Spotlight: DEREK UGOCHUKWU

DEREK UGOCHUKWU

DEREK UGOCHUKWU by Steve Langan
Photo: Steve Langan
BROOCKS AGENCY
Clancy Quay, Islandbridge, Dublin 8
Phone: 00 353 899784353
Mobile: 00 353 851882920
E-mail: stephanie@broocksagency.com
Location:
County Dublin, Ireland
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Playing Age:25 - 30 years
Appearance:Black-Other Areas, Black-African, African-American
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short
Voice Quality:Deep
Voice Character:Engaging
  

About me:

In May 2020, Screen Ireland announced Derek as one of the successful 15 writers selected from a pool of 195 applicants for its inaugural Spotlight development scheme aimed at fostering new and diverse writing talent.

Film Television Short Film Stage Web Series Commercial Music Video Further Credits
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Film
2019, Feature Film, Rob, Dub-Daze South, StoryCreatives, Shane J. Collins
2018, Feature Film, Vincent Keay, Harmonies of a Tritone, Mr Red Films, Danyl Ortiz-Østeinssen
Television
2019, Television, Guest star, Cold Courage, Luminoir, Agneta Fagerström-Olsson
2018, Television, Co-Star, Nightflyers, Netflix, Syfy, Various
Short Film
2018, Short Film, Fr. Okocha, Honest, Irish Film Board, Matthew Roche
2018, Short Film, Tom, The act of Separation, IADT, Caoimhin Coffey
2017, Short Film, Brendan, Anthesis, IADT, Szintia Szekeres
Stage
2018, Stage, Crooks, Of Mice and Men, Mill Theatre, Kate Canning
2017, Stage, Olaudah Equiano, Owned, Smock Alley Theatre, Ailish Leavy
2016, Stage, Joseph, A King is born, Winners Chapel International, Richard Ojo
Web Series
2017, Web Series, Abioye Obatola, Personal, New Media Ireland, Dean Mullen
Commercial
2019, Commercial, Featured, Bank of Ireland, Red Rage, Tomas Jonsgarden
2018, Commercial, Featured, Guinness, Pull the Trigger
Music Video
2019, Music Video, Running Man, Outnumbered - Dermot Kennedy, Motherland, Luke Monaghan
Further Credits
2018, Radio, Ben, Always there, IADT, Ferdia MacAonghusa

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
African, American-African American, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Dublin, English-Standard, Nigerian, Pidgin, RP
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English, Igbo
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
African Dance-Contemporary, Break Dancing, Dance (general), Hip Hop Dance, Makossa Dance, R & B Singing, Zumba
Performance:Comedy Improv, Meisner Technique, Physical Theatre, Presenting, Role Play, Voice Over
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Athletics, Cycling, Stage Combat, Swimming, Weight Training
Other Skills:Bank Trading (experience), Business Management (MBA), Filmmaker, Scriptwriter (professional)

Training:

Screen Ireland Spotlight Mentoring Scheme (2020-Present)

Bow Street Academy - The National Screen Acting School of Ireland (6 months) - Smithfield, Dublin

MA in Screenwriting for Film & Television (2018/2019) - IADT, Dublin

Louise Kiely Casting Intensive Training - LKC Dublin.

Meisner Technique - Momentum Studio, Dublin

Gaiety School of Acting (2016)