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Africans in Germany: Isaac Izoya, the brains behind Nollywood Film Festival Germany

Isaac Izoya is the CEO and founder of Nollywood Film Festival Germany, a platform that gives Nigerians and Africans an opportunity to showcase their movies to the Europeans and Africans in diaspora.

Isaac Izoya, founder and CEO of Nollywood Film Festival Germany

The Germany-based entertainer was born in Edo, Nigeria. He studied Journalism at the London School of Journalism. He then started his career in 2002 in Nollywood and ever since he has made huge steps in the industry by promoting cultural heritage and the Nigerian entertainment industry in Europe.

Mr Izoya’s first production in the film industry was “Sinners” which gained recognition after featuring famous actors such as Justus Esiri, Ngozi Ezeonu, Charles Inojie and Empress Njama.

Due to his continuous good work in promoting cultural heritage, Mr. Izoya has received many awards as a Cultural Ambassador and as the best African Entertainment/Producer in Europe. On 13th June 2012, he was recognized with the “Safe At School Initiative Safety Ambassador” Award during a ceremony held at Presken Hotel and Events Center Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. On 23rd October 2021 in Frankfurt, his organization, Nollywood Film Festival Germany, won the Best African Festival in Germany Award at the African Community in Germany Awards. You can check it out here – Nollywood Film Festival Germany winner of The Best African Festival In Germany at the African Community in Germany Awards (2021)

Other than founding the Nollywood Film Festival Germany (NFFG), Mr. Izoya is also the founder of Nollywood Europe Golden Awards (NEGA) and the CEO of Ehizoya Golden Entertainment

Mr. Izoya is also a family man happily married to Princess Precious Uhunmwangho Izoya.

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