Animation filmmaker Ebele Okoye goes feature

[caption id="attachment_8232" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ebele Okoye[/caption] TVC E, MOVIE - Nigerian animation filmmaker, Ebele Okoye, is moving on, satisfactorily, from short films into a feature length production. Okoye who first won the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) prize in 2008 for her film, The Lunatic, continued her exploit in 2015 with another AMAA prize for The Legacy of Rubies, a short which also won her the animation laurel category at the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) last November. Reeling out further plans she has for the The Legacy of Rubies, Okoye noted that although the film is still open for acquisition and distribution, her major focus is now on the feature animation film, which she wouldn’t disclose its title just yet. She however revealed that it is “a 60 minutes 2D animation set in a fantasy planet rich with the rare mineral ‘Atumi’, inhabited by two warring species and controlled by the mystical sacred eagle,” adding that, “…...