Acting

Edith Iruene
Edith Iruene Acting
An actor, singer, screen writer, voice over artist and a face model. She hails from the city of port harcourt where she worked in real estate but moved to Lagos to chase her passion in the entertainment

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industry. She is relentless, fierce and believes her talent and the trainings she has been armed with would make her a great fit for the entertainment industry.”

Adetayo Adedigba
Adetayo Adedigba Acting
A young Talented, Promising and Versatile actor. A thespian who has featured in several Skits and Short movies with prominent actors, skit makers and comedians. He is creative and diligent, with a

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great personality.
He has flair and passion for Arts, Media and Film making as a whole.
Hence his involvement as a crew member, undertaking Set and Props for several stage productions and movies soon to be released.

A Performing Arts graduate from University of Ilorin, who bagged additional Academic qualification as a post graduate Diploma holder in Mass communication from University of Lagos.

It is my zeal to use my skills, craft and talent to tell stories that resonate and address realistic discourse prevalent in the Society.
IG: Teslimbaddest

adetayodigba@gmail.com

Ezendu Phoenix Ifeoma
Ezendu Phoenix Ifeoma Acting
Akorede Ajayi
Akorede Ajayi Acting
Akorede Ajayi is a Lagos based screen, stage and voice actor who has starred in a number of
independent short film and numerous skit videos playing a variety of characters. He is popular
for his character

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as KOREXX in a number of online videos alongside creators like Mr Macaroni,
Sydney Talker, Bae U, Taooma, just to name a few. He is also featured in the Netflix comedy film
One Lagos Night as Inspector Kasamu. Akorede is a Theatre Trained actor having a Bachelors
degree in Theater from Redeemers University as well as a Screen acting certification from the
Ebony Life Creative Academy where he studied screen acting under the prolific actor and acting
coach Drikus Volschenk. Akorede has a knack for playing elaborate characters with his strong
vocal prowess and range that enables him give a variety of character voices coupled with his
ability to learn accent and give convincing unique personality traits to them.
He is fluent in English, Pidgin and Yoruba and a variety of accents from different cultures. As a
voice actor he has worked on a couple of animated films and voice over projects such as soon to
be released The Passport of Malam Ilia, Meet the Igwes etc. In his spare time he doubles as a
freelance content writer for creators like Edem Victor and other creators . While he is not in front
of the camera he works as a personal chef and enjoys video games as they inspire his creativity.
Akorede currently resides in Lagos Nigeria and is constantly working on himself as an actor to
serve a global audience.

Joy Chioma Obilo
Joy Chioma Obilo Acting
J’Dess as she is popularly known is an actor/ singer-songwriter based in Lagos. She is a passionate storyteller and this drives her to breathe life into characters through creatively crafted stories.

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J’Dess is a natural talent, evidenced by the manner in which she effortlessly interprets each role. She enjoys the stage and is fully at home conveying these stories through acting.

Some of her screen and stage credits include Tinsel, Omg the musical, Fifth Avenue, Made in heaven, Shanty town etc.
She has also lent her voice to the soundtracks of several projects, the most recent “Olodo” for the short film magic pen being recognized with the award of excellence as the Best Original Score and a nominee for best female actor in a supporting role at the ebony life creative academy where she recently completed the acting for screen course in April 2022.
A versatile entertainer.

She was the music coordinator on The Voice Nigeria season 3 and a vocal coach on Nigerian Idol season 7 and was nominated for the best female vocal performance at the Headies award 2020

An impassioned professional, she deposits the entirety of her being into every project, withholding nothing to ensure excellence.

J’Dess looks forward to being a pivotal part in putting the Nigerian film industry on the map, telling stories that will cast a spotlight on the treasure we have in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

Ayodeji Adejumo
Ayodeji Adejumo Acting
Ayodeji Adejumo is a trained screen actor, writer, filmmaker and advocate of Men Abuse and suicide prevention. He began his career in the entertainment industry professionally in 2018, featured in various

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films/Television productions like African magic Mnet series Battleground, The Johnsons, Unbroken, A Woman's wrath, and Channel 77 to mention a few. He produced and co-star his first film "Sound of Silence" which premieres in Lagos and London on 2021, the film got AMAA nomination for Best short film in 2022. Ayodeji was nominated for Best Support Actor with his stellar performance as "Aka" in the EbonyLife Creative Academy Best Film winner "Stupid Finder".

Oluwabunmi Awolowo
Oluwabunmi Awolowo Acting
A Storyteller, she Expresses it as An Actor, playwright, voice-over talent, theatre producer and director. She uses her creativity as a powerful tool to bring about change, courage & impact to achieve a life of

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positivity in people and in Every space she finds herself. That is her Greatest joy

She currently serves as the Creative Director of Signpost Studios, a dynamic production company aimed at creating thought-provoking, relevant and relatable African stories that cause positive change in individuals and the society at large

She wrote and produced the studio’s first play, AFURUGBIN (aka THE SOWER), for the Lagos Theatre Festival, the largest theatre festival in West Africa, powered by the British Council. Her short film UNNOTICED was selected in the short film contest category at the SURPIN (suicide prevention initiative of Nigeria), Eko Wellness Network and the InShort Film Festival.

As an actor, she has starred in several theatre and film projects such as JOIN BODI (stage play by Kininso Productions), OTAELO (a play by LightArenaMediaProductions), DAWN (web series by Tribe Nation Original Productions), and A DAY BEFORE (movie), to mention a few. She has also voiced radio projects for notable indigenous companies such as Oak Pension the most recent “OGUN” A short film recognized with the award of Overall BEST AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD and a nominee for best female actor in a supporting role at the ebony life creative academy where she recently completed the acting for screen course in April 2022.

Oluwabunmi lives in Lagos, Nigeria.

Chibuikem Chris-Oparah
Chibuikem Chris-Oparah Acting
a multitalented individual who is an Actor, a Music Artist and a Master of Ceremonies amongst others. He has a passion for learning and his mantra “normal is boring” means he always likes to challenge himself

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with tasking roles as an actor or just bringing a unique element to whatever role he sees himself playing.

His screen acting debut was a Movie for Ebonylife TV titled ‘It Takes Five’ and since then, he has gone on to act in several films and TV series.

His range and versatility as an Actor have been evident in his work as he has played significant roles in crime series like Africa Magic's Venge, comedy series 'Man Pikin', a lover boy in the film 'Something Special', a Music Artist in the drama-musical series ‘Shines in the Dark’ and even a few musical theatre performances.

He has starred in projects produced and directed by industry favourites such as Izu Ojukwu, Chris Ihidero, Tosin Igho, Seyi Babatope etc.
He also has a passion for telling positive life-changing stories, and this has influenced the choice of Stage productions he has been a part of such as 'Help', 'High', 'Prison Chronicles' amongst others which are plays that tackle mental health, substance abuse and other societal issues.

He hopes to carry on in this vein for both screen and stage with the intention of affecting lives positively with his craft.

Onaopemipo Olatunde
Onaopemipo Olatunde Acting
MsPepo as she’s popularly known is an actor/host/presenter amongst other things who’s based in Lagos. She has always been passionate about entertainment as her very bubbly personality strikes

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and entertains everyone that meets her, when she was younger, she would pick up broomsticks in the form of a microphone and wear different costumes to depict different characters, Now she has traded the broomsticks for an actual microphone and the different costumes to actually playing different characters on screen. She found a new way to re-invent her career through her personality.

Mspepo made her acting debut in the popular Tv show My flatmates and since then she’s been involved in different productions such as Spleen (Where she played the lead role and also produced it), Day Job by inkblot productions, skinny girl in transit and she was also featured in THE MAKING OF THE KING documentary; KING OF BOYS etc. She has worked with very notable brands like Pepsi, MTN, Remy Martin, DSTV, and Maltina to name a few and also very important and highly ranked celebrities in the industry.

She recently graduated from the prestigious film school - Ebony life creative academy, where she was awarded BEST FEMALE ACTOR in a lead role.

