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Réalisateur/trice

Andy Amadi Okoroafor

Nigeria
Site web : www.clamfilms.com/

Français

Réalisateur nigérian, né à Bauchi, au nord du Nigeria le 8 février 1966. Il vit à Paris depuis les années 90. Il a débuté comme directeur artistique de la maison de disques Virgin. Il a géré les visuels d’artistes aussi divers que Françoise Hardy, Julien Clerc, Manu Chao….Il a ensuite réalisé son premier film, Relentless, en 2010.

Il travaille actuellement sur son deuxième long métrage, qui sera en partie tourné à Enugu.

English

Andy Amadi Okoroafor was born in Bauchi, Northern Nigeria on February 8th 1966. He pursued his education and a successful creative career in Paris. He is returning to Nigeria to fulfill his lifelong ambition of making films about contemporary Africa for a world audience. He is an acclaimed Art Director in advertising, fashion and music videos based in Paris. His clients have included Xuly-Bët, Jean Paul Gaultier, Kookaï, Virgin, Galeries La Fayette, to name a few.


Career :

93/94
o TV documentary on Xuly-Bët (African foremost fashion designer in Paris).
o Stylist for WSN magazine.

95/96
o Art Director for Who’s Next Fashion Fair.

97/98
o Art Director for Moda Barcelona Fashion Fair.

99
o Art Director for the SEHM Fashion Fair, Paris.
o Launched Clam Magazine – quarterly magazine focusing on African creativity – distributed in France, Africa, US, UK, Japan, South Africa, Germany.

2000/2004
o Art Director for Virgin Record France – Director of Imaging.
+ Projects include: Francoise Hardy, Julien Clerc, Les Nubians, Nile Rodgers, Cheb Mami and many more.
+ Directed Music Videos.

* Andy’s projects have been nominated and won numerous awards.

* Relentless will be his first feature film.