Eka Christa Assam

Eka Christa Assam
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Film director, Actor, Producer, Screenwriter, Associate producer, Lecturer
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv

Cameroonian filmmaker and actress.

Her Alternate name
Christa Eka Ntchoumbane Assam

Christa Eka Assam is a Cameroonian filmmaker who started her filmmaking career as an actress in 2005.
She studied Marketing at the Panafrican Institute of Development, Buea (Cameroon), with a special interest in film making and modeling.
After a couple of years as an actress - starring as Main ole in NOT MY WILL (Wegmuller Ikome, Cameroon, 2010), her first feature - she directed her first six-minute short film, Doormat, which was selected into the Durban Talent Campus in 2012, an opportunity which gave her a much-needed insight to the international world if filmmaking. Beleh [2013, short narrative, 27mins] is her second short film and Alma [2015, narrative] her third short film.

Bio (by Binam Studios)
Christa Eka Assam is a 28-year old Cameroonian born filmmaker with a real passion for cinema. After high school, she studied Chartered Accounting and later obtained an ICM Diploma in Marketing, Advertising and PR. She later dropped all these to pursue a career in acting.

A very talented actress, she moved from playing the lead in school plays to film acting in 2005 with her debut role in the movie "Break-In". Since then she has starred as an actress in 5 feature films and 4 shorts. Alongside her acting career, she's also a fashion model. Driven by the need to produce quality films, she later went into scriptwriting and directing.

DOORMAT, a six-minute short is Christa Eka's debut film as a producer/director. She is currently working on the pre-production for her first feature film, SWAP few weeks after shooting her second short film entitled "BELEH"

Christa Eka is the creator/founder of ACE Entertainment, an entertainment company dedicated to making quality films and helping other young and emerging artist(e)s in creating quality works of arts.

* http://winterfilmawards.com/wfa2014-films/beleh/
* www.binamstudios.com/gifbtraining/Blog%20Posts/christa-eka.html


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