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Victor Viyuoh

Réalisateur/trice, Producteur/trice, Scénariste


Réalisateur, scénariste et producteur camerounais.
Il vit à Burbank, Californie (USA).


I am a filmmaker who splits time between Los Angeles and Cameroon. I went to USC’s School of Cinema Television where my thesis short, Mboutoukou, was a Student Academy Awards finalist. It went on to premiere at the Venice Film Festival and play at over 100 film festivals, winning more than 20 awards. I was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces to Watch. Ninah’s Dowry is my debut feature and a Spring 2010 winner of the Global Film Initiative’s Production Grant.


(WRITER, PRODUCER & DIRECTOR) – Named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Independent Filmmakers to watch, Victor Viyuoh wrote and directed the short film MBOUTOUKOU which was filmed entirely in Cameroon, Africa. In one year on the circuit, MBOUTOUKOU played at over 100 festivals including Venice in Italy, New Directors/New Films and Rotterdam. Beginning with its nomination for the 2002 Student Academy Awards, Mboutoukou won over 20 awards including Best Short at SXSW, Best Short at Urbanworld, and the Rights of the Child Award at the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. Victor is an alumnus of USC’s School of Cinema-Television and IFP/LA’s Directors and Screenwriters labs.

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