Dickson Nnamdi Iroegbu
Mr. Iroegbu from Imo State, Nigeria is self–motivated. He is a young, dynamic and ambitious professional filmmaker and poet. An avid supporter of arts and culture in Nigeria, with a passionate commitment to his career spanning over sixteen years in the motion picture business. He is focused on his goal which is creating positive image for Nigeria and effecting change in the most populous black nation through arts, culture and motion pictures.
A member of Prof. YEMANE DEMISSIE (NEW YORK UNIVERSITY) Alumni Comrades, an Executive Member of DIRECTORS’ GUILD OF NIGERIA as well as many other creative institutions within and outside of Nigeria. He is the initiator/director of PROJECT CHILD SOLDIER FILM, a thought provoking international production currently being put together to discourage child labour and child soldiering in West Africa. He has carved a niche for himself and succeeded as one of Nollywood’s prime movers and shakers. A board member Corporate Nollywood Productions Limited and CEO TRIPOD FILMOGRAPHY and ENTERTAINMENT LIMITED a film production company of repute based in Lagos, NIGERIA.
Movies: Written/Produced/Directed: THE MAYORS, WOMEN'S COT, BURNING DESIRE, ROMANTIC ATTRACTION, LITTLE ANGEL, KILL THE BRIDE, BROKEN MARRIAGE, HOLY CROSS, THE TRINITY, CRITICAL CONDITION, LAW FIFTY EIGHT, THE CARPENTER, DAYS OF GLORY, OBLIGATION, LAST KISS, MY PRIVATE PART, TEARS IN THE RAIN, DIFFERENT WORLD, ENEMIES WITHIN, PRIME SUSPECT, etc.
Awards: First Winner, AFRICA MOVIES ACADEMY AWARDS (AMAA) for BEST DIRECTOR, BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY and BEST PICTURE awards, First Winner, the Multichoice DStv BEST DIRECTOR and BEST PICTURE awards etc.
He has attended many workshops/training including the 2012 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Nigeria Embassy film Director’s Workshop. Dickson Iroegbu through his movies and art has promoted the African continent and contents in diverse ways. He is the Author of Save Our Plateau and indeed; one of the formidable young allies for the New NIGERIA Dream. He loves to read, watching movies, enjoys traveling and music.