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A Nigerian-born, British writer/director based in France and the UK specialising in both short and long form fiction. Trained at the London Film School, before which he had already explored various creative endeavours in theatre, graphic novels, short story writing and photography as well as, of course, film.

His first short film in the LFS, Les Mémoires d'un temps passé, was screened in the art4lux, third edition (2007) of the European Forum for Emerging Creation in Luxembourg and was previously short listed for the FIPA in Biarrtiz (2007). His graduation short film Untitled 6 was selected for worldwide distribution by Shorts International.

Since then he has written and directed numerous short films in various genres, as well as a number of feature film projects including Paris 60The Fighter's Ballad starring Clive Russell and Japanese murder mystery Random 11 as well as the upcoming feature sci-fi drama After The World Ended. He is currently working on other feature films, scripts and independent projects as a writer-director, while remaining active developing shorter projects and experimenting with form.


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22 Nov 2021

They put quilting on her metal limbs so that we could nuzzle into her embrace.
"It's not that I don't want to write. It's that there are barriers, and some of those barriers are of my own making, and some of them are not."
Ergo, the ray is a bad thing for Black Barney but a good thing for Candy Cane. Perspective is so important.
"It is hard not to take SG1 at, quite literally, face value. The ethnic composition of the team speaks for itself."
Issue 15 Nov 2021
By: Madeline Grigg
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
Issue 8 Nov 2021
By: Allison Parrish
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
Issue 1 Nov 2021
By: Liam Corley
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
Podcast read by: Liam Corley
Issue 25 Oct 2021
Strange Horizons
Issue 18 Oct 2021
By: K. Ceres Wright
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
Issue 11 Oct 2021
By: Lisabelle Tay
Podcast read by: Kat Kourbeti
Issue 4 Oct 2021
By: Anthony Okpunor
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
Issue 2 Oct 2021
Podcast: Fund Drive 2021 Poetry 
By: Michael Meyerhofer
By: Wale Ayinla
Podcast read by: Michael Meyerhofer
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
29 Sep 2021
Opening to fiction submissions for the month of November!
Issue 27 Sep 2021
By: Mary Robles
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
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