Actor | Writer
Ade Laoye was born into a musical family and grew up drawing her inspiration from musical theatres and movies. She went on to study Theatre Arts at The Pennsylvania State University, USA.

Actor | Director
Chris Attoh is a Ghanian Actor, Filmmaker, TV Host known for his exceptional work on screen and TV.

He started his career as a radio presenter and then a TV broadcaster. He worked with some of the biggest broadcasting platforms in Ghana including Viasat One, G.T.V, Metro TV and GH.

Actor | Writer
Ifeanyi Dike Jr was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. He graduated from Igbinedion University Okada where he achieved a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. His career as an actor started in 2012 when he starred in M-Net’s soap Opera TINSEL. He has since appeared on Disney’s DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES AFRICA, Ndani TV’s GIDI UP, MTV’s SHUGA and BET’s Top Actor Africa.

Producer | Actor
The Award winning actress and producer Joke Silva was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria.

She took part in several BBC Africa radio dramas and had a stint at the Royal Court Theatre Sloan Square as an actress whilst studying Dramatic Arts at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts in the early 80’s.

Kehinde Bankole is one of Nigeria’s most exciting and exceptionally talented actors to come up in recent years. In 2009, she was named Revelation of the Year by “Best of Nollywood” for her performance in ELERIN EYE, which she followed up with eye-catching roles in movies such as THE MEETING, IMALA, 2 BRIDES AND A BABY, RENDER TO CAESAR, THE RETURN OF JENNIFER, BEYOND BLOOD and other ground breaking films.

Actor | Producer | Casting Director
Lala Akindoju is an actor, drama instructor, casting director and producer. She has featured in over 70 theatre productions and a number of films around the world.

Nse Ikpe-Etim is a multiple award-winning character actress with a strong and loyal following, popularly known for her roles in Chinwe Eguagwu’s MR AND MRS, Kunle Afolayan’s PHONE SWAP, Jeta Amata’s BLACK NOVEMBER and INALE, Shirley Frimpong Manso’s DEVIL IN THE DETAIL, and Biyi Bandele’s FIFTY.

Sarah Inya Lawal is a producer, talent manager and business development Manager working across theatre, film, TV and brand management for artists.

Inya is the founder of Ascend Talent Management and has worked as the branding and communications director at Uniexcel Limited and Victoria Holdings where she developed a slate of highly acclaimed media projects. She holds a Masters in Artistic Performance from Stockholm University in Sweden. 

Director | Producer
With a background in directing, writing, presenting, producing, and event organization, Shirley Frimpong – Manso brings to African Cinema a rich and varied experience. Shirley joined the media and entertainment industry In Ghana right after completing her advance level education at Mfantsiman Girls Secondary School at age nineteen. During this time Shirley presented programmes on Radio Gold, TV3, Metro TV and GTV respectively.

Director | Producer | Casting Director
Tope Oshin is a multiple award-winning motion picture professional who studied Theatre Arts, T.V & Film Production from the Lagos State University, Nigeria, and then Filmmaking at Colorado Film School, USA, and is also an alumni of Berlinale Talents and Talents Durban 2015.