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Be a part of the rapid development of one of the most recognized cultural centres in the world.

Nigeria’s colourful culture and thriving entertainment and media sectors are growing in global influence. From its award winning music stars to its emerging film industry, the country offers a talented pool of professionals and expanding infrastructure to cater for any project need.

Access Africa’s most populous country and its fastest growing industries.

PWC, a leading global professional services firm, reported in its Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2018 – 2021 that Nigeria will be the world’s fastest growing E&M market. As of January 2019, the country’s population stands at approximately two hundred million people with over seventy percent of this amount under the age of thirty five. This makes Nigeria a fertile market that cannot be ignored.

Enjoy a seamless experience via a reputable local partner.

A member company of The Guardian Nigeria, GDN Studios has partnered with the Nigerian Film Corporation, Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture, and other agencies and institutions, to offer a welcoming environment for your project. This includes financial incentives and other benefits.


We offer a range of financial incentives to facilitate production in Nigeria and propel project success.

Our goal is to create a sustainable working relationship with our clients and for them to continue to choose Nigeria as a destination for projects. In partnership with Government and local institutions, we will help you to identify the available incentive/s for your project and manage this process for you.

Funding Participation

Funding Participation

Up to


Funding participation
for qualifying projects

Tax Credit

Tax Credit

Up to


tax credit available on
production and post production

Advertising & Promotion

Advertising & Promotion

Up to


cash rebate available
for qualifying projects.


GDN Studios delivers a world class experience, managing all areas for production projects.


Working with leading insurance companies and brokers, we help to obtain the right coverage for both your personal and commercial insurance needs.

Legal & permits

We handle everything starting from visa requirements to ensuring that your project gets all the local approvals needed for a smooth and efficient execution in Nigeria.

Financial support

In addition to financial incentives made available for qualifying projects, we provide bartered and/or discounted services to help ensure that your vision becomes a reality.

Health & safety

Your security and well-being is our top priority. We work with the best local security and health organizations to deliver peace of mind so you can focus on your project.


Our team will plan the optimal logistics support for your project. We use vetted service providers that address all needs from accommodation to transportation.


Some of our partner service providers include the following.


Some helpful information about filming in Nigeria.


Nigeria has a tropical climate that varies by region. May to September is typically the wet season, and the dry season runs from October to April. For weather statistics please click below.


From fishing festivals, to carnivals, exciting scenery, landmarks and culinary delights featured in CNN’s Parts Unknown, there’s plenty to do in Nigeria. For a list of things to do please click below.


Nigerians observe Muslim holidays (mainly in the north) and Christian holidays (mainly in the central,western and southern areas). For a detailed calendar of public holidays please click below.


We advise that you are well prepared and up to date on routine vaccines before you embark on your trip to Nigeria. For more information on vaccine requirements please click below.