Ake Festival 2016
15-19 November, 2016
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Udoka Oyeka started his journey when he stumbled into a theater elective while in college. He graduated with an accounting degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and immediately went to drama school to chase his passion performing for the screen. While producing and performing short films with friends in Canada, writing and directing followed naturally. He released his first feature “ZR 7(The RedHouse Seven)” in cinemas nationwide (Nigeria) in 2011 and has followed with short films entitled “Down and Out” and “Living Funeral” which have gathered nominations in different film festivals. His new film titled “No Good Turn” deals with the effect of terrorism in Nigeria. Udoka is advent on creating African films of international standards and is steadily following his passion as an actor and a filmmaker.