Rok Studios

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Rok Studios is a Nigerian film production company. Its production studios is based in Anthony Village, Lagos. The company was founded in August 2013 by Mary Remmy Njoku.[1] In addition to its numerous films, Rok Studios has produced over 12 TV series.[2]

Notable productions from Rok Studios include: Hazeezat[3] (2014), Thy Will Be Done (film),[4][5] Festac Town,[6] - TV Series (2014), and A Northern Affair (2014) (all of which were produced by Mary Remmy Njoku).

Mary Njoku launched ROK on Sky, a network airing across the UK at the Nigerian High Commission in the UK in 2016.[7][8]

In July 2019, ROK was acquired by Canal+ Group.[9] Mary Njoku stays on as director general of ROK under the Canal+ acquisition.[10]

2013-2014 releases[edit]

Release Date Title Notes
2014 Festac Town Produced by Mary Remmy Njoku
2014 Raging Passion[11] Produced by Mary Remmy Njoku
2014 Hazeezat Produced by Mary Remmy Njoku
2015 Stolen Waters[12][13] Produced by Mary Remmy Njoku
2014 A Northern Affair[14] Production Finance
2014 A Trip To Hell Production Finance
2014 Cheaters Vacation Co-production
2014 Family Album[15] Co-production
2013 False Co-production
2014 Wicked Love Co-production
2013 Finding Mercy Co-production
2013 Somewhere in Africa Co-production
2013 Forgetting June Co-production
2014 Broken Mirror Co-production
2014 Prince of Barmah Co-production
2014 Forbidden Choice Co-production
2014 If You Were Mine Co-production
2014 Nkuli Co-production
2013 Crime Suspect Co-production
2013 In Her Shoes Co-production
2014 Mother's Error Co-production
2014 Chibundu Co-production

2015 - 2017 releases[edit]

Release Date Title Notes
2015 Thy Will Be Done First Nollywood movie to premier at the BFI IMAX - the largest screen cinema in Britain.
2015 Losing Control[16] Aired on iROKOtv.com 27 February 2015, Aired on African Magic, DStv
2015 Poisoned Bait[17] Aired on African Magic, DStv; iROKOtv.com 14 February 2015
2015 Husbands of Lagos
2015 Desperate Housegirls
2016 Stalemate
2016 Aso Ebi
2017 Single Ladies

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mary Remmy Njoku on iROKOtv | Number One Home For Nollywood & Ghanaian Movies". Irokotv.com. Retrieved 2015-03-27.
  2. ^ "I've proven critics wrong— Mary Remmy-Njoku". Punch Newspapers. Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  3. ^ "Watch Mike Ezuruonye, Mary Njoku, Segun Arinze, Alex Ekubo in 'Hazeezat' on IROKOtv Today!". Bellanaija.com. 2014-12-30. Retrieved 2015-03-27.
  4. ^ "BBC World Service - Newsday, Nollywood Film First at London's IMAX". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-03-27.
  5. ^ "Fab Photos! Ramsey Nouah, Mercy Johnson-Okojie, Esama of the Benin Kingdom & More at the Movie Premiere of 'Thy Will Be Done'". Bellanaija.com. 2015-02-27. Retrieved 2015-03-27.
  6. ^ "Festac Town - All seasons on iROKOtv | Number One Home For Nollywood & Ghanaian Movies". Irokotv.com. Retrieved 2015-03-27.
  7. ^ https://nairametrics.com/2019/07/27/everything-you-need-to-know-about-mary-njoku-founder-of-the-newly-acquired-rok/ Nairametrics.com
  8. ^ Famuyiwa, Damilare (2019-07-27). "Everything you need to know about Mary Njoku, founder of the newly acquired ROK |". Nairametrics. Retrieved 2020-02-23.
  9. ^ "Vivendi's CanalPlus Acquires Leading Nigerian Studio ROK".
  10. ^ "Canal+ acquires Nollywood studio ROK from IROKOtv to grow African film".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  11. ^ "RAGING PASSION | African Movie Review". Talk African Movies. 2014-07-06. Retrieved 2015-03-27.
  12. ^ "Stolen Waters [Trailer]-Latest 2014 Nigerian Nollywood Drama Movie (English Full HD)". YouTube. 2014-11-21. Retrieved 2015-03-27.
  13. ^ "Stolen Waters trailer latest 2014 (Nigerian Bollywood drama movies English full hd". Archived from the original on February 11, 2015. Retrieved February 11, 2015.
  14. ^ "A Northern Affair Ghanaian Movie [Official Trailer]". Archived from the original on February 6, 2015. Retrieved February 11, 2015.
  15. ^ "Majid Michel and Kofi Adjorlolo lead a display of quality African fashion | AfricanMoviesNews.com - African Movies - Nollywood Movies - Nigerian Movies - Ghana Movies - Yoruba Movies". AfricanMoviesNews.com. 2014-06-18. Retrieved 2015-03-27.
  16. ^ "Losing Control - All seasons on iROKOtv | Number One Home For Nollywood & Ghanaian Movies". Irokotv.com. Retrieved 2015-03-27.
  17. ^ "Poisoned Bait - All seasons on iROKOtv | Number One Home For Nollywood & Ghanaian Movies". Irokotv.com. Retrieved 2015-03-27.