Africa’s Entertainment Business Series
DISRUPTIVE CREATIVE ECONOMY MEETING (DCEM) is an educative and interactive entertainment business series.
DCEM is a trademark that belongs to the law firm Technolawgical Partners that was established in 2018. In 2018, DCEM held two masterclass sessions on Music publishing and Entertainment accounting/tax and It had in attendance dignitaries such as the general manager of Copyright Society Of Nigeria.
A broad overview of the creative industry, and explains how its various segments operate on a day-to-day basis: where monies are generated, who the key players are, how deals are made and brokered, and how to protect your interests1
This tour aims at encouraging critical thinking, development of business skills and extend the understanding of the fast-paced digital world of the entertainment industry.2
50 students (5 students per school) would have the opportunity to intern at top media & entertainment organizations.3
OSAGIE OKUNKPOLOR is a renowned talent manager and a seasoned expert in all things music in Nigeria. She’s the founder of The Zone Agency; a 360 talent representation company. Her longevity in a male-dominated industry has been attributed to her diligence, hunger for success, and the ability to unearth raw talent. Osagie whose work has included managing artistes like Wizkid and Skales in the past and currently manages Reminisce, Timaya and a whole host of talents.
KEMI ADETIBA is a Nigerian music video director, filmmaker, and television director whose works have appeared on Channel O, MTV Base, SoundCity TV, BET and Netflix. She is one of Nigeria’s top television personalities and producers. Kemi’s feature film debut, The Wedding Party, is the most film with the big box office numbers in Nollywood in the past few years. Also, her latest project King of Boys, hit over ₦200m at the box office.
OMONI OBOLI is a popular Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, director and producer with several intriguing screenplays to her credit, including her film “Wives On Strike” as well as “The Rivals”, a movie she co-produced with her friend and won the prize for Best International Drama at the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival. In 2010, she won the award for Best Actress Narrative Feature at the Los Angeles Movie Awards, and the award for Best Actress at the Harlem International Film Festival. Omoni was nominated for the Best Actress in a leading role award at the 2011 Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2014, she won Big Screen Actress of the Year award, at the 2014 ELOY Awards, for her movie Being Mrs Elliott. In 2015, she was awarded the Sun Nollywood "Personality of the Year", she has directed several movies such as Being Mrs Elliott, The First Lady, Wives on Strike, and Okafor's Law.
OYEBOWALE AKIDEINDE is a creative and innovative individual. An Entertainment & Tech Executive; Formerly Regional Director, West Africa - Boomplay Music; Africa’s largest music streaming platform. He is currently Head of Over the Top (OTT) Music Services at MTN Group. He is also a co-founder of 360nobs Limited, a technology driven marketing & entertainment services firm. With a vast experience in web strategy & development, he has transformed 360nobs.com platform into 1 of Africa’s biggest lifestyle & entertainment websites catering to millions of unique visitors monthly.
TEMILADE ABUDU is a producer with Ebony Life TV whose TV reality show entitled: On The Real, is currently making waves. The London graduate of Management and Marketing always had a passion for TV right from her university days and finally settled as a producer. She is also an advocate of Healthy living, weight loss and recently launched a healthy lifestyle company called Healthy Options by Ted, an initiative that was inspired by her weight loss journey.
CHIOMA AKPOTHA is a Nigerian actress and movie producer. Her acting career began in 2000 when she starred in the movie, the Handkerchief. Since her acting debut, the actress has starred in over 100 movies. She has won numerous award which includes Africa Movie Academy Award for "Best Actress in a leading role" in 2007, the Afro Hollywood award for best actress in a lead role in 2010 .