Skinny Girl in Transit writer Lani Aisida talks Screenwriting in Nigeria 2
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Skinny Girl in Transit Writer Lani Aisida talks Screenwriting

Skinny Girl in Transit writer Lani Aisida talks Screenwriting in Nigeria 2

Lani Aisida has been a part of prominent shows like Unbroken, Battleground, Skinny Girl in Transit, Phases and Rumour Has It. He also behind the African Stories Untold platform on YouTube and the goal is to break the culture of silence prominent in this part of the world.  This is the concluding part of an hour long conversation with him on screenwriting within the Nigerian context. The first part of the interview which focused primarily on his experiences writing on the hit show Skinny Girl in Transit can be read here. Filmkaku: What makes a good story? I know there’s the regular response of great dialogue, character, tone and so on. But is there a particularity to your definition?  Lani Aisida:  First, I’d say that at the heart of any good story is conflict. Without conflict, there’s no story at all. But taking into consideration the Nigerian context, the definition becomes a…

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