CINEMANUEL STUDIOS in association with GREENYARD ENTERTAINMENT and MEXX STUDIOS comes out with a short film titled JAG which is presented by CINEKROM.
CINEKROM is a neighborhood in Sekondi Takoradi – the capital of the Western Region of Ghana. It is notable as a film community where film companies and studios are set to produce standard films in promoting the culture and tourism of the country.
Its vision is to make Takoradi the hub of Ghanaian film making and to create one of the largest film studios in Africa.
A prank game played between two lovers, Essuman and Maabena takes the wrong turn which ends up at the hospital.
GODWIN LABRONZY-HAYFORD is an actor, producer, production manager with effective leadership and relationship building skills. Born in Takoradi on the 25th of April. Completed St. Johns Boys School in the year 2013 and further his education at Redhill Multimedia Academy which is in the Western part of Ghana Takoradi, and holds a graduate certificate in Film Producing and Screen acting.
He was couched, thought and trained by an acting couch/film director, Jumic Emma Anderson, had a couple of film producing and Screen acting courses online and film making workshops.
He produced his first short film SANE in the year 2018 which had official selections in Film festivals and nominations in awards competitions, both internationally and locally, his short film SANE was also used for creating awareness on mental health by Norules Ghana Foundation in the year 2019. Godwin has produced and acted and worked on other film projects. I.e. short, feature, music videos, and documentary films.
EVANS KWESI EGYIR is an award-winning film director, producer, and entrepreneur. Born and raised in the Western part of Ghana (Takoradi), Old student of Takoradi Senior High School. And further his education at Redhill Multimedia Academy which is in the Western part of Ghana-Takoradi has obtained a Certificate course in film directing.
He was couched, thought, and trained by an acting coach/film director, Jumic Emma Anderson. He directed his first short film SANE in the year 2018 which had official selections in Film festivals and nominations in awards competitions, both internationally and locally. He has also worked on several film projects being featured film, documentary film, music videos, etc. as an assistant director.
Ebenezer Andoh is an award-winning Screenwriter born and raised in Takoradi, Ghana. Ebenezer’s screenwriting journey started in 2011, but as his passion for the craft grew, he began writing at an advanced level after he completed a six-month intensive course in Professional Screenwriting in 2015. And 2016 kick-started the beginning of Ebenezer’s career as a writer. Since then, Ebenezer has written and co-written several films, both locally and internationally. But his most notable work is Sane_Shortfilm, which has received over six official selections and nominations in Film Festivals in over three countries.
STONE MASON AS > ESSUMAN
STONE MASON is an Actor, stunt performer, stunts coordinator, born and raised in western part of Ghana (Sekondi/Takoradi). Stone mason started his martial art and stunts training in 2000 and became regional champion in ring fighting 2003/2004 and later started his acting career in 2009.
Stone started his first production as an Actor in a short film call ROGHA in 2014 directed by Jumic Anderson and was selected in Love World Festival of Music and Art. (South African) and Short Film. THORNS in 2015 as an Actor which was selected in Francophone Film Festival, Award winning short film HOUSE GIRL (London Film of School) in 2016 as Stunts coordinator. Award winning short film RUNNING and work as Production Manager and Stunts coordinator.
He has also featured on international feature films, the likes of THE CURSED ONES (UK Production) in 2014 as a stunts Coordinator. Award-Winning Future Film THE BURIAL OF KOJO (Ghana) in 2017 as Stunts Double and Stunts coordinator and Award-Winning Future Film GULDKYSTEN in 2014 as an Actor (Denmark production) and so on. In 2018 Stone Mason Acted alongside Sasha Marfaw American Actress from Black Panther in International Future Film RISE (German Production). 2019 Stone was featured in TREADSTONE an American action drama television series as an Actor (American Production).
GETRUDE BOAKYE AS > MAABENA
GETRUDE BOAKYE is a Ghanaian actress, born and raised in the Ashanti and Greater Accra part of Ghana, she started her career as radio presenter at Focus FM in the year 2015, where she served as a co-host on the programs drive time, and focus cafeteria as well as a sport panelist on the same radio station at KNUST campus.
She is a model at Royale Modelling Agency. She was crowned first, in the AKWAABA QUEEN Beauty pageant at Takoradi Technical University in the year and also won the best Talent in the year 2017 in the FACE OF TAKORADI TECHINCAL UNIVERSITY. Getrude entered into screen acting in the year 2016, were she was casted for a leading role in a Campus series inside Takoradi Technical University titled THE RUNDOWN.
Getrude have been featured on local and international films such as 11.11 TV SERIES, THE NEIGHBOOURHOOD, and TREADSTONE etc.
JOSEPH OTSIMAN AS > DOCTOR
JOSEPH OTSIMAN is an actor, producer and radio presenter/DJ, noted for his role as Pastor John Moses in The Cursed Ones and Kojo in Blitz the Ambassador’s African realism feature The Burial of Kojo. Born in Takoradi on 3 June 1989. Holds a Diploma in Networking Engineering from the National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT), Joseph started acting when he was in primary school then got more interested in High School. In 2006, played the Storyteller in Afua Sutherland’s classic The Marriage of Anansewa at The Drum Theatre in Plymouth UK and won The Award for Best and Engaging Storyteller in the United Kingdom by The Plymouth- Secondi
Takoradi link and Theatre Royal (England), He was among the final 6 of the maiden edition of the spirited Actor-The Search for the Next African Hollywood Star in 2011 hosted by Tracy Moore (Hollywood casting director and celebrity acting coach) and Rockmond Dunbar (Hollywood film director and Actor). He was the host of Kyzz FM’s Mega chart show and world chart show from 2010-2012 then Hosted Aseda FM’s multiple countdown 2012-2014 . In 2015 he was played alongside Hollywood actors Oris Erhuero, Jimmy Jean Louis and Ama K. Abebrese of Beast of no nation in the multiple awarded film The Cursed Ones which earned him Best actor in a supporting role nomination at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in. He is the Co-Founder of Greenyard Entertainment; a production company that produced the award winning short film, Running.
BEHIND THE SCENES
CREW (Above the line)
Director – EVANS KWESI EGYIR.
Co-director – JUMIC EMMA ANDERSON
Assistant Director – JACOB KWAME DENERO
Producer – GODWIN LABRONZY-HAYFORD
Co-Producer – JOSEPH OTSIMAN.
Screenwriter – EBENEZER ANDOH.
Executive Producers – JUMIC EMMA ANDERSON. MARK TURKSON
Production Manager – GODWIN LABRONZY HAYFORD
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