Mildred Okwo is a Nigerian filmmaker who blessed the Nollywood industry with her ever genius works called movies. Today the director and producer adds another year and to celebrate her, we have decided to share with you all 7 things you probably didn’t know about Mildred Okwo; 

1. She was nominated for Best Director award at the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards.

2. In 2012 she directed the romance comedy-drama film The Meeting which won several awards including Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Africa Movie Academy Awards and Nollywood Movies Awards.

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3. Mildred studied Theater Arts at University of Benin. She is also a US trained lawyer. 

4. Mildred alongside eleven other Nollywood practitioners founded the Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee (NOSC). 

5. They were approved by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to screen Nigerian films to be submitted for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the Academy Awards.

6. Mildred alongside Rita Dominic blessed us yet again with another blockbuster called Surulere. 

7. Mildred Okwo has developed so many young talents in the movie industry making her one of the best Directors in Nigeria 

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