The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai is a romantic comedy-drama movie which was directed by Niyi Akinmolayan and produced by Ebonylife Films, FilmOne, Koga Studios, and Inkblot production. The movie was shot in Lagos and Dubai and the filming of the movie started in May 2o17, before it was released in Nigeria on December 15, 2017. The movie which is regarded as the highest-grossing Nollywood movie of all time has been nominated for the National Film Awards UK, in the ‘Best International Films Category’.
The movie which had a production budget of 300 million naira has made over 500 million naira in its release across theatres in Nigeria, United Kingdom, East Africa, Liberia and South Africa. The nomination is another indication of the global success of the movie. The Award Ceremony for the National Film Awards UK, we take place on March 28 is an annual award ceremony that celebrates the achievements of independent film producers, actors and actresses, production companies, and directors. The goal of the National Film Award is to support, promote and develop the success of the motion picture industry globally. The voting of the award are majorly decided by movie fans and you can register at www.nationalfilmawards.org/voting to vote.
The COO of FilmOne Distribution, Moses Babatope stated that it is really intriguing and mind-blowing that the movie is nominated, but it will be more interesting if we could bring the award home and also encourage viewers to vote online for the movie. The movie is yet to be released in some countries across the world but it will now be released on March 10 in Scotland and March 29 in the United Arab Emirates.