Latest Female Nigerian Filmmakers You Should Be Paying Attention To

4. Bolanle Austen-Peters

Bolanle ventured into filmmaking in 2016 with the award-winning 93 Days, centered around the Nigerian Ebola crisis of 2014. The Managing Director of Terra Kulture is currently working on a new project, The Bling Lagosians.

5. Emem Isong

Honestly, Emem doesn’t get as much credit as she deserves. She paved the way for modern female Nigerian filmmakers and produced some of the most iconic movies of new Nollywood. Her popular productions include Games Women PlayCritical Decision and Reloaded.

6. Mary Remmy-Njoku
10 Female Nigerian Filmmakers You Should Be Paying Attention To


Mary Remmy Njoku is the actress and filmmaker who founded Rok Studios in 2013. Under the production company, she has produced several films and TV series including Husbands of Lagos and Single Ladies.

7. Mildred Okwo

Mildred has produced a number of movies including the award-winning The Meeting and romantic comedy, Suru’Lere. She also runs The Audrey Silva Company (TASC), which she co-founded with actress, Rita Dominic.

8. Blessing Egbe

With projects like Lekki Wives and Two Brides and A Baby, she established herself as one filmmaker to look out for. Following the success of her 2018 film, The Women, she is working on a new movie, The Ten Virgins.

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