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Réalisateur/trice Ecrivain/ne Dramaturge Scénariste

Biyi Bandele

Nigeria

Français

Biyi Thomas Bandele est Réalisateur, dramaturge et écrivain nigérian. En 2013, il a réalisé son premier long métrage de fiction, HALF OF A YELLOW SUN. Il vit à Londres (GB).

English

Nigerian filmmaker and novel writer.
Biyi Bandele-Thomas was born in Kafanchan, Northern Nigeria. He studied drama at Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife. His plays have been produced by the Royal Court Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Half of a Yellow Sun (2013) is his feature directorial debut.

A prolific Nigerian playwright, novelist and screenwriter now based in London, Biyi Bandele makes his feature film debut with HALF OF A YELLOW SUN. This follows his distinguished career writing and directing plays for the Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal Court Theatre, and writing screenplays for the BBC and international film productions.

Source:
http://tiff.net/filmsandschedules/festival/2013/halfofayellowsun
http://afifest.afi.com/sections/T1539#.UrBNV-K9Yr8