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Love is War – Nigerian Award-Winning Actress,Omoni Oboli releases scorcher

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Born on the 22nd of April 1978, Omoni Oboli is no stranger to fame and success. An award-winning actress, scriptwriter, film director, producer and trained digital filmmaker, Omoni is truly a polymath.

Her love for storytelling using video as a medium saw her travel all the way to the United States of America where she learned to hone her craft at the New York Film Academy

Omoni’s talent coupled with her diligence and dedication to excellence has catapulted her to the apex of the Nollywood film industry, the fastest growing entertainment scene on the planet. Her track record is there for everyone to see. If in doubt, it worthwhile to watch some of her screenplays which, among others,  include The figurine (2009), Anchor baby(2010), Fatal ImaginationBeing Mrs ElliottThe First Lady, and Wives on Strike(2016).

The enterprising lady has done it again, she has just released a scorcher of a movie entitled “Love is War”. The movie looks into the life of an ambitious couple that finds itself at the crossroads,  the nexus of love and war.The  race for governorship between husband and wife is extremely fierce. Sparks fly as they both win the nominations as the candidates of the two major parties in an upcoming elections. Will their marriage survive this unprecedented event?

The movie interrogates the role  of women in the current social configuration and society in general. A powerful motion picture production that everyone should endeavour to watch and experience the brilliance of African creativity. Love is War will be available in the cinemas on the 27th of September 2019.

More About the Movie

Running time……………………………………………..100 min
Genre ………………………………………………………..Drama
Rating ……………………………………………………….PG13
Year…………………………………………………………..2019
Language…………………………………………………..English
Country of Origin ………………………………………..Nigeria
Format ………………………………………………………1920×1080, 24fps, 1.66:1, Sound 5.1
Links …………………………………………………………Official website: Instagram: @LoveIsWarFilm

 

The FilmMakers

OMONI OBOLI -Director/Producer

Omoni Oboli is a multilingual (fluent in English and French), multi-award winning actress, scriptwriter, director and producer. She is a trained digital filmmaker at the New York Film Academy. She is a gifted Writer, with several intriguing screenplays to her credit: including ‘Fatal Imagination’, ‘Being Mrs Elliott’, ‘The First Lady’ and ‘Wives on Strike’. In 2010 she won the award for Best Actress – Narrative Feature at the Los Angeles Movie Awards, and the award for Best Actress at the Harlem International Film Festival. Omoni was nominated for the Best Actress in a Leading Role award at the 2011 Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2014, Omoni won Big Screen Actress of the Year award, at the 2014 ELOY Awards, for her movie Being Mrs Elliott. In 2015, Omoni was awarded the Sun Nollywood personality of the year. She has also shown, with her movies, ‘Being Mrs Elliott’, ‘The First Lady’ and ‘Wives on Strike’, her talent behind the camera as the Director

CHINAZA “NAZ” ONUZO  – Writer/Producer

Naz is one of the founders of Inkblot Productions. Naz is the writer of 8 of Inkblot’s 9 films including – “The Wedding Party 2” “Up North”, “Moms at War” and many others. Naz also serves as executive producer on all the Inkblot films. In addition to working with Inkblot, Naz is also a private equity professional.

ZULUMOKE “ZULU” OYIBO  – Producer

Zulu is one of the founders of Inkblot Productions and the Head of Production for Inkblot. Zulu is the producer of Inkblot’s many films including “The Wedding Party”, “Up North” “New Money” and others. A lawyer by training, Zulu worked in law, fashion, media, real estate and ecommerce before focusing on film in 2010.

TOMI ADEOYE  – Producer

Tomi is a creative producer with real versatility. She is vastly experienced in producing and production management. After acquiring a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and with 6yrs experience working in IT field, she relocated to Nigeria in 2013 to explore the possibilities in film production. Her first opportunity would come as the production manager for the widely successful film, “Being Mrs. Elliott”. A year later, she manages the production and costume design for the even more successful films, “The First Lady”, “Wives on Strike” and Okafor’s Law which was selected for Toronto International Film Festival 2016.

ADEKUNLE ‘Nodash’ ADEJUYIGBE – Cinematographer

Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuyigbe, is a multiple-award-winning Writer, Film Director, and Cinematographer with years of experience producing TV commercials, feature films, documentaries and TV shows.
After bagging a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering he worked as a writer, director and editor of TV shows and documentaries. He eventually became the creative director and Head of production of a TV network before leaving to start his film production company- Something Unusual Studios. He is the Team Lead of “The Elite Film Team” – Nigeria’s most internationally compliant film team.

Born on the 22nd of April 1978, Omoni Oboli is no stranger to fame and success. An award-winning actress, scriptwriter, film director, producer and trained digital filmmaker, Omoni is truly a polymath. Her love for storytelling using video as a medium saw her travel all the way to the United…
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