Jude G. Akudinobi earned his PhD in Cinema-Television from the University of Southern California. His works on African cinema have appeared in 'Iris', 'The Black Scholar', 'Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art', 'Social Identities', 'Third Text', 'Research in African Literatures', 'Meridians', 'Visual Anthropology Review', amongst other publications and anthologies. Dr. Akudinobi, whose research interests span the complexities of post-colonial literatures, cultural politics, media and cinematic representations, merges theory with practice through poetry, fiction, screenplays, and experimentations with the expressive capacities of the cinematic medium. President of the Advisory Board for African Voices Cinema Series, he has consulted for production companies, reviewed for scholarly journals and presses, served on film festival juries, delivered keynote lectures, and been a special guest at various distinguished workshops, seminars, and conferences. His expertise has, also, featured in national and international media, like CNN Headline News, The Dr. Phil Show, Nigerian Television Authority, The Chicago Tribune, The Guardian (Nigeria), The Age (Australia) and El Mercurio (Chile).