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Oge Egbuonu | SHOOT New Directors Showcase Event
Oge Egbuonu

Levi’s “Beauty of Becoming” (branded content)

Oge Egbuonu

M ss ng p eces

What was your first professionally directed work and when was it?
Levi’s Voting commercial. Last year in August

How did you get into directing?
I was offered the chance to direct a documentary and I went for it!

What is your most recent project?
Levi’s “Beauty of Becoming” global campaign.

What is the best part of being a director?
Being able to tell stories that aren’t often told and collaborating with amazing folks

What is the worst part of being a director?
Current career focus is to tell stories by any means necessary through various mediums. I plan to follow my curiosity and explore everything!

Have you a mentor and if so, who is that person (or persons) and what has been the lesson learned from that mentoring which resonates with you?
Not yet but open to it!

Tell us about your background (i.e., where did you grow up? Past jobs?)
I’m a filmmaker, artist and thought leader focused on inspirational storytelling. My documentary (In)Visible Portraits was recently acquired by Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) and premiered on March 2, 2021.

Prior to creating (In)Visible Portraits, I produced films like Loving and Eye In The Sky at the independent production company Raindog Films alongside co-founders Ged Doherty and Academy Award®-winning actor Colin Firth. I also previously held a seat on the board of the Diversity Committee for the BRIT Awards, where I collaborated on revamping the voting academy and tackling diversity within the music and film industries.


M ss ng p eces: Contact Founder/Managing Partner, Ari Kuschnir via email