Ake Festival 2017
14-18 November, 2017
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Ifeoma is a Nigerian writer and director. Born in Warri and raised in Port Harcourt, She attended The University of Texas at Austin earning a BSc in Communication Studies with a concentration in Corporate Communication in 2012.
In 2014, she moved to Los Angeles, CA to pursue a Master's degree in Film and Media Production until September 2015. ADÏNDÜ, her thesis film from NYFA has won awards and screened in international film festivals, including the Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles where it won the Special Jury Recognition Award, the Cannes Film Festival Short film Corner in Cannes, France and the Rapid Lion film Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Her goal as a filmmaker is to tell human stories in an authentic and relatable manner, and to create film and television content that showcases characters that are often underrepresented or stereotyped in mainstream media.