Somtochukwu Ajuluchukwu

Somtochukwu Ajuluchukwu

Somto Ajuluchukwu born February 24th, 1991 is an emerging Film Maker, Entertainment & Technology entrepreneur with a background in Economics from Crawford University with a degree in Film from Academy Of Arts University San Francisco in view. He began his professional career as a film maker in 2014 after founding Vortex Studios (Studio of the Year Lagos Comic Con 2016) an animation and comic book company, where he published his initial works, Directing his first short animated film in 2016 called Town Crier, shortly after a character called Strike Guard in the Vortex catalogue was listed 15 most influential black super heroes in the world by CBR (Comic Book Resources) and later produced as an animated short film featured on VICE & Design Indaba in 2017. Before then he worked as marketing executive at LEGO Nigeria (2012), Content Executive at Starfish Mobile (2013) and Investment banking at Zenith Pension Custodians (2014). In late 2017 he moved from Vortex to start C3 Africa (Creative Content Conference) Nigerias first content market serving as meeting point for international companies discovering and buying Nigerian content, this expanded to the Ghanaian territory in August 2018, and has become a conduit connecting the industry locally and to international stake holders. In February 2018, Prima Vista another innovative venture was born; a distribution and production company for both Film & TV content was co-founded by Somto Ajuluchukwu making her cinema distribution debut with Ghanian sensational film LUCKY with a growing catalog of more films and TV shows to come. In October 2018, African International Film Festival Appointed him Coordinator Animation programmes. Somto Ajuluchukwu is based in Lagos & Accra