Imoh Umoren

Nigerian Filmmaker


Imoh Umoren is a Nigerian filmmaker who primarily makes indie films. He is most notable as the director of the 2017 film Children of Mud. Umoren is considered the first filmmaker to make a silent black and white film in the Nollywood film industry. 

At the age of 9, Umoren started to write a comic series called The Wickeds with his closest friend Richie. He joined as a junior producer for ‘Common Ground Production’ and worked on an international series called The Station. Later, he was involved with franchise TV productions such as Project FameMTV Advance WarningDon’t Forget The Lyrics and Malta Guinness Street Dance.