Mspepo is so passionate about her craft and she embodies every single role she gets and enjoys how she’s able to play multiple characters.
Her main and current goal is showcasing her talent in multiple ways as she’s a bundle of talent and hopes that her talent won’t be confined in Africa alone but beyond the shores of Africa.

Eso Dike
Eso Dike Acting
Princess Obuseh
Princess Obuseh Acting
A trained screen and stage actor, commercial model, athlete, voice-over artist and mixed martial artist. She began her career in the entertainment industry professionally in 2019, featured in various

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film productions, web series and short films like My village people, All day long, When we let go, She must be obeyed, Broken, Banana republic to mention a few. She’s the latest face of the inspiring Amstel Malta Advert on a billboard. Princess has been nominated intentionally for best-supporting actress in “All day long” for South America awards and was recently nominated for Best Actress with her stellar performance as “Prisca” in the EbonyLife Creative Academy Audience choice award winner “Ogun”

Ezekiel Abayomi
Ezekiel Abayomi Acting
A graduate of Performing Art from Kwara State University. He is an Alumni
of the Ebonylife Creative academy where He won an Award for The Best Actor in a Lead Role for the Movie

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Stupid Finder.
He is also a Voiceover artist and a podcaster. He currently runs a Podcast called Heazy's Archive where stories about myths, facts, and mythology are been shared. He has also helped & motivating others to open up and start their podcast on their dream areas.
He is versatile and has experience in both stage and Screen Acting. For stage, He has featured in many plays like Red is the freedom road, Goodbye Tomorrow, Once Upon Four Robbers and
for Screen Credit, he has featured in screenplays like Loving Amanda, My Flatmates, Oliver Effect, and Stupid Finder, to mention a few.
He has acted and worked on set with his friends in different capacities as director, assistant
director, actor and more.
He is a lover of people and dedicated to seeing people around him grow.
In his words, he says “The Universe is a large Space, we sit on a grain of Sand; Cherish the
grain.”

Toluwanimi Adekanmbi
Toluwanimi Adekanmbi Acting
Nimi Adekanmbi is an actress, writer and producer. Her unique ability to tell stories has led her to the shores of scriptwriting and production for various movies (Tear Fell, Closure, Yellow Grief, Love is complicated)

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and TV shows.
“ I want to use my creativity to bring freedom, acknowledgement, health and wealth to my life and the life of others.
I tell stories to inspire and cause people to reflect on themselves and their interactions with others and the environment.
I am a Love being, who is self-honest and open to new ideas that inspire personal growth and bring true fulfilment.

Faith Omosor
Faith Omosor Acting
Omosor Faith (a.k.a BigFaithe) is a well-groomed screen and stage actor, filmmaker, confidence coach and aviator. He began his career in the entertainment industry professionally in 2016,

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featured in various films/Television productions such as the WAPTV Super Story series, Babington Family series, Blood sisters, 9-pricks and many more. Also, He has featured in various Commercials for top brands such as Glo, Zenith Bank, Minimie to mention a few. BigFaithe was nominated for and WON Best Actor in a Supporting role with a breath-taking performance as "Utavie" in the EbonyLife Creative Academy Best Film lighting and sound winner "CLIPPERS".

Johnson Awurumibe
Johnson Awurumibe Acting
An actor and writer based in Lagos. he views drama as a means of building empathy in our world, hence he feels privileged to give life to characters whose stories deserve telling.
Johnson likes to be

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called an emotional actor and this is evident in his interpretation of roles. he enjoys watching Films as this gives him insight into other actors' interpretations of emotions

Some of his stage and screen credits include Otaelo, Riona, Mom's at war, Finding Odera and what matters most.

Johnson looks forward to featuring in productions that will leave viewers on the verge of tears If not crying their eyes out, set the course for his Oscar nomination and win as well as make him a global actor.

Johnson Awurumibe is a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Lagos. he's an Actor and Writer.

"THE SHOW MUST GO ON TO STARDOM "
Johnson E. A

Tosan Uliyemi
Tosan Uliyemi Acting
Tosan Uliyemi also known as Uli is a Nigerian trained actor and a model currently living in Lagos Nigeria. Many appearances in feature-length films, short films, Tv series and commercials.

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I believe the ability to creatively use acting to embody numerous personalities is unmitigatedly Phenomenal.
Consciously and unconsciously using acting to spread love and enrich life is my ultimate goal.

Uliyemitosanky@gmail.com

Directing

Ajibade Omisade
Ajibade Omisade Directing
Ajibade Omisade (media monicker BADE SMART), is a trained Film Director, Actor, Professional MC, Voice Over Artist, Content Director and Radio Host. He is an indigene of Ile-Ife, Osun State and a 2:1 graduate

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of Mass Communications from the prestigious Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State.
Bade's big emergence into the Nigerian Entertainment realm came in 2008 when he emerged as the 1st Runner Up in the 4th edition of Amstel Malta Box Office Reality Show. Before then though, he had been MCing for various social and corporate functions. Since 2008, he has gone on to appear in over 60 Movies and Soap Operas, most notably Tinsel, Fuji House Of Commotion, Do Good, Entreat, So Wrong So Wright, Castle and Castle, amongst others. Bade has also anchored over 150 events to date, with clients like MTN, Ecobank, DHL, African Union, Miss Earth Nigeria, and Miss Universe, amongst others. He has also worked with Radio Stations like Eko FM, Rainbow FM, and Concert Radio. Presently he is a Content Director with Big Brother Naija and still a Professional Event Host.

Calista Nwajide
Calista Nwajide Directing
A method actor, producer, voice-over artist and film director. She is astute and passionate about filmmaking and impacting the industry (Nollywood) positively remains a thirst that's seemingly unquenchable

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thereby adopting a recipe of telling prototypical stories to the world.

Her core in History and international studies and diplomacy was obtained at the University of Benin. (BSc)

She is also an alumnus of Ebonylife creative Academy (ELCA) directing.

Calista Nwajide has been in the movie industry for upwards of 12 years and still counting and has featured in over 40 movies and TV series even before the advent of ELCA. She equally has Directed 5 short films and a talk show and produced a couple of movies for TV viewership.

Calista is readily available to work and collaborate with creatives that share a common goal of changing the narrative of the entertainment industry. Calista Nwajide

Nwajide_calista@yahoo.com

Chidiebere Ugbe
Chidiebere Ugbe Directing
Chioma Adaeze Sabastin
Chioma Adaeze Sabastin Directing
Adaeze Chioma Sebastin the Creative Executive Director of Purple Vision Creative House, is a filmmaker based in Lagos State, Nigeria. After working in the managerial sector for so long and feeling unfulfilled,

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Adaeze resigned and started her career in the film industry as a trained actor and scriptwriter. Some of her written works are Amore, Crazy Side Chics (web series), Little Eddy (short film), Muffled, Women and Lies, 3 Days, Schemer, Grandpa’s House (play write), Sarah (web series) and Lady (web series). She has featured in films like Not Too Old to Play, Amore, Crazy Side Chics, My Siblings and I and Jennifer’s Diary: The Lockdown Series.
Adaeze co-directed the Ebony Life creative academy short horror film, Ogun, in 2022 which won the Ebony Life Academy Audience Choice Awards, 2022. Her life experiences show in some of her works as it rubs off on her style of writing and directing.
Adaeze is soon to release her debut short film ‘Imperfectly Perfect’ produced by Motion 25 Production Company in June 2022 as it is in postproduction level and has already started pre-production for her second short horror film ‘Yellow.’

Finine Priye-Thomas
Finine Priye-Thomas Directing
Esther Oluwaferanmi Ajibulu
Esther Oluwaferanmi Ajibulu Directing
Oluwaferanmi Ajibulu is a writer and model who recently began to explore the world of film. She is very enthusiastic about filmmaking and has worked on a few production sets, including directing her first

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short film and working as the 1st Assistant Director on an AD campaign for the United Nations (UN).
She has a bachelor's degree in Linguistics and a diploma in Broadcast Journalism. With her background in research and journalism, her film goal is to preserve the heritage of African culture by creatively telling indigenous stories, through innovative directing, which positively portrays the African experience to a global audience. As an alumnus of EbonyLife Creative Academy, she has been equipped to be true to herself and follow through with her passion.
Oluwaferanmi currently lives in Lagos, Nigeria.

