While animation genre is a ‘road less-traveled’ in Nigeria, an ensemble of some of Africa’s best actors and singers like King Sunny Ade, Bimbo Manuel, Omowunmi Dada, Norbert Young, Yinka Davies, Gabriel Afolayan, Omolara Ayodele, and others in the musical film ‘Sade’ is about to set a compelling trajectory for comic entertainment in Nigeria…
As audio-visual entertainment continues to change the narrative of creativity in Nigeria, a family-centered musical animation entitled ‘Sade’ can only take the Nigerian movie buffs through a new and delightful experience.
While animation genre is a ‘road less-traveled’ in Nigeria, the powerful ensemble of some of Africa’s best actors and singers like King Sunny Ade, Bimbo Manuel, Omowunmi Dada, Norbert Young, Yinka Davies, Gabriel Afolayan, Omolara Ayodele, and others in ‘Sade’ is about to set a compelling trajectory for comic entertainment in Nigeria, via a message of ‘tender loving kindness’ that traverses family and the general society.
Created and Directed by U.K-based musician and film maker, Miller Luwoye, and Produced by the prolific author and speaker O.B.A Owolabi, SADE, which is scheduled to hit the cinema in 2018, is voiced by notable thespians like Bimbo Manuel, Norbert Young, Omowunmi Dada, Gabriel Afolayan, Biodun Aleja, Jude Orhorha, Yemi Shodimu, Judith Audu, Kate Adepegba, Deji Adenuga, and Ngozi Nwosu, while deploying the musical artistry of celebrated icons in crafting a world-standard audio-visual production.
“The entire songs in this movie are originally written for the SADE project, featuring King Sunny Ade, Cobhams Asuquo, Deola Adebiyi, Omolara Ayodele and productions from some of the hottest producers on the scene, including Young John, Ini Dminstrel, Cobhams Asuquo, Kent Edunjobi and others,” says Luwoye.
A Greathouse Entertainment Network production, SADE tells the story of a little girl, Sade and her family who adopt TEJ, a wandering dog and victim of a hit-and-run driver. Soon, the society discovers that TEJ is not an ordinary dog, hence the race by the ‘powers that be’ to abduct the dog from Sade’s family begins….
Interestingly, the film which is set in Lagos, harnesses current and imminent features of a mega city in an enchanting adventure of entertainment, recreation, and township sensations.
SADE is GREATHOUSE Entertainment Network’s debut feature length movie, synced and directed with finesse of skill and technological, thus, an addition to Miller Luwoye’s dynamic career.
The multi-talented entertainer started his formal music training in jazz studies at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, and later got a scholarship to study further at the University where he graduated with a 1st class honours degree in Music Performance & Arts Management.
SADE is produced by U.K-based prolific writer, author and speaker O.B.A Owolabi.
As part of the SADE experience in Nigeria, a trailer will be released this February, to be followed by a series of great activation ahead of the cinema release in the second quarter of 2018.