JOHN UCHE

Graduate of the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. He became an acclaimed filmmaker (PRODUCER) in the year 1995, when he produced his debut, a popular Nigerian feature movie titled “ASHES OF HATRED” in a Nigerian local dialect (Igbo), subtitled in English. Before branching off into the movie industry, JOHN IKEM practiced as a stage artiste and Producer from 1992 to 1995. He graduated to becoming a DIRECTOR and a SCREENPLAY WRITER also, and made his debut as a Director in the year 2001 with the movie “JESSICA”, and as a Screenplay Write in 2004. He single handedly plotted, screenplayed and directed the movie “BRAVE HEART”. He has since directed quiet a number of movies and is looking forward to directing greater and more challenging movies.

VIDEOGRAPHY

TITLE ROLE YEAR
ONE NIGHT IN VEGAS DIRECTOR 2013
BIANCA PRODUCER/DIRECTOR (USA) 2011
SCARLET DIRECTOR (USA) 2011
MIND GAME PRODUCER/DIRECTOR (USA) 2010
HOPE ALIVE DIRECTOR (USA) 2009
CROSSING PATHS DIRECTOR (USA) 2008
B4 THE VOW DIRECTOR/EDITOR 2005
TU FACE DIRECTOR 2005
CLAWS OF THE LION CO-DIRECTOR/EDITOR 2005
MENDING PETE PRODUCER/DIRECTOR/EDITOR 2004
LAST GIRL STANDING DIRECTOR/EDITOR 2004
BRAVE HEART PRODUCER/DIRECTOR/EDITOR 2004
UNDER ARREST DIRECTOR/EDITOR 2004
WE ARE ONE DIRECTOR 2003
HONEYMOON HOTEL DIRECTOR/EDITOR 2003
SHATERED ILLUSION DIRECTOR 2003
PROMISE ME FOREVER DIRECTOR 2003
LAST WEEKEND PRODUCER/ASSISTANT DIRECTOR 2003
HAND OF GOD DIRECTOR 2003
JESSICA PRODUCER/DIRECTOR 2001
CLOSE SHAVE PRODUCER/ASSISTANT DIRECTOR 2000
MISTERIOUS PRODUCER 2000
CROSSFIRE PRODUCER/ASSISTANT DIRECTOR 2000
IDENTITY ASSOSIATE PRODUCER 2000
TWO MINUTES PRODUCER/ASSISTANT DIRECTOR 1999
SCARS OF WOMANHOOD PRODUCER/ASSISTANT DIRECTOR 1997
STROKE OF FAITH PRODUCER 1996
ASHES OF HATRED PRODUCER 1994/1995
TABOO ASST. PRODUCTION MANAGER 1993
UNFORGIVEN SIN ACTOR 1993

JOHN UCHE’S AWARDS INCLUDE

2012 GIAMA AWARDS – BEST FILM PRODUCER – DIASPORA – BIANCA
2012 GIAMA AWARDS – BEST FILM DIRECTOR – DIASPORA – BIANCA
2011 NAFCA AWARDS – BEST DRAMA – DIASPORA – MIND GAME
2011 NOLLYWOOD USA ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
2011 NOLLYWOOD ROCORGNITION/CONTRIBUTION AWARD