Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen

Also Known As: D’Guvnor

Lancelot-Oduwa-ImasuenBiography: Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, AKA “D’Guvnor”, is a prolific filmmaker born on July 27th, 1971, in Benin City, Nigeria. He graduated with a degree in Theater Arts from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He kickstarted his career with the Nigerian Television Authority before venturing into full-time moviemaking. He directed his first film at the age of twenty-four. He has a special interest in promoting the Edo language through his films, such as Ikuemiting, Olidara, and Ebuwa, which premiered in Benin city with over twenty-five Nollywood stars in attendance. He has won numerous local and international awards.

(Sources:
– AFF, Inc.
Through African Eyes – Conversations with the Directors – Volume 2, BONETTI Mahen and SEAG Morgan (Editors), 2010, African Film Festival, Inc. and Printinfo JV LLC, Yerevan, Armenia, p.74)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Emotional Crack (2004).

Filmography:
Scarlet Woman (Date unknown);
Issa Kabba (Date unknown);
Sinners in the House (Date unknown – Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, Charles Inojie);
Yesterday (1997);
The Soul That Sinneth (1999);
Harbinger (2000);
Emotional Crack (2003);
Love & Politics (2003);
Private Sin 1-2 (2003);
What I Want (2003);
Critical Decision 1-2 (2004);
In Totality (2004);
Enslaved 1-2 (2004);
Masterstroke 1-2 (2004);
A Million Madness (2004);
Official Romance (2004);
Promise Me Forever 1-2 (2004);
Wanted at all Cost (2004);
Family Battle 1-2 (2005);
Games Women Play 1-2 (2005);
Men Do Cry 1-2 (2005);
Moment of Truth 1-2 (2005);
Saving the Crown (2005);
Without Shame 1-2 (2005);
Django 1-2 (2005);
Colours of Emotion 1-2 (2005);
Circle of Lives (2005);
Behind Closed Doors 1-2 (2005);
Traumatised 1-2 (2006);
A Prize to Pay 1-2 (2006);
Games Men Play 1-3 (2006);
Dying for Tomorrow 1-3 (2006);
Yahoo Millionaire 1-2 (2007);
Unfinished Business 1-2 (2007);
Wrong Desire 1-2 (2008);
Sister’s Love 1-4 (2008);
Can’t Let Go 1-2 (2008);
Entanglement 1-4 (2009);
A Private Storm 1-3 (2010);
Bent Arrows (2010);
Home in Exile (2010);
Last Celebrity 1-2 (2011).