Bulawayo, dubbed as the social hub of the country, has once again strike the film industry. It is obvious that Bulawayo has got skill.
‘Bulawayo Night Out’ brief movie, which was released this year has connected social media platforms.
Given birth to and bred in messy areas of Gwabalanda, film production company producer has raised the city’s flag. Bulawayo Message (B. B) had an chance to chat with the producer, Sipho Mercent Nyathi, (S. M. N) of Bulawayo Particular date. Below are the excepts of the interview.
B. B: Inform us about yourself
H. M. N: My name is Sipho Mercent Nyathi from Massemi Record, given birth to and bred in Gwabalanda. I am a movie Performer and music Video performer.
B. B: Very best movie Bulawayo Night about?
H. M. N: Film production company Bulawayo Night Out is dependent on the childhood tales that we always listen to when we growing upward that are myth. As Masemi we decided to inform the story depending on our interpretation of those misconceptions in a Kasi way. It is about Anne the Ghost and a guy who drives at night and accumulates a lady of the night time wishing for a gloomy night time with her. Surprisingly, the story reveals that the girl is not real. This features popular artist like DingiCash between the stars.
B. B: What powered you to produce the film?
S. M. N: It is the desire that we have to tell our own Kasi stories because we believe we have got talent.
B. B: How do the people relate to the Bulawayo Night Out Film?
S. M. N: Most of the people will relate to this movie because it based on issues that happens on our day to day lives. The gist of the message is educating our audience to be faithful to their partners and how we are supposed to be focused in our relationship.
B. B: What are future plans on the film industry?
S. M. N: Our future plans as the Masemi media is to grow internationally given the potential from the talent and skills that we possess. We also want to enhance our talent capabilities and do more videos and music videos. Basically we want to portray our ghetto lifestyle and sell it to the whole world. We are working on the next movie which will be an hour long. We want to internationalise our content so that audience from other countries can consume it.
B. B: What are storylines for your content?
S. M. N: Our storylines emanates from our day to day struggles that affect a bigger population. We are basing our content on issues that portray our day to day living instead of fantasy.
B. B: Film industry in Zimbabwe has been hampered by a lot of challenges with the most of the people resorting to DSTV and SABC channel. How do you intend to strategise so that you can impress them.
S. M. N: Despite the challenges that we face, we have resorted to social media platforms to push our content. Judging from our successful debut film, we have received enormous support from our audience. They are expressing their love towards the film and are yenning for more.