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Akofa Edjeani snubs Iroko Television set around ‘insulting’ movie price range

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Entertainment of Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Resource: Starr FM

2020-10-06

Ghanaian actress, Akofa EdjeaniGhanaian actress, Akofa Edjeani

Revered Ghanaian actress, Akofa Edjeani, is upset with some film producers in Nigeria over what she describes as an outright insult, a meager payment that was offered her for a film purpose.

According to the filmmaker, she was contacted by well-known Nigeran production corporation Iroko Tv to surface in a serial motion picture with an give of $500 for forty scenes, one she deems disrespectful.

The actress had to transform down the give, quizzing no matter whether the exact same would have been available her colleague veteran actors in Nigeria.

Akofa can be likened to veteran actors in Nigeria such as Richard Mofe-Damijo, Stella Damasus, Olu Jacobs, Liz Benson, and a host of other people.

Meanwhile, some Ghanaian actors such as Jackie Appiah, Van Vicker, Nadia Buari, Yvonne Nelson etcetera declare Nigerian motion picture Producers paid out much more as opposed to Ghanaian movie producers.

In accordance to Jackie Appiah for instance, she reported was paid out four moments a lot more what she ordinarily obtained from Ghanaian Producers. She spelled out that Ghanaian Producers had been a minimal stingy when it will come to spending them their well worth simply because they constantly located mischievous suggests to deduct funds from their salaries.

Having said that, talking solely to starrfm.com.gh, a furious Akofa disclosed “they are capturing a new Television set series for iroko Television set listed here in Ghana and they supplied me a role that I experienced to change down. I believe that they cheat us far too a great deal. Most of them don’t respect Ghanaian actors, they want to pay me $500 for forty scenes.”

She additional said “one, they don’t wanna pay back for each episode so they cram all your scenes with each other, depend them and say its forty scenes. And for these forty scenes, it spans throughout. It’s almost like fifteen episodes. How do you pay back $500 bucks which is just about GH¢3,000 for fifteen episodes.”

“So, that is how low-priced that they believe Ghanaian actors are or what. So, I questioned them if they will give that income to any of their top rated Nigerian actors. Even here in Ghana, I demand per episode, they shell out me for every episode.

Madam Edjeani insisted “I believe that is an outright insult to any individual my caliber, its an insult. Since they will not fork out RMD, Liz Benson, Genevieve, Desmond Elliot, they won’t pay back any of their prime actors $500 for fifteen episodes.”

“Why would they want to do that to a leading actor listed here in Ghana, I feel that’s an outright insult and a shame that they do not recognize or want to fork out for great expertise,” she extra.

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