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(From Vanguard (Nigeria) - AAGM)
Byline: Fred Iwenjora
Christine Michael is a Nigerian TV and movie producer now based in Ghana where she produces movies, TV serials and worked for Metro TV, one of Ghana's private television stations.
The CEO of Springboard Communication with interest in TV, movies, PR and marketing could be described as one of Nigeria's movie ambassadors in Ghana because no movie maker touches Ghana without some how reaching her to hear the latest. Enjoy her story, why she relocated and what she is doing.
Why I relocated
I may not have been the first person to come to Ghana from Nigeria in the course of making movies. But I may have been the first person who decided to stay. I had decided to come here when Emma Ayalogu decided to bring one of our film ambitions to Accra to see if it could be accepted here. It took several years to be put together. After that, I saw that even though I had put in so much into it we couldn't break even.
My partner Ambassador Chris Chukwu and I were naive then. We had some element of greed. I think he expected a lot from the production. We didn't make a dime. After the production, I handed over every tape to him and told …