Africans in Germany. Isaac Izoya is the CEO and founder of Nollywood Film Festival Germany and Nollywood Europe Golden Awards (NEGA) and the CEO of Ehizoya Golden Entertainment – a platform that gives Nigerians and Africans an opportunity to showcase their movies to the Europeans and Africans in diaspora.
Who is Isaac Izoya?
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 recognised with the “Safe At School Initiative Safety Ambassador” Award during a ceremony held at Presken Hotel and Events Center Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.
AFRONEWS Awards (African Community Awards)
On 23rd October 2021 in Frankfurt, his organisation, NFFG, won the Best African Festival in Germany Award at the African Community in Germany Awards. You can check it out here – NFFG awarded winner of The Best African Festival In Germany at the African Community in Germany Awards (2021).
Mr. Izoya is also a family man happily married to Princess Precious Uhunmwangho Izoya.
By Keziah Elnino
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