Chike Nwoffiah

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

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Principal Partner – C3 Media, Abuja, Nigeria

Director – Silicon Valley African Film Festival, California, USA

Community service

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

Community recognition

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

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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

2002: Tantu

2003: A Jewel in History

2004: A Killing in Choctaw

2005: Every Drop Counts

2006: Bridges

2007: Wake Up Africa

2009: A Prayer for the Inauguration

2009: Sabar – life is a dance!


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