Actor and President of Ashanti regional branch of the Actors Guild, Bill Asamoah has opened up about the Kumawood movie industry.
The actor said though their movie industry is facing some challenges it cannot be concluded that its dead.
In an interview on GH Entertainment show on Rainbow Radio 87.5FM, Bill Asamoah stressed that Kumawood is not dead as patronages are made to believe and that nothing of that sort would happen to the Kumiawood movie industry.
“The industry can never collapse or die and the person saying that is exhibiting his ignorance. The industry is not dead and will never die”.
The actor also assured the public that the movie industry can survive if the government passes a law that will guide the industry in terms of distribution, exhibition, and marketing of films as well as other artistic related matters.
Bill Assmoah further revealed that there is no law currently backing the industry and until a legislative instrument aside the Act which was passed into law under former President John Dramani Mahama is instituted, the movie industry will still face challenges. For the act was to provide the legal framework for the production, regulation, nurturing and development of the local film industry.