Meet The Judges
Larry Kay Ojomo (Mon-ami)
Larry Kay Ojomo (Mon-ami) has carved a niche for himself in the fashion industry in Nigeria which has brought him numerous achievements and awards.
Kiki Omeili graduated from the College of Medicine, the University of Lagos with an MBBS degree in 2006. She worked as a general physician for some years but maintained her childhood passion for media and movies. In 2011, Kiki started co-hosting a health program on radio called "balancing life". In 2012, Kiki got her 1st movie role in the movie "Married but living single" for which she won her first award as the best actress in a supporting role at the 17th African film awards in London later that year. Since then, she has played lead roles in many movies and won several international awards including the award for best short film at the prestigious Africa Magic viewers choice awards (AMVCA) for her role in "Oblivious"; the 2015 GIAMA award ( Golden Icons Academy Movie Award) in Texas, USA as best supporting actress for her work in "Sting"; 2015 best actress award at the in short film festival awards for her work in the film "Deluded" which also earned her an international best actress nomination at the "Berlin international film festival.
Kiki starred in "Iterum" which made the official selection(short film corner) and was screened at the 2016 Cannes film festival in Paris, France. Also in 2016 Kiki wrote and produced her first short film about HIV/AIDS called "Unprotected" which was based on true events that occurred during her medical school years, as part of her health advocacy projects. In 2018, Kiki wrote and produced a feature film "RUN" which had its theatrical release in August 2019. RUN was a FINALIST at the Toronto International Nollywood Film festival in Canada. It won Kiki the award of the best international female filmmaker at the festival. RUN has also screened at the Silicon Valley film festival in San Francisco, the Slum film festival in Kenya, and the Straight Jacket Guerilla film festival in England. Kiki Omeili is involved in many charitable health projects and advocacies, notable among which is the cerebral palsy foundation and the project pink blue foundation against cancer.
George has served on the board of the Nigeria Olympic Committee and was appointed by two sports ministers into national sports program committees. He was a board member of, Nigeria Judo Federation (2001-2005) and President Nigeria taekwondo federation (2013-2017). Professionally, he has achieved UK's highest award in management, chartered manager and is a fellow of the institute of information management and a fellow of the Institute of Management consultant and has attained the international qualification of a certified management consultant.
George Ashiru's background is in manufacturing engineering and management at Middlesex University in the UK. After a brief work stint at Hewlett Packard in the UK he Incorporated Honeycorp consolidated, in the UK in 1992 and in Nigeria in 1994, to provide technical, professional, and business consultancy to SMEs, startups, and larger corporations. Mr. Ashiru has consulted for the Nigerian American chamber of commerce (Kaduna) in national conference Abuja, Lagos State government, and dozens of private organizations. Between 2011 and 2014. He is an award-winning consultant to the federal government of Nigeria's amnesty reintegration program. Successfully delivering entrepreneurship and business skills to over 300 ex-militants.