Teco Benson, A Biography, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


 Teco Benson is a Nigerian film director and producer. He was nominated for Best Director at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2006 and 2008, and won Director of the Year at the 2011 Best of Nollywood Awards. In 2012 he was decorated by President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic.[1][2][3] He started his career as an actor in 1994 before switching producing and directing. In 2003 he made the first Sierra Leone-made film titled Blood Diamonds.[4][5][6][7][8]



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