ABUJA FILM ACADEMY is committed to raising the next generation of filmmakers, actors and television production experts. We are a practical-oriented film school with the sole aim of harnessing talents using the most advanced tools. We engage the best industry professionals in different areas of filmmaking to share their experiences with all enthusiastic film and television students who pass through our different programmes. Our instructors are men and women of proven track records, with long-standing achievements in the film and television industry, both from within and outside the country.
Abuja Film Academy is also committed to ensuring that we guide you to start your dream career, as our mother company OKIKE MEDIA will continue to employ the services of our graduates in several productions, ranging from Feature Films and documentaries to Short Films.
At Abuja Film Academy, we don’t believe in just theory; we believe that every theory must be tried out and students should undergo practical tests. Every student must partake in class production workshops before graduation, from idea formation, screenwriting, production and post-production.
To raise the next generation of professional filmmakers and actors that can tell stories acceptable on any screen, from the smallest of smartphones, television to the biggest cinema in the world.
To become the first choice destination in Africa for professional filmmaking, television production and acting education
An industry practitioner with over two decades experience in screenwriting, Production and Directing. He is a member of Screenwriters Guild of Nigeria (SWGN), member of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), and currently the National Vice President Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN), the umbrella body housing all registered Film and Television Directors in Nigeria. He is a Master’s Degree holder in Theatre and Film Studies.
Uche as he is fondly called has over fifty titles as screenwriter, producer and/or director. He is the founder of the Coal City Film Festival and also the Founder of Okike Media, a Production Company with over one hundred production portfolios cutting across Film, Television, New Media and Commercials.
Uche Agbo is a well-grounded filmmaker and trainer and is an ardent believer in professional ethics as a way forward for the industry. His vision behind the academy is to provide an enabling environment that can replicate what the best film schools across the globe offer at a very affordable rate for African filmmakers and actors.
Chima Igbokwe is a well-knitted Thespian. His dexterity cuts across writing, directing, producing, production design, etc. He is a Professional Acting Coach, and a visiting Lecturer at the Department of TV and Film Production, City College of Education, Abuja. Chima Igbokwe is a member of the Director’s Guild of Nigeria (DGN) and the Screen Writers’ Guild of Nigeria (SWGN). Some of the films in his directorial credit include All I Live For, Lizzy’s Memorial, Instaguru, Kaima, Sons and Daughters, Kendra, Forgotten Secret, Another Concubine, 37 Akossa Street, etc. He is a graduate of Theatre Arts from the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.