Mzungu – A thrilling new movie from Executive Producer Olatunde Osunsanmi
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Olatunde Osunsanmi might not be a familiar name to some, but for those in the film industry, he is the one who wrote & directed Universal Pictures’ ‘The Fourth Kind’ which landed in the top five highest grossing films during opening weekend. He wrote the sequel to ‘Smokin’ Aces’, as well as recently directed his third feature film “‘Evidence’.” Olatunde, a graduate of Chapman University. He was also on the production team for the ‘Tracy Morgan Show’, and ‘100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd’.
The writer, Olu Odebunmi, has directed a collection of award winning short films including the well-received short film ‘Solace’. Olumide co-wrote the hit Universal Pictures release ‘Smokin Aces 2′ & is currently developing a television series with Jason Blum of ‘Paranormal Activity’. He graduated from Chapman University. He was segment producer for ‘Most Daring’, and ‘Weird Travels’; Director for ‘Fate‘ and ‘The Curse‘; and Story Producer for 28 episodes of ‘Untamed and Uncut‘.
Bernard Neto is the Producer and has written, produced and directed several films including The Cardinal Code, Sinister (currently in post production), The Last Mile and He’s On My Mind. In addition, Neto is currently working on three new animation feature films set in Africa. Neto has worked on projects for renowned companies like Showtime and Discovery channel. Born and raised in Kenya, Neto is the creative director of Tafsiri Entertainment Group
Wondwossen Dikran has produced numerous projects for innovative media companies such as New Remote Productions, Nash Entertainment, A. Smith and Co., and Authentic Entertainment to name a few. Wondwossen wrote and directed Journey To Lasta, a groundbreaking narrative film for the emerging Ethiopian film industry.
‘Mzungu‘ is a scripted feature film that explores an American traveler’s unexpected nightmare while vacationing in Africa. Inspired by actual events, the story chronicles Jesse Bloom, a charming, young man who wakes up after a night of hard partying and is arrested for a grizzly murder. Suddenly thrust into the underbelly of Kenyan society, he is forced to contend with the kinds of people that would normally go unseen by an outsider (a tourist). The film honestly examines our perceptions of good and evil while delivering an enthralling and taut thriller.