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Franklin Okeafor

Franklin Okeafor

Participant

Oroiku (Curse of the Dead)
Lagos 2014

Company details

Position Filmmaker/Screenwriter
Company Christmas Film Network

Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bS2dPBjVCDY

Biography

Franklin Uba Okeafor Background: Franklin is currently involved in sourcing sponsors, working on cross collaborations and working with international media companies as a consultant. He is passionate about the growth of the Nigerian film industry. Franklin possesses a B.Sc degree. Professional Workshop: EAVE ON DEMAND Production Workshop for Producers by Goethe Institut & EAVE EAVE ON DEMAND Production Workshop for Scriptwriters by Goethe Institut & EAVE TV Series: Footprints TV Serial (2013 - 2014) - Dasches Communications Ltd ? Job Description: - Scriptwriter , Script Development ? Producer - Jerri Isichei ? Head Writer - Tyrone E Terrence. The Brokers, TV Serials (2012 - 2013) - Right Angle Communications ? Job Description: - Scriptwriter, Script development ? Producer - Rogers Ofime ? Head Writer - Kunle Dada Bellas Place, TV Sitcom (2012) - Royal Roots Communications ? Job Description: - Scriptwriter, Pitched Stories ? Producer - Greg Odutayo ? Head Writer - Kunle Dada Produced Movies: Destitute, Feature (2011) - Diamond Pictures Ltd. ? Job Description: Screenwriter ? Producer - Faith Stevens ? Director - Andy boyo Cobra, Features (2014) - Diamond Pictures ? Job Description: - Screenwriter ? Producer - Andy Boyo ? Director - Andy boyo Christmas Film Network ? Folake and the Vampire (2013) - Christmas Film Network ? Oversee all aspect of Production ? Producer - Uba Franklin ? Writer - Uba Franklin Loud Thunder Entertainment ? Ija Akoni (Yoruba Christian Movie) ? Job Description: - Ensured smooth flow of work on set ? Producer - Bunmi Okeafor ? Director - Joshua KK Okeafor ? Production manager - Uba Franklin ? The Giant god ? Job Description: - Ensured smooth flow of work on set ? Producer/Director - Joshua KK Okeafor ? Exec Producer/Production Manager - Uba Franklin Personal Details: Full Name: Franklin Uba Okeafor Known As: Uba Franklin Nationality: Nigerian Gender: Male Residential Area: Igbogbo-Ikorodu, Lagos Tertiary Qualification: Institution: Ahmadu Bello University (A.B.U) Zaria Dates: 1994 - 1997 Qualification: B.SC. (Honours) Biochemistry Career Synopsis: Company Position Held From To Christmas Film Network CEO 01/01/2005 Date Company Position Held From To Nollywood Cinemas Administration Manager 2010 2011 Company Position Held From To Tulip Futures & Associates Ltd Executive Director 2008 Date Company Position Held From To Self employed Freelance Writer 1994 Date Company Position Held From To Various Production Officer 1994 2002 Marketing Executive, Teacher, Intern Employment History: Company : Encristo Pharmaceutical Co., Enugu Industry : Production Period of employment : 2000 To 2002 Position : Production Officer Responsibilities ? Co-ordinated all company production processes. ? Interphased between workers and management. ? Ensured company daily production targets are achieved ? Verified and recorded production data. ? Organised interviews and selection processes of factory workers. Company : Christmas Film Network Industry : Media Period of employment : January 2005 To date Position : CEO/Head of Projects Responsibilities ? Negotiated with investors & producers and built a unique distribution network of vendors outside the mainstream market. ? Strategised and articulated company vision; secured and organized an effective work team to deliver set production goals. ? Co-producer for two International feature film projects (Oil & Water and Under the Radar), billed as First UK/Nigeria Action film to be hosted in Imo State Nigeria in collaboration with the State government (Project in preproduction). Company : Nollywood Cinemas Industry : Media Period of employment : 2010 To 2011 Position : Administration Manager Responsibilities ? Negotiate and secure appropriate long-term venues for film exhibition all over Nigeria. ? Hiring Staff to man venues as well as the day to day administration of Nollywood Cinemas as a business concern. ? Fully responsible for articulating company’s vision together with a management team and reporting to Managing Director/Chairman. Company : Tulip Futures & Associates Ltd. Industry : Investments Period of employment : 2008 To date Position : Executive Director Responsibilities ? Advises partners on profitable ventures i.e. stocks and real estate investment Company : Self-employed Industry : Media Period of employment : 1994 To date Position : Freelance Writer Responsibilities ? Write spec and commissioned Radio, TV and Film Scripts for Producers

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