'Dumsor' collapsed Ghana movie industry--- Akrobeto

‘Dumsor’ collapsed the Ghana movie industry— Akrobeto

‘Dumsor’ collapsed Ghana movie industry— Akrobeto

‘Dumsor’ collapsed Ghana movie industry— Akrobeto

Actor, Akwasi Boadi popularly known as Akrobeto has attributed the collapse of the Kumawood movie industry to the frequent power outages.

According to him, most people lost interest in patronising the local movie due to lack of power supply to watch the movie.

Speaking on United Showbiz in Accra on Saturday, the actor bemoaned that the excess power crisis robbed people off their interest to buy movies.

Explaining that, once the people were ready to watch movie the light goes off, this he said took the interest away from people to buy and watch movie.

On her part, Mercy Aseidu said most producers lost interest in investing in the sector, stressing that they switched their interest into something else.

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She noted that most Ghanaian producers were businessmen who were looking for avenues where they could make money, thus when the power crisis dwindled the purchasing rate they lost interest in the sector.

Mercy Aseidu observed that most producers were not passionate about the movie industry and failed to research on means to improve the industry.

“Most of our producers are businessmen and once they saw the industry was not doing well they fled to China to start new investment there. This collapsed the work but things will be fine,” she added.

Bill Asamoah said the producers failed to dialogue and think of the alternative measures to get the industry going once people lost interest in patronising disc and adopting to the digital platforms.

“They could have relied on YouTube, Apps and other digital means to market the movies but they all backslide and turned their attention to somewhere else,”he added.

Bill Asamoah further indicated that the digital platforms which made Ghanaians migrated from analogue with the use of decoders slowed the industry.

He urged investors to look for the opportunities in the movie sector to invest in the area to revive the industry.

Source: www.spotonnews.net 

Written by Joyceline Natally Cudjoe

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