Chris Odeh is a trained mechanical engineer turned African filmmaker with close to 15 years in the film and TV journey. Chris started up as an Associate Producer with Moments with Mo and have gone on to produce TV shows like healthy living with Dr. ketch, Chapters with Toyin Poju Oyemade, The Nancy Isime show season two and three and other world class TV shows.
He has produced over 15 films (some of which are films for tv) like; Learning Curve, Make a Move (AMVCA nominations), Dinner, Idemuza (AMVCA nomination), Crazy People, Oloibiri (AMVCA), the classic Living in Bondage – Breaking Free (As line Producer); Rattlesnake – the Ahanna Story, Nneka the pretty Serpent and Aki and Pawpaw, Choke, Tokunbo (coming soon),

Love, Lust & Other Things (coming soon).

Chris is the consulting producer for several film production companies like Ramseyfilms, Play Network Studios, HomeVida, Sneeze Films, Project Arewa, Astra TV, Takeout Media and Rightangle Productions. He is the CEO and Senior Producer of Sozo Films, a one-stop hub for all TV and film production, committed to creating tv & online content, conscious messages for NGOs and short films; some of Sozo’s clients include WaterAid, Save The Children, Christian Aid, OXFAM, Sesame Square NY, Office of the VP of Nigeria and more. Sozo Films also creates content for some TV houses like Africa Magic, AMC, Startimes, Ebony Life TV, Africa XP and more.

Chris is the team lead of Coal360, a training, consulting and artist management firm. Under Coal360, he is also partner and manager of Ramsey Nouah and other actors/artistes in the entertainment industry.

He is the team lead of Story-Story Hub, a group of young and talented writers who have written blockbusters like Tokunbo, Love, Lust and Other Things, The Bride price, Choke amongst others.

Chris is passionate about raising young filmmakers through his annual masterclass with Chris Odeh


Chris has been involved in a number of documentary projects over the years and has worked with several clientele on documentaries that have educated, informed, inspired and exposed issues, stories and challenges in society.

Among the clients Chris has worked with on documentaries are:

THe Security & Echange Commission (SEC) Nigeria, WaterAid, Oxfam, Sesame Street, Institute Francia, Homevida.


Chris has produced some of the most intriguing movies in Nollywood and here are a few of them.



MAKE A MOVE (2013)



(Line Producer)

DINNER (2015)


IDEMUZA (2016)

(Associate Producer)





NNEKA (2020)




CHOKE (2022)


LOVE, LUST & OTHER THINGS (2023) (Producer)




Chris has been involved in some popular TV projects which have been viewed by millions across Africa. Here are a few of these TV projects:


Chris has won awards as a writer and producer especially for his first short film called Enitan, written and produced in 2011.

Click on the tabs below to see some of his awards and recognitions in the movie industry.

Homevida Award: Best Short Film Script (2011)

  • 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) Best Movie West Africa.
  • 2017 Best of Nollywood Movie with the Best Production Design.
  • 2017 Homevida the Best Feature Film in Transparency, Accountability and Good Governance.
  • Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA) for best makeup 2017.

  • Best Actor in a Leading Role 
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role 
  • Best Editing 
  • Best Cinematography
2022 AMVCA
  • Best Actress in A Drama
  • Best Actor in A Drama
  • Best Lighting Designer
  • Best Cinematographer
  • Best Director


  • AFRIFF Audience Choice Viewer’s Award
  • AIHFR Award For Best Actor, Best Cinematography and Special Jury Prize

2023 AMVCA (Nominations)

  • Best Writer
  • Best Movie West Africa
  • Best Actor