Thursday, December 12, 2013

It's #TLC baby!!! The Lagos Countdown 2013
















The Biggest New Year’s Eve Party in Africa
Lagos Countdown marks the crossover from one year to the next, and in spectacular style. Now in its second year, the event heralds what is fast becoming an enduring tradition in Lagos State. A viable platform for commerce - encouraging brand development, job creation, leisure, entertainment and tourism - the Countdown offers an unforgettable array of thrills and spills for all ages. On the programme are music performances, an enchanting cascade of lights, fireworks and pyrotechnics - turning the entire Bar Beach, in Victoria Island, Lagos, into a melting pot of culture and commerce.



Organised by the Lagos State Signage & Advertisement Agency (LASAA) on behalf of Lagos State Government, the event peaks with a finale that draws over 60,000 revellers. This is arguably Africa's biggest New Year’s Eve party, and it’s happening right here in Lagos. Last year’s edition attracted over 200,000 people from all walks of life over a ten-day period, as fun seek­ers thronged to the venue daily to lap up the atmosphere and nonstop entertainment. The Bar Beach stretch has been transformed into a wonderful vista of beautiful lights, restaurants, bars, shops and kiddies playground. What’s more? Round the clock security means Lagos residents can see in the New Year in complete safety, guaranteed.


Over 50 Nige­rian stars will perform at the 2013 Lagos Countdown, which kicked off on December 7th at the Bar Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos. On the bill for the grand finale on New Year’s eve are frontline musi­cians including Don Jazzy, TuFace Idibia, Wizkid,Nice, DBanj, Kcee, Waje, Burna Boy, Skuki, Banky W, Iyanya, Bracket, Morell, May D, Sean Tizzle, Eldee, Sheyi Shay, J Martins, SLK, Orezi, Black Magic, Reminisce, Ara, BMorg, Ozzy B, and many others. Be there!

Friday, October 25, 2013

Dont just join, Be sure!

Here are some questions to consider before joining a network Marketing Business.Network Marketing is truly an exciting business. And there are quite a lot of genuine opportunities out there but not all of them will be right for you. Some you will succeed at and others you will fail. And there are several factors that can determine the outcome of your involvement in any MLM business. I will outline a few things you must consider before joining an MLM company:Read more »

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make money!!! Here is what makes Swissgarde Different.

The average Nigerian is bombarded with lots of nutritional brands and network marketing opportunities. Sometimes it gets really confusing especially when you keep hearing each representative of the numerous brands claiming that their brand is the best. But the truth is, there is no BEST in the industry. There is only the right company for you. You will have to investigate each brand s uniqueness and benefits to find out what fits.For example, I chose the Swissgarde brand because of certain features and benefits that works best for me and can also work for you, Let s make this money together:Read more »

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

PROGRAM BRANDING AND EDITING: LAGOS Countdown 2012




Click  here to watch on youtube

I worked on a 1hour Edit of this event that lasted almost 5-6 hours last year Dec 31. Lagos Countdown 2012. I also did the full packaging (Branding and Editing).

This 4mins Video is to give an insight of what the event looks like. If you weren't there last year, you missed. I bet you don't want miss out this year.


LAGOS COUNTDOWN 2013……. Coming Soon *Wink*

MOVIE TRAILER: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Have you seen Cloudy with a chance of meatballs before? well, here's a continuity. 

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated comic science fiction film produced by Sony Pictures Animation. The film is the sequel to the 2009 film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, which was loosely based on Judi and Ron Barrett's book of the same name. It is being directed by Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, produced by Kirk Bodyfelt, and executive produced by the directors of the first film, Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Distributed by Columbia Pictures.

The screenplay was written by John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein and Erica Rivinoja, and it is based on an original idea, and not on Pickles to Pittsburgh, Barrett's follow-up book. Cloudy 2 will continue right after the first film, where a food making satellite gets out of control, but its creator, young inventor Flint, and his friends, eventually manage to stop it. In the sequel, Flint and his friends are forced to leave their home town, but when the food machine awakens, this time producing living food beasts, they must return to save the world.

Most of the main cast will reprise their roles: Bill Hader as Flint Lockwood, Anna Faris as Sam Sparks, James Caan as Tim Lockwood, Andy Samberg as Brent McHale, Neil Patrick Harris as Steve, and Benjamin Brattas Manny. New cast includes Terry Crews, who replaced Mr. T as Officer Earl; Will Forte, who voiced Joseph Towne in the first film, is set to voice Chester V; and Kristen Schaal as orangutan Barb.





