Mo Abudu To Her Make Directorial Debut With Two Short Films
CEO of the Ebony Life Group Mo Abudu will make her directorial debut with two short films which were also written by her.
The mogul who served as Executive Producer on some of the biggest Nollywood blockbusters like “The Wedding Party” “Blood Sister” and “Chief Sister” announced Monday that she is ready to step into the new role after taking a directorial course at the New York Film Academy.
“I believe in learning and understanding any major assignment I undertake. Directing is an art form that takes years to master, so I am beginning with baby steps,” she wrote on Instagram.
“I have written two short films that I will be directing – Her Perfect Life and Iyawo Mi (My Wife), a predominantly Yoruba language film,”
The 57-year-old also explained that both films will highlight mental issues with a cast including Segun Arinze, Adedimeji Lateef Pearl Thusi, Joseph Benjamin, Omowunmi Dada, Uzo Osimpka, Christian Paul, Mary Lazarus, Jude Chukwuka, and Bolaji Ogunmola, among others
The movies are supported by The British High Commission and the French Embassy in Lagos, Nigeria. Sponsors of these projects include UBA Foundation, Wale Tinubu, Artsplit Limited, and Sporting Lagos.” The statement added.