Dès l'âge de 16 ans, Julius Amedume écrivit et réalisé son premier court métrage. A 25 ans, après sa Licence Communication et Technologie, il crée sa société de production pour laquelle il écrit et réalise 3 courts métrages indépendants et un long métrage à petit budget qui engrange vingt-cinq nominations et remporte quatre Prix en Europe et en Amérique dont le Prix Festival Vision Award du Meilleur Long métrage (Festival Vision Award for Best Feature film) au 15è African Film Festival à Los Angeles, en 2007. Julius travaille actuellement sur trois projets de longs métrages.
Source: AFRIFF 2014, Nigeria
Traduit de l'anglais par Thierno I. Dia
At the tender age of 16, Julius Amedume wrote and directed his first short film. At age of 25 after he gained his BSC honours degree in Communication and Technology, he set up a production company, were he wrote and directed 3 independent shorts films and low- budget feature film, which culminated twenty five nominations and won four awards in Europe and America, included the 2007 Festival Vision Award for Best Feature film at The 15th African Film Festival in Los Angeles. Julius is currently working on three feature films.
My passion for movies began at the tender age of five but it wasn't until the age of sixteen that I first attempted to write, direct and produce a short film. It hen took a short break from film to earn an honors degree in Communication and Technology at Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication. Upon graduating I immediately went back to doing what I love. I wrote and directed three short films and a low budget feature film, earning eighteen nominations and winning four awards at various film festivals throughout Europe and America.
After achieving much success, I decided to continue to pursue my passion and went to film school. I was chosen to receive a scholarship from Toledo Productions and graduated from the National Film and Television School in 2010. Whilst in film school, I continued to make short films that played at international festivals earning various nominations and awards.
I like to tell stories that are entertaining, bold, thought provoking,
challenging and create topics that inspire debate. This is my motivation and why making films is my passion.
Mr Graham, 2010
Mary And John, 2009
A Goat's Tail, 2006
The Videotape, 2003
The Phonecall, 2003
The Meeting, 2002
Julius Amedume ha l'ardente desiderio di fare film da quando aveva 5 anni; all'età di 16 anni è riuscito a fare il suo primo film. Dopo qualche tempo lontano dal cinema, ha ottenuto la laurea con lode in Comunicazione e Tecnologie al Ravensbourne College di Comunicazione e Design. Prima di uscirne ha scritto e diretto tre cortometraggi e un film di fiction a basso costo, che tra loro hanno raccolto diciotto nomination e vinto quattro premi in vari festival in tutta Europa e in America. Nel 2007 Julius si è aggiudicato una borsa di studio e attualmente frequenta il corso in Directing fiction presso la National Film and Television School di Beaconsfield (UK).
2002 - The Meeting / 2003 - The Videotape / The Phone Call / 2006 - A Goats Tail / 2009 - Mary and John / Lorraine / 2010 - Mr Graham / Précipice