This is a list of Top film production companies in Nigeria. These film production companies offer the resources and manpower from script to screen needed for the production of movies and they have served us quality and entertaining movies and television programmes from time to time. The list is based on the numbers of productions, the quality of the productions and its commercial success.
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12. Denziot Productions
Denziot productions is a Lagos based production and distribution film company owned by Actor and filmmaker, Desmond Elliot and his wife, Victoria Elliot. They also partners with other filmmakers and production companies in movies production. They have produced delicious movies such as; The place, In the cupboard, Kamara’s Tree, Kidnap, Finding Mercy among others.
11. OGD Pictures Ltd
Madam Dearest, Dangerous Twins, Saving Alero, Playing games, and Family on Fire are some of the outputs of this Production house. OGD pictures is owned by Tade Ogidan. OGD pictures collaborate with local and international professionals to produce feature films, documentaries, game shows, commercials, TV series and they also provide equipments rental and multimedia support service.
10. Anthill Studios
Anthill Studios is a multimedia facility in Lagos Nigeria. Owned by filmmaker, Niyi Akinmolayan, The studio offers services in visual media production and post-production with speciality in Graphic Design, Storyboarding, Set extensions, Green Screen Compositing, Visual Effects, Color Grading, Film editing and Mastering. Some of their works are; Falling, Out of Luck and the recent one, The arbitration.
9. DVWORX Studios
Owned by Filmmaker, Femi Odugbemi. DVWORX Studios is a production company with services which include; providing casts, crew, equipments, security and logistics support for Producers and Filmmakers from across Nigeria and the Continent. They also develop broadcast Content as well as film projects for commercial release.
DVWORX works include; “Like father, like son” (a TV sitcom), Who wants to be a Millionaire?, Life in Lagos, Oui Voodoo, Metamorphosis, Bar Beach Blues, Ibadan -Cradle of Literati, and most recently, another documentary, “Rolling Dollar-A Legend Unplugged.
8. Wale Adenuga Productions
Wale Adenuga Productions is one of the most efficient and effective among the Nigeria’s film and television production companies. They are known for excellent, educative and entertaining programmes such as; Super Story, This Life and the popular sitcom, Papa Ajasco and Company.
7. Koga Studios
Koga Studios is a creative Multimedia Studio. They specialises on all sorts of media projects such as Films, Commercials and Television production of all types; offering an impressive array of Studios, Production Equipments, Post-production Facilities and Support Service. Koga Studios have produced movies like; Heros and Zeros and The Visit, they are also a partner in the production of Kemi Adetiba’s film, the wedding party.
6. ROK Studios
Popular for works like; Birthmark, The Hitch, Hazeezat, Husbands of Lagos, Losing Control, Cougers, and Festac Town. ROK Studios is an African film and television studio and production house based in Lagos. They also own an animation studio called ROK Animations Studios. The studio specialises in the creation of content in partnership with the industry’s foremost creative talents. ROK studios is head by actress, Mary Njoku who oversees all the production for all TV and film Creative Content.
5. Royal Art Academy Productions
Royal Art Academy is a production house owned by Emem Isong. The film company houses actresses and producers like; Mona Lisa Chinda, Ini Edo among others. The Academy seeks to provide continuing education through training in Acting, Directing, Editing and writing. They are known for blockbusters such as; I’ll take my chances, Apaye, Champagne, Kiss and Tell and Weekend Getaway.
4. EbonyLife Films
Known for successful and widely acclaimed feature film, Fifty and other award winning television programmes. EbonyLife films is a subsidiary of EbonyLife TV, An Entertainment & Lifestyle Television. The Television is owned by Mosunmola Abudu popularly known as Mo Abudu. Their other works include; The Governor, and the recent one, The wedding party among others.
3. Jungle Filmworks
Jungle Film Works is located in Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria. They have produced challenging works on a variety of media platforms, the company has held a strong position in the Nigerian professional production market, particularly in the production of Reality TV shows, Live Concerts and Commercials. They collaborate with writers, directors, producers and other production houses some of which are with Golden Effects pictures on the production of Figurine and Scene one production for Jenifa’s dairy. They have also worked for some companies such as; NESTLE PLC, GLOBACOM, NB PLC and GSK, to mention a few.
2. Golden Effects Pictures
Owned by Kunle Afolayan. Golden Effects pictures is a production house situated in Lagos. The company specialises in film production, editing, film equipment rentals, and film consulting. From Blockbusters like Irapada to Figurine and the recently Released “The CEO”, one cannot argue that Golden Effects pictures is one of the best we have in the country.
1. Mainframe Pictures
Opomulero as fondly called. This film house is known for quality and entertaining movies which promote our rich cultural heritage and moral values. They specialises in giving technical support to other production houses both within and outside Nigeria. Some of their works include; The Narrow Path, Abeni, Ti Oluwa Nile, Thunderbolt and the recent Dazzling Mirage. Mainframe Pictures is owned by ace cinematographer, Tunde Kilani.