Filmmaker Mo Abudu has reacted to the critics who had reacted to her recent movie, ‘Chief Daddy 2’.
The filmmaker took to her Instagram page on Friday, January 14, 2022, to appreciate her fans as well as her critics.
She also talked about how the company is fully aware of the criticism and how she is going to work harder to make better ones.
She said, “We are aware of the mixed reactions to the release of ‘Chief Daddy 2’ on the first of January on Netflix.
“While some enjoyed the film, others did not. I’d like to take this opportunity to acknowledge our Chief Daddy fans that felt some disappointment with the sequel. My goodness, we trended on social media on New Year’s Day!
“We know you love and care about the industry and for the Ebony Life brand, hence the concerns that you raised. Thank you so much for caring and for sharing your concerns. So passionately, we have heard you loud and clear.
“Over the years, we’ve been the privileged recipients of your support for our productions: ‘Fifty’, ‘The Wedding Party’, ‘The Royal Hibiscus Hotel’, ‘Your Excellency’, ‘The Governor’, ‘Castle & Castle’, ‘Oloture’, and ‘Chief Daddy 1’.
“When you express disappointment with us, please know your voices are heard. Just as we appreciate the positive feedback and reviews, we also appreciate the not-so-positive ones as they are constructive for me and my team.
“I’m pleased to inform you that we’ve expanded our team of creatives as we continue to grow and expand.
“I’m delighted to let you know that we have amazing projects lined up for you to enjoy in the coming months. I thank you for your impassioned feedback. I know that it comes from a place of pride and love for Nigerian films.”
Mo Abudu, who is strongly open to honest feedback, also pointed out that people throwing insults at the crew and company should desist from the act.
She said, “We welcome honest and constructive feedback. What we do not welcome is insults, abuse or any form of trolling.
“Please share your feedback respectfully, otherwise, we’ll have to restrict entry to you on our pages.”