SYNOPSIS

After the disastrous food storm in the first film caused by his machine, Flint Lockwood and his friends are forced to leave the town of Swallow Falls. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best inventors in the world create technologies for the betterment of mankind and planet Earth. Upon arriving back at Swallow Falls, Flint discovers that his machine still operates and now creates mutant food beasts like living pickles, hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees, and apple pie-thons. It is up to Flint and his friends to put a stop to the machine once and for all before this new form of foody life breaks from the island and invades the planet

CAST
  • Bill Hader as Flint Lockwood, an inventor.
  • Anna Faris as Samantha "Sam" Sparks, a weather intern from New York City and Flint's love interest.
  • James Caan as Tim Lockwood, Flint's widowed father.
  • Andy Samberg as Brent McHale, an infamous/former celebrity mascot of Baby Brent's Sardines, now known as Chicken Brent.
  • Neil Patrick Harris as Steve the Monkey, 
  • Benjamin Bratt as Manny, 
  • Terry Crews as Officer Earl Devereaux, the town's athletic cop.
  • Will Forte as Chester V, a world-famous super-inventor and the head of the Live Corp
  • Kristen Schaal as Barb, Chester V's talking and lipstick wearing orangutan with a human brain

the film is scheduled to be released on September 27, 2013.


MOVIE TRAILER: 12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave: The Extraordinary True Story of Solomon Northup is an upcoming historical drama film based on the autobiography Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery. The film is directed by Steve McQueen and written by John Ridley. Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as Solomon Northup. 




SYNOPSIS

12 Years a Slave is based on the 1853 autobiography of Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped in Washington D.C in 1841 and sold into slavery. He worked on plantations in the state of Louisiana for12 years before his release.

CAST
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup
  • Michael Fassbender as Edwin Epps, a "cruel" plantation owner
  • Benedict Cumberbatch as William Ford, a Baptist preacher and a slave owner
  • Paul Dano as John Tibeats
  • Paul Giamatti as Theophilus Freeman
  • Lupita Nyong'o as Patsey, a slave on the Epps plantation
  • Brad Pitt as Bass, a Canadian carpenter
  • Alfre Woodard as Mistress Harriet Shaw
  • Sarah Paulson as Mistress Epps, wife of Edwin Epps
  • Quvenzhané Wallis as Margaret Northup, Solomon Northup's daughter
  • Dwight Henry as Uncle Abram
  • Adepero Oduye as Eliza
  • Michael K. Williams as Robert
  • Garret Dillahunt as Armsby
  • Ruth Negga as Celeste
  • Scoot McNairy as Brown
  • Taran Killam as Hamilton

12 Years a Slave is scheduled to be released on October 18, 2013.


MOVIE TRAILER: Ender's Game

Ender's Game is an upcoming American science fiction action film based on the novel of the same name by Orson Scott Card. Directed and written by Gavin Hood, the film will star Asa Butterfield as Andrew "Ender" Wiggin, an unusually gifted child who is sent to an advanced military school in space to prepare for a future alien invasion. The cast also includes Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Aramis Knight, Hailee Steinfeld, Jimmy Pinchak, Viola Davis, and Abigail Breslin.

The film will first be released in the United Kingdom and Ireland on October 25, 2013, followed by release in ten other countries on October 30 and 31 (among them Australia and New Zealand), before it hits the US theatres on November 1, 2013.
During production of the film, Card drew controversy over his views on same-sex marriage, including a boycott by the online group Geeks Out. After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned portions of the Defense of Marriage Act and California Proposition 8, in July, Card stated that the gay marriage issue was now moot and that supporters of same-sex marriage should show more tolerance toward those who disagreed with them. Producer Roberto Orci said that the movie should be judged on its message, not the personal beliefs of the original author.




SYNOPSIS

After an alien race called the Formics (also known as the "Buggers") attacks Earth, the International Fleet prepare for the next invasion by training the best young children to find the future leader to lead the International Military. Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield), a shy but strategically brilliant boy, is pulled out of his Earth school to join International Fleet and attend the legendary Battle School in Space. After easily mastering the increasingly difficult war games, distinguishing himself and winning respect among his peers, Ender is soon ordained by Colonel Graff (Harrison Ford) as the military's next great hope, resulting in his promotion to Command School. Once there, he's trained by Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley) himself to lead the military into a war that will determine the future of Earth and the human race.

CAST

  • Asa Butterfield as Ender Wiggin.
  • Harrison Ford as Colonel Graff.
  • Abigail Breslin as Valentine Wiggin
  • Hailee Steinfeld as Petra Arkanian
  • Aramis Knight as Bean
  • Moises Arias as Bonzo
  • Jimmy Pinchak as Peter Wiggin
  • Suraj Parthasarathy as Alai
  • Conor Carroll as Bernard
  • Khylin Rhambo as Dink
  • Brandon Soo Hoo as Fly Molo
  • Ben Kingsley as Mazer Rackham. 
  • Viola Davis as Major Anderson
  • Caleb J. Thaggard as Stilson. 
  • Stevie Ray Dallimore as John Paul Wiggin
  • Andrea Powell as Theresa Wiggin
  • Nonso Anozie as Sergeant Dap
  • Dee Bradley Baker as TBA (voice)
  • Orson Scott Card as Pilot (voice cameo)

MOVIE TRAILER: The Frozen Ground

Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, Vanessa Hudgens, Katherine LaNasa, Radha Mitchell and 50 Cent in one Movie???

The Frozen Ground is a 2013 American thriller film written and directed by Scott Walker, based on the real-life 1980s Alaskan hunt for serial killer Robert Hansen. Hansen stalked and murdered between 17 and 21 young women, kidnapping them and taking them out to the Alaskan wilderness where he shot and buried them. The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, Vanessa Hudgens, Katherine LaNasa, Radha Mitchell and 50 Cent. 




