Talented movie producer and director, Don Omope is our guest on this episode of Director’s Profile. The director spoke about his career, inspiration and the challenges he faces in his field. Director’s Profile is a show on ‘Trybe Tv’ that shares the director’s view of movie making, what inspires them to do what they do and the challenges they face.
Don is well known for producing ‘The Wedding Party’ and Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo’. He is the head of productions for ‘Film One production.’ Don considers himself a photographer as well a camera man and cinematographer turned director while speaking on the challenges he faces in his field.
” I don’t really face a lot of challenges as a director. The new challenges you face comes from when you are dealing with actors.”
Don Omope derives his inspiration from his environment. According to him, his latest project ‘Tatu’ is one of the most interesting pieces he has worked on. ‘Tatu’ is inspired by two amazing movies, Don loved to watch while growing up namely ‘The Terminator’ and ‘Apocalypto’.
Tatu features A-list Nollywood actors that include Segun Arinze, Desmond Elliott, Gabriel Afolayan, Hafiz Oyetoro (saka), Toyin Aimakhun-Abraham, Rahama Sadau, Sambaza Nzeribe, Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi, Frank Donga and a host of others.
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