Kenneth Gyang is a producer and director for Film and Television and co-founder of the film production company Cinema Kpatakpata. The company’s first feature film script Confusion Na Wa secured funding from IFFR‘s Hubert Bals Fund in Netherlands and was also selected as part of the 2010 Durban FilmMart in South Africa. The finished film won Best Film and Best Nigerian Film at the 2013 African Movie Academy Awards as well the Jury Prize at the 2014 Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles.
Kenneth Gyang studied Film Production at the National Film Institute and screenwriting at Gaston Kabore\‘s IMAGINE in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
Graduating from Nigeria’s National Film Institute in 2006, he went straight on to work with the BBC Media Action as director of Wetin Dey, a TV drama series addressing social issues facing young people in Nigeria and West Africa. Kenneth has also worked in various capacities for MTV, BBC World and Discovery Channel.
He is currently working on his next EAVE-presented feature film, Eldorado Road.