Named as one of the Okay100 Women of 2017 by OkayAfrica, and one of the 100 Most Influential Nigerians in film by YNaija.com, Tope Oshin is a severally awarded filmmaker who has directed over 7,000 hours of TV & film content. These consist of up to 750 episodes of some of Africa’s biggest drama series like MTV Shuga, Tinsel, Hotel Majestic, Hush, Castle & Castle, etc.
Her directing credits include films like New Money, Journey To Self, InLine, Ireti, The Young Smoker, and the ground-breaking December 2018 theatrical release – UpNorth.
Tope is a serving Juror for the International Emmy Awards, London Feminist Film Festival, Eko International Film Festival, and AfricaMagic Viewers Choice Awards 2016 and also a member of the MTV Staying Alive Squad.
ShowRunner, Producer and Lead Director of MTV Shuga Naija 4 (Season 8), her other Producing credits include the highest Nigerian box office grossing movies – The Wedding Party 2 and Fifty, and her revolutionary documentary about female directors in Nigeria – Amaka’s Kin: The Women Of Nollywood. Tope, who trained in Filmmaking at the Colorado Film School, Denver and studied Cinematography at MetFilm School, London, owns Sunbow Productions. She describes herself as a Film Artist, dedicated to changing the world, one frame at a time.
Among the hats Tope wears competently are Writer, Content Creator, ShowRunner, Director, Producer and Casting Director.
Sunbow Productions Ltd. is owned by Tope Oshin, duly registered in Nigeria as a full service motion picture production company in 2011 with RC no. 980987.
It is a full service audiovisual Content Provider and Production Company with portfolio cutting across multiple genres including Reality shows, Radio Dramas, TV Dramas, Feature and Short length Films, TV Commercials, Radio Commercials, Corporate Videos etc.
Sunbow also operates a Casting Solutions and Talent supply agency and we have successfully handled auditions and casting for projects such as MTV SHUGA Seasons 3, 4 & 6, TASTE OF LOVE, WALKING WITH SHADOWS, RUSH, HUSH, OJOS IN D’HOUSE, THE GOVERNOR, BATTLEGROUND etc., to mention a few.
Our clients include MTV/Staying Alive Foundation, EbonylifeTV, Nooce Thematics, Ark Resources, EbonyLife Films, Ascend Studios, Out Of Africa, Abdu Simba Productions etc.
The workshop series is targeted to empower, give back, help and inspire aspiring & already practicing women in film on the way forward in a men dominating society.
Watch this space for information on the next workshop.