Bio – Nene Nwoko: Marketing Director, Producer
Nene Nwoko is an actress, producer and founder of Bufine Productions. She began her career in the entertainment industry as an actress and a model. Prior to getting into acting, Nene worked in the retail eCommerce sector as a Web Producer and as eCommerce Marketing Manager. With a combined 17 years experience in both industries, she decided to get behind the scenes and start producing films and shows that informs the mind and speaks to the heart. Nene is known for films and TV shows like Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, A Man Called Jon, Day 5, Your Worst Nightmare, The Sky Princess and many more.
Films that Nene played the Lead Actress in won awards in various festivals. 2009’s “The Okra Principle,” received an AMAA nomination for “Best Film by an African Filmmaker in Diaspora,” 2011’s “Mystery of Birds” won an AMAA for “Best Film by an African Living Abroad,” and 2014’s “Take The Spotlight” won “Best Filmmaker” at the 9th Annual Peachtree Village International Film Festival in Atlanta, Georgia. “I Am More,” a documentary film project for the Texas Offenders Reentry Initiative (T.O.R.I), received a Lone Star Emmy Award in 2014.