A film by Michelle Bello
Cast & Crew Bios
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In 2007, Michelle produced and directed her first feature film Small Boy set in Lagos Nigeria. The film became an instant success in the US as out of 400 films, it was nominated for two awards at the American Black Film Festival in Los Angeles in 2008 for the Heineken Red Star Award for Innovation in Film and the Target Filmmaker Award for Most Inspirational Film. On home territory, Small Boy went on to win two African Movie Academy Awards for Best Art Direction and Best Young Child Actor in April 2009.

She later earned a Masters Degree in Communications specialising in Film Directing at Regent University, USA. After her graduation in December 2011, she moved back to Nigeria to once again be part of the thriving industry known as Nollywood. Her knowledge combined with her experiences in the industry both locally and internationally, she produced and directed her second feature film Flower Girl in September 2012, which became Nigeria’s hit romantic comedy in February 2013.