Anthill Studios Begins Principal Photography for 'Criminal,' Dolapo Adigun's Directorial Debut

Anthill Studios Begins Principal Photography for ‘Criminal,’ Dolapo Adigun’s Directorial Debut

Anthill Studios, a prominent Nigerian media production company, embarks on principal photography for “Criminal,” a compelling new film directed by Dolapo Adigun in her directorial debut. This milestone reinforces Anthill’s dedication to nurturing emerging talent in the industry.

Anthill Studios Begins Principal Photography for 'Criminal,' Dolapo Adigun's Directorial Debut
Director Dolapo Adigun with Chukwufunaya Isaac Okolie, Second Unit director of Photography

Adigun, recognised for her work as a filmmaker and editor on successful projects like ‘The House of Secrets,’ ‘Jagun Jagun,’ and ‘Mikolo,’ joins the league of Anthill’s accomplished alumni, such as Akay Mason of ‘Elevator Baby.’ This underlines the studio’s commitment to its “Directors’ Internship” programme, a platform empowering aspiring directors to refine their skills and manifest their creative visions.

Niyi Akinmolayan, creative director and founder of Anthill Studios, commended Adigun’s talent, stating, “Dolapo’s vision and storytelling prowess align seamlessly with Anthill’s commitment to pushing boundaries and crafting impactful cinema.”

Penned by Niyi Akinmolayan, the film boasts an impressive cast, including Funlola Aofiyebi, Uzor Arukwe, Segun Arinze, Chuks Joseph, Gbubemi Ejeye, Obehi Aburime, Taye Arimoro, Bryan Okoye, Austine Onuoha, OG Tega, and Miriam Peters.

Expressing her gratitude, Adigun shared, “I’m immensely thankful to Anthill Studios for believing in me and granting this incredible opportunity. ‘Criminal’ will deeply resonate with audiences, leaving a lasting impact.”

With a focus on fostering new talent and delivering top-tier content, Anthill Studios remains a frontrunner in the Nigerian film industry. ‘Criminal’ is set to be an enthralling addition to the studio’s impressive portfolio, solidifying its position as a leading force in African cinema.

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