Courage Obayuwana is a young Nigerian filmmaker and a professional colorist. His passion for storytelling led him to create several short films, documentaries, commercials, wedding and music videos.
His drive for excellence is motivated by his desire to create stories that do not pride only in stunning visuals but contain elements that touch lives by relating with audiences across board at personal levels.
Binwana is a story teller who identifies as a film maker and function in the areas of producing and directing. She has a Bachelor of arts major in performing arts and is a fellow of the Film for Impact Fellowship, Nigeria ( FIFF). An emerging director who has directed films such as ‘U get out’, a short film on gender based violence, ‘Untold’, a documentary on accountability and ‘Be responsible’, a short documentary on environmental protection.
Binwana cares about social impact stories and is passionate about behavioral change communication. She lives in Abuja city of Nigeria.
Seun Richards is a graduate of the creative arts department of University of Lagos, where he served as the Faculty President of the Faculty of Arts Students Association. He is a film enthusiast with two (2) short films to his name. His first being “WALLPOWER”. which premiered at the Africa International Film Festival 2018, under the Accelerate Filmmaker Project.
His second film “SEE YOU SOON” (yet to be released) was made in collaboration with Ford Foundation and 567 entertainment.
Seun Richards has also been a part monumental stage productions like “Efunsetan Aniwura”, “Oba Esugnayi”. “Gandhi The Musical”, “Emotan” and the evergreen classic “Mamma Mia”.
Prosper Edesiri Arhawho is a Film Maker from Delta State, Nigeria but currently based in Abuja. He earned a bachelor degree in Mass communication at Delta State University, Abraka, in 2017 where he took film as an elective course. He then proceeded to Plateau state for a one year compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in 2018 where he made a three episode series addressing lives of corpers in Jos that premiered 10th March 2019. He also holds a certificate in filmmaking from the High Definition Film Academy, Abuja, where he was recognized on several occasions as the best directing, cinematography and editing student. So far, he has made six short films including TAMUNO (a film on oil bunkering) which is currently in post-production.
Kesiena C. Obue is a young female Nigerian Playwright, Director and filmmaker. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, a Diploma in Film and Postgraduate degree in theater Arts, from the renown University of Ibadan. She has written commissioned works for IROKO TV, Africa Magic and Netflix Nigeria.
She has also Written, Directed and Produced three short films, plus some other works for Independent feature and documentary film projects. She has three full length plays – “Scepter of Grace” “Ivie” and “Hey Brother” also notably writing, directing and producing the critically acclaimed play Hertitude also under review for publication. She has also written successful musicals like Wakaa the Musical, Fela and the Kalakuta Queens and Queen Moremi the Musical.
She has worked on projects of varying sizes and imports in all areas of arts and culture, including the celebration of the state of Lagos ‘Lagos @ 50’ and the feature film Bling Lagos directed by Bolanle Austen Peters. She has a rising reputation as a prolific writer, auteur and critic. Kesiena is a synergy of talent, good training and a resonant, inclusive worldview. Her voice as a woman and an artist is essential and fully representative of contemporary Nigerian life.
She is poised to tap these for societal growth and development, navigating the complex, global cross-cultural challenges of our 21st century, where Africa is set to play a defining role.
Kesiena’s theatrical and film credits include writing scripts, directing, liaising with artists and other producers, budgeting and coordinating several other artistic and production responsibilities.
Korede Azeez is a content producer and filmmaker with experience directing and photographing short films since 2019. She worked in the Technical Production unit at BBC Media Action Abuja where she was a sound recordist, editor, writer, and camera operator. Enthusiastic about storytelling, Korede has worked both in front of the camera and behind the scenes in radio and TV broadcasting. She is passionate about telling authentic African stories and believes in the power of cinema as an agent of change.