Mahmood Ali Balogun to lead cinematography copyrights society for 2 years

Mahmood Ali-Balogun has returned to the Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria after he led the society as the interim chairman in 2014.

Mahmood Ali Balogun has been elected the chairman of Audio Visual Rights society for the next two years.

The prominent Nollywood Filmmaker, producer, and director polled nine of the 15 director’s votes against the incumbent chairman, Bond Emeruwa who has led the board since 2016. 

According to an official statement from Sani Mu'azu, the Chairman, Publicity Committee of the society, the election held at the AVRS secretariat on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

Ali-Balogun runs Brickwall communications limited and is popular for producing and directing the multiple award-winning film, 'Tango With Me' which starred Joseph Benjamin and Genevieve Nnaji.

Audio-Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS) is a collective management organization for cinematograph works in Nigeria. AVRS is empowered under the Extant Laws, to engage in the issuance of licenses on behalf of copyright owners in the film industry, for public and commercial use of films, collect royalties accruing to such licenses and distribute same to the copyright owners.

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