Crew Bio


Emil B. Garuba is a screenwriter, creative consultant, director and producer. His work spans feature films, short films, documentaries, and television shows including the 2015 AFRIFF Audience Choice Award winning documentary Silent Tears, M-Net Africa’s first soap opera Tinsel, and the Africa Magic Original movies Moving On and Lovestruck. He has worked as a script editor on nine award-winning short film for the Nigeria Integrity Film Awards platform (HOMEVIDA) and as a story consultant on the hit television series Sons of the Caliphate for EbonyLife TV.

Emil is the co-writer of the 2016 AMVCA winning Feature Film Road to Yesterdayand in 2019 co-wrote Lionheart, the first Netflix Original film from Nigeria.

Emil co-wrote the Political Drama 4th Republic, funded by the MacArthur Foundation.