Mr umanu elijah is a Nigerian fast rising filmmaker who is vast in Cinematography, Editing and Directing.
He has a National Diploma in Computer science, a degree on Digital story telling from Birmingham University and A degree on DSLR filmmaking from the British council courtesy AFRIFF .
He has created a niche for himself from his popular award wining short film Mustapha. Which got him major recognition from within Africa and beyond.
As an editor and cinematographer, he has work on many nollywood major blockbusters for top nollywood practitioners which includes, Emem Isong, Fred amata, okey ezugwu, chris eneaji, Sobe Charles, Crey Ahanonu, Uche Udoputa e.t.c
Here are some of his Recognition.
Winner – AMVCA 2017 two faced
Nominee best editor – CRMaward
Nominee – World Music & Film Festival Mexico
Best African shortFilm nominee – AFRIFF
Nominee – Best of nollywood award
Nominee – NewYork shortfilm festival
Nominee – African international film festival
Official selection – international short film festival
Official selection – Lake city film festival
Official selection – Real time film festival (semi-finalist)
He has a production company KRYSTAL filmworks in Lagos and are into content creation, event coverage and movie production..
Watch Mustapha trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFaM3_zkw7k