Kenneth Gyang

Kenneth Gyang
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Film director, Producer, Screenwriter
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv

Kenneth Gyang is the director of award-winning film, "Confusion Na Wa". He had lived most of his dreams, making commercials, TV drama series, TV reality series and documentaries for BBC Media Action, Heinrich Boll Foundation, PATHS2/New Media Network, EbonyLife TV and Newage Network. He shot into limelight at the AMAAs, where he won the biggest prize of the 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards. He is the co-founder of the film company Cinema Kpatakpata.

Kenneth Gyang is a writer and director that has been working in film and television since 2006 having graduated from the National Film Institute in Jos. Notable projects in television included working as a director for the BBC's Wetin Dey and SoundCity's Finding Aisha, for which he won Screen Producer of the year at the Future Awards.

To date Kenneth has directed two feature films: the political love story Blood and Henna (2012) and Cinema Kpatakpata's debut Confusion Na Wa (2013), which received funding by the Rotterdam Film Festival's Hubert Bals Fund.

In 2010 he was listed by the popular Nigerian youth culture magazine, Y!, as one of 50 people under the age of 35 that will change Nigeria.



  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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