Lucky Ejim (Ananse)
graduated from the Toronto Film School where he majored in Directing for Film. Lucky is also a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Benin. He directed the feature film The Tenant(2006), which won the award for Best feature film at the Moving Image Film Festival and was nominated for best feature film at the Bite the Mango Film Festival. Lucky has over forty professional acting credits to his name, most of which showcase him as a lead in plays both in Nigeria and Canada. He has also acted severally in various films and television features in Canada, including the award winning feature film, A Winter’s Tale; the groundbreaking Canadian television crime series, The Border; and a two-part political television drama, The Summit. At the Toronto Film School, he produced and directed four short films, including Sounds of the Past (a film about the Rwanda genocide) which won the award for Best Screenplay at the Moon Rock film festival and Best Actor and Best sound at the Toronto Film School Film Festival. It was screened at Sithengi Film Festival in South Africa and the Zimbabwe Film Festival. A best actor nominee at the Toronto Film School Festival for Milton, Lucky is currently working as an actor on three plays: Shine your Eyes, The Lockdown and Anansewa! Also under development are two other feature films: Intersection andAlaba Market.