The Power of Vulnerability in Directing with Daniel Oriahi

The Naija Filmmaker

Apr 27 2023 • 1 hr 17 mins

Daniel Oriahi is a Nigerian filmmaker who has directed Taxi Driver Oko Ashewo, Sylvia, and a hand full of web series and TV movies.

He shares his journey in the film industry and his insights on directing. Daniel talks about his early exposure to foreign content through his father's collection of VHS tapes, his experience studying at the National Film Institute in Jos, and his journey in making films that can travel while still maintaining a unique identity. He also discusses his recent journey of rediscovering the kind of filmmaker he wants to be and developing the future of film. Daniel's insights provide valuable advice for aspiring filmmakers and actors looking to navigate the industry.

In this episode, you will learn the following:

1. Vulnerability in Directing

2. Making films that can travel

3. Daniel rediscovering the filmmaker he wants to be


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