Gbenga Adeoti
Gbenga Adeoti Directing
Gbenga Adeoti is a trained Theatre Practitioner and Filmmaker and an alumnus of Ebonylife Creative Academy, he specializes in Stage, Film and TV Directing. He is also proficient in Writing, Cinematography,

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Video Editing, Event/Production Management and Media Services.

He has worked with (and for) different brands and companies locally and international on stage, film, and television projects, amongst are; Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT, now DSVA), Centre for Democracy and Development West Africa (CDD), Maxani Films, DLONG Media & Communications, Adure Media, to mention a few. He currently manages his own production house, BéèniEyes Production.

Gbenga is very vocal on social issues, particularly SGBV (Sexual & Gender-Based Violence) and has chosen to use his skills in storytelling and filmmaking as a voice to touch more lives.

He has directed a number of short films, among are; EEWO (2017), SIDI (2018), IF ONLY (2021), BRUISED (2021), and NUDE (2021), recently CLIPPERS (2022) and BABY FACTORY (2022).

Hannah Babatunde
Hannah Babatunde Directing
Hannah Babatunde is a Nigerian film-maker who had written and produced three feature films, THE BRIDGE(AFARA), ABOVE RUBBIES and FINGERS and several short films. She is the director of FINGERS,

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IMOLE, and YIN BABA (a musical video). She started her career in the film industry as an actress playing a minor role in a Yoruba movie, Ori Olokun in 2010. She has since featured in movies such as, King of Boys 1, Omo Hausa, Savage, Above Rubies, The bridge, FINGERS, Maami, Imole, The Hairdresser amongst others.
Hannah got her professional acting training from Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) in 2016, where she was qualified for the FORD FOUNDATION'S scholarship to study Acting for film at La cinefabrique Film School, Lyon, France in 2017. She is an alumnus of Ebonylife creative academy (ELCA) where she studied Directing, a program sponsored by the Lagos state government.
Hannah believes that the visual way of telling stories is the easiest way of passing across important messages and information and she is so passionate about it. Aside from making films, she is also a fashion designer, and this had helped her to conveniently costume four productions.

hannyfingers@gmail.com

Isaiah Adah
Isaiah Adah Directing
Olufunke Owonipa
Olufunke Owonipa Directing
A storyteller, writer and filmmaker who recently started exploring the world of film. She believes the art of storytelling is both a gift and a tool for making a better society; that through film or other

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media, important messages can be embedded in different genres or themes to connect the audience (emotionally) with characters and teach valuable lessons.

Olufunke is interested in exploring the use of parallels, contrasts, and sound to enhance the audience's experience. Loves creatively challenging projects and cleverly written stories. As an alumnus of EbonyLife Creative Academy - Directing Class - she directed the award-winning short film; OGUN (ELCA People's Choice Award).

In her spare time, she is a voracious reader, has an eclectic taste in music, is a karaoke singer, a yoga enthusiast, and dreams to go globetrotting to photograph and experience different cultures and peoples.

Oladotun Ololade
Oladotun Ololade Directing
Onyebuchi Chidinma
Onyebuchi Chidinma Directing
I am a lawyer with international development experience across several international organizations. I directed the short film Magic Pen at the Ebonylife Creative Academy and have worked as a creative

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director and writer on a web series. I hold an LLB (Lagos) and a Masters in Public International Law (University of Cambridge).

As Africa's creative industries expand and integrate faster, I want to merge creative collaboration & my development knowledge to create powerful stories and experiences that inspire conversations on the complexities of humanity, socio-cultural issues, tolerance and the understanding of alternative stories/cultures.

chidinma710@gmail.com

Olatunde Alabanla
Olatunde Alabanla Directing
Olatunde Alabanla is a screenwriter and Director based in Lagos, Nigeria. He cut his teeth as an artist and cinephile while studying Cell Biology and Genetics at the University of Lagos.
Upon graduation,

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he worked as a crew member and writer on several short and feature films before he wrote and directed his debut short film; ‘Like Play, Like Play’.
His second short; ‘Head over Heal’, which he also wrote and directed, was a finalist at The Abuja International Film Festival 2020.
Olatunde is currently working on his first feature film.
His main career goal is to create cinema that will outlive him.

Victoria K. Emla
Victoria K. Emla Directing
EMLA, Kehinde Victoria (a.k.a Victoria K. Emla) is a fast-growing Nigerian Filmmaker, Director, Cinematographer, Writer, and Media Consultant, who has directed and co-directed award-winning short films.

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Certificated in Cinematography & Lighting and Directing at the Ebonylife Creative Academy in 2021 and 2022 respectively. She is also an alumnus of Delyork Creative Academy of Digital Filmmaking and Directing respectively.
She is a passionate artiste that is poised to telling visual story to impact lives positively. Hence, her reason for venturing into Filmmaking and Photography full-time, as she believes that those are the best ways to tell stories 'originally'.
She has been working in the film industry since 2008 as an actor, film editor, production coordinator, and production manager among many other roles; and recently, mainly, as a cinematographer and director.
She is currently the CEO of High Victory Multimedia Concepts, a film/video production and Photography Company.

Sylvester Ahonsi
Sylvester Ahonsi Directing
Ahonsi .O. Sylvester (Dir. O'Jes), is a Creative savvy and visionary Film Director with experience working passionately with character interpretation, displays excellent communication and decision-making

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skills, possesses exceptional multitasking abilities and is adept in leading multifunctional teams in delivery of quality films and other audio-visual creatives.
He is a graduate of Mass Communication, and also an associate member of the institute of public diplomacy and mgt.

Tinuoye Funsho
Tinuoye Funsho Directing
Tinuoye Oluwafunsho popularly known as Funsho Wealth is a Film Director, cinematographer and photographer who is based in Lagos. He Studied Environmental biology at Yaba College of Technology and

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also went to Mayflower school Ikenne for his primary and secondary school education.

Oluwafusho Started filming in 2018 and has two short films to his credit with many music videos. In 2022 he decided to further in film Directing by adding more knowledge to his skills, so he had the opportunity to join EbonyLife Creative to study film Directing and graduated. Oluwafunsho is very hardworking and he is currently working towards his first future film.

SKILLS
•film Editor
•Photography
•Cinematography
•Colorist

Sound

Olagunju Khadijat Abimbola
Olagunju Khadijat Abimbola Sound
My name is Olagunju Khadijat Abimbola (Adewusi), In my search for new creative opportunities, I was thrilled to find an opening with your respected academy and I believe the knowledge you have

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impacted will serve as an excellent addition to my understanding of sound. I'm a proud student of this great academy (Sound for Film and TV production). My determination is to become great and continue to aspire more. Thanks to EbonyLife, Lagos State Government, LACI for creating this platform and making it free for everyone and My H.O.D, T.A for their great work. Thanks and God bless you all.

Abiola Afonja (Fedora)
Abiola Afonja (Fedora) Sound
Fakile -A-Samuel
Fakile -A-Samuel Sound
Samuel Fakile is an indigene of Osun state, growing up, he spent his free time writing music, watching movies and visiting music studios which sparked up his interest in Music Production and Sound Design for Film.

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In his bid for more knowledge, he attended Ten Strings Music Institute where he was awarded “The Best Coordinated Student” of his session. Being an avid movie lover, it always interested him how he could implement his skills in movie production. Over time, he has experimented and created audio/visuals for a few short films currently on YouTube and Instagram. He believes that the sound/audio of a project is the most important aspect, as it brings the project to life, while most of his previous techniques were unorthodox, his passion has always remained the same therefore the need for more ways to grow on his expertise and expand more on his creativity so as to positively contribute and impact society. He recently graduated from Ebony Life Creative Academy where he became certified in Sound Production and Recording for Film, he also took home two awards, one for “best final mix” and the other is an “excellence award for location sound and final mix”. At the academy, he worked extensively on three short films which are “Clippers, Ogun and Stupid Finder”. In addition to this, he holds a BSc. in Accounting from Ekiti state university.

