PROJECT DIRECTOR FOR FONDCUP 2022
MR. CHINEDU OMORIE
Chinedu Omorie, born in Nigeria and lives in Lagos the largest city and entertainment hub in Africa. He studied computer science at the Lagos state university and then proceeded to study digital film making at the New York film academy.
His decision into filmmaking is drawn from the desire to lend a voice to society with visual storytelling. He sees filmmaking as a tool for social change as expressed in most of his works. He has been privileged to work on projects like DRY, Silvertown, Last Card, Playing by Heart, Friends Only, Brown Envelop, Kissing Shadows as well as ON MY KNEES. He is also the director of the award-winning lifestyle Docu-reality TV show ‘MAKE ME FABULOUS’ and the Multiple Award-winning Series “THE ANOMALOUS”. Amongst his many wins are Los Angeles Film Award for best series, the Indie short Award for best series, the Best Director Award at the UK Nollywood Film Festival 2020 as well as Nomination for Best Director, Madrid international Film Award 2021, etc.
In 2015 he was a panelist at the Scottish and Nigerian film common bond organized by the British Council in collaboration with the African in Motion film festival in Scotland, United Kingdom.
He served as a Technical Director for Nigeria’s most popular Film Academy, Del-YORK CREATIVE ACADEMY, and is currently the Project Director for a Non-Governmental Organization concerned with maternal health issues in Africa.
His experience as a filmmaker cut across local and international spaces of digital filmmaking.
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY (DOP) FOR FONDCUP 2022
TERRY EMMANUEL ORISEH
Terry Emmanuel is a Nigerian from Delta state. he was born and bred in Jos, the Plateau state capital, where he had his primary, secondary and tertiary education, after which he proceeded to study film and Motion picture production at the National film institute (NFI) Jos.
Terry is a filmmaker whose specialty is in Cinematography. He has shot a lot of movies and TV shows like the Johnsons, Tinsels, Hush, Make me fabulous, Nigerian Idol, etc. Meanwhile, with my productive years of experience in filmmaking.
I was opportune to be the Director of Photography (DOP) for FONDCUP 2021 – Terry Emmanuel
EDITOR/MOTION GRAPHICS ANIMATOR FOR FONDCUP 2022
KENNEDY IFEANYI UKAIRE OZONEH
Kennedy Ifeanyi Ukaire Ozoneh, is a Nigerian based in Lagos, he is a VFX Director, Editor, Motion/Animator, 3D/2D Animator
Very visually Creative with an extraordinary eye for details, Tech savvy and highly proficient in motion Graphics/Animation/Editing with the industries best relevant professional software’s for digital Video Editing and Motion Graphics (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition, 3Ds Max, Maya, FCP, etc.)
Very passionate about the job and with the highest level of all Dexterity, he has worked on notable national and international projects (TV programmes, Reality Shows, Cinematic Movies, Broadcast Brandings, Documentaries, Pageantry, TV/Web adverts, Short Films, Musical Videos, etc.) with over 12 years experience working for and with media firms and brands including Cinematic Movie editing and TV programs that ran on DSTV, CNN, BBC Africa, ACRN, Trace Tv, MTV, etc.
Every Job comes with its own challenges and FONDCUP is not an exception but because I roll with Flexible team players with good initiatives, we were able to deal with ambiguities. – Kenny Ozoneh
CHAPERONE FOR FONDCUP 2022
Ehijiele Anugboba popularly known as Ehijay hails from Uromi in Esan North-east Local Government Area of Edo State, A graduate of Diploma in Maritime Studies and ICT, University of Benin, Nigeria. He is a Model, Pageant Director, Model Coach, Red Carpet Host, A compere, and the creative director of Artios 3mpire.
He began his modeling career in October 2014 and has modeled for lots of brands, amongst whom, Green 9ja Fashion Show and Fashion and style reloaded, he was a model and catwalk Instructor for “Fashion and Entrepreneurship Conference (FASEC) 2.0, 3.0, and 4.0”.
Ehijiele as a model and catwalk instructor, together with his team has been two-time winners of the ITV/RADIO Fashion on the runway contest with TEAM SUNKING CLOTHING and TEAM IUF COUTURE in 2016 and 2017 respectively.
He was the Pageant Director for Face of Charity Nigeria, Face of Sambema Hotel and Suite, and Face of Black Beauty. He was the compere at the “Youth Leadership Summit, the Red-Carpet Host for “Africans Hidden Talent Season 2, Made in Edo Fest, Rave Party with T-Classic and many more.
Face of Niger Delta Cultural Pageant is a medium to bring together and reach out to all tribes in the Niger Delta region and Niger Deltans across the globe culturally and traditionally through the emerging Queen. This event is one of a kind and I can say, the best platform so far regarding showcasing the culture of the Niger Deltans – Ehijiele Anugboba
HOST/PRESENTER FOR FONDCUP 2022
Efosa Osamwonyi is an OAP. A thorough bred broadcast presenter/newscaster with Radio Nigeria, Bronze FM, Benin.
He has won several in-house and external awards of excellence in his glistering almost 20 years experience in the broadcast industry.
A much sort after #voiceoverartist, #masterofceremony, #scripwriter, #contentprovider
A seasoned in-depth analyst on topical national and domestic issues on radio earning him the the nickname:
The Radio Majesty by which he is mostly popularly known within and beyond the coverage area of their transmission.
