Wheels Behind The Scene: Chioma Ude

Chioma Ude is a Nigerian entertainment executive. she has a degree in marketing from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. In 2010, she founded the Africa International Film Festival, a film festival that holds annually in Nigeria. She was acknowledged by 36 ng.com.ng as one of the most influential women in the entertainment scene in Nigeria.

Ude founded AFRIFF in 2010 and envisioned that it will be a platform to train individuals in film then develop and monetize content for the public. Speaking at the Nigerian entertainment conference, she revealed that the inability of indigenous filmmakers to adequately convey the language, story and cultural elements of Nigerians into film was responsible for non-selection for the Academy Awards.

 In October 2016, she spoke with the corporate world about AFRIFF in Lagos, explaining that the aim is to raise awareness on the benefits and potentials of African cinema.

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