Adeoluwa Adetoyinbo
Adeoluwa Adetoyinbo Sound
Agbomire Opemipo
Agbomire Opemipo Sound
Amanyi Daniel (Supersoniq)
Amanyi Daniel (Supersoniq) Sound
SupersoniQ Amanyi is a Music Producer, Sound Engineer. Sound Designer for Film, Tv, Games, Commercials and Radio. Vast in Software and Hardware Production and postproduction.
Work Credits include

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Sound Design for BET 9ja TV Commercials for Supersport & BBNaija 2020, Documentary Production for BBC Africa, DW TV.
Consulting Sound Designer for PlusTv Africa, Radio Now & MetroTv Ghana.

A dedicated actor, producer, writer, and a trained agriculturist.
In 2020, Tomi appeared in her major screen acting debut where she played “Toke”, the lead character in the film

supersoniqamanyi@gmail.com

Daniel Okoh
Daniel Okoh Sound
A Foley Artist/Recordist AKA Mr Foley, location sound assistant, a boom operator, audio post-production. I’m passionate about what I do. Studied Audio Essentials for Film @ELCA

okohdaniel17@gmail.com

Oduntan Adeyinka (The Voice)
Oduntan Adeyinka (The Voice) Sound
He is a Proactive Sound Recordist and Audio Post Production Engineer with key expertise in establishment of sound solutions for film, TV and Music. He won the award for the Best Final Mix (STUPID FINDER)

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in the EbonyLife Creative Academy Awards for the 1st intake of 2022, the Viewers Choice Awards (OGUN) and amassed credits in the areas of Dialogue Editing, Foley Artistry, Sound Effects/Ambience Editing and Music.

With proficiency in the knowledge of audio equipment, acoustic design to make locations record-ready, use of modern audio devices like the zoom f8 & H6 recorders to obtain high-quality recordings especially from undesirable conditions, metadata know-how to help speed up the visual post production process and application of Avid ProTools, Izotope Ozone, et cetera - he is adept with the science behind location sound and sound design.

Okeke Ozioma Ekene
Okeke Ozioma Ekene Sound
My name is Ekene Okeke Ozioma a Christian from lmo State, An electrical/ Digital audio engineer Mix and Mastering Engineer, Live and studio sound engineer with a wealth of experience doing

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Multitracking for live Event, ADR for Series movies, Post Production for film and TV shows, Dante Certified, Alumni of Kingdom Audio College, EbonyLife Creative Academy and a member of AES.

Protek illasheva-Julius Promise
Protek illasheva-Julius Promise Sound
Olanrewaju Orisunmibare
Olanrewaju Orisunmibare Sound
A freelance production film and television crew member. with onset experience also content development and have been exposed to a variety of aspects of the film industry and worked on a couple of Nollywood

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feature films, several independent projects, television shows, commercials, music videos and student short films before. I have become well equipped with the skills to creatively handle the challenges that often arise on set. I do have experience using cameras and sound devices and working in different departments in production also well as an understanding of adobe premiere pro software. very creative at bringing projects from concept to reality, I handle project management with the passion for turning the best ideas into interesting videos, entertaining and inspiring. and always ready for a new challenge and to broaden my range of knowledge working in the production industry and being creative, is what I have always wanted to do and completing a course in sound recording and production for film and television at the ebony life creative Academy has been been a great experience and also an advantage and has broadened my knowledge more.

Oluwaseun Abayomi Ajelero
Oluwaseun Abayomi Ajelero Sound
Tanimola Felix
Tanimola Felix Sound

Screenwriting

Aishah Adams
Aishah Adams Screenwriting
Aishah Adams is a Trauma Recovery Therapist and Transformational Coach who established The Support Lounge which is a subsidiary of her company, AAP Limited. At The Support Lounge, she offers a

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wide range of therapy and counselling sessions to support people to uplevel by helping them heal from pain, and spurt growth thus using their pain as a footstool to make a lasting impact in their lives and community. With words, Aishah Adams has successfully shaped people’s emotions, broken down people’s limiting beliefs and helped them build their self-worth and self-esteem despite their fears and doubts.
She is also the founder of Siddiqah Foundation, an Eloy award-winning humanitarian NGO that's aimed at providing sustainable development goals, a foundation that has grown to 10 states in Nigeria, set up to tackle social and environmental challenges and limitations with the aim of helping people live a better life.
Contact details:
Phone: 08175525908
Instagram: aishah_adams

aishah.adams12@gmail.com

Ayomikunle Daramola
Ayomikunle Daramola Screenwriting
Amarachi Dikeocha
Amarachi Dikeocha Screenwriting
Amarachi Dikeocha is a trained journalist. She worked with the Nigeria Television Authority, Lokoja, Kogi state as a news writer and Gtext Media (Online radio and television), Lagos as a writer/content creator.

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She has over five years of working experience in Customer Relationship Management (CRM). She currently works as the head of Customer Services at Speedpack Limited.
She has a creative flair for writing. She started her writing journey by writing on social and real-life issues. She regularly attends training online/offline to upskill her writing. Her specialities are short stories and screenwriting.
Her ultimate goal is to create fictional characters and worlds, bringing them to life as moving pictures on a screen that will help people go through difficult parts of life and also change their lives positively. A regular contributor to blogs. She is working on publishing her first book. When she is not writing, she spends her time reading, cooking and surfing the internet.

aedikeocha@gmail.com

Dawn Ntekim Rex
Dawn Ntekim Rex Screenwriting
Dawn Ntekim-Rex is a Nigerian Screenwriter and Filmmaker born on the 26th of June. He is an Akwa-ibom man who loves playing video games and watching movies. He has interests in Football, Volleyball, Art,

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History, Public speaking and Debating. In 2019, he finished the introductory online course on Screenwriting by Futurelearn (University of East Anglia) and set on a path to becoming a great Filmmaker. Since then, he has received a commendation for his tremendous skill in the art of writing and has been acknowledged as an excellent story teller.
His passion for filmmaking and writing has also put him on the path to establishing a movie production studio and eventually setting up a film school to help people become great filmmakers.
In 2017, he received an award as a Competent Communicator in the Art of Public Speaking by Toastmasters International(An Internationally recognized public speaking Organization) and has received several national and international awards as a debater and debate Judge. In 2018, he was the 3rd best Judge in the annual Lagos Debate Open Championship.
Dawn has collaborated with many people to make movies. Sponsored by Homevida in collaboration with a team of creative filmmakers, he co-wrote the short film titled "Rebirth" in 2021.
Dawn Ntekim-Rex speaks English fluently and is excited to contribute his strength in screenwriting to the film industry.
Contact details:
Phone: 08034618250
Instagram: d_3volution

dnterex@gmail.com

Hope Matthew
Hope Matthew Screenwriting
Hope Matthew is a Storyteller, Documentary Filmmaker, Writer-Editor, Screenwriter and Aspiring Movie Director based in Lagos. Currently, I teach Creative Writing to School-age kids. I'm also open to job offers outside Lagos.

