Nigerian Prince Movie: Filmmaker Wins $1M Grant From AT&T To Produce Movie About Email Scammers


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April 21, 2017 – Nigerian Prince Movie: Filmmaker Faraday Okoro Wins $1Million Grant From AT&T To Produce Movie About Nigerian Email Scammers

US-based Nigerian filmmaker Faraday Okoro has won 2017 ‘AT&T Presents: Untold Stories’ contest.

Mr Okoro fought hard with four other filmmakers to win the much coveted $1 million grant from AT&T.

Apart from the settled production funding, the proposed film will also get a spot at the Tribeca Film Festival next year.

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On Wednesday, Okoro was announced the winner by a committee of Hollywood filmmakers and actors who screened scripts from five producers.

AT&T also promised to distribute the movie on its video platforms.

While Okoro, a graduate of New York University film school won $1 million grant, 4 other filmmakers who took part in the contest won $10,000 for their projects.

Nigerian Prince, a movie written by Faraday Okoro will be produced by Bandele and Oscar Hernandez Topete.