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21 year old UNIZIK Undergraduate makes her directorial debut with short film, SCAR.



Chioma Emilia Nwankwo is a 200L student of Theater and Film Studies Department at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State.

The 21 year old recently made history with the production of a short film titled SCAR which aims to address the issue of Rape, Girl Child Molestation, Drug abuse and Depression. The movie is set to premiere in three cities; Awka, Onitsha and Abuja and also at the Seattle Film Summit, Washington USA.

Speaking to Newsmen on the set of the movie, she said becoming a Filmmaker has been her childhood dream which was what made her venture into Theater and Film Studies.

“I have always wanted to use films to address issues bothering the society and especially young people accross the world. I have always looked forward to an opportunity to help affect positively into the society using my films and it’s finally a dream come true for me to be able to direct and Produce my first movie project. This is just the beginning for me and I can’t wait to do more”

The first Premiere will be held at Annabel Cinema Awka on the 10th July. Followed by a second Premiere in Onitsha on 25th July and a final screening in Abuja on the 29th July.

Chioma also doubles as a talk show host. Her show; MOMENTS WITH OMA – a TV/Web talk show that centers on Trends, Lifestyle, Entertainment and Fashion. Aimed at discussing life issues and providing creative contents that would entertain and inform viewers from accross the globe – airs on her official youtube channel; Chioma Emilia Nwankwo TV

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