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Graphics artist accuse 'Living in Bondage' production team of not paying for her designs

 
Precious 'Mamazeus' Nwogu
Ramsey Louisa'Living in Bondage Breaking Free' director, Ramsey Nouah has been called out on Twitter for allegedly not paying for graphics designs used in the 2019 blockbuster.
Louisa Ejenavbo, a Graphics designer, is currently demanding payment for her designs which were used in 2019 box office king, 'Living In Bondage Breaking Free'.
In a trending Twitter thread, Ejenavbo revealed how she was contracted to work on production designs ranging from cult symbols to company logos, an Instagram page, blog page designs and custom license plates through an intermediary who was later sacked.
Ejenavbo further disclosed how she was not given any down payment for her work and was eventually dropped from the project without payment and on the claims that her designs were not good enough.
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Louisajlo @louisajlo
"Dear Twitter, I said I will make a thread. So I will.
In 2018, I was contacted to work as the graphic designer for the 'Living in Bondage' movie. I was very excited as I had never been on a big project like that before hence I knew nothing and did nothing related to paperwork.
Replying to @louisajlo
I just accepted the job and started working straight away. The only thing I remember requesting was a down payment. But the then media director pleaded that the budget was yet to be approved but I shouldn't worry. As soon as it is. He will avail me some funds towards my charge.
Louisajlo @louisajlo
I agreed, and continued working. I had a full time job so I would from work go to the hotel where the crew members were lodging to work. There I saw Ramsey Nouah who was the director of the film. I was given a long list of things I'd need to design but there was no brief.
Louisajlo @louisajlo
I started designing majority of the graphics from scratch using only my initiative. They wanted a cult symbol, company logos, a blog page design, an Instagram page for Nnamdi, a photoshop of him in Nysc uniform, custom license plates and a lot of other stuff.
Louisajlo @louisajlo
I started with the cult symbol and the pictures below shows the progression. This is because, as there was no brief, they kept making changes constantly, kept saying what they didn't like etc. Most of these feedbacks were from Ramsey and the producer Chris Odeh"
"Almost 2 years after Living in Bondage (Breaking Free is out and guess what, they used my designs in the movie. My blood and sweat, my sleepless nights and broken backs after claiming they were not good enough. Worse of, I wasn't credited, I wasn't paid. I wasn't even compensated", Ejenavbo further revealed in a tweet.
All attempts to reach Ramsey Nouah proved abortive as the artist revealed the director had not responded to her Twitter messages.
The tweets have since gone viral.
Source: Pulse Nigeria