UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL
Bukola Thomas, the Nollywood melanin queen is all black, beauty, brain and brawn. A tested thespian on and off the screen
An advocate for better artistes' welfare and a mother figure to all.
She is one of Nollywood's beautiful, seasoned and consummate Actors.
She has an amiable personality, is kind hearted, a devote Christian, passionate and a stickler for perfection.
Bukky Thomas is a Yoruba Indigene and a Lagosian.
A graduate of the prestigious Lagos State University (LASU), with a first degree in Philosophy and Religion.
With her impeccable diction and excellent interpersonal relations skill, it’s not surprising when you get to know that
Work on developing a regular Actor's training and other stuff, for new and upcoming talents.
Teach acting skills, business side if film making, etc.
So that we create value and have them come to belong with us and not us chasing them.
In addition, I want to push for us to revisit actors registration fee and have a staggered format: New actors should pay 5k or 10k and we old ones can pay the 30k annually.
I want to introduce actors' sponsorship, where the established acts can take up and pay the dues of a chosen young act and mentor them.
Build on the existing Health Insurance Scheme and encourage all to be a part of it by paying their premium.
And establishing Health Trainings and Talks to open our eyes to the health hazard we take for granted as actors.
Monetize the union by having regular productions.
YouTube channel for skits and web series. Short films, film for TV, feature films, etc.
Through corporate sponsorship or other means we can raise the money.
Work to create an Imdb type of website for the guild..
-To capture actors' database and works. -Be a consulting platform to refer actors to productions. -The site can build traffic and have a blog, film review and critic, entertainment news, casting call news, etc. - Having a corporate sponsor for the website and have them get value back through advert on site. Find a way of using the actors trainings to add value to the sponsor by their presence on ground for and build relationships with the guild members.