He has mentored and trained many young and aspiring broadcasters who are very well established and highly reckoned with in the broadcast industry today.
HOST/PRESENTER FOR FONDCUP 2021
From humble beginnings, Azizat Sadiq set out to make a name for herself in the movie industry. A young ambitious star, Azizat Sadiq made her way into Nollywood by crossing a lot of hurdles which served as her source of inspiration and courage. She signed up for the first-ever Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO) talent hunt reality show in 2005 during which she contested against and beat 19 other competitors. She won many prizes, the most important of which, to the ambitious star-in-the-making, was a contract to feature in the N15 million award-winning film, Sitanda. As well as coaching sessions with famous Veterans Joke Silva, Richard Mofe-Damijo.
She also worked with reputable industry names like Mnet on Edge of Paradise and the BBC World Service Trust on Wetin Dey targeted at creating HIV awareness.
She traveled to the United Kingdom for school and work. She featured in a few movies in the U.K. like Shattered, Bukky, Urban Rhythm to mention but a few. She was nominated for the best actress award in 2014 by the prestigious BEFFTA Awards in the U.K for Urban Rhythm. In 2015, she set out to register her own production outfit (Zee Media International) and produced her 1st short film Chi’s Journey, and more recently Absolution. Despite her achievements, Azizat remains focused, cool-headed, and exudes discipline in all that she does.
CAMP COORDINATOR FOR FONDCUP 2022
STANLEY OROBOSA ODIGIE
Stanley Orobosa Odigie hails from Uzebu quarters in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo state Nigeria.
He has a national diploma and BSC from Rivers State College of Art and Science and the University of Port Harcourt Rivers State, Nigeria. A Christian and a devoted catholic member.
He is an interesting fellow by nature. He loves traveling and meeting new people, as he loves to explore and experiment with new and favorable ideas in the agricultural sector (farming) and filmmaking.
He is a filmmaker who specializes in cinematography, production design (set design), and production management. He is also a farmer with a specialty in palm oil processing and plantain cultivation.
STILL PHOTOGRAPHER FOR FONDCUP 2022
RALPH ROMIO ODION EGBON
Ralph Romio Odion Egbon is a professional and celebrity photographer, an event manager and a model catwalk instructor.
He is MD/CEO of GRiNDE SPOTLiGHT EVENT & PHOTOGRAPHY, Official photographer of Face of Edo beauty pageant and official media partner of Mrs Nigeria beauty pageant 2021.
In 2019, Romio was given the best celebrity photographer award of the year.
FONDCUP is a cultural pageant set to promote and teach our young ladies our cultural heritage and value – Ralph Romio Egbon
GRAPHICS DESIGNER FOR FONDCUP 2022
MATTHEW ESEOGHENE IROREVWO
Matthew Eseoghene Irorevwo is from Delta state Nigeria, a student at the University of Benin, studying Aquaculture and Fisheries Management. He is the founder of The Exception (TheExceptionNG), a mentoring platform for personal growth/development.
He is a graphics designer, pencil and colour artiste, and gifted in another form of crafts. He is the assistant sound engineer in Simply Worship International Ministry (SWIM), the Glorious House.
He is currently the coordinator in charge of the Save Accident Victims Association of Nigeria (SAVAN), UNIBEN chapter.
MAKE-UP ARTISTE FOR FONDCUP 2022
Ms. PAT EHOIDA
Pat Ehoida is an entrepreneur who hails from Igueben Local Government Area in Edo state, she started her make-up career in Port Harcourt Nigeria in October 2014 alongside her studies, she studied Mass Communication at the National Open University of Nigeria. she completed her first degree in 2020 and relocated to Abuja Nigeria still in pursuit of her make-up career.
She is MD/CEO of Dpee Art Studio, a model and a beauty practitioner who offers general make-up services. She can transform how someone sees themselves and make them feel beautiful, that is what her career is all about. Showing people, the beauty that lies in them.
Her primary duties include enhancing facial aesthetics through makeup, creating custom looks for clients like brides, professional models, and working with actors on movie sets.
She’s magnanimous, she gives without expecting anything in return, she’s a happy giver, selfless and genuine. Many have testified of her kind-heartedness, gentleness, and always readiness to lend a hand to those who need help nature. She knows how to put herself in someone else’s shoes helping her see the world from other people’s perspectives.
She has impacted so many young people who also have a passion for enhancing people’s beauty.
WALKOUT INSTRUCTOR FONDCUP 2022
Ologun Justin Benedict is a Benin-based fitness Coach, from Ososo in Edo North Local Government Area of Edo State. Justin, who was an athlete at the University, took interest in body fitness in general, which gave birth to the idea of becoming the fitness coach that he is today.
Justin Ologun has been a fitness coach for 6 years, he is a two-time medalist in the University of Benin Marathon competition. He also participated in and won two other competitions like the 400m and 200m race competitions.
He participated in the Okpekpe 10km Cross Country Race organized by the Edo state government in 2016.
I train people to lose weight, gain mass, lose fat, attain agility, flexibility and also relax from stress through exercises. I am jovial and cool headed. You will always want to work with me. – Justin Ologun