SYNOPSIS

The Frozen Ground is based on the true story of Alaskan detective Glenn Flothe (called Sgt. Jack Halcombe in the film). Halcombe sets out to end the murderous rampage of Robert Hansen, a serial killer who has silently stalked the streets of Anchorage for more than 13 years. As the bodies of Anchorage women start to add up, Sgt. Halcombe goes on a personal manhunt to find the killer. When 17-year-old Cindy Paulson escapes Hansen's unspeakable violence, she believes the law will take him down. Instead she finds herself, once again, fighting for her life. With his only ally, Cindy Paulson, Sergeant Halcombe is determined to bring the serial killer to justice.


CAST
  • Nicolas Cage - Jack Halcombe
  • John Cusack - Robert Hansen
  • 50 Cent - Pimp Clate Johnson
  • Vanessa Hudgens - Cindy Paulson
  • Radha Mitchell - Allie Halcombe
  • Jodi Lyn O'Keefe - Chelle Ringell
  • Dean Norris - Sgt. Lyle Haugsven
  • Katherine LaNasa - Fran Hansen
  • Matt Gerald - Ed Stauber
  • Ryan O'Nan - Gregg Baker
  • Kurt Fuller - D.A. Pat Clives
  • Kevin Dunn - Lt. Bob Jent
  • Mark Smith - Head of Security
  • Gia Mantegna - Debbie Peters
  • Michael McGrady - Vice Det. John Gentile
  • Brad William Henke - Carl Galenski
  • Bostin Christopher - Al
  • Taylor Tracy - Sandy Halcombe

The film is set to be released in theaters and on demand on August 23, 2013.


MOVIE TRAILER: Thanks For Sharing

Do you Remember the Guy from Incredible Hulk? 

Thanks for Sharing is a 2012 American comedy-drama film directed by Stuart Blumberg, from a screenplay written by Blumberg and Matt Winston. The film stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, Joely Richardson, Josh Gad, Patrick Fugit and Alecia Moore.




SYNOPSIS

Set in New York City, Thanks for Sharing centers around three people undergoing a 12-step process to cure their sexual addiction.


CAST

  • Gwyneth Paltrow as Phoebe
  • Mark Ruffalo as Adam
  • Tim Robbins as Mike
  • Joely Richardson
  • Josh Gad as Neil
  • Patrick Fugit as Danny
  • Alecia "Pink" Moore as Dede
  • Carol Kane as Roberta
  • Maureen Sebastian as Subway Women
  • Michaela Watkins as Marney
  • Isiah Whitlock, Jr. as Charles
  • Emily Meade as Becky
  • Poorna Jagannathan as Lili Kazhani
  • Geoffrey Cantor as Addict #4
  • Terry Walters as Female Addict

The film premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival to favorable reviews, and will be released in the United States theaters on September 20, 2013.

MOVIE TRAILER: THOR: The Dark World

Thor: The Dark World (also known as Thor 2) is an upcoming American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Thor, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It will be the sequel to 2011's Thor and the eighth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Alan Taylor directed the screenplay by Christopher Yost, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, which stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano, Jaimie Alexander, Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins.

Development of Thor: The Dark World began in April 2011, when producer Kevin Feige announced plans for a sequel to follow the crossover film The Avengers. In July 2011, Kenneth Branagh, the director of Thor, withdrew from the project. Brian Kirk and Patty Jenkins were considered to direct the film before Taylor was hired in January 2012. The supporting cast filled out in August 2012, with the hiring of Eccleston, Dennings and Akinnuoye-Agbaje. Principal photography began in September 2012 in Surrey, England with filming continuing in Iceland and London, before wrapping up in December 2012. Like the first film, Thor: The Dark World will be converted to 3D in post-production.




SYNOPSIS

One year after the events of The Avengers, Thor battles to save the Nine Realms from a mysterious enemy older than the universe itself. A primeval race led by Malekith, who is out for revenge, intends to plunge the universe into darkness. Confronted by an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot overcome, Thor must reunite with Jane Foster and set out on a dangerous journey that will force him to make the ultimate sacrifice.


CAST
  • Chris Hemsworth as Thor:
  • Natalie Portman as Jane Foster:
  • Tom Hiddleston as Loki:
  • Stellan Skarsgård as Dr. Erik Selvig: Foster's mentor and fellow scientist.
  • Idris Elba as Heimdall:
  • Christopher Eccleston as Malekith the Accursed: The ruler of the Dark Elves of Svartalfheim.
  • Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Algrim the Strong / Kurse:
  • Kat Dennings as Darcy Lewis: Foster's research assistant. 
  • Ray Stevenson as Volstagg:
  • Zachary Levi as Fandral:
  • Tadanobu Asano as Hogun: 
  • Jaimie Alexander as Sif:
  • Rene Russo as Frigga:
  • Anthony Hopkins as Odin:

Thor: The Dark World is scheduled to be released on November 8, 2013 in the United States.