A new crime thriller from legendary screenwriter Shirley Frimpong-Manso named ‘The Devil’s Work’ starts streaming on Sparrow Station today, Friday August 6th 2021. ‘The Devil’s Work’ is a limited investigative drama series written and directed by Shirley which follows a Ghanaian family dealing with the murder of their mother and trying to help the police … Read more
It’s a normal day in Ghana’s capital Accra. Outside, life bustles on as usual. Traffic is hell, hawkers sweat in the sun to hawk their wares, and the West African sun does its best to chase everyone indoors. Inside, at the offices of an NGO, a family is mourning following the murder of their domineering … Read more
‘Us in Between’, a romantic drama from legendary Ghanaian filmmaker Shirley Frimpong-Manso, premieres on Sparrow Station this Friday, July 9th 2021. The movie starts streaming worldwide on the Sparrow Station platform Friday. Interested viewers can sign up to watch at sparrowstation.com ‘Us in Between’ is another masterpiece from Shirley dealing with the debilitating global pandemic … Read more
Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s movie ‘The Perfect Picture – 10 Years Later’ is set to make its worldwide debut on Netflix starting next month. From 1 July 2020, global streaming giants Netflix would have the movie available on its platform amidst the 1000’s of titles they already offer to consumers. READ ALSO: Heartbreak As List Of Ghanaian … Read more
Shirley Frimpong Manso, arguably the best movie director in Ghana, has shown off her 10-year-old son on social media. Shirley and her partner Ken Attoh’s son Lincoln, is celebrating his birthday today! READ ALSO: “There Is No Such Thing As Prophecy, There Is Only Science” – British Diplomat Jon Benjamin Declares You probably did not … Read more
Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s newest movie, ‘The Perfect Picture: Ten Years Later’, premieres later today at the Silverbird Cinemas. The movie is a sequel to the seminal ‘Perfect Picture’, which was a landmark movie in Ghallywood history and also in the careers of its protagonists. Tonight’s grand premiere follows an exclusive world premiere a couple of weeks … Read more
Ghana’s finest filmmaker Shirley Frimpong Manso has made yet another major move for her company, Sparrow Pictures. Shirley has signed a deal with global giants Netflix to acquire the streaming rights to her acclaimed romantic comedy, Potato Potahto. READ ALSO: Chioma Throws Back To When She Was Naija’s Finest Slay Queen – Fan Says She … Read more
Ten years after Sparrow Productions’ (now Sparrow Pictures) acclaimed romantic comedy-The Perfect Picture, multiple-award winning film-maker-Shirley Frimpong-Manso has assembled the cast on the back of a new plot for ‘The Perfect Picture – Ten Years Later’ movie It’s always a challenge and risky to put a sequel to a classic, even if it comes 10 … Read more
There’s just a gulf of class between almost every production Sparrow Productions puts out there and anything else on tv in Ghana that it seems that they’re not even part of our ailing movie industry.
Shirley Frimpong Manso has long been regarded as one of the best screenwriters in Ghana and every single time you watch a movie (or series) she releases, it’s hard to shake the feeling she is playing in an entirely different league.
TV Africa has taken the next step in it’s troubled state as the company starts terminating the employment of numerous staff members. The company is currently in the grips of a financial meltdown which has forced it to suspend most of its on-air programming.
Just over a week after several top executives including Shirley Frimpong Manso stepped down from the company, TV Africa is set to suspend all it’s on-air programming except news. The company, still cash strapped despite a much hyped ‘rebranding’ effort carried out earlier this year, is unable to pay workers and meet operating costs.
Reports reaching GhanaCelebrities.Com indicate that veteran filmaker Shirley Frimpong Manso has quit her job as Chief Operating Officer of TV Africa. Shirley Frimpong Manso and five other executives of the company have stepped down due to increased worker agitation over not being paid for the past couple of months.
On Saturday, 30 June 2018, the annual Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) returned with nominees for its 2018 awards, and Ghana would have been almost missing from the nomination list but for Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s romcom ‘Potota Potahto’ which scored 5 nominations. Potato Potahto’s nominations at the AMVCA was expected, considering the global rave reviews … Read more
The 2018 edition of the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards occurs later this year and the nominees list for the event has been revealed. The announcement was made Saturday during a broadcast on Africa Magic hosted by Joselyn Dumas and Bovi.
It was a night to award talents, creativity, hard work and intelligence as filmmakers from Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, and Ivory Coast gathered at Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra to honour the 2018 Golden Movie Awards Africa. The awards scheme which seeks to award excellence in the African movie industry was hosted by Nigerian comedian AY and Ghana’s curvaceous actress, Joselyn Dumas.
The 2018 edition of the Golden Movie Awards Africa came off Saturday night at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra. It was a memorable night where the show was stolen by none other than Akuapem Poloo whose every word and action got patrons laughing.
Just over two years ago, Ideal Groupe, a private financial holding company, acquired a majority share in TV Africa and rolled out a big re-branding campaign to re-position the station in the competitive TV market following 13 years of operations under the old management However, this year 2018, the station has rolled out another re-branding of its on-air programming which seeks to give a ‘new look and feel that will give viewers the best experience with new programs and contents, new presenters, news from all corridors, in-depth analyses of national issues, international standards, excellent customer service delivery, speed and a host of others.’
The annual women-only concert, Girl Talk, was held yesterday at the National Theatre in Accra–and the concert was attended by several Ghanaian Celebrities including Jackie Appiah, Shirley Frimpong-Manso, Yvonne Nelson, Joselyn Dumas & others. Efya, a talented Ghanaian musician took over Girl Talk from an equally amazing artist, Becca—and yesterday’s concert was Efya’s last, dubbed the “bowout”. It was a great night of good music and splendid performances from Efya who was supported by Captain Planet of 4×4 fame, Sarkodie, Adomaa, King Promise, KiDi, Wutah and others. Check out the below photos from 2017’s Girl Talk Concert…
A common saying is that experience is the best teacher, and it is a truism that has survived through the ages. When something burns you, you are less likely to approach it the same way the second time round. Ghanaian actress Joselyn Dumasascribes to this saying, revealing that she is more cautious in her dating life these days because she doesn’t want to repeat the mistakes which led her to become a divorced mum.
An explosive episode of Joselyn Dumas’ latest reality show ‘Keeping It Real’ aired on Saturday (December 2nd) with the discussion centred on religion, spirituality and the unfortunate commercialization of both in Ghana.
The actress/tv personality moderated the discussion between the staunchly religious gospel singer Lady Prempeh and the fiercely anti-organized religion but pro spirituality Akosua Hanson.
Shirley Frimpong Manso has shown a massive level of support to her colleagues in Kumawood, indicating she loves what they are doing and calling on the critics to shut up. According to Shirley, Kumawood is doing what they can with the resources available to them, and since the people love it that’s all that matters.