Sad Day For Nollywood!! Nollywood Veteran Filmmaker,Amaka Igwe is Dead


One of Nollywood's most respected film makers Amaka Igwe,CEO of Amaka Igwe Studios has passed on. She has been a recipient of so many awards and has over 50 movies & sitcoms such as Checkmate and Fuji House of Commotion.She is also the CEO of Top Radio 90.9FM,...
Foremost producer, writer, director and a leading player in the Nigerian motion picture industry, . She died last night April 28th in Enugu after an asthma attack. Mrs Igwe had gone to Enugu in company of her husband..see more below


 
 

  

Born Amaka Isaac-Ene, the deceased was an accomplished writer, producer, director, entrepreneur and teacher.
She is the founder of BoBTV Expo, founder and CEO of Top Radio 90.9FM, Amaka Igwe Studios, and the newly-launched Q Entertainment Networks.
A visionary and pioneer of modern Nigerian TV drama and film, she hit national limelight as the writer and producer of award-winning TV soap 'Checkmate' and its off shoot 'Fuji House of Commotion'.
Her Nollywood projects include RattleSnake and Violated - two critically-acclaimed movies that set apart Amaka Igwe Studios in the much-criticised Nollywood industry.
Amaka Igwe studied Education/Religion at the University of Ife (Now Obafemi Awolowo University). She had a Master's Degree from the University of Ibadan. She had her early education at All Saints School (Now Trans Ekulu Primary School), Girls High School Awkunanaw, Enugu and Idia College, Benin.
She worked as a lecturer at the Anambra State University of Technology and briefly in oil and Gas, before settling for the motion picture industry. ollywoodpicturestv



 

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