About

MAYSQUARE GROUP

MAYSQUARE Studios LTD is a Film, TV and multimedia content development and production company founded in 2016. The company was established in Lagos with the core purpose of creating, developing and producing cutting edge content in line with international best practice.

It boasts a diverse management team of skilled and internationally trained media practitioners and professionals with a combined experience of over 6 decades in the film and TV industry. The promoters have in the past produced an award winning feature film titled ETERNAL and a soon to be released film titled, CHATROOM. They have also in the past created and produced a TV sitcom series titled OFF CAMPUS.

Other projects in development include FLIPSIDE, AJ CITY, OFUOBI and LAUGHTER IS THE BEST COLOUR which was selected for the Durban FilmMart in 2015.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Chike Ibekwe studied film-making at the London Film Academy and Script Development and Production at Deutsche Welle (DW AKADMIE). He is a prolific scriptwriter, song writer, composer, having written scripts for Plays, TV and Film. In 2003, Chike Ibekwe wrote the TV documentary DIS IS LAGOS financed by CANAL FRANCE INTERNATIONAL.

He is an alumnus of the Durban FilmMart of the Durban Film Festival where his film project Laughter is the Best Colour was among the ten projects selected for the 2015 Durban FilmMart. Chike has in the past written TV and Radio scripts for productions supported by the Ford Foundation. Some of which are READY OR NOT – a radio series, Telling Stories of Change – a documentary on villagers utilizing microfinance support to develop their skills and trade. Chike has served as President of the jury at international film festivals such as Ecrans Noirs International Film festival,and Eko International Film Festival.

Olapeju Fadirepo is the Producer and Host of the TV Magazine Talk Show; INSPIRE with Peju which has been broadcast on leading Pay TV and local TV channels in Nigeria and Africa. The programme has seen her travel to to various countries to record episodes of the show. She is the Producer of the film CHATROOM set to be released in the cinemas with funding from the Bank of Industry.

She is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Lagos. She also holds a Masters degree in Public and International Affairs. She has acquired extendsive professional training from the School of Media and Communications, Pan Atlantic University and has over a decade of experience in banking. She is an associate member of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).

Bolawole Osikoya heads the technical unit of the firm. He is an accomplished film maker and cinematographer. He is also an alumnus of the Berlinale Talent Campus and has produced and directed a number of feature length and short films including Stolen and Babies for Sale.

Amos Oyiwe is a distinguished lawyer and a prolific writer. He has written for various media organizations on a plethora of issues and leads the legal and administrative team for the firm.

About

MAYSQUARE GROUP

MAYSQUARE Studios LTD is a Film, TV and multimedia content development and production company founded in 2016. The company was established in Lagos with the core purpose of creating, developing and producing cutting edge content in line with international best practice.

It boasts a diverse management team of skilled and internationally trained media practitioners and professionals with a combined experience of over 6 decades in the film and TV industry. The promoters have in the past produced an award winning feature film titled ETERNAL and a soon to be released film titled, CHATROOM. They have also in the past created and produced a TV sitcom series titled OFF CAMPUS.

Other projects in development include FLIPSIDE, AJ CITY, OFUOBI and LAUGHTER IS THE BEST COLOUR which was selected for the Durban FilmMart in 2015.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Chike Ibekwe studied film-making at the London Film Academy and Script Development and Production at Deutsche Welle (DW AKADMIE). He is a prolific scriptwriter, song writer, composer, having written scripts for Plays, TV and Film. In 2003, Chike Ibekwe wrote the TV documentary DIS IS LAGOS financed by CANAL FRANCE INTERNATIONAL.

He is an alumnus of the Durban FilmMart of the Durban Film Festival where his film project Laughter is the Best Colour was among the ten projects selected for the 2015 Durban FilmMart. Chike has in the past written TV and Radio scripts for productions supported by the Ford Foundation. Some of which are READY OR NOT – a radio series, Telling Stories of Change – a documentary on villagers utilizing microfinance support to develop their skills and trade. Chike has served as President of the jury at international film festivals such as Ecrans Noirs International Film festival,and Eko International Film Festival.

Olapeju Fadirepo is the Producer and Host of the TV Magazine Talk Show; INSPIRE with Peju which has been broadcast on leading Pay TV and local TV channels in Nigeria and Africa. The programme has seen her travel to to various countries to record episodes of the show. She is the Producer of the film CHATROOM set to be released in the cinemas with funding from the Bank of Industry.

She is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Lagos. She also holds a Masters degree in Public and International Affairs. She has acquired extendsive professional training from the School of Media and Communications, Pan Atlantic University and has over a decade of experience in banking. She is an associate member of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).

Bolawole Osikoya heads the technical unit of the firm. He is an accomplished film maker and cinematographer. He is also an alumnus of the Berlinale Talent Campus and has produced and directed a number of feature length and short films including Stolen and Babies for Sale.

Amos Oyiwe is a distinguished lawyer and a prolific writer. He has written for various media organizations on a plethora of issues and leads the legal and administrative team for the firm.

Movie projects

CHATROOM is a feature length drama film with urgent social relevance. Set against the background of a TV reality show, it tells the story of Ebiere, a young girl who finds herself amongst other housemates in the show as a new lease of life to forget her painful past. However, an incident in the house forces her to go back to the past she had tried to forget and further reveal a disturbing secret that would throw the entire nation into a shock.

With themes of courage, hope and overcoming obstacle, the movie provides a fresh and inspiring perspective to cases of gender violence as portrayed in the past. The film parades a stellar cast of acclaimed and award winning actors such as Odunlade Adekola, Tony Umez, Nengi Adoki, Sambasa Nzeribe, Akpororo, Vivian Ani, Ronya Man, and Ibrahim Suleiman.