Cast and Crew
Toyin Dawodu / Executive Producer
Toyin is a passionate supporter of Nigeria’s Nollywood. As an entrepreneur his goal is to help take Nollywood to greater heights and build the necessary infrastructure to sustain a viable movie industry in Nigeria and Africa. He is a graduate of South Bank University, London and completed further business education at California State University, San Bernardino California, where he obtained a BA in Finance and MBA in Business Marketing .Over the last 20 years, he has launched and grown several businesses with a combined revenue of over $100 million, in such areas as internet technology, real estate development, financial services, film production, and recently infrastructure development focusing on Africa. Toyin is also the Executive producer of “Close Enemies” a romantic drama set in Los Angeles. This is the first Nigerian movie shot entirely on location in Hollywood. He is currently the Managing Partner of Capital Investment Group, a private Equity and infrastructure development group based in California. He is also the Chairman and CEO of TLI Media One, a movie production and entertainment company based in California
Mildred Okwo, Writer/Director/Producer
Ego Boyo: Producer, Executive Producer
C Chike Amobi: Executive Producer
Genevieve NNaji / CHINORA ONU
In 30 Days she plays the lead role of Chinora Onu who becomes entangled in a political mystery while trying to accomplish a personal task.
Genevieve is an award winning actress and has featured in many Nollywood movies.In recognition of her immense contribution to the Nigerian film industry, Genevieve was presented with numerous awards, some of which have been in Dublin, London, and the United States. She won best actress of the year in the 2001 City People Awards and in 2005 at the inauguralawarding of the prestigious African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).
CBA CHET ANEKWE / KENE ALUMONA
This AMAA nominated, award winning transatlantic actor and filmmaker was born in Nigeria and raised in NYC. His work spans Hollywood, Nollywood and New York theater.
Chet Anekwe was nominated for AMAA 2012 Best Actor in a Leading Role for “UNWANTED GUEST”.
Chet Anekwe WON 2102 GIAMA award for Best Actor in a Diaspora Film for Bianca.
Chet Anekwe WON 2012 NAFCA award for Best Actor in a Diaspora Film for Unwanted Guest.
Chet has given outstanding performances in “Phat Girlz” with Monique, “On Bended Knee” with Chioma Chukwuka Apotha, “Busted Life” and “Exposure” with Ramsey Nouh, “Second Chances” with Patience Ozokwor, “Paparazzi” and “Bianca” with Van Vicker, “Nightshift” with Desmond Elliot. And in “30 Days”, he and Nollywood superstar Genevieve Nnaji, lit up the screen.
He has also received many rave reviews for his theater performances. He He and the cast of “Real Black Men Don't Sit Crossed Legged On The Floor” won the 2006 Viv Award for Best Ensemble cast, where the New York Times said watching Anekwe was “exciting”!
He also received rave reviews for roles such as Mark Antony in “Julius Caesar set in Africa” and Paul Bratter in “Barefoot In The Park”. Anekwe received a New York City Viv award nomination Best Actor for his portrayal of Joseph Cinque in “Chap Am So (The Amistad Victory)”.
JOKE SILVA / DUPE ALADE
Joke brings a wealth of experience to the character she portrays in 30 Days. Dupe Alade is the president’s most powerful minister and she has been charged with the task of untangling the mystery behind the killing of government officials.
Joke Silva (born 29 September 1961) is a Nigerian actress and director. She has received several awards and nominations for her work as an actress including the awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2006, and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2008.
GBENGA RICHARDS / Mr. President
Gbenga Richards brings his unique style of acting to 30 Days as the comical Mr. President.
SEGUN ARINZE / INSPECTOR SHOBOWALE
In 30 Days, Segun plays the role of the tough talking Inspector General of Police, Shobowale who is charged with the task of untangling the mystery behind the killing of government officials.
EKWI ONWUEMENE / FAYE
NAJITE DEDE / TEMILOLA BRISBEE
NORBERT YOUNG / Pastor Hart
Nobert Young appears in 30 Days as the eloquent and mesmerizing Pastor Hart.
EBELE OKARO / MAMA ALERO