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Nwoffiah has served on several regional and national grant review panels including the National Endowment for the Arts, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Sacramento Arts Commission, San Francisco Arts Commission, Arts Council Silicon Valley, Walter and Elise Haas Fund and the Center for Cultural Innovation. His latest project is a feature-length narrative film, Sabar, based on the African dance movement in the United States.
He was listed as one of the "Top Ten Most Influential African Americans" in the San Francisco Bay Area by CityFlight Magazine in 2000.
Nwoffiah was educated at Government College, Umuahia, and the University of Lagos, before moving to the United States to study at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business (INM) and the Hollywood Film Institute.
He was the President of the Rhesus Media Group and Executive Director of the Oriki Theater, both in California. He was an Adjunct Faculty member at Menlo College, California. He was the Principal Partner in C3 Media, Abuja, Nigeria. He was the director of the Silicon Valley African Film Festival.
He has served on various arts councils, including: the Arts Council Silicon Valley Board of Trustees, as Chairman of the Grants Committee; the Board of Directors of the Alliance for California Traditional Arts (as Vice President for Development); and the Advisory Board for the California Black Arts Alliance. He was the President of Mountain View Community Television and Vice President of the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, and was a board member of Palo Alto Red Cross.
Awards and recognition
- 2000: San Francisco Bay Area Top Ten Most Influential African Americans - CityFlight Magazine.
- 2001: Kuumba Award for Creativity - Silicon Valley Jazz Arts Music Network.
- 2002: Humanitarian of the Year Award - Parent's Coalition Mountain View.
- 2003: Freedom Fighter Award - San Jose / Silicon Valley chapter of NAACP.
- 2004: Director's Award -California Arts Council.
- 2006: Community Service Award - Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity (Eta Sigma Lambda Chapter)
- 2007: Mover of Mountains Award - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Santa Clara Valley
- 2007: Diversity Award - Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
- 2008: Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition - United States Congress
- 2000: Growing Black in America
- 2001: Jamaica - Spirit of Enterprise
- 2002: Tantu
- 2003: A Jewel in History
- 2004: A Killing in Choctaw
- 2005: Every Drop Counts
- 2006: Bridges
- 2007: Wake Up Africa
- 2009: A Prayer for the Inauguration
- 2009: Sabar - life is a dance!
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