By SOLOMON NDA-ISAIAH
Renowned filmmaker and Founder of TUDI Africa, Umanu Elijah has made the list of the 2023 FORBES BIK community.
ForbesBLK is a community curated to amplify the voices of black professionals, entrepreneurs, and Leaders. This group of exceptional leaders are breaking down barries, creating more equitable economies and driving a new culture of connection, collaboration and change.
The mission of ForbesBLK is to champion a global community of Black entrepreneurs, professionals, leaders and creators that are driving systematic change in business, culture and society.
“Our community of exceptional leaders of color are breaking down barriers, creating more equitable economies, and driving a new culture of connection, collaboration and change.
“In order to support our community, ForbesBLK shares inspiring content and curates in-person and digitally based networking opportunities to foster professional development, entrepreneurship, and cultural change,” says a statement from FORBESBLK.
Reacting via his social media page,
Umanu Elijah said “I am excited to be selected as part of Forbes newest community, ForbesBLK, a community curated to amplify the voices of black professionals, entrepreneurs, leaders and creators. I am also excited about this new addition to the journey”
” I’m honoured to join a community of inspiring individuals who are making a positive impact on the world.”
Umanu , who’s also PR Strategist, is one of Africa’s leading prolific and most decorated filmmaker who’s role in the movie industry cut across directing, cinematography and editing with series of works streaming on Netflix, Amazon Primevideo and several other international platforms.
He is the founder of Krystal Filmworks Limited, Nigeria’s leading Film/TV production house that comprises of Africa’s finest young Creatives. He has been part of several Nollywood blockbuster such as ALMAJIRI, Devil in Agbada, The Millions, Made In Heaven, SHE IS…, LOUD the movie, Locked, Bitter Rain, Detour among other.