Charles Novia

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Charles Novia
Charles Osa Igbinovia

20 November 1971
EducationUniversity of Nigeria (attended)
Occupation(s)Film director, producer, actor, writer
Years active1996–present

Charles Osa Igbinovia (born 20 November 1971),[1] commonly known as Charles Novia, is a Nigerian film director, producer, screenwriter, actor, social commentator and essayist. Born and raised in Benin City, the capital of Edo State, Novia is known for films such as Missing Angel (2004), Caught in The Middle and Alan Poza (2013).[2][3][4][5][6] In 2014, he was chosen as part of the Nigerian team to screen Nollywood films for Best Foreign language category of the Academy Awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.[7][8]


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  1. ^ Novia, Charles (11 July 2012). Nollywood Till November: Memoirs of a Nollywood Insider. Nigeria: Author House, 2012. ISBN 1477224971.
  2. ^ "Nigeria: Charles Novia Berates 'Second Class' Genevieve, Don Jazzy, P-Square, Others". Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Omotola, Genevieve, missing from Novia's best actress list". Archived from the original on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Charles Novia Lists Reasons Wrong with "Dorobucci" Music Video". Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Rita Dominic, Charles Novia at war". Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Read Charles Novia's Review of the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards". Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Ramsey Nouah, Charles Novia, others get OSCARS job". Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  8. ^ "Charles Novia's auto-biography, 'Nollywood till November'". Retrieved 23 August 2014.

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