(Director, Producer, Actor)
Omoni Oboli is a producer, director, Actress and scriptwriter. She’s the MD/CEO of Dioni Visions Entertainment. A leading television and film production company. She is a multilingual French language graduate from the University of Benin, Nigeria and holds a certificate in Digital Filmmaking from New Your Film Academy, USA
She has produced and directed several ground-breaking Nollywood movies including LOVE IS WAR, MOMS AT WAR and the WIVES ON STRIKE movies. She has also starred and written other already released and unreleased feature films and television series. Her movie, OKAFOR’S LAW, was part of the official selection for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and the Stockholm International Film Festival in 2016.
Omoni’s movie – ‘The FIRST LADY’ was awarded the Audience Choice award at the Nollywood Week Festival Paris in 2016; She is the 2017 Ebony Life sisterhood awards recipient of TV and Film director of the year for her work – Okafor’s Law; she has also been awarded Producer of the year by Eloy Awards 2016 and Awesome Treasures Foundation Awards 2017 for her project – WIVES ON STRIKE.
Omoni’s film production credits are numerous, notable are Director and Producer for ‘Love is War’; Director and Producer for ‘Moms at War’; Director and Producer for ‘Wives on Strike’ & ‘Wives on Strike (TV series); Director and Producer for ‘The First Lady’; Director and Producer for ‘Being Mrs. Elliott’ plus credits to some unreleased productions.
Oboli is a certified in leadership by the renowned Tutu Leadership Fellowship. She is the Director at OMONI OBOLI FOUNDATION, a registered non-profit organization which caters to the less privileged women and children in Nigeria with a view to expanding to other countries in Africa.
Oboli is known for her penchant to deliver top-notch project that touches on the norms and prevalent narratives with the purpose of improving the status quo.