Stars and dignitaries gathered in Mayfair on the 1st of September for the 8th annual BEFFTA UK press and nomination launch where the official final nominations were revealed. The the awards which honors excellence in media, arts,  journalism and crafts, unveiled African nominees like,  Shatta Wale,  Yemi Alade, Efya, Tiwa Savage,  Zahara,  Victoria Kimani and many more.

However the toast of the Night was Nigerian-British movie producer,  Rhoda Wilson; who was nominated in two categories.

Rhoda Wilson who has a background as a TV presenter was nominated for best producer for her hit TV series, “Housewives and Girlfriends”, which also grabbed a nomination for best TV series.

Speaking  to YFM’s Official Kwame,  Rhoda  Wilson spoke about her setbacks and challenges  while making the nominated TV series and also expressed excitement for being the first Nollywood–UK production to be nominated for the awards.

 “When we did housewives and girlfriends, if I tell you the challenges we went through, you’d  not believe. Everybody said it couldn’t be done”, Rhoda  said as she went on to encourage listeners of the interview  to be tenacious and aim for higher heights.

Rhoda announced her decision to work with more Ghanaian  actors in upcoming productions,  as she had already worked with a few Ghanaians  including Van Vicker on Housewives and Girlfriends.

Share Button

Post Your Comments >>


The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of GhanaFilla or its staff, nor do they represent the views of any entity affiliated with GhanaFilla. Comments are automatically posted; however, GhanaFilla reserves the right to take any comment down at any time. Please report any inapropriate or abusive comments to us so we can take them down.