Award winning filmmaker C.J. Obasi, in his classic off-beat humour announces his upcoming project – MAMI WATA; a female driven revenge thriller based on the Mami Wata (Mermaid entity) of Western Africa.
Mami Wata is a genre bending revenge-thriller based off on the Mami Wata (Mermaid entity) folklore of Western Africa. Visionary filmmaker C.J. “Fiery” Obasi who won the 2015 AMVCA Trailblazer award is set to once again push new boundaries in this new piece written and directed by him, and produced by Oge Obasi.
Also attached to the film is AMAA & AMVC Award winning costume designer, Obijie ‘Byge’ Oru (October 1, Hello, Rain), AMVCA nominated & BON award winning Make-up Artiste, Adefunke Olowu (Ojuju, Hello, Rain).
The project is set to begin principal photography sometime in the first quarter of 2018 on an undisclosed village in the outskirts of Lagos.