Viyon Awhanse

Nigerian filmmaker, Social Crusader, holds a bachelor degree in Economics. For a decade, he has garnered key experience in different strata of the communication industry and has become a recognizable voice in the media/entertainment world amongst its practitioners in Nigeria and across board.

He has work as a production executive for close to 1000 episodes of television ranging from work on premium cable networks like Multichoice Nigeria (Jemeji, Forbidden, Halita,Sebla) and La Unidad for Movistar Spain, And Spanish TV series Sky High (Hasta El Cielo On Netflix, to Web-based content (Before Dawn and The Origin feature film – for Universal Display Studio) to released features Half of a Yellow Sun, The Antique, The Price – USA, Kanaani the movie and Conversation In Transit) Sèblá a short film Produced and Directed by him and it currently in development as feature film etc. and have worked on numerous musical videos TVC’S cum reality shows as production executive.

He is also Producer/Fixer for  ZDF a German public-service television, 3sat a free-to-air German-language public service television channel and KiKa a German free-to-air television channel based in Erfurt, Germany since 2014.

He has also worked on so many Realities Shows including, Football Challenge with John Fashanu (Writer), Maltina Family dance all (writer) Star game show (Floor Manager) Malta Guinness Street Dance (Floor Manager) Celebrity Takes (Floor Manager).

Viyon considers his Milestone to be the ‘My Badagry! My Future’ an NGO he founded which was birthed out of his burning desire to give back to his hometown, Badagry since 2006, and to foster development in this town and its environs which in his opinion is lacking behind compared to other towns despite it’s rich history and socio-economic potentials. His hard work has not gone unnoticed as he has been nominated for an indigenous award for his social crusading, and he hopes to win the laurel.

He is the Principal Consultant of Saveoviyon Company an audiovisual production company & Gbagi Communication Ltd, an emerging force in the entertainment circles that is posited for greater things, as it will further add color and panache to the already booming sector and the Founder/ CEO of the new kid on the block Badagry International Film Cultural & Sports Festival.