A Guide To Indie Filmmaking in Nigeria with Imoh Umoren - The Naija Filmmaker

Episode 22

Published on:

1st Jul 2021

A Guide To Indie Filmmaking in Nigeria with Imoh Umoren

On this episode, my guest is Imoh Umoren. He is a writer and indie filmmaker. He has directed several films which include Children of Mud, The Coffin Salesman, and The Herbert Macaulay Affair. His film, Hard Times won an AMVCA for best new media video. We talk about his inspiration, directing children, and tips on securing distribution for your film.



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Sele Got

Sele is primarily a director and cinematographer. He developed his artistic eye through photography before choosing to focus on the moving image.

In 2019, Sele co-founded ‘Hive Film Collective’, aimed at building a network of filmmakers eager to tell stories and improve their craft. In 2020, he launched his podcast, ‘The Naija Filmmaker’ to create conversations around Nigerian filmmakers, their films, and their craft.

He is inspired by nature, the human mind, and seeking fresh perspectives. With this philosophy and a big belief in the refining nature of collaboration, he plans to change the world one story at a time.