Nollywood stars Desmond Elliot and Patience Ozokwo have called on Zambian artists to be original.
Mr. Elliot also says artists need to promote their culture.
And Ms Ozokwo says Nigerian artists started at a low key but now have managed to put their country on the world map.
The Nollywood stars were speaking in an interview with ZNBC News in Lusaka on Saturday.
The two are in the country to officially launch Africa Magic Channels in Zambia.
Big Brother Presenter Ik Osakioduwa is also part of the delegation.