Nigeria’s First Animated Family Film “Mikolo” to Hit Cinemas Nationwide on August 18th

18 Aug 2023

Niyi Akinmolayan, Fiyin and Pamilerin. Photo Credit: Nollywire

Prepare for an enchanting cinematic experience as Nigeria’s much-anticipated first animated family film, “Mikolo,” is set to grace the big screens across the nation, starting from August 18th.

The heartwarming film, directed by the visionary Niyi Akinmolayan, is a captivating creation brought to life by Anthill Studios, and promises to be an unforgettable holiday treat for children and families alike.

“Mikolo” is a celebration of family unity, curiosity, and the empowerment of the girl child, wrapped in a captivating tale that will inspire, entertain, and create lasting memories for generations to come.

The film’s unique storyline centers around themes that resonate deeply with audiences of all ages while showcasing the beautiful natural landscapes of Ondo State.

Niyi Akinmolayan, the brilliant mind behind “Mikolo,” brings his exceptional storytelling prowess to the forefront once again.

Known for his previous successes in the entertainment industry, like The House of Secrets (2023), King of Thieves (2022) etc Akinmolayan’s direction ensures a visually stunning and emotionally engaging cinematic experience that will leave audiences both spellbound and moved.

“We are thrilled to bring ‘Mikolo’ to Nigerian cinemas” shared Akinmolayan. “This film is not only an exciting journey filled with heartwarming moments; it is also a powerful metaphor for bravery and courage.

Funke’s curiosity and determination lead her and Habeeb to discover a new realm, where they must protect MIKOLO from local hunters. Through their adventurous endeavors, they learn the importance of responsibility, teamwork, and compassion.”

“Mikolo” is a production of Anthill Studios, a leading film production and animation studio that consistently delivers groundbreaking projects such as The House of Secrets (2023) and Jagun Jagun (2023).

The animation team and computer generated imagery (CGI) team at Anthill is led by Eri Umusu who was crucial in the creation of Mikolo, and includes other professionals such as Bukola Umusu, David Davies, Abiodun Abidoye, Sola-Ojo Olaoluwa, Ovie Adidi and Fabian Ogwuche among others.

Anthill Studios extends an open invitation to all members of the public to join in the heartwarming journey of “Mikolo,” which will be screening in cinemas nationwide starting August 18th.

This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to indulge in the wonder of animation and immerse oneself in a world of joy, adventure, and imagination.

For more information, please visit the official website of Anthill Studios or contact our press relations team.
Anthill Studios is a creative powerhouse dedicated to producing cutting-edge entertainment that reflects Africa’s vibrant culture and values. With a focus on storytelling excellence and innovation, the studio continually pushes boundaries to deliver captivating content that resonates with diverse audiences.