Chineze Anyaene debuts with Ije: the Journey

Award Winning Movie Director and Producer and Nigerian born Chineze Anyaene is set to hit the big screens with the debut of her world class movie titled; “Ije: the journey”. Although the dates of the world premiere have been closely guarded, the movie has been a star at recent screenings as well as recipients of several awards.


The movie which was shot on 35mm in Nigeria and the USA has a star line up of Nollywoods finest actors including Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Clem Ohameze and is a collaboration of top Hollywood film producers, directors and actors.


In a brief chat with Chineze, she revealed that Ije: the Journey was a product of her dissertation from the New York Film Academy where she spent years training on in-depth subjects in the movie industry. Unconfirmed sources reveal that the movie budget runs in the Millions of dollars making it one of the most expensive films directed by a Nigerian. Chineze Anyaene is set to receive her seventh award shortly.


SNAPSHOTFormat: 35mm. Directed and Produced by: Chineze Anyaene. Produced by: Paula Moreno. Director of Photography: Keith L. Smith. Starring: Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Odalys Garcia, Ulrich Que, Jeff Swarthout, Clem Ohameze

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by Tosan Aduayi for Trendy Africa USA

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