I fear the unknown in any situation. 2020 so far has shown me that at any moment everything can change. My main concern in life is not having my essential needs met and losing people to death. I know life is not perfect. I hope whatever hand I’m dealt in the future I can handle.
I’ve had many defining moments in my life. One that stands out at this time was my decision to attend a Historically Black College and University. I attended Southern University in Louisiana and it opened my eyes up to a different culture outside of the Oklahoma culture that I was used to. Also, I was… Read More @nicolejocleen: What’s a defining moment in your life?
I’ve had a vivid imagination ever since I was a child. I was always day dreaming and creating stories in my mind. That led to my interest in writing books which led to the decision to try film.
They can follow me on all social media platforms @chinwefilms. My next project is “Elephant!” and I’m looking forward to going into production.
I don’t collect anything. Maybe I should start. Maybe I’ll add more plants to my place? Art by Nicholle Kobi
Attend film festivals and network horizontally.
Making my short film Lovebites and it being well received with those who have seen it.
I have a fear of running out of time before affecting real change and starting a family.
The death of my father who passed away my senior year of High school. It bookended a turbulent period in my life and it inspired me to live life fearlessly.
My first film was Titanic and I became obsessed with cinema. I was pretty much disappointed by the industry’s lack of imagination for Black characters, so I decided the way I could change that is if I worked behind the scenes as a writer/director. Art by GDBee