Pascal Atuma, Canadian/Nigerian filmmaker, has been named as one of the producers of ‘Clash’, a movie co-production between Nigeria and Canada.
The movie marks the beginning of Nigerian-Canadian collaborations as preached by the trade commission of the Canadian consulate in Nigeria, the Nigerian embassy in Canada and the Nigerian Film and Video Censored Board (NFVCB).
The film was shot in both countries.
The film which was produced by Diamond Pictures, Inc, Canada, FEVA TV/WELLS FEVA Production, Canada and The ATUMA BROTHERS INTERNATIONAL COMPANY, Nigeria was co-financed by the Canadian Media Funds (CMF), FEVA TV (Canada), Warren Beatty of AAB Talent & Management, Canada and The ATUMA BROTHERS INTERNATIONAL COMPANY (TABIC), Nigeria.
Clash the movie tells the story of a Nigerian immigrant in Canada.
The cast includes Brian Hooks, Hollywood actor; Merlisa Determined, Caribbean actress and United Nations ambassador; Stephanie Linus, Nollywood actress and United Nations ambassador and Omoni Oboli, Nollywood actress.
Also featured are Canadian actors Dashawn Francis, Naima Sundiata, Derel Isaac, Chelsea Howell, German Wendy and Lou Israel.
Other actors include Percy Dwumfourfrom from Ghana and MC Bonde from Zimbabwe amongst others.
According to producers, the choice of an international cast was to ‘appease the taste of the universal audience’.
‘Clash’ was produced by Ola George, Warren Beatty and Pascal Atuma. The post-production was done in Post City Picture & Sound Studios, Canada.
The movie is scheduled to premiere in Canada, February 2019 and in Nigeria, April 2019.
Filmhouse/Filmone Distribution will release the film in Africa and Factory Film Studios Distribution will release in North America come 2019.