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Temitope Aina Oshin best known as Tope Oshin is a Nigerian television and film director, producer and casting director, listed as one of the most influential Nigerians in film in 2019. In 2015 Pulse magazine named her as one of “9 Nigerian female movie directors you should know” in the Nollywood film industry. and in March 2018, in commemoration of the Women’s History Month, Tope was celebrated by OkayAfrica as one of the Okay100 Women.

Tope Oshin Early Life

Tope Oshin

Temitope Aina Oshin was born on the 10th of June 1979, to Mr and Mrs Oshin in Lagos State, Nigeria. As a child she engaged in drawing, singing and dancing, and had aspirations to be a painter. She studied economics at the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, but left the course to study Public Administration, and then Theatre Arts, TV & Film Production at Lagos State University.

She became more interested in filmmaking and later studied Film Production, and Cinematography at Colorado Film School of the Community College of Aurora, Denver,and Met Film School, Ealing Studios, London respectively. Tope is also an alumnus of ‘Talents Durban’ and Berlinale Talents, a networking summit of select outstanding creatives from the world of film and drama series across the globe.

Tope Oshin Career

Tope, begin her carrer as an actress for 12 years, featuring in films like Relentless (2010), cut her teeth in directing, working as an assistant director for The Apprentice Africa. and has since become known for directing popular African TV dramas and soap operas such as Hush, Hotel Majestic,Tinsel (TV series) and Season 6 of MTV Shuga.

Though she has directed several introspective short films such as The Young Smoker, Till Death Do Us Part, New Horizons and Ireti, she is known best for her highly successful 2018 feature film releases Up North (film), and New Money.

In 2016, she produced and directed the documentary, Amaka’s Kin: The Women Of Nollywood, as a memorial to prominent filmmaker Amaka Igwe, who died in 2014. The documentary addresses issues facing Nigerian female directors, working in a male-dominated industry.

Personal life

Tope’s 2002 marriage to screenwriter, Yinka Ogun, hit the rocks and led to a permanent separation in 2014. The union produced 4 children, before it ended.

Filmography

Tope Oshin

Feature Films

  • Journey to Self (As a Director) – 2012
  • Fifty (As a Producer) – 2015
  • The Wedding Party 2 (As a Producer) – 2017
  • InLine (As a Director) – 2017
  • New Money (As a Director) – 2018
  • Up North (As a Director) – 2018
  • We Don’t Live Here Anymore (As a Director and Producer) – 2018

Short Films

  • The Young Smoker (As a Director and Producer) – 2011
  • Till Death Do Us Part (As a Director and Producer) – 2013
  • New Horizons (As a Director and Producer) – 2013
  • Crush (As a Director, Producer, Editor, and Writer) – 2014
  • Ireti (As a Director, Producer, and Writer) – 2015

Television

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  • 2019 MTV Shuga Naija Season 4. ShowRunner. Lead Director. Producer. Casting Director. Executive Producer.
  • 2018 MTV Shuga Season 6. Director. Casting Director.
  • 2017 Ever After (TV Feature) Director. Producer. Casting Director. Writer.
  • 2017 BattleGround (Tele-Novella, Pre-Production) Content Director/Consultant.
  • 2016 Hush (Tele-Novella) Director
  • 2016 EvoL (TV Feature) Director. Producer. Casting Director. Writer.
  • 2016 GidiUp 3 (Drama Series, Unaired) Director
  • 2015 Hotel Majestic (Tele-Novella) Director
  • 2014 Walk The Talk (Talk Show, Season 1) Director, Producer.
  • 2013 Love and War (TV Movie) Director. Producer. Casting Director.
  • 2013 Conversations At Dinner (TV Movie) Director. Producer. Casting Director.
  • 2012 Bridges (Drama Series, Season 1) Director.
  • 2009-2013 Tinsel (TV series) (Soap Opera, Seasons 2-5) Director. Box/Content Producer.
  • 2009 Moments With Mo (Talk Show) Producer.

Documentaries

  • Amaka’s Kin – The Women of Nollywood. (As a Director, Producer, and Writer) – 2016
  • Nigeria: Shooting It Like a Woman. (As a Presenter) – 2017

Awards, nominations, honors

Honors

  • OkayAfrica Okay100Women 2017 Honoree
  • Excellence in The Creative Industries Award – Sisi Oge Awards 2018
  • Distinguished Alumni Medal of Honor 2016 – In-short film festival
  • African Woman In Film Award 2015 by African Women Development Fund

