Up North

  • Tope Oshin
    Director
    New Money, We Don’t Live Here Anymore, InLine
  • Bunmi Ajakaiye
    Writer
  • Naz Onuzo
    Writer
  • Isioma Osaje
    Producer
  • Zulu Oyibo
    Producer
  • Editi Effiong
    Producer
  • Banky W
    Key Cast
    "Bassey"
    Wedding Party
  • Ibrahim Suleiman
    Key Cast
    "Sadiq"
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Genres:
    Romance, Comedy, Tourism
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 40 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    November 15, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    Nigeria
  • Country of Filming:
    Nigeria
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Red
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Nollywood In Hollywood
    Los Angeles
    United States
    March 23, 2019
    North American Premiere
    Special Showcase. Opening Film.
  • BronzeLens Film Festival
    Atlanta
    United States
    August 24, 2019
    Nominee: Best International Feature / Official Selection
  • Nollywood Week Film Festival
    Paris
    France
    May 22, 2021
    European Premiere
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • FilmOne Distribution
    Country: Nigeria
    Rights: Theatrical
Director Biography - Tope Oshin

Named as one of the Okay100 Women of 2017 by OkayAfrica, Tope Oshin is a multiple award-winning filmmaker who has directed several thousands of hours of TV & film content. These consist of up to 750 episodes of some of Africa’s biggest and most successful drama series like MTV Shuga, Tinsel, Castle & Castle, etc.

Her directing credits include films like New Money, In Line, We Don’t Live Here Anymore, Ireti, The Young Smoker, and the ground-breaking December 2018 theatrical release - UpNorth.

ShowRunner, Executive Producer and Lead Director of MTV Shuga Naija 4, her Producing credits include the highest Nigerian box office breaking movies, The Wedding Party 2, Fifty, and her revolutionary documentary about female directors in Nigeria - Amaka’s Kin: The Women Of Nollywood.

CEO and Founder of Sunbow Productions [NG] Ltd., International Emmys Juror since 2014, and sitting Board Member of UN Live (Museum for the United Nations), Tope trained in Filmmaking at the Colorado Film School, Denver, and studied Cinematography at MetFilm School, London.
She describes herself as a Film Artist, dedicated to changing the world, one frame at a time.

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