Hopetaray@gmail.com

Uzoma Ihejirika
Uzoma Ihejirika Screenwriting
Janet Bassey
Janet Bassey Screenwriting
Janet Bassey is a gifted and professional screenplay writer who knows how to use stories to grasp her audience no matter how apathetic they are. She also uses her business skills to create content in such

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a way that customers cannot but buy whatever she intends to sell through writing. Just let her write it for you because, for her, writing is her reason to live.
Contact details:
Email: janetbassey1000@gmail.com
Phone: 09031978361

janetbassey1000@gmail.com

Justina Omochere
Justina Omochere Screenwriting
Justina Omochere is a screenwriter and an administrator. As a writer, she believes every experience is worth a story and is of the opinion that her voice is just as valid until she finds a contrary reason not to

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believe so. She has worked as a volunteer for several organisations and currently works in a publishing outfit where her writing skills is being utilized. She hopes for more opportunities in future to partner with creatives to create masterpieces out of her screenplays.
Contact details:
Email: justinaimie@gmail.com
Mobile: +2348054364009

justinaimie@gmail.com

Motunrayo Ogundiran
Motunrayo Ogundiran Screenwriting
Motunrayo Ogundiran is a graduate of EbonyLife Creative Academy with a specialization in Screenwriting. She has a career span in the Education and Banking Industry.
Beyond writing, Motunrayo

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is a poet with a couple of poetry videos listed on her Youtube Channel.
She also has her debut E-book “The God Factor” published on Kindle Store- Amazon.
Motunrayo is an adventurous individual with an incline for new recipes, singing and globetrotting.

Victoria Anwuri Nwaeze is a creative entrepreneur: a graduate of English and Literary Studies from the University of Calabar, an ELCA certified Screenwriter, a Spoken Word Poet, a Model, and Natural Hair Consultant. CEO of Afro Aesthetics Natural Hair & Skincare brand.

She has a passion for writing and explores different forms of the act: screenwriting, copywriting, creative writing, blogging, and content creation.

She started writing professionally while at the University and so far some of her works have been featured in Spotlight Scent Magazine, and have been performed on stage and on TV. As a model, she was 3rd runner-up at Miss Inspiration Nigeria Beauty Pageant 2020.

Victoria draws her inspiration from God and her environment and majorly writes about Politics, Romance, and Black Culture.

Contact details:
Email: vickyaeze@gmail.com
Mobile: 07012444092
IG: vickylaposh
Twitter: Laposhquotes
Business IG: afroaesthetics1

vickyaeze@gmail.com

Moyosore Akinsete
Moyosore Akinsete Screenwriting
Nnenna Ochiche
Nnenna Ochiche Screenwriting
Nnenna Ochiche is the writer of Clippers which was nominated for Best Script of the January 2022 Intake Graduating Class at ELCA.
She is a Children's Book

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author who was on the long list for the NLNG Prize for Literature in 2019. She is also a blogger and a medical doctor as well as a wife and mom of 4.
Nnenna is passionate about stories that are authentic to living in Nigeria while addressing universal themes. Her signature is to sandwich Health Education between stories heavy on entertainment, intrigue and suspense.
She can be reached via
Email: nenaobasi@yahoo.com
Mobile: 08033168590
Ig: nnennaochiche
Twitter: nenabekee

nenaobasi@yahoo.com

Nwafor Morayo
Nwafor Morayo Screenwriting
Nwafor Morayo Ifeyinwa is a Content Director. She has created opportunities as a Brand Storyteller, Screen Writer, Digital Creator, Creative Producer, Innovation Consultant, Musicologist, Realtor,

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and Entrepreneur. She is a capable Business Manager with a background in reviewing department-level requirements and building strategic approaches to planning for disasters, managing recovery and mitigating risks. Nwafor Morayo Ifeyinwa is focused on consistently and correctly applying policies while fastidiously handling every detail. She has demonstrated success in working with Media, Fashion, Investment, Agriculture, Digital Marketing, Art, Film Production and E-commerce companies. She is effective at using keywords to complete writing within scheduled deadlines. She works effectively in both remote and office environments.

She is the CEO of Mophie Creations and the former Head of Growth at Socialight Limited/DigiSmart Nigeria. Her goal is to help over 1,000 creative entrepreneurs transform their skills into a global opportunity. She had volunteered for three years in the Music Therapy band established by Tenstrings Music Institute. Nwafor Morayo studied Music and Creative Arts at Babcock University and emerged as the Best Graduating student in the Department of Music and Creative Arts in 2018.

She was born into the bloodline of Chief John Nwafor (The Isama of Ashama Kingdom, Delta State Nigeria) and Ezinne Omoyemi Nwafor on the 1st of January. She has two older sisters and a brother. She is left-handed and passionate about solving problems, women empowerment, brand growth, leadership, Investment, creativity, and lifestyle.

Contact details:
Phone: +2347064294966
Email: iphynwafor18@gmail.com
Kindly connect with me via
Instagram: nwaformorayo
LinkedIn: Nwafor Morayo
Clubhouse: nwaformorayo
Facebook: nwaformorayo

iphynwafor18@gmail.com

Precious Udokwe
Precious Udokwe Screenwriting
Precious Sarah Udokwe, born May 30th and hails from Delta State Nigeria is a screenwriter and script supervisor in the film industry with the aspiration of becoming a Writer/Director.
Her interest in creative

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writing started during her First Degree in English Language and Literature studies which she further explored in her second degree in African Studies.
She has worked as a Magazine editor, content writer, short story writer and an OAP where she received the award for best presenter. She's also written subtitles for Movies and TV programs.
Her passion for creative storytelling has also put her on the part to get professional training from renowned film schools in the country. Also, to collaborate with creatives in the industry to make short films to be submitted for festivals.
She's also an ardent entrepreneur who is the CEO of Dvakk Signature Cakes n More, which offers services in Exquisite Cakes designs, pastries and food catering.
She is keen on Leadership, problem-solving, teamwork, women and youth empowerment, and The African Culture's representation to the global world.
Contact details:
Mail: sarahprecious67@gmail.com
Number: +2347033683422
Instagram: precious_sarahking

sarahprecious67@gmail.com

Queen Izuwa
Queen Izuwa Screenwriting
Queen Izuwa is a writer and fashion entrepreneur from Abia state and based in Lagos, Nigeria. Born on the 12th of July. She possesses a BA in Mass communication from Abia state university.

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Prior to EbonyLife Creative Academy (ELCA), she worked as a customer care representative and an administrative officer.
I’m currently diving into the world of screenwriting which has been my life-long passion. Looking forward to movie collaborations and in the long run, I plan to write and produce my own movies which subvert the norm in the Nigerian movie industry.

Contact details:
Phone number: 07082117832
Email: kwinzyjay@gmail.com
Instagram: kweeny_banks

kwinzyjay@gmail.com

Victoria Nwaeze
Victoria Nwaeze Screenwriting
Victoria Anwuri Nwaeze is a creative entrepreneur: a graduate of English and Literary Studies from the University of Calabar, an ELCA certified Screenwriter, a Spoken Word Poet, a Model, and Natural Hair Consultant.

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CEO of Afro Aesthetics Natural Hair & Skincare brand.

She has a passion for writing and explores different forms of the act: screenwriting, copywriting, creative writing, blogging, and content creation.

She started writing professionally while at the University and so far some of her works have been featured in Spotlight Scent Magazine, and have been performed on stage and on TV. As a model, she was 3rd runner-up at Miss Inspiration Nigeria Beauty Pageant 2020.

Victoria draws her inspiration from God and her environment and majorly writes about Politics, Romance, and Black Culture.

Contact details:
Email: vickyaeze@gmail.com
Mobile: 07012444092
IG: vickylaposh
Twitter: Laposhquotes
Business IG: afroaesthetics1

vickyaeze@gmail.com

Cinematography

David Ifeanyi Marizu
David Ifeanyi Marizu Cinematography
Ifeanyi David Marizu is the founder of Alpha Media production. A passionate photographer/filmmaker who loves exploring and learning new things.
My passion for Motion

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pictures dated back to 2009 after High school which led me into VFX with After Effect and Cinema 4D.
Ever since I have always pursued my dream of becoming the best cinematographer and documentary filmmaker.
I have a Diploma in Photography and Multimedia.
In film productions, I've worked as a director of photography at EbonyLife Creative Academy which got 9 awards in all categories.
I'm an enthusiastic creative who's not scared to take up challenges.
My dream is to travel the world and tell stories with my camera.

