In a laudable collaboration, Nigerian music solutions provider, WeTalkSound, and Nollywood-focused news service, In Nollywood, have released a new documentary series dubbed, Sounds of Nollywood. The critically-acclaimed film spotlights the sound designers and composers who bring cinematic experiences to life but remain unsung heroes of the industry. Premiered on March 13, this series takes audiences behind the scenes of the sound compositions for some of Nollywood’s biggest projects including Anikulapo, The Black Book, Jagun Jagun, Collision Course and Battle on Buka’s Street.

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The documentary is an immersive journey through the artistry and innovation of leading professionals in the field. The series features: Ava Momoh (Collision Course, Over the Bridge, Cake); Anu Afolayan (Aníkúlápó, Swallow, Citation); Kulanen Ikyo (The Black Book, Blood Sisters, Lionheart, Okafor’s Law, October 1); Tolu Obanro (Jagun Jagun, Gangs of Lagos, Battle on Buka Street, Brotherhood, King of Thieves); and Clement ‘DJ Klem’ Kponu – (Aníkúlápó: Rise of the Spectre, Halima’s Choice, Lady Buckit & The Motley Mopsters, Fishbone).
According to Dolapo Amusat, the CEO of WeTalkSound, “Sounds of Nollywood” is more than just a documentary series; it’s a celebration of creativity, passion, and innovation.
“From pulse-pounding action sequences to poignant dramatic moments, our series highlights the incredible talent and dedication of the individuals who make it all possible.”
Anita Eboigbe, co-founder of In Nollywood notes that “by showcasing the work of talented sound designers and composers from across Nigeria, we aim to spotlight an underexplored part of Nollywood’s character – the music of its films – and hope that this inspires others. Through our series, we hope to foster a greater appreciation for the art of sound and its transformative power in cinema, especially in Nollywood.”
All five episodes of the documentary are available to view on the WeTalkSound YouTube page.