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Azumah: The Ghanaian Hero

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Azumah Nelson, an underdog, is only given 2 weeks' notice to prepare for his first international fight. Even though he loses in the very last round by a TKO, this is the start of a warrior's journey to becoming the greatest African boxer of all time.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Azumah: The Ghanaian Hero

    Directed by: Nii Ofei-Kyei DODOO

    Country: Ghana

    Year of production: 2018

    Running time: 13 min 05 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Version: Original version with English subtitles

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Kids, Family, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Nii Ofei-Kyei DODOO

    Production: INDIGENE BROS LLC, Nii Ofei-Kyei DODOO, Shadrach Sarpei KWADEY

    Artistic direction: Bertil Toby Svanekiaer

    Script: Nana Kwame Boasiako, Judith Aggor Yorm

    Graphics: Godson Tetteh

    Storyboard: David Ahmed Macaulay

    Layout: Bertil Toby Svanekiaer

    Animation: Nii Ofei-Kyei Dodoo

    Compositing: Nii Ofei-Kyei Dodoo, Bertil Toby Svanekiaer

    Music: Kobby Spiky

    Sound: Peter Kojo Sampah