Awards

  • Best Director of The Year – Best of Nollywood Awards 2018 – We Don’t Live Here Anymore
  • Best Movie of The Year – Best of Nollywood Awards 2018 – We Don’t Live Here Anymore
  • Best Director Of The Year – City People Entertainment Awards 2017
  • Best Documentary – Best of Nollywood Awards 2016 – “Amaka’s Kin”
  • Best International Female Director – Womens Only Entertainment Film Festival 2016 –Ireti
  • Best International Short Film – Womens Only Entertainment Film Festival 2016- Ireti
  • Best TV Program Director – Nigerian Broadcast Media Awards 2016 – Tinsel
  • Golden Short Award – Golden Movie Awards Africa 2015 – New Horizons
  • Special Jury Award – Africa Movie Academy Awards 2014 – New Horizons
  • Teens Favorite TV & Film Producer – Teens Favorite Awards, Nigeria 2014
  • Best Movie With A Social Message – Best Of Nollywood Awards 2013 – Journey To Self
  • Best Narrative Film – Slum Film Festival 2013, Nairobi – The Young Smoker
  • Best Director – In-short film festival 2012 – Till Death Do Us Part
  • Best Film – In-short film festival 2012  – Till Death Do Us Part
  • Best Short Film – Abuja International Film Festival 2012 – Till Death Do Us Part
  • Best Directing – TAVA (The Audi Visual Awards), Lagos 2011 – Tinsel
  • Audience Prize – In-short film festival, Lagos 2011 – The Young Smoker
  • Special Jury Mention – In-short film festival, Lagos 2011 – The Young Smoker

Nominations

  • Best Nigerian Film – Africa Movie Academy Awards 2019 – Up North
  • Best Screenplay of The Year – Best Of Nollywood Awards 2018 – We Don’t Live Here Anymore
  • Director Of The Year – Ebonylife TV Sisterhood Awards 2017
  • Best Documentary nomination – Amaka’s Kin – The Women of Nollywood – Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Nigeria, 2017
  • Best Short Film Nomination – Ireti – Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Nigeria, 2017
  • Filmmaker of the year nomination – Divas Award, Nigeria, 2016
  • Creative Personae of the year nomination – Nigerian Creatives Award, Nigeria, 2016
  • Best Producer of The Year nomination – ‘Fifty’ – Exquisite Lady Of The Year Awards, Nigeria, 2016
  • Director Of The Year – Lagos Entertainment Awards – Nigeria, 2016
  • Best Short Film Award nomination – Ireti – Abuja Int’l Film Festival, Nigeria, 2016
  • Best Short Film Award nomination – Ireti – Africa Movie Academy Awards Nigeria, 2016
  • Golden Short Award Nomination – ‘Ireti’ – Golden Movie Awards Africa, Ghana 2016
  • Best Program Director Nomination – ‘Tinsel’ – Nigerian Broadcast & Media Awards(NBMA), Nigeria, 2014
  • Best TV Drama Nomination – ‘New Horizons’ – Nigerian Broadcast & Media Awards(NBMA), Nigeria, 2014
  • Best Director Nomination – ‘Journey To Self’ – Nigerian Entertainment Awards(NEA), New York, USA 2014
  • Best Short Film – ‘New Horizons’ – Best Of Nollywood Awards(BON),Nigeria, 2014
  • Best Director nomination – ‘Journey To self’ – Zulu African Academy Awards(ZAFAA), London, UK, 2013
  • Best Director nomination – ‘Journey To Self’ – Nollywood Movies Awards (NMA), Lagos, Nigeria, 2013
  • Best Movie nomination – ‘Journey To Self’ – Nollywood Movies Awards (NMA), Lagos, Nigeria, 2013
  • Best Short Film nomination – ‘Till Death Do Us Part’ – Nollywood Movies Awards (NMA), Lagos, Nigeria, 2013
  • Best Short Film Award nomination – ‘The Young Smoker’ – Africa Movie Academy Awards, Lagos, Nigeria, 2012
  • Outstanding Film in Directing nomination – ’Till Death Do Us Part’ – Abuja International Film Festival, Abuja, Nigeria, 2012
  • Best Short Film nomination – ‘The Young Smoker’ – Abuja International Film Festival, Abuja, Nigeria, 2012
  • Best Director nomination – ‘The Young Smoker’ – In-short film festival, Lagos, Nigeria, 2011
  • Best Film nomination – ‘The Young Smoker’ – In-short film festival, Lagos, Nigeria, 2011
  • Most Outstanding Short Film nomination – ‘The Young Smoker’ – TAVA (The Audi Visual Awards), Lagos, Nigeria, 2012
  • Most Outstanding Short Film nomination – ’Till Death Do Us Part’ – TAVA (The Audi Visual Awards), Lagos, Nigeria, 2012

Tope oshin net worth

Tope Oshin s a successul woman and she has ventured into many businesses which earn her money. as of 2020 Tope Oshin has estimated net worth of $35,000 dollars.

Conlusion

from Tope oshin success story you have been able to see that you can be anything you wish to become, if only you are ready to pay the sacrifice of not giving up easily.

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