The demand for Nigerian Films is gradually gaining pace as the Nigerian Film industry, Nollywood – second biggest film industry in the world, embrace cost-effective digital filming and editing technologies. With flawless creativity and the ability to handle pre and post production pretty well, movies by independent Nollywood filmmakers have gained huge popularity as their films keep making festival circuits all over the world. In The Salon, a short film by first-time director Uba Franklin, is one of such films.
Christmas Film Network (CFN), an independent Nollywood movies production company in Nigeria with Uba Franklin (a beneficiary of the famous EAVE ON DEMAND Production workshop) as the head of Projects, is authorized with the corporate affairs commission of Nigeria as an audio- visual content creation and distribution firm. The company prides of an extremely knowledgeable and skilled production team and keeps a very good working relationship with different global and transcontinental audio-visual companies. The online Nollywood movies of the company are usually high quality Nigerian films. The team at CFN strongly believes in the power of imagination. The mission of CFN is to modernize the African film industry with the production and distribution of best quality, internationally viable movies and TV programs. Their passion is to inform and promote stories in an audio-visual mode. They use their creativity to make and distribute unique pictures of high visual quality. Christmas Film Network aims for the production of high quality feature films and shorts to amaze the audience and turn over profits. In The Salon is CFN’s latest short film.
In The Salon is a story about an amateur bank robber who, escaping from cops, seizes two hostages in a salon, and forces them to hatch an astonishing escape plan with him. In the development and creation stages of the film, CFN professionals worked together to control many technologically advanced equipment to change the vision into an incredible digital product. The eight (8) minutes tension-packed short film is likely to morph into a feature in the future. Christmas Film Network also runs one of the best Nollywood blogs pages that bring different kinds of news and gossips about Nollywood actors, filmmakers and writers for their online audience.
In The Salon stars performances from the following actors: Mena Ogbor, Amaka Ike, Almaroof Olaide, Modupe David, and Ronke Gbede.
Watch the trailer below: