Filmmaker, Director, and Editor in Lagos, Nigeria
Chinedum is a poet, and an indie filmmaker from Nigeria.
He holds a certificate in Film Production from Gaston Kabore's Imagine Film Training Institute, Burkina Faso, a diploma certificate in Mass Communication from University of Jos and Bachelor's Degree in Film Arts/Motion Picture Production from National Film Institute, Jos Nigeria.
He has attended a couple of film festival in and outside Africa including the Berlinale Film Festival as a talent, FESPACO, AMAA Awards, and holds an award of the best students film from Zuma Film Festival, Abuja with his film In Dele Giwa’s Shoes.
His films as a Director includes the award winning political piece, 'In Dele Giwa's Shoes', 'Question Mark', Dud's Culture, selected for the 2008 Berlinale Talent Campus, 'Anfara' a simulation of one of the causes of civil unrest in prone zones of Nigeria, Which got multiple awards including ‘Best Director, Best Videography, Best Edit and Best Score at the Nigerian Television Authority TVC Legacy Awards 2011, and also won The 2012 Emerging Filmmaker Award at the Silicon Valley African Film Festival with Anfara.
Documentaries "Point of no return" a commentary of Man's cruelty against animals, Great Commission Movement of West Africa's History, Lalle, a documentary on local tattoo, There is Nothing Wrong With My Uncle - Commission, a documentary on the Mysticism of Death etc.
He is one of the young Talents that carried out the 20 episodes of Documentaries used in celebrating Nigeria's 50th independence anniversary and have worked on many documentary films commissioned by State Governments in Nigeria.
He is presently working on his first feature film “Stilted Republic” which is a representation of the typical third world countries as influenced by pop culture, using Lagos slums of Makoko as its setting along side the main city of Lagos. He also participated greatly in the realization of these great films of Nigerian origin: Assistant Director, Lillies of the Ghetto, a Gottemburg Funded film, D.O.P, Lemon Green, a Premonition Pictures production, Blood Stones, a Goethe Institut’s Killing Africa, Healing Africa production, D.O.P, Promise, a John Hopkins University and USAID Funded project.