The Backwaters

An insightful look into the resilient life of isolated people living in unfavorable environments.

  • Cletus Clement
    Paternity Deal
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    18 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 11, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    975 USD
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Director Biography - Cletus Clement

Producer / Director
• “The Backwaters” Documentaries Short 2019
• “Paternity Deal” Movie (A Nollywood Drama Feature) Licensed to DSTV 2018
• Documentary Short Series for Fashion One Network by IBST Limited 2015
• We Run The Game TV Program

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Director Statement

I am Cletus Clement, a Filmmaker from Lagos Nigeria.
I hold a Master degree in Geography and Planning from the University of Lagos and a Cinematography Certificate in filmmaking from Delyork Creative Academy.
My portfolio include projects of different genre such as Documentaries, Movies, Commercials & Reality Shows i.e Big Brother Nigeria, Dragons Den etc, TV Programs,

I directed and co-produced my first feature title “Paternity Deal in 2018 which is licensed to African Magic, A DSTV Satellite Network in Africa..
I recently produced and directed the documentary “The Backwaters” screened at several film festivals, archieved at the Documentary Centre, Leicester, Uk and is Winner of 3 International Awards.

"The Backwaters" emerged WINNER of Africansmartphonefilm festival in Nigeria & MIMO film festival 2nd Edition in Milan Italy and Best Film on Climate Change and Conservation at the African Film For Impact Festival in Abuja, Nigeria.