Prinze Whyee is a multiple award-winning filmmaker from Liberia, currently residing in Pennsylvania, USA. He is a writer, director, producer and entrepreneur with an undying passion for storytelling.
Prinze earned his Bachelor of Science in Communication Media degree with interest in Television and Film Production from Indiana University of Pennsylvania after a stint at the Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, where he majored in Business Administration.
Whyee has gained the recognition and admiration of film festivals and media institutions around the globe. His films, Killing me softly, Transition, and The Blessed Curse have picked up multiple nominations and awards at prestigious festivals and award shows including the Nollywood Film critics awards in Los Angeles California, Golden Crown awards in Abidjan the Ivory Coast, The Liberian Entertainment Awards, New Liberia FM Enterprising filmmaker Award in the USA, just to name a few.
2016 was a big year for Director Prinze Whyee as his film MUDA: When time is all that matters garnered a staggering thirteen nominations, including Best Director. Out of the thirteen nominations, MUDA won three awards for Best Screenplay, Best Promising Actress (Jacinth Sutphin) and Best Supporting Actress (Tanya Thompson)
In 2017, Transition starring actor David M. Raine, who played a security guard to the President’s wife in House of cards a television series, was nominated seven times at the African Oscars commonly known as the NAFCA.
Mr. Whyee is the Founder and CEO of Ducor Media Films, a full service multimedia and nationally recognized film and Production Company based in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Picture Credit: Prinze Whyee