

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Classification Rating Law On Tv Series To Take Effect From 1st July, 2020

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Filmmakers would not be able to show their TV SERIES on any Ghanaian Tv channel from the 1st of July, 2020, unless they go through the “CLASSIFICATION RATING” process.

It would be against the law if a tv series is aired on tv without making through the classification rating process.

Chairman of the Film Classification Committee of the National Film Authority, Socrate Safo has said, video content classification would kick-start from the month of July, 2020.

He made this disclosure on the ‘Best Entertainment Show’ last Wednesday.

According to him, all TV and movie contents would have to be classified before they are aired on any television across the country in order to pave way for contents devoid of abuse among others.

”From 15th June, what we will do is that we open our office to everyone who owns a content for it to be classified. Now we are going to give another 15 days period to be used to classified everything submitted. Then from 1st July, whatever is on TV is strictly to be classified.

If you understand me very well, there are contents already airing on TV, there are some which were also acquired, in this 15 days period, bring it for it to be classified. From then, every content on TV must bear the classification of the film classification committee of Ghana’s  logo.” he said.

The Minister of Tourism, Arts & Culture, Hon. Barbara Oteng Gyasi weeks ago in accordance with the Development & Classification of Film Act 2016, appointed luminary, Socrate Safo – to serve as Chairman of the Committee.

Mr. Safo’s role, among others is to spearhead the Committee in ensuring an effective classification of films and audio-visual content that comes into the Ghanaian  market and  the media landscape.

By virtue of of being nominated by the Minister,  the venerated movie maker automatically assumed his role per provisions in the Film Act 2016, Section 8 (2) (a).

Socrate Safo is the head of Move Africa Productions and has to his credit movies such as Hot Fork, Love and Sex, Sexy Angel,  God Is Wicked among others.

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I Was Paid GHC 2 For The First Movie I Shot – John Dumelo

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Ghanaian actor cum politician, John Dumelo has disclosed that he was paid 20,000 old Ghana cedi’s (Ghc2.00) for his first movie.

According to John, his first movie was titled ‘Baby Thief’ which he acted with his sister.

Ghanaian actor cum politician, John Dumelo has disclosed that he was paid 20,000 old Ghana cedi’s (Ghc2.00) for his first movie.

According to John, his first movie was titled ‘Baby Thief’ which he acted with his sister.

In an exclusive interview on the ‘Y Leaderboard Series’ with Rev Erskine on Y107.9FM, the actor said, “Earning that sum back then was a big deal. 20,000 old cedi’s back then was of a higher value than its equivalent now.”

When asked how he spent the money, he disclosed that he and his sister spent the money on “chicken at a popular place in Tema called Mayflower” back then.

Mr. Dumelo revealed that he used to cry after the ‘Baby Thief’ movie because his friends used to tease him.

Dumelo has been in the movie business for 23 years and counting and is now aspiring to be the Member of Parliament for the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency.

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I Can Never Take Nude Roles Because My Male Fans Won’t Be Happy- Jackie Appiah Reveals

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Beautiful Ghanaian actress Jackie Appiah has disclosed that no matter the amount of money involved, she can never take up a movie role that will require her to be naked.

She disclosed this while speaking in an Instagram Live session with former CNN anchor Isha Sesay.

When asked if she has an idea about roles her fans don’t like for her to play, she disclosed that they don’t like it when someone touches her romantically.

“I noticed my fans don’t like it when I’m being touched on screen. There was one time I was in a studio and there was a kissing scene and the guy was like don’t touch her don’t her…they are very protective of me,” she indicated.

Jackie Appiah remains one of Ghana’s most celebrated and relevant actresses. She has featured in a number of Ghanaian and Nigerian movies and known around the world.

As part of her way getting rid of boredom during this Coronavirus pandemic, Jackie Appiah has been entertaining her fans with funny tiktok videos.

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