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Moses Inwang

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Born in the city of Lagos, Nigeria, Moses Inwang is a Nigerian film director, editor, screenwriter and producer. With a career spanning over a decade and half, Inwang got his first movie credit in 1998 when he co-produced Two Good Men.

In 2004 he started his production company Sneeze Films and kicked off with the movie Save My Soul. In 2008, he directed the movie, Lost Maiden, a film which brought the issue of female circumcision to the fore of social discussion and which was endorsed by the United Nations. He also made Save Our Souls, an educative movie about cancer. He also directed and co-produced Damage in 2011, a film which addressed the issue of domestic violence, receiving multiple awards and award nominations.

The psychological thriller Torn, which he produced in 2012 and which was released in cinemas nationwide in 2013, recorded a box office success and earned him and most of the actors who starred in it a lot of award nominations and recognition.

In 2012, his film Damage earned Inwang the nomination for best director at the African Oscars held in Florida USA, while the film won the award for Best Film at the African Oscars Awards. In 2013, he won the City People Award for Best Director.His 2013 film Torn received 9 nominations at the GIAMA awards in Houston, Texas and 6 nominations at the Best Of Nollywood Awards.

His movie, The Last 3 Digits won the award for Best International Film at “The People’s Film Festival’ New York, and was also chosen amongst the few selected Nollywood films that were screened to thousands of people at the Nollywood Week Paris.His movie Stalker, a romantic drama which premiered in Nigeria on 26 February 2016 received 12 nominations and won 3 awards at the 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards in the United States.

In 2015 STALKER, another film written, produced and directed by Moses Inwang raked in a whopping 12 nominations at the GIAMA awards Houston and won awards for Best Actor, Best actress and Best Film categories. Still in 2015 Stalker won the award for “ Best International Film at the New York film Festival. In 2016 his film “American Driver” from his production company Sneeze Films was a massive success at the box office and gained amazing reviews from critics. In 2017 another blockbuster “Alter Ego” was released to an anticipating audience in the Nigerian cinemas and immediately became the most talked about movie of the year and shot to the top of the box office. Alter Ego clinched the award for The Most Outstanding Film at the Africa International Film Festival AFRIFF. It also won Moses Inwang the best Director award at the Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival and Best Screenplay award at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards AMVCA

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