Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Jonathan Haynes has guest-edited a special issue of the Journal of African Cinemas devoted to the Nigerian film industry. It includes his introduction and a remarkably extensive bibliography of academic work on Nigerian and Ghanaian video films on which he has been working for a long time.
It is hot off the press and available here:
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Jonathan Haynes was on the jury of the Zuma Film Festival in Abuja, Nigeria, in early May. At the opening ceremony of the festival he was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Nigerian Film Corporation. While in Abuja he was named a Distinguished Fellow of the Centre for Democracy and Development and took part in a training workshop there in relation to a project supported by the Rockefeller Foundation. He is now in Lagos, carrying on with his research.