Chioma Onyenwe

Filmmaker & Founder, Raconteur Productions

(she/her)

Chioma Onyenwe is the founder of Raconteur Productions which has released over 20 films, documentaries, web series, podcast, & theatre and have worked in collaboration with Ford Foundation, British Council, US Mission, UNDP, Lagos State Govt & European Union. With a background in Economics, an MSc in Management from Imperial College London and film courses from Met Film School & Relativity Los Angeles, she draws on her interdisciplinary training as a filmmaker to create art across different mediums that lie in the intersection of culture, history & identity.

Her first feature 8 Bars & A Clef was nominated by the 2016 Africa Movie Academy and co-produced Legend of the Vagabond Queen. She started the August Meeting Movement which takes the story of the Aba Women's War on a tour. She also created One World Media nominated Podcast - 23419 - Nigeria's 1st true-crime podcast. Chioma Onyenwe is a Creative Producer Indaba Fellow, a Deep Sea Diver, Mountaineer and a Film Programmer. She is a co-founder of Artdey Africa, an online platform connecting African artists to global collectors.

Wildscreen are delighted to welcome Chioma as a Programmer for Wildscreen's Official Selection in 2022.

         

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