Nollywood, the third largest film industry in the world and Nigeria’s second largest employer after agriculture. “Nollywood is estimated at $50 billion annually

The Yoruba-language cinema is a sub-industry of Nollywood, with most of its practitioners in the Western region of Nigeria.

The creation of Nollywood started in the 1960s. It was when the first Nollywood movies were being created by historical filmmakers such as Ola Balogun, Hubert Ogunde, Jab Adu, Moses Olayia and Eddie Ugboma. (“History,”) They are considered the first generation of Nigerian filmmakers.

This is a list of notable Nigerian film producers.