MUNA, MUNA Movie, Kevin Nwankwor, Kevin Nkem Nwankwor

Synopsis: ‘Muna’ is the story of a spirited girl raised by her grandmother; the last surviving member of their family. Muna’s driving desire to provide a better life for herself and grandmother in the land of milk and honey, leads to shady characters that will change the trajectory. Landing her smack dab into the hands of traffickers. That experience turns her once golden heart into one driven by stone cold revenge on those who stole her innocence.

In her grand plan, love was never on the agenda. When secrets and betrayal complicate her strategy, she has a tough decision to make. Will she remain a prisoner of her past or allow love to set her free? The story is by Award Winning author Unoma Nwankwor, screenplay by Kevin Nwankwor, Joe Leone , Liam Parry and directed by Kevin Nkem Nwankor (‘Tempting Fate’). ’Muna’ stars Adesua Etomi-Wellington in the leading role, along Adam Huss, Sharon Ifedi, Robert Miano and Onyeka Onwenu and many other great actors.

Directed by
Kevin Nkem Nwankwor

Produced by

Stella Albright … associate producer
John Rogers Chucks … line producer
Tannia Marroquin … associate producer
Henri Anario Nwabuisi … associate producer
Kevin Nwankwor … producer
Unoma Nwankwor … executive producer
Emmanuel Ojeah … executive producer
Andrew Onochie … associate producer
Sulekh Suman … associate producer
Chris Willard … associate producer

Music by
Bartholomew Dennis
Jacques Fouche
Jimmy Gian
Emeka Mekoyo Onusiriuka

Cinematography by
Ej Alvarez
Nick Ramsey
Sulekh Suman Film Editing by
Ej Alvarez

Casting By
Jaimie Beebe
Doug Haley
Kevin Nwankwor Production Design by
Felipe Herrera

Art Direction by
Steven Alfaro
Ebuka Ekwedike … asst art director
Sean Israel Izuchukwu

Costume Design by
Gabrielle Sciabbarrasi
Eucharia Ugwumba Makeup Department
Kimya Kiarash … key makeup artist
Ejiro Ofa … key makeup artist

Production Management
Douglas Akhabue … production manager
Kevin Nwankwor … post-production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michi Que Doan … first assistant director
Uju Edoziem … second assistant director
Jiyoung Park … second assistant director
Chidike Samuelson Victory … first assistant directorArt Department
Steven Alfaro … story board artist

Sound Department
Austin Bledsoe … Location Sound Recording
Tom Hopper … Location Sound Recording
Kyle McLane … Location Sound Recording
Nwankwo Wisdom … boom operator

Visual Effects by
Haris Ali … vfx lead artist
Mrinal Dutta … visual effects artist
Akash Ghodke … vfx rotoscope artist
Prabir Guchhait … vfx rotoscope artist
Pranay Kadam … vfx rotoscope artist
Pratik Pradeep Singh … vfx lead artist

Stunts
Brandon Akira … stunt performer
Brian Alexander … stunt performer
Bridgette Michelle Bentley … stunt double: Muna
Jeff Constine … stunt coordinator
Jeffrey Constine … stunt coordinator
Nathan Daley … stunt performer
Anisha Gibbs … stunt double: Muna
Chris Guzzi … stunt performer
Christopher Guzzy … stunt performer
Dante Harasz … stunt performer
Ryan Michaels … stunt performer
Chad Parker … stunt coordinator
Jack Townsend … stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department
Tunde Abiona … grip
Wei Song Ang … second assistant camera
Okoli Anthony … grip
Irvin Diaz … gaffer
Diame Ekoriko … grip
Precious Ifedi … grip
Dani Lo … first assistant camera
Rogelio Mosqueda … second assistant camera
Ivan Nwankwor … DIT
Francis Okorafor … Steadi-cam operator
Emmanuel Olatunji … key grip
Sesan Olunuga … grip
Preston Phillips … first assistant camera
Halley Saunders … first assistant camera
Nicholas Serabyn … Steadi-cam operator
Erin Kelly Smith … DIT
Conor Soules … grip
AbdulAzeez Tajudeen … gaffer
Alex van Putten … first assistant camera
Jeff Vanderpool … second assistant camera
Michael Wiser … second assistant camera
Arman Zajic … gaffer
Nemo Zajic … key grip

Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gabrielle Sciabbarrasi … wardrobe
Eucharia Ugwumba … wardrobe

Editorial Department
Mike Bonner … colorist
Irvin Diaz … assistant editor
Ivan Nwankwor … D.I.T
Erin Kelly Smith … D.I.T / assistant editor
Ben Walters … post production supervisor
Nathan Walters … post production supervisor

Location Management
Chinedu Arinze … location manager

Transportation Department
Ikenna Patrick … production driver

Other crew
Douglas Akhabue … production manaager
Muhammed Badran … graphic desiger
Brian Bloss … Drone Operator
Michelle Cassel … production assistant
Wester Demandante … production assistant
Anthony Dimaria … Drone Operator
Sam Fillingham … graphic desiger
Adel Gabr … Motion graphics
Kyaw Han … graphic desiger
Noah Herndon … production assistant
Monica Higeria … production assistant
Christopher Hruby … script supervisor
Nabeel Iqbal … Motion graphics
Leonard Joseph … production assistant
Danielle Lavay … production assistant
Debbi Lindsay … production assistant
Tannia Marroquin … behind the scenes coverage
Ivan Nwankwor … production manaager
Eze Ezekwesiri Ohayagha … script supervisor
Chigozie Okpalaeke … production manaager
Mostafa Saad … Motion graphics
Chisom Victor … Set Still Photography
Chris Willard … Set Still Photography

Thanks
Henri Anario Nwabuisi … special thanks
Unoma Nwankwor … very special thanks
Sulekh Suman … special thanks

Kevin Nkem Nwankwor Biography and Profile
Kevin Nkem Nwankwor is an award-winning Director and Producer known for films like A Mother’s Love, Enemy Within, 30 days in Atlanta, and A trip to Jamaica. Most recently, he directed and produced Tempting Fate that screened at 20 Cinemas in Nigeria, the Indie Fest USA International Film Festival, and the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF). It was also the 5th highest-grossing Nigerian film in Nigerian cinemas in 2015. Kevin has worked with actors Vivica A. Fox, Lynn Whitfield, Eric Roberts, Paul Campbell, Ramsey Nouah, and FunkeAkindele. As the CEO of KevStel Productions and Publications, he is engaged with building communities and empowering both youth and communities to tell their own stories through movie production partnerships. Kevin’s life experience, culture, and passion add to the richness of his stories as he tries to bridge the gap between Hollywood and Nollywood. He has a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Filmmaking from the New York Film Academy, an MBA in Marketing, and a BA in Project Management. Kevin’s latest project is MUNA, a human trafficking action-drama shot in Nigeria and the US. It features big name talent like Adesua Etomi-Wellington in a leading role, Adam Huss, Robert Miano, Massi Furlan, Mayling Ng, Michael Cavalieri, Falz the Bahd Guy, Camille Winbush, Steve Wilder, Sharon Ifedi, Ebele Okaro, living Nigerian legend Onyeka Onwenu and many other favorites.