Tade Ogidan is a highly respected Veteran Nigerian Filmmaker, his works are all evergreen. He worked with the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, for almost ten years.
While at the NTA, he worked on landmark Productions and was a highly talented in-house Writer, Producer and Director. His works won quite a number of awards in television festivals in the 80s. Notable among them would be ‘BLINKING HOPE’, ‘THE BOYS NEXT DOOR’ and ‘THE REIGN OF ABIKU’ (most people still remember the saga of Omotara and her Abiku playmates from the NIFETEP award-winning drama).
Mr. Ogidan also produced ‘THE NEW VILLAGE HEADMASTER’, ‘PLAY OF THE WEEK’, ‘TELE THEATRE’ etc.
His first Production under his Production house; OGD PICTURES LIMITED is the famous ‘HOSTAGES’, ‘OWO BLOW’, ‘OUT OF BOUNDS’,’ DIAMOND RING’, ‘RAGING STORM’, ‘7-12’, ‘SAVING ALERO’, ‘AYO MI DA?’, ‘DANGEROUS TWINS’, ‘PLAYING GAMES’, ‘MADAM DEAREST’ and ‘FAMILY ON FIRE’.
Tade is also a highly creative documentary Producer.
He produced and directed the popular drama serial ‘BEHIND THE SIEGE’. He was the Director of ‘CRIME FIGHTERS – THE POLICE AND YOU’ for a while. He Directed ‘THE INTERN’ a business TV reality show.
He is the project Director of the ‘TEJU BABY FACE SHOW’, ‘THE NEXT TITAN’ and ‘THE SEARCH’ (Agatha Amata’s Inside Out Reality Show) as well. Mr. Ogidan’s Projects are quite popular at home and abroad.