Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Tope Oshin Ogun was born on 10 June, 1979. She is a Nigerian television and Film Director, Producer and Casting Director. In 2015 Pulse magazine named her as one of “9 Nigerian female movie directors you should know” in the Nollywood film industry.
Tope 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 film making and later studied at Directing at Colorado Film School of the Community College of Aurora, Denver.
In 2016, Oshin 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.
In March 2018, in commemoration of the Women’s History Month, Tope was celebrated by OkayAfrica as one of the Okay100 Women. The interactive campaign celebrates extraordinary women from Africa and the diaspora making waves across a wide array of industries, while driving positive impact in their communities and the world at large.
She has done several work in the entertainment world these include; Shuga, The Wedding Party 2, Journey to Self, Tinsel (TV series), Fifty and so many others.