Chike C. Nwoffiah (born July 22, 1965, Nigeria) is an actor, theater director, educator and award winning filmmaker, and consultant on theater, film, television and multimedia projects.
Listed as one of the “Top Ten Most Influential African Americans” in the San Francisco Bay Area by CityFlight Magazine in 2000. He has served on several regional and national grant review panels including: the National Endowment for the Arts, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Sacramento Arts Commission, San Francisco Arts Commission, Arts Council Silicon Valley, Walter and Elise Haas Fund and the Center for Cultural Innovation. His latest project is a feature length narrative film “Sabar” based on the African dance movement in the United States.
Government College, Umuahia, Nigeria
University of Lagos, Nigeria
Columbia University Graduate School of Business (INM), USA
Hollywood Film Institute, USA
President – Rhesus Media Group, California, USA
Executive Director – Oriki Theater, California, USA
Adjunct Faculty – Menlo College, California, USA
Principal Partner – C3 Media, Abuja, Nigeria
Director – Silicon Valley African Film Festival, California, USA
Board of Trustees – Arts Council Silicon Valley (Chairman of Grants Committee)
Board of Directors – Alliance for California Traditional Arts (VP Development)
Advisory Board – California Black Arts Alliance
Former President – Mountain View Community Television
Former Vice President – Chamber of Commerce Mountain View
Former Board member – Palo Alto Red Cross
2000: San Francisco Bay Area Top Ten Most Influential African Americans – CityFlight Magazine.
2001: Kuumba Award for Creativity – Silicon Valley Jazz Arts Music Network.
2002: Humanitarian of the Year Award – Parent’s Coalition Mountain View.
2003: Freedom Fighter Award – San Jose / Silicon Valley Chapter of NAACP.
2004: Director’s Award -California Arts Council.
2006: Community Service Award – Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity (Eta Sigma Lambda Chapter)
2007: Mover of Mountains Award – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Santa Clara Valley
2007: Diversity Award – Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
2008: Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition – United States Congress
2000: Growing Black in America
2001: Jamaica – Spirit of Enterprise
2003: A Jewel in History
2004: A Killing in Choctaw
2005: Every Drop Counts
2007: Wake Up Africa
2009: A Prayer for the Inauguration
2009: Sabar – life is a dance!