Ladies Calling The Shots profiles 16 female film and television directors in Nigeria. It recognises the contributions of these ladies to defining the filmmaking business in Nigeria. The book tries to appropriately situate Nollywood’s female directors within the canon by tracing their individual personal and professional trajectory as well as their plans for the future.
Niran Adedokun is a Writer, Lawyer and Public Relations practitioner. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Performing Arts and an LLB from the University of Ilorin as well as a Masters of Arts in English Literature from the University of Lagos, Akoka. As a journalist, Niran worked at various times for the Independent Communications Network Limited, publishers of The News, The Post Express, The PUNCH and THISDAY. He was Special Assistant on Media and Strategy to the Wife of the Kwara State Governor for eight years and is now Lead Consultant at Torquoise Consulting Limited as well as columnist with The PUNCH and thecable.ng. Author of the book Ladies Calling The Shots and a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations and the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, United Kingdom, Adedokun is currently working on a collection of his newspaper commentaries on the state of the nation.