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Chris Ihidero is a Nigerian filmmaker. He is the Head Writer/Story Editor on MNet's TV drama Hush. Ihidero has chaired the Editorial Board of Nigerian Entertainment Today (NET) since 2012. He was the Editor of MADE, a men's lifestyle magazine. from 2007 to 2009. He has also worked as a newspaper columnist, for The Guardian, TheNET and TNS for over ten years. Ihidero has directed over 100 hours of TV drama. He has made two short films, including Big Daddy (2012), a film about rape, which premiered at the Silverbird Cinemas in Lagos in December 2011. At over 500,000 views, it has become the most watched short film in Nigeria. The film won the "Special Jury Award" and "Best Editing Award" at the 2012 In-Short International Film Festival which took place in Lagos in October 2012.
In 2015, Ihidero helped direct It Happened to Me, a short film written by Amaka Igwe. It was premiered at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris in November 2013, and in Nigeria in April 2015. The film was commissioned as part of the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) aimed at using culturally appropriate strategies to strengthen youth involvement with HIV/AIDS prevention activities in Nigeria.

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