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OKUYO JOEL ATIKU PRYNCE
Born December 4th 1983.

Okuyo Joel Atiku Prynce is a multi-talented actor, model and Director. He is also a part time lecturer at Uganda Christian University in Mukono. Prynce started acting on stage at the age 6 and was awarded best actor for a school play at the age of 11. He started taking pictures at age of 9, when he got his first camera as a gift his father brought him from the former USSR. Today Prynce is a worldwide recognized talent as a model, photographer and a 6 Time International award winning actor | Director.

From a small town in northwestern Uganda (Arua) to a six time International award winning actor; Africa, Europe & USA,with a lot of hard work, discipline, resilience and professionalism, he is aplomb and he has proved that he can satisfy the world standards and quality of a good actor.That explains how he has been able to work around the globe including Israel. As model,he's very versatile; fashion photography poses, fashion runway, television commercials and promos in Uganda, Tanzania and Ghana, Billboard modeling, Magazine covers, nothing seems to slow down the amazing talent of PRYNCE.

He has steadfast become one of Africa’s most awarded, most sought after, most celebrated superstars, that has broken the frontiers of the continent and represented African film in many foreign films, working with some of the greatest directors in the industry; Mira Nair, Michael Landon Jr., Gabriel Range, Mark Lawrie, Yuval Sherfferman, Matt Bish, Paul Bercziller not limited to the above, he has worked under various conditions around the globe, he therefore is a well-shaped, well experienced actor that a producer can bet on to bring life to a project.

Prynce, is not only an excellent talent, but also a great philanthropist, who cares for humanity, the community and the future through various projects he has achieved substantial and much needed change in the areas of climate change, literacy, child mortality rates, clean water accessibility and refugee welfare to mention but a few. Such magnitude of projects he started as small as a ghetto project to keep children off the street, out of drug life and in School in the slums of Kamwokya-Kampala with a project called Juvenile Diversion program, as a professional Social worker putting efforts together with his partner an IT specialist Cucu E. Bryan, the project was a major success.



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Portfolio

PRYNCE has worked around the world; Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Israel, Italy, Holland among others and with acclaimed directors including but not limited to; Michael Landon Jr., Gabriel Range, Brian Bird, Adrian McForlan, Aaron Lewis, Mark Lawrie, Paul Bercziller, Yuval Shefferman, Martin Kaesier, Ruman Kudwai, Matt Bish. and respected production houses and television channels; National Geographic, UK Film Council, Discovery Channel, Kupperman TV, Believe Pictures-Hollywood, Ghetto Film School, Maisha Film Lab, Bishfilms and many more. His works and journeys have yielded to the several movies, television commercials, television series and theater plays he has appeared in as listed below. .

Films Prynce has Featured

2007. ‘Battle of the Souls’.
2008 ‘Live Joseph’
2008 ‘On Time’ 2008 ’Ashes of Hatred’ 2009 ‘IMANI’ 2009 ‘Hearts in Pieces