Uzee Usman Adeyemi
November 11, 1986
|Occupation||film producer, actor, television presenter|
Uzee Usman Adeyemi (born November 11, 1986) is a Nigerian actor and film Producer known for his film Oga Abuja. His ability for fusing Nollywood and Kannywood won him several awards and recognitions including Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2016 National Heritage Award.
Uzee Usman hails from Kwara State born & grew up in Kaduna, Kaduna State. He holds two degrees in Political Science and English Language from the University of Abuja and University of Jos respectively before he proceeded to study Special Effects in South Africa.
He began his career in 2003 as a make-up artist, In 2013, he delved into film-making and has produced award winning films, both in Kannywood and nollywood including Oga Abuja, which won Best Hausa Movie of the Year at the 2013 City People Entertainment Awards; and Maja which won Best Film of the Year (Kannywood) at the 2014 City People Entertainment Awards and was nominated in the Best Picture category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
Awards received by Uzee Usman.
|2008||Africa Movie Academy Awards||Best Make up||London Boy||Won|
|2013||City People Entertainment Awards||Best Movie of the Year - Kannywood||Oga Abuja||Won|
|2014||Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards||Best Movie of the Year||Oga Abuja||Won|
|2014||City People Entertainment Awards||Best Movie of the Year - Kannywood||Maja||Won|
|2016||African Hollywood Awards||Best Film Producer||Oga Abuja||Won|
List of films by Uzee Usman
|2016||Power of Tomorrow||Produced||Drama|
|2016||Hassana da Hussaina||Produced||Drama|
|2015||Har da mijina||Actor||Drama|
|2019||Muqabala (Season 1&2)||Produced & Actor||Drama|
|2017||If I am President||Actor & Line Producer ||Drama|
|2018||Lagos Real Fake Life||Produced||Drama|
|2019||Least Expected||Produced & Actor||Drama|
|2019||Maimuna||Produced & Actor||Drama|
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