Ajarah Ayinla
Ajarah Ayinla Cinematography
Adeoba Adeboye
Adeoba Adeboye Cinematography
Adeoba Adeboye is a determined and focused young man who is poised to make a mark in cinematography. The speed with which he learnt on the job laid credence to the height he wishes to attain in the

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profession. We all have stories to tell, Ade loves to tell his stories visually. He is a lover of art. Ade Combines cinematography and editing. His versatility has also inclined him into script writing, acting and voice narration with a passion for training his peers. He aspires to compete favourably with renowned international filmmakers.

Obadina Titilayo
Obadina Titilayo Cinematography
I’m passionate about ART in general, I dabbled into it not quite long as a photographer but want more that’s why I came to EbonyLife Creative Academy to study cinematography and lighting.
Ali Abubakar
Ali Abubakar Cinematography
“Art," they say is an expression. Well, I figured I could express things better with a camera and lights that I couldn't express any other way. Things I had no words for. This made me
embark on an artistic

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journey as a trained Cinematographer with a creative eye for detail and dedication to quality work. An In-depth understanding of digital cinematography and lighting. A Collaborative team player who succeeds in challenging environments.

Director of photography for the film "Adaobi’s trial", outside the academy and also the winner for best lighting for the short film “clippers” and an experienced music video director with Ogkreatives Media.

Okereke Chinazo
Okereke Chinazo Cinematography
Okereke Chinazo Dorcas aka Dochina, is a lady who has always been fascinated by how humans move in videos due to an experience she had as a child. This inquisitiveness has helped build her

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cinematography passion over the years and has gotten her this far,
Upon leaving film school, she has worked on many short films and many more to come.

In those films, she worked in the capacity of 1st AC,2nd AC, Continuity and Gaffer respectively.

She's one lady to look out for in the ever-growing film space of Nigeria and the world.

Benjamin Olukoya
Benjamin Olukoya Cinematography
Olukoya Benjamin, an alumnus of Ebony Life Creative Academy. A graduate of Economics from Lagos State University, Ojo. Holder of many international and local certifications, from technology, business

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and media. A live event producer, Tech expert, photographer, cinematographer, and editor. A producer of 2 documentaries, before ELCA. Shoggyben, as fondly called is poised to create compelling stories through the lenses. A Blackmagic products addict, friendly, productive and highly result-driven.

Oyibo Blessing
Oyibo Blessing Cinematography
Oyibo Blessing is a Nigerian cinematographer passionate about filmmaking. Prior to enrolling to EbonyLife Creative Academy, she attended classes where she learnt video editing and product photography.

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She is a lover of creativity and creates interesting short content with her phone. Her work involves covering weddings, events, commercials and performing social media management for brands.
She served as a gaffer on the set of the ELCA short film OGUN. She is also a content creator for business brands/. She is interested in improving her skills as a filmmaker and is open to working on impactful projects, e.g. feature-length films, short films, commercials, etc.
Email: ovioyibo@gmail.com
Instagram Handle: ovigwe_yoma

ovioyibo@gmail.com

Bolaji Oluwadare
Bolaji Oluwadare Cinematography
A creative cinematographer, photographer, and editor. He is an energetic young creative individual who is very talented and dedicated to his craft.
He has worked on

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several projects both still and motions for commercials, movies and also personal projects such as (features film - She must be obeyed), (TVC - Guinness black shines brightest) etc.
He's a founder of Bolson films which is about to take over the world.

Oyinade Afe
Oyinade Afe Cinematography
Oyinade Oluwabunmi Afe is a resilient and teachable, business-oriented young lady from Ile Ife, Osun state. Born into a family of 7. Bagged a Bsc degree in Mass Communication from the prestigious University

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of Lagos. Passionate about telling stories visually, especially stories that are strategically conceptualized to change mindsets. She believes in, '' instead of arguing and telling, show them''.

Folami Muhammed
Folami Muhammed Cinematography
I'm Folami Muhammed Kabir, From Lagos State. Professional in All aspects of Photography, Videography & Cinematography, (Official Names:- Giftens Media). 100% perfect to be your DOP. Consistency is the key to Success.

folamimuhammedkabir552@gmail.com

Winner Ehimen
Winner Ehimen Cinematography
Winner is a young Nigerian creative who is passionate about helping clients/brands achieve their goals through high-quality videography. She has spent the last few years working alongside filmmakers,

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cinematographers, performance artists, painters and other industry gurus.
During that time, she has contributed immensely to the growth of various small scale businesses and brands, helping them attract potential buyers/users of their products and services. She has achieved this by undertaking videography and editing responsibilities, all of which have helped her come up with video content that showcases what her contractor/employer has to offer, tailoring it in such a way that potential users find irresistible.

Francis Arinzechukwu
Francis Arinzechukwu Cinematography
Francis Arinzechukwu is a passionate visual story taller, gaffer and photographer.
Studied film and television production at Pefti films institute and graduated in 2012 as a filmmaker and my

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passion grow for photography.
But in 2015 passion began to grow for film and have done about 10 feature films. I live this job because it makes me express myself and my confidence has grown in a few years.
Going through Ebonylife creative academy also made me a better person as a film made
With all boldness, I can now see myself as an upcoming creative filmmaker.
Francisarinze88@gmail.com

Francisarinze88@gmail.com

Oluwasegun Oluwajana
Oluwasegun Oluwajana Cinematography
Oluwasegun Oluwajana is a graduate of Computer Science, a tech enthusiast, with a special interest in Documentary Photography and Filmmaking inspired by the beauty of African Art, Culture, People, Fashion,

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and Landscape, among others which are less spoken of by the outside world.
He recently completed a course in Cinematography and Lighting at Ebony Life Creative Academy which he feels gives him a better chance to make an impact in the fast-growing industry in terms of knowledge and experience to tell stories in a better way.
To tell the African story through media and technology in other to change the narrative of who we are and what we represent will always be a driving force for him.

Above all, he is an open-minded learner, fun to be with, and love to take on new challenges.

oluwasegunyele@gmail.com

Art Direction

Danniela Ugoagha
Danniela Ugoagha Art Direction
Etienne Benedict
Etienne Benedict Art Direction
Etienne Benedict Akpan Also known as Tben Vox is a visual artist specializing in Drawing and Painting and is very passionate about the creative process in the entertainment space. He has worked as a production

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designer at Aircovermedia, he has worked on short films including; IDARA, SCRAPS, LOVE OR HATE, and also on several music video projects. The high point is when he worked with a Veteran Nollywood director in the person of Lancelot Imasuen on the movie LOVE OR QUEST. All of these were a result of his keen interest in art. This led to his enrolment at Ebonylife creative academy to get more in-depth knowledge about art direction/production design and what it really entails for one to be successful in this field. During this course, he was the production designer for the short film project “STUPID FINDER”; at the Academy. He was also a lead Art Director for a TVC for “PAPAHANDMADEIT”; a clothing brand. Tben Vox intends to apply all of the knowledge he has gained in art direction to get integrated into the entertainment industry, also teaming with other young African filmmakers to change the narrative of African storytelling. His favourite hobbies are listening to music, playing video games, making artwork and music production.
Contact info: officialtben@gmail.com
Social media: @tbenvox (instagram/twitter)
@creativemonsta (Instagram)

officialtben@gmail.com

Esther Yali-Williams
Esther Yali-Williams Art Direction
Yali-Williams Esther is a stage actor, and fashion/costume designer. She studied Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution in a bid to impact the global space. She has always been a lover of film making, being a fashion

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designer triggered her desire to learn the progression of costume in film which resulted in the pursuit of a career in Art Direction.

