Every Nigerian knows that the colour of every event is the Aso Ebi, it’s only right that it be brought to the spotlight. Lady Laide Films is teaming up with award-winning Director Biodun Stephen on the new project titled “Aso Ebi Diaries“.

With its setting in Lagos, Nigeria, a compelling narrative and a stellar cast, the film promises to captivate its audience while taking them on a journey of the richness of the Nigerian culture.

Biodun Stephen

Set against the backdrop of Nigeria’s lively party scene, “Aso Ebi Diaries” examines the complexities of the Aso Ebi culture, including its ascent into social significance and whether its purpose and tradition have become misconstrued. The film promises audiences a thought-provoking and entertaining experience through its compelling storytelling and rich character development.

Director Biodun Stephen expressed her enthusiasm for the project stating, “I’m thrilled to be a part of ‘Aso Ebi Diaries’ and to collaborate with such a talented team.” She continued, “This film explores both relevant and engaging themes, and I’m excited to bring this story to life on screen.”

The film lacks no shortage of A-list talent with the likes of Shaffy Bello, Kunle Remi, Nancy Isime, Bukunmi “Kie Kie” Adeaga-Ilori, Daniel Etim Effiong, Chizzy Alichi, Daniel Lloyd, and Elvina Esewvre Ibru. With a diverse array of talent onboard, “Aso Ebi Diaries” aims to resonate with audiences around the world.

Taiwo Adebayo

Production responsibilities are shared by Laide Daramola and Taiwo “Bossteewo” Adebayo. Laide Daramola is currently riding the success of her debut feature film “Hotel Labamba” which catapulted to success upon its release on Prime Video.

Taiwo Adebayo’s slate of films boasts a gross budget of N26.8 billion. Such numbers have made her one of the highest indigenous-grossing producers of all time, setting the tone for “Aso Ebi Diaries” to make an exceptional addition to Nigeria’s burgeoning film industry.

Laide Daramola

According to the producer Laide Daramola: “With ‘Aso Ebi Diaries’, I aim to showcase the richness of Nigerian culture, reaching millions of viewers not only in Nigeria but globally. This story will showcase Africa’s rich culture at its best, and we believe it will resonate deeply with audiences worldwide.”

Renowned cinematographer Barnabs Emordi has been tasked with ensuring a high level of visual aesthetics for the film. The project gains a sizable lift in costume design with the inclusion of Yolanda Okereke and Janet Aiyegbusi. Their expertise will enhance the quality, colour, and vibrancy of the Aso Ebi culture onscreen making it one that has not been experienced before.