Wheels Behind The Scene: Uche Odoh

Birth and Education

Uche Odoh was born in Enugu State in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria, on August 30, 1989. She studied Agronomy at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology. Uche is a Nigerian female photographer, content creator, filmmaker and model.

Career

Odoh’s foray into entertainment began with her participation in the 2007 edition of the Amstel Malta Box Office Competition. She then began her career as a model before turning to photography.

She has featured in a number of Nigerian artists’ videos, including Wizkid’s “Hola at your boy” and Bracket’s “Remember (Yori Yori Remix)”. Odoh involves herself in other activities, including event planning, and she also runs a small-scale production company Eastside Productions as well as an online TV channel, Gosi TV. In 2011, she attended a short film course with Del-York International, facilitated by the New York Film Academy, after which she obtained a Diploma in Film Production at the Vancouver Film School in 2015.

She went on to work with Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) and later the CMA Group. In 2016 she directed the short film for Homevida Org, titled In Apathy, which went on to win the Homevida short film category at the Homevida 2016 awards. She has worked on the set of a number of notable Nigerian box office movies, including the hugely successful King of Boys and Up North, to name a few. Odoh also released her first solo major project in 2019, a web series titled Life As It Is.

Filmography

life as it is (2019) – Director, Bless Me(2019) – Director, Hakkunde(2017) – Unit Production Manager, King of Boys(2019) – First Assistant Director, Up North(2019) – First Production Manager, Without You(2019) – Producer & Director, and lots more.