Victor Sanchez Agahowa Shares His Passion By Spinning Tales Like “Tinsel” And “How She Left My Brother”.



Whether he’s spinning tales of love, betrayal, and deception on the hit show Tinsel or spreading joy, laughter, and good cheer on his web series How she left my brother, Victor Sanchez Agahowa continues to distinguish himself as an adept, African, storyteller. he shares his passions, and his hopes for the future of African film making.

VICTOR
 SANCHEZ
 AGHAHOWA
 is
 a
 screenwriter,
 director
 and
 producer
 for Film
 and
 Television. He started
 his
 career
 as
 a
 playwright
 and
 stage
 director
 in
 2003
 while
 still
 at
 the
 University
 of 
Benin. He
 created
 his
 first
 TV
 show BACHELORS, in 2003
 on
 which
 he
 worked
 as
 Head Writer for
 a
 3
 season run.
 In
 2005, as 
a 
Content 
Developer,
 created
 content
 for TV,
 Radio 
and 
the 
Internet and in the following year he went on to join
 the
 writing
 team
 for
 MNET’s
 ground breaking
 soap
 opera 
TINSEL. In
 2007,
 he
 served
 as
 Screenwriter
 and
 Assistant
 Director
 for
 the
 feature
 film
 LETTERS
 TO 
A 
STRANGER,
 a
 movie 
that received commercial and critical
 acclaim.
 In
 2008,
 he
 served
 as
 Associate
 Producer/Director on THE
 APPRENTICE AFRICA, the
 African
iteration of
 the worldwide TV sensation THE
 APPRENTICE. He
 went on to join
 the
 directing team 
of the 
soap opera 
TINSEL, where
 he
 worked
 till 2014
 as
 a
 Writer
 and
 Director
 on
 the
 soap
 writing
 over
 200
 episodes and
 directing
 over
 200 episodes
 as 
well, covering
 studio and
 location based 
shoots
 in 
Nigeria,
 Ghana and
 South
 Africa. 
In
 2012,
 he
 was
 the
 Director
 for
 the
 STAR
 GAME
 SHOW
 for
 Nigerian Breweries Ltd for 
the
 2012 
season.
 In
 the
 same
 year,
 he
 created,
 wrote
 and
 directed
 the
 first
 season
 of
 the
 hit
 web
 series
 #HOWSHELEFTMYBROTHER under
 the banner of
 the
 content
 development 
and
 creation
 company,
 TATAFO
 HEADQUARTERS where
 he
 serves
 as
 a
 Principal
 Consultant.
Victor Aghahowa
 was
 a
 nominee
 for
 The
 Future
 Awards
 2012
 in
 the
 Screen
 Producer
 of
 the
 Year
 category. 
In
 2013,
 he
 served
 on
 the
 writing
 team
 for
 the
 third
 season
 (the
 Nigerian
iteration) of
 the MTV 
advocacy 
show
 SHUGA 
and 
was invited
 back 
to 
write 
on 
the 
fourth 
season
 slated
 for
 2015.

He
 currently
 serves 
as 
a
 writer 
and 
director 
for
 HOTEL 
MAJESTIC,
 an 
atmospheric 
telenovella
 set
 in
 the
 Nigerian
 South-South and
 also
 teaches
 Screenwriting
 and
 Producing
 courses
 for
 the
 Department
 of
 Mass Communication at
 Benson 
Idahosa
 University,
 Edo
 State
 and
 special
 TV
 and 
Film
 Production
 classes 
for 
the 
Yaba
 College
 of 
Technology,
 Lagos
 State.

  • Leslie Williams

    Good thing he left music. He was talented no doubt, but he wont have made it there