Ghanaian actress & producer Leila Afua Djansi is calling out Iroko TV owner Jason Njoku saying he’s cheating Nollywod producers when he puts their movies on Netflix.
For those who don’t know in April 2015 Iroko TV signed a deal with Netflix to launch a dedicated Nollywood section. Netflix is the world’s leading internet TV service with shows like Orange Is The New Black & House of Cards. The Netflix deal certainly exposes African cinema to a wider audience and is meant to put more money in producers pockets but Djansi doesn’t think so, she believes the money is going into Njoku’s pockets and she has called him out for “cheating” producers.
After the jump read the long piece she wrote on her site addressing Nollywood, Netflix & Jason Njoku’s Iroko TV,