Fidelis Duker Biography

Fidelis Duker is a Nigerian filmmaker, writer, event organiser, columnist, public relations consultant, social critic/commentator and politician. He is the festival Director Of Abuja international film and Video Festival.
Fidelis’ wholesome knack for innovation is what gave birth to the annual Abuja Film Festival, which has attracted thousands of filmmakers in the Diaspora over the time. Recalling how the journey began, Ducker said: “I have been in the Nigerian movie industry for the past 19 years.

From 1988 to 1992, he used to write scripts for Tales by Moonlight, the popular television programme for kids. He also wrote scripts for Telemovies, another television drama programme and was also part of “Morning Light”, which was produced by Wale Adebakun. Fidelis was a production manager between 1989 and 1991, before he left to start his own production. His first film as producer was SKELETON, an Igbo film. The former President of the Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN) have over 250 Nigerian home videos to his credit.

Education/Training
British Broadcasting Corporation, (BBC) for a training course in Scotland in 2004
Yaba Tech where he did a programme in Book Publishing

Fidelis got married to his wife Temitope Duker in 1998.

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