Nigeria Country Chair - Media Arts & Communication
Remi Ibinola has fourteen years in Nollywood as a prolific screenwriter, producer and film director, Remi Ibinola is the quintessential artist.
Remi has a library of highly rated movies on the Irokotv.com app with her movies shown on ROK Channel on DSTV, the foremost provider of Nollywood Film content.
As a writer, Remi's work experience range from television series for clients like MTV Shuga, BBC, Ford Foundation, ROK Studios, Royal Roots, IBST etc to directing and producing films and children’s shows.
A tried and tested hand in the Nigerian Movie Industry - She was awarded "Director of the Year" at the 2019 Nigerian Women Achievers Award. Remi is passionate about telling stories through writing screenplay and filmmaking. She believes the Nigerian cinema represents the deep beauty of a rich storytelling culture.
She has a degree in theatre arts from the University of Jos and runs APPLAUSE ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTIONS alongside its sister company SISTASOUL INFOTAINMENT PRODUCTIONS where she is the CEO.
She has been published in the 2005 Voices Net Anthology and in the Niger Delta Standard, where she ran a column FIGHTING REALITY. She has worked on several television shows including Taste of Love and Knorr Taste Quest as head writer and has produced several films including the critically acclaimed films "The Distance Between" and "Theo’s Dora", a one-hour romantic drama for EbonyLife Television.
Remi’s short screenplay, "Veronica's Pieces" was shortlisted with an honourable mention in the 2012 Sundance table read my script contest and other film festivals. She has worked as Head of content for Reality TV shows from Questal House and MichelAngelo Productions.
Remi has also worked on BBC’s popular long-running radio drama ‘Story Story’ as scriptwriter and editor and on MTV Shuga season 4 as a scriptwriter for both the television and the radio versions.
She has a certificate from the University of California, School of Theatre Film and Television (UCLA) and has served as a National Executive of the "Association Of Movie Producers" (AMP) as Public Relations Officer (PRO).