Henry Agber
Henry Agber Art Direction
Agber Henry is a Documentary Photographer. A Member of APJD, an artist and visual storyteller. He uses his skill in telling stories that matter, raising awareness, encouraging action, and promoting social justice.
Oluwademilade Ogun
Oluwademilade Ogun Art Direction
I am Ogun oluwademilade, born and bred in Lagos. An alumnus of Ebonylife Creative Academy, 4th intake of 2022. I’m q graduate of the University of Lagos, creative arts. I’m a fashion designer and

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the creative director of 1601woman, a costume designer, and stylist and thanks to Elca an art director. I’ve worked on different projects ranging from music videos to short films, I was also the creative director of the Unilag Africarribbean carnival 2019, I’ve worked on different stage plays and short films, and I was also the production designer of the short film ‘Clippers’ which was recently released on the Elca YouTube page. I’m a lover of all forms of art because art is life.

Jacktally Okafor
Jacktally Okafor Art Direction
I am Jacktally Okafor Ebuka, the newest Art Director, from the Ebonylife Creative Academy, also from the beautiful State of Anambra. I believe so much in promoting the Igbo languages, Culture and Tradition.

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This has influenced my various research and documentation pertaining to the Igbo people's way of life. Also, it has greatly influenced me, in my various writings of short stories in the Igbo language for adults and children. It has always been my dream of translating some of my written works into Films, as it will enable me to show my works visually and for people to see them and appreciate the beauty of the Igbo Culture and Tradition. I will like to thank the Ebonylife Creative Academy, for giving me this wonderful opportunity in the field of Art Directing. I'll also like to thank my wonderful Head of Department, WAVINYA NGEI and the Teaching Assistant Miss Esther, for impacting in me, the much-needed knowledge of what Art Direction/Production Design is all about. All that I've learned will definitely help me to achieve what I want visually when the time comes to adapt some of my stories into a feature film. To my fellow Art Directors, the world is ours, we are going to tear the Nigerian Film Industry into a new one.

frederickdagogo@gmail.com

Oluwakemi Samuel
Oluwakemi Samuel Art Direction
Oluwakemi Samuel is a graduate of Economics; she is a certified Event Designer. She currently runs Design Fantasy, an Event Decoration outfit in Lekki Lagos, Nigeria. She is also a trained Quality service professional

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from Service Quality Institute Minneapolis U.S.A. She currently graduated from the Ebony Life Creative Academy and got the award for Best Production Designer. She is a Fellow, of Young Disciples International, A one-time volunteer trainer at NACA, and currently a United Nation volunteer. She is passionate about Teen girls and serves as a mentor at The Elevation Church and also a Teen Coach at Teenz Impact Africa. She is married with 2 boys.

Joseph Edijana
Joseph Edijana Art Direction
I am Joseph Edijana, I am a Christian and a lover of nature's beauty who's particular about acquiring more knowledge which leads me to beautify homes as an interior decorator, being a production designer

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and also beautifying women as a hairstylist. This also leads to my quest in learning more about better production design where creativity speaks beauty. I hope to beautify more lives with my crafts as well as create a positive impact on my society. I'm a huge fan of good leadership thus I strive to make it a point of duty to become a better leader by the ways, I love art, good music, and playing the piano as much as I love to travel around the world and yes I’m learning other international languages like French and Spanish. In time I see myself raising future competent leaders that will be great in different facets of life.

Precious Araromi
Precious Araromi Art Direction
I am an award-winning costume designer and also a fashion entrepreneur. I have been a lover of fashion from a very tender age and that’s what has been keeping and pushing me up to today. In line with my

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passion and dream, I have gone to learn Fashion Designing, leant Costume Design and also learnt the Art Direction. I have worked as a PA on set for a popular Nollywood actress and also worked as an assistant costumier for several productions from stage plays to screenplays and so on. I have also been the main costume person for some screenplays. I have grown to learn in the job with my experiences and also learnt by studying.

Olaitan Oloruntoyin
Olaitan Oloruntoyin Art Direction
A graduate of mass communication at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, a contract staff with African Magic; a brand owned by M-Net. Olaitan Oloruntoyin popularly known as Olit is equally a widely

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travelled content creator and developer, media Consultant and a journalist with an incisively objective pen, a brand envoy, a Graphics Designer and Animator, a Film Editor and an accomplished Cinematographer who has delivered papers in seminars, workshop and conferences that have drawn both national and international audience. Olaitan is the CEO of Drift Creations and also a founder of Seraph Cares Foundation and is now an Art Director.

Princess Ibeh
Princess Ibeh Art Direction
Princess Chimaroke Ibeh, is an architect and interior designer with a passion for arts and crafts. This love has driven me to acquire varying skills including but not limited to drawing and painting, footwear

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making, furniture making, tie and dye and batik. My interest in Art Direction is aimed at stirring up emotions in individuals through the creation of short-lived realistic environments that tell the most heart touching stories. My debut project is The Magic Pen on which I worked as the Production Designer. In all, I just want to make a lot of people smile while appreciating creativity.

Oluwadoyinsola Kayode
Oluwadoyinsola Kayode Art Direction
DOYINSOLA KAYODE, a child of GOD and a keen follower of the Mount Zion Film Production is a Production Designer commonly called “the Art Direction Cinematographer” by his colleagues, because

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of his passion for cinematography and graphics arts. He prepared the costume look books for the four-film projects of the 4th intake – OGUN/MAGIC PEN/STUPID FINDER/CLIPPERS and graphics props like “the LOFT HOTEL” logo and the 100 Dollars bundle in “OGUN” the movie. His passion for cinematography inspired him to do behind-the-scene documentaries of the four TV commercial exercises – Luscious by Ceedo/House of Ekii/Granola/Papa Hand Made It – and class exercises – OWC/True Blood Ties – on his Instagram and YouTube page respectively (art_tudei). He has taken his passion to the next level after the ELCA training, even though he is still a practising Art Director/Production Designer. He is grateful to GOD for helping him scale through; to his colleagues who made the training interesting; his teacher Wavinya Ngei and assistant (Esther Fabusoro) for their relentless effort to give us more exposure; the EbonyLife Media and the Lagos State Government for the Great opportunity. At the moment, Doyinsola Kayode has plans and interests in collaborating with other filmmakers all over the world for EDIFYING and INSPIRING productions.

Ridwan Giwa
Ridwan Giwa Art Direction
Ridwan Ajibola Giwa Also Known As The Elegrapher is a Nigerian born filmmaker with a speciality in videography and video editing. He is a very creative individual that is fascinated with things of the

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art. In the past few years, he has worked in the corporate world, where he started out working in the Ondo State Radiovision Corporation, as an offline video editor and graphics personnel in the transmission department, after which he proceeded to work as the cinematographer in a tech-based lottery company, National Uptake, he worked alongside a top Nigerian based photographer HB Pixels where he was opportune to film the big names in the Nigerian entertainment industry not leaving out brands like Ashluxe, Miwa signature Palace etc. All of these were a result of his keen interest in art and artistic work, especially as someone who studied chemical engineering for his bachelor's degree. He had started out in the Yoruba Nollywood industry and wasn't finding fulfilment in the style and work ethics observed there. This and many more amongst his experience in filming music videos, short films etc. have left a big question in his heart, What would make my visuals stand out? Answers to these questions he received at Ebonylife Creative Academy where he majored in art direction/ production design. He was able to come to terms with why some visuals stand out. As part of the requirement to graduate from the 3month programme, he worked vigorously on all student film projects, he worked as an art director in Clippers, prop master in stupid finder, props and set and co constructor of the pen used in Magic Pen and lastly as a set dresser in Ogun. The Elegrapher intends to apply all the knowledge and resources he has been able to gather in the art direction/production design class to stand out and make a difference in not only Nigeria but Africa and the world at large while teaming with other young African filmmakers to change the Narrative of African Storytelling craft. His hobbies are listening to Music, observing quiet time and reminiscing scenarios of life happenings, eating, and staying on the camera.
CONTACT INFO: ridwanjaybeee@gmail.com, 08063954410
Social Media: Instagram: @elegrapher
Twitter: @swagguofficial

ridwanjaybeee@gmail.com

Victor Chucks Ogbuehi
Victor Chucks Ogbuehi Art Direction

Producing

Abiodun Fatai
Abiodun Fatai Producing
Abiodun Fatai Temidayo Wasiu, aka Spencer. Born on the 18th of June 1984. I am from Oyo state, Iseyin to be precise. My likes are making people happy, travelling to visit other African countries, love red

