About




Angela Onuora

Chief Creative Officer & Founder – This Naija Girl Studios

TV, Radio, and Film Writer, Producer and Director, On-Air Radio Personality, Concept Developer. Angela Onuora is a creative/broadcast media jack-of-all-trades; she is also an engaging motivational speaker.

Since she moved from Nigeria, and subsequent to her arrival in Canada in 2014, Angela has co-founded a Women-in-Filmmaking Collective called Studio D-20, under the auspices of the Commons Studio – a part of The Working Centre Kitchener, Ontario.

Angela’s biggest passion is Creative Writing, and she is drawn to topics that celebrate all women, and tell stories fueled by their diverse experiences and from their perspectives. She identifies as a women’s champion for equity (a story for another day).

Directing Credits

2017 More Than A Thousand Words – A short Film

2010 Introduction to Malcolm Fabiyi – A 30-minute political campaign interview Abuja, Nigeria

Writer & Design Credits

2017 The Flood Project – A stage production workshop at the IMPACT THEATRE FESTIVAL Kitchener-Waterloo ON (research, script, character design, performer).

2016 More Than A Thousand Words – A short film (producer, set design & props).

2013 WE Woman – A 90-minute Radio Talk show on WE FM 106.3 Abuja, Nigeria (Producer, show writer & structure).

2013 The Conversation – A 60-minute Radio talk show on WE FM 106.3 Abuja, Nigeria (Producer, writer, research & show structure).

2013 If You Were The President – A 60-minute Radio talk show on WE FM 106.3 Abuja, Nigeria (Producer, writer, show structure, research).

2011 Aunty Mama’s Adventures – Pilot Episode A 30-minute Children’s show Abuja, Nigeria (concept development and design, writer & research consultant.)

 

Film, TV & Radio Credits

2016 AQ’s Blog & Grill Kitchener, ON (guest host/presenter)

2014 Blood, Bonds, and Politics, a Nigerian short film (actor) Nigeria

2013 WE Woman – A 90-minute Radio Talk show on WE FM 106.3 Abuja, Nigeria (HOST).

2013 The Conversation – A 60-minute Radio talk show on WE FM 106.3 Abuja, Nigeria (HOST).

2013 If You Were The President – A 60-minute Radio talk show on WE FM 106.3 Abuja, Nigeria (HOST).

2012 Broken, a feature film (actor) Nigeria

2012 Story-Story – A radio drama produced by BBC Media Action Nigeria (Voice actor)

2006 – 2008 Set-Me-Up TV Gameshow (host/presenter)

Filmography

2017 More Than A Thousand Words (18-minute short film) Kitchener, ON (writer, director, producer)

2012 Angela Onuora Video Reel (writer, producer, director, actor)

 

Visuals/Gallery

Angela Onuora’s Gallery

 

Selected Grants

Region of Waterloo Arts Fund (January 2017 & June 2018)

Ontario Arts Council Grant (July 2018)

Community Work

Commons Studio Filmmaking Collective (2015 – present)

Studio D20 Women Media Filmmakers & Artists Collective (2016 – present)

 

Education

Graduate Certificate – Broadcasting Performance & Digital Media, Conestoga College, ON (2018 – present)

Bachelor of Science – Estate Management, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife, Osun State Nigeria (formerly University of Ife) 1997 – 2002

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) – CREA4DEV (Creativity For Development) 2016 – 2016

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