Ghanaian award-winning actress, Yvonne Nelson, is asking for support from colleague film makers to petition government over the challenges facing the Ghanaian movie industry.
In a long letter she posted on her instagram page to stakeholders, the actress said: “We have heard some of our own on countless occasions slamming the industry for its decline with the favourite words ‘Ghana movie industry is dead’. It is quiet disturbing to hear these words being uttered when asked about our industry. A once well-structured industry with lots of entertainment to give cannot, and will not be abandoned for it to be ruined.”
“We aim to present a petition to the President and the Minister of Tourism, Creative arts and Culture citing the difficulties facing us in the industry. We want to bring unity to all industry players, we aim to uplift the Ghana movie industry again for the better by making sure there is allocation of special funds for producers, right payment structures for all involved in the industry especially the thespians, royalties and its right disbursement, local content being the major viewers’ choice on our networks and allocation of cinema halls in five major regions across the country,” she stated.
( 🙏🏽PLS SHARE) Hello everyone , This is a call in the right direction, With Unity and team work, the dream will always come true. For God and country, I humbly ask all stakeholders in the Ghana movie Industry, Actors,(upcoming actors) , Crew members , Avid Ghanaian movie watchers etc. to help us present our Petition to the Government of Our beautiful Country Ghana, this is for us, this is for our failing movie industry. Kindly locate a petition form at these various locations and pen down a few details. All we need are signatures to express the passion we all have for the industry and how far we’ll go to bring it back to life. ABC-pictures ( 050 411 1200) spintex, YNProductions ( 0240595959) east legon, 7th art Productions ( 0262314645) east legon, Naadie (0 26 795 6233) legon campus , Belinda ( 024 551 0044) west legon 🙏🏽 @ameyaw112 @nkonkonsa @ghanareporter @ronnie_is_every_where_ @abeikusantana @realkayelliott @adjeteyanang @princedavidosei @yvonneokoro @marthaankomah @majidmichelmm @pascalamanfo @iamamamcbrown @iamkhareema @swagofafricanews @belindadzattah @eddiewatsonjr @ecowsmith_asante @iam_vanvicker @nakufoaddo @mbawumia @julietibrahim @kafuidanku @luckielawson #savetheghmovieindustry