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wine, love uncommon things, love gadgets. My dislikes are pride, pretence, I don’t like meat, chicken, turkey. I am a broadcast journalist, who studied Mass Communication at the University of Lagos and I am married with kids. I have worked with various media houses, film production companies and also I am into music promotion. I am a proud alumnus of Ebonylife Creative Academy. Produced a short film titled “Clippers”. And I am

Abimbola Oluwatosin Peters
Abimbola Oluwatosin Peters Producing
Chidi Igwe
Chidi Igwe Producing
Chidi Clarence Igwe is the Creative Director/Head of Productions at Motion25 Productions & Talent Management Limited. Documentary. He is a content producer with years of experience in Television Broadcast

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and He has served as a producer with Ihlas News Agency, Kaftan Television, Smooth Promotions (HipTv) where he produced content for New, Programs and Documentaries cutting across Business, Food, Current affairs, Fashion, Entertainment and Lifestyle. Some of the contents produced are the Maltina School Games, Arise Fashion Week, 2014 World cup Nigerian Fan Meeting “Trending”.
While working at HipTv he produced the flagship program presented by Nancy Isime. Also, Chidi served as the Electronic Program Guide Scheduler (EPG) where he acted as schedule liaison with DSTV, he also scheduled and managed daily and weekly deliverables respectively for Television Broadcast.
In the first quarter of 2022, Chidi coproduced " which won the Ebony life Creative Acad Ogun" an Ebonylife Creative Academy horror short film, Emy Audience Choice Award 2022. Currently in progress are other short films “Imperfectly Perfect these short films are produced by ” and “Yellow” which are in diverse Production stages. Both Motion25 Productions and Talent Management Limited with Purple Vision Creative House. in conjunction.

Florence Imo
Florence Imo Producing
Eric Nwanso
Eric Nwanso Producing
Eric Nwanso is an actor, writer and storyteller, who is passionate about stories and lived experiences, as diverse and inclusive that are universal. With experiences in fashion (editorial and clothing, to radio,

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TV, and stage), one thing is certain, I’m fascinated by people, places and their stories and would love to share them with the world. I’m really interested in telling indigenous African stories that show humanity, empathy and a reflection of our shared lived experiences, as humans.
Stories can change and unite the world, and I want to be a part of that.

enwanso@gmail.com

Imoh Eboh
Imoh Eboh Producing
Frederick Dagogo Aseminaso
Frederick Dagogo Aseminaso Producing
Frederick Dagogo Aseminaso, popularly known as Uncle Fred, is a creative producer, writer, video editor, actor and singer. He hails from Rivers State and is a graduate of computer science, based in

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Lagos state.

He is the founder and creative director of “The Warcanoe Company Limited”, a film, TV and media production company. His media experience covers TV production, documentaries, filmmaking, short films etc. and spans over twelve years.

In 2016 he produced a feature film, titled “It Takes Five”, which won second place at the EbonyLife FirstStars Reality Show. Prior to that, In 2012 he produced and played the lead in an online documentary challenge titled “Save Oil, Save Earth” sponsored by Siemens Portugal and won.

An alumnus of EbonyLife Creative Academy, he Co-produced and served as 1st AD for “CLIPPERS” - a short film.

+2349060595148

Oluwatoyosi Kehinde Sokeye
Oluwatoyosi Kehinde Sokeye Producing
Oluwatoyosi Kehinde Sokeye is an enthusiastic and hardworking individual. In her quest for experience, she had the opportunity to work in all aspects of the media industry from television to radio,

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to print, to magazine, to an advertising agency, and an online production handling communication and day to day management of operations.
She was opportune to have her first experience as a producer while working as an executive assistant to the CEO and Executive Producer of a production company. There she produced a twelve series documentary that focused on people who lived and make their living on the ‘Margins’ of Nigerian society. Thanks to ELCA, she produced her first horror movie titled ‘OGUN' which means ‘Inheritance'.
Presently she is in the tech world, specialising in the project management side. She is also expanding her knowledge in the field by currently studying a series of courses in Data Science, Analysis and learning new languages (French and Spanish) to broaden her experience.

Lawrence Iweriebor
Lawrence Iweriebor Producing
Lawence Iweriebor (Legendary Lawrence) hails from Delta State, he is passionate about Filmmaking (Actor, Producer and storyteller). Lawrence is someone who believes in teamwork.
He had his first degree

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in Biology at Cross River University of Technology, Calabar.
His Love and hunger to learn and understand more about filmmaking drove him in 2020 to study Acting at the Royal Arts academy against the wishes of his family, he has featured in more than 6 short films, a Feature, and a documentary.
Lawrence is now an Alumni of Ebonylife Creative Academy as a Certified Producer, He loves to tell and produce more true-life stories and he also loves the role of a Line Producer.
His goals, dreams and objectives are to become one of the greatest filmmakers in the world and tell stories that the world, in general, can relate to and groom upcoming artists to become Superstars in the entertainment industry.
Lawrence, Co-produced a short film titled STUPID FINDER, which won Best Picture and 8 other awards. He won his first award as Best Producer along with his colleagues(Imoh Eboh, Eric Nwanso and Stephanie Ugbeye) at Ebonylife Creative Academy 2022 (4th Intake)

Oshiorenua Rahmat Chukwuma
Oshiorenua Rahmat Chukwuma Producing
Oshiorenua Ramatulahi Chukwumah is a Creative Producer and writer with over 10 years of experience in the T.V and entertainment industry, having worked in various capacities on different shows as a

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researcher, floor manager, backstage manager, production coordinator and production manager. She has worked on international franchises such as Idols, The Voice and The Real House Wives. She is a lover of supernatural, sci-fi and fantasy genres. Her plans after ELCA include producing infotainment documentaries and short films deeply rooted in Nigerian folklore.

Oghenerume Orukpe
Oghenerume Orukpe Producing
Stephanie Ugbeye
Stephanie Ugbeye Producing
Ugbeye, also The Vocal Expressionist, is a Passionate Creative and Professional Media Consultant - Screen & Voice Actor, Talk Host and Film Producer who has been widely involved in the development of storytelling.

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An award-winning voice-over artist, who has worked with over 100 Brands to achieve artistic vocal renditions for various projects pertaining to Narration, Jingle Productions, Radio & TV Commercials, IVRs, Podcasting, Audiobooks, Animation, Radio Dramas and Digital Sound Effects.

She became a certified Professional and Seasoned Voice Over Talent after completing the Voice Over Pro Course and graduating from the Voice Over Academy in 2017. She also currently facilitates practical learning sessions at the Academy and offers coaching services to people who want to hone their voice over reading skills.

She made her acting debut in Africa Magic’s Riona - a Feemoverse Production in 2020 where she played the role of Olegua. Other acting credits include: “Mr Grumpy and His Little Geniuses” - an Africa Magic television series for Children, where she played the role of Pipa - the colourful and clever Parrot Bird.

She recently added a feather to her cap after completing a production management course at EbonyLife Creative Academy (ELCA) and hopes to become an ace film producer.

Her biggest goal is to add value to brand ideas and concepts through the art of storytelling and to be remembered as one of the most creative voice artists of all time.

Roy Egekwu
Roy Egekwu Producing
Winfrey Okolo
Winfrey Okolo Producing
Stanley Akubude
Stanley Akubude Producing
Stanley Elochukwu Akubude, is a Christian, an actor, filmmaker, creative copywriter and entrepreneur. I’m from Anambra state Nigeria, I’m the only male child from a family of eight wonderful and lovely people.

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I love making documentaries and films that bring about change in society.
I love creative spaces, thought-provoking conversations and intelligent people.
let’s work; feel free to reach out to me.

stanleyakubude7@gmail.com

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