“The Movie Industry lacks Professionals” – Actress

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Popular Ghanaian actress Ebbie Bright has stated emphatically that the

movie industry is doing well but it lacks professionals and that seems

to be the only bane troubling the industry currently.

She made this statement at Golden Tulip Hotel some weeks back during

the women in film making forum which was organized by Archi Africa.

The forum which was moderated by multiple award winning actors Majid

Michel saw some renowned female movie makers like Leila Djansi, Juliet

Appea as well as some movie makers across Africa.

Despite the fact that the theme was built around women in film making,

there were general discussions about the way our movie industry is

being considered by players in it and those out of it. Some notable

personalities in the movie industry who were present included John

Dumelo, Pascal Amanfo, James Gardiner, Prince David Osei, Ebbie Bright

alongside some up and coming stars. The media fraternity was also

highly represented from all quarters including TV, radio and


The forum is a monthly discussion platform to sanitize the movie

industry with experts and players in the movie industry with experts

and players in the movie industry. After Ebbie Bright has kept her

silence throughout the discussion, Flex newspaper reporters noted that

a statement from Leila Djansi who was on the high table as a resource

person infuriated Ebbie Bright to come out with this statement.

"No matter what we do as an industry, this is what we have and this is

what we can boast off so if one feels that we have no industry to

boast off, he or she can leave the industry for us to manage it our

own way.

Sometimes I feel very uneasy when I hear people speaking negative

about Opera Square and what they do there. I think we have to

appreciate them because no matter how poor or disorganized they are at

the moment, they are the same people who are helping us to market our

movies else these movies will never be distributed.

What I have observed in our movie industry which seems problematic is

the fact that our industry lacks professionals. We don't have more

professionals in our movie industry and that is what I believe is

disturbing our movie business.

If we should have more professionals in the industry, trust me,

everything will be fine" actress Ebbie Bright added amidst claps form

forum participants. Ebbie Bright is known in our movie industry as a

notorious young lady who does well in playing the bad girl role.

She is very eloquent in what she does and the industry has accepted

her with open arms. She has featured in productions from Venus Films,

Marhils Production and most of the award winning movie producers in


[Flex Newspaper]

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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