Charles Novia is generally acknowledged as an avant-garde Nollywood filmmaker. Over the years, he has been involved with Nollywood in various capacities as a Scriptwriter, Producer and Director as well as a foremost creative entrepreneur.
He’s the first major Nollywood filmmaker to write a book on the workings of the film industry in Nigeria and the book; “Nollywood till November: memoirs of a Nollywood Insider” since its publication in 2012, has been well received by critics and scholars of the film sector in Nigeria. He is married to Happy Novia, who co-produces with him and they have a lovely daughter, Nosakhare. He lives in Lagos, Nigeria.