Wheels Behind The Scene: Priye Diri

Birth and Education

Priye was born on April 26th, 1993. in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. discovered an interest in storytelling at a young age, actively engaged in the drama unit of her church and then going on to lead the unit where she wrote, produced and directed many stage plays all of this before she was 16. She studied Sociology and anthropology at the Niger Delta University, River State. but then her passion and love for storytelling never faded out. While she was in school, she would attend the theater arts stage plays, rehearsals, and classes because of her eagerness to be part of creating a world of people.


. She wrote, produced and directed her first short film in 2015 called Lost love starring Imoh Eboh and Abayomi Alvin after this She went ahead to direct a short film Behind the mirror which will be making festival rounds this year
Her zeal for learning and improving herself made her entry for the accelerate TV filmmaker contest which she ended up being the top 5 and got the opportunity to make a short film. XOXO was created during this training and got to win the best short film which got Priye a scholarship from the African International Film Festival to go to film school in France.

She is presently working on her first feature film titled Baby Girl. For Price, Storytelling is key to telling her truth and becoming immortal because she believes that with every film she makes she leaves a piece of herself for the world.


Behind the Mirror – Directed, Lost Love – Wrote, Produced and Directed, XOXO – Wrote, Produced and Directed. and many others.

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