Pascal Atuma, Canadian/Nigerian filmmaker, has directed ‘Clash’, a movie co-production between Nigeria and Canada.
The movie marks the beginning of Nigerian-Canadian collaborations as championed by the trade commission of the Canadian consulate in Nigeria, the Nigerian embassy in Canada and the Nigerian Film and Video Censored Board (NFVCB).
‘Clash’ was shot in both Canada and Nigeria.
The film was produced by Diamond Pictures, Inc, Canada, Feva TV/Wells Feva Production and TABIC.
The project was co-financed by the Canadian Media Funds (CMF), Feva TV, Warren Beatty of AAB Talent & Management, Canada and TABIC Nigeria.
Clash the movie tells the story of a Nigerian immigrant in Canada.
The cast includes Brian Hooks, Hollywood actor; Merlisa Determined, Caribbean actress and United Nations ambassador; Stephanie Linus, Nollywood actress and United Nations ambassador and Omoni Oboli, Nollywood actress.
Also featured are Canadian actors Dashawn Francis, Naima Sundiata, Derel Isaac, Chelsea Howell, German Wendy and Lou Israel.
Other actors include Percy Dwumfourfrom from Ghana and MC Bonde from Zimbabwe.
According to producers, the choice of an international cast was to “appease the taste of the universal audience”.
‘Clash’ was produced by Ola George, Warren Beatty and Pascal Atuma. The post-production was done in Post City Picture & Sound Studios, Canada.
The movie is scheduled to premiere in Canada in February 2019 while the Nigerian premiere is slated for April 2019.
Filmhouse/FilmOne Distribution will release the film in Africa and Factory Film Studios Distribution will release it in North America.
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