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Eka Christa Assam

Cameroun

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Actrice, productrice et réalisatrice camerounaise.

Parfois créditée sous le nom de
Christa Eka Ntchoumbane Assam


Christa Eka Assam est une réalisatrice, productrice et actrice camerounaise qui se lance au cinéma dès 2005.
Après des études en comptabilité, Marketing, Publicité, elle se tourne vers le cinéma et le mannequinat.
Elle débute comme actrice dans BREAK-IN, puis dans 5 Longs métrages et 4 Courts métrages. Elle est actrice principale de NOT MY WILL (Wegmuller Ikome, Cameroun, 2010), son premier long métrage de fiction.
Outre sa carrière d’actrice, elle est aussi mannequin. Son envie de produire des films de qualité la fait tourner vers l’écriture et la réalisation.
Ainsi, elle réalise et produit son premier court métrage de six minutes, Doormat, sélectionné au Durban Talent Campus 2012 (Afrique du sud), une opportunité qui lui a ouvert les portes du cinéma mondial. Beleh [2013, fiction, 27mins] est son second court métrage de fiction. Son troisième court métrage, ALMA (2015, fiction, 25min) remporte la compétition aux Ecrans Noirs 2015 (Yaoundé). Elle prépare son premier Long Métrage, SWAP.

Eka est la fondatrice de ACE Entertainment, une société de divertissement pour faire des films de qualité et aider des artistes émergent(e)s.

Source:
* winterfilmawards.com/wfa2014-films/beleh/
* www.binamstudios.com/gifbtraining/Blog%20Posts/christa-eka.html
(Trad. fr. : Thierno I. Dia)

English

Cameroonian filmmaker and actress.

Her Alternate name
Christa Eka Ntchoumbane Assam


Christa Eka Assam is a Cameroonian filmmaker who started her filmmaking career as an actress in 2005.
She studied Marketing at the Panafrican Institute of Development, Buea (Cameroon), with a special interest in film making and modeling.
After a couple of years as an actress – starring as Main ole in NOT MY WILL (Wegmuller Ikome, Cameroon, 2010), her first feature – she directed her first six-minute short film, Doormat, which was selected into the Durban Talent Campus in 2012, an opportunity which gave her a much-needed insight to the international world if filmmaking. Beleh [2013, short narrative, 27mins] is her second short film and Alma [2015, narrative] her third short film.

Bio (by Binam Studios)
Christa Eka Assam is a 28-year old Cameroonian born filmmaker with a real passion for cinema. After high school, she studied Chartered Accounting and later obtained an ICM Diploma in Marketing, Advertising and PR. She later dropped all these to pursue a career in acting.

A very talented actress, she moved from playing the lead in school plays to film acting in 2005 with her debut role in the movie « Break-In ». Since then she has starred as an actress in 5 feature films and 4 shorts. Alongside her acting career, she’s also a fashion model. Driven by the need to produce quality films, she later went into scriptwriting and directing.

DOORMAT, a six-minute short is Christa Eka’s debut film as a producer/director. She is currently working on the pre-production for her first feature film, SWAP few weeks after shooting her second short film entitled « BELEH »

Christa Eka is the creator/founder of ACE Entertainment, an entertainment company dedicated to making quality films and helping other young and emerging artist(e)s in creating quality works of arts.

Source:
* http://winterfilmawards.com/wfa2014-films/beleh/
* www.binamstudios.com/gifbtraining/Blog%20Posts/christa-eka.html
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