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Faraday Okoro

AT&T Dream in Black Future Maker Faraday Okoro is a New York City-based Nigerian American filmmaker. In 2017, he received $1 million from AT&T to direct his debut feature, Nigerian Prince (2018), which was executive produced by Spike Lee and distributed by Vertical Entertainment and DIRECTV. He was included in MovieMaker Magazine’s inaugural 25 Screenwriters to Watch. In 2020, Faraday received a fellowship to participate in HBO’s Access Directing Fellowship. He attended Howard University and the N.Y.U. Tisch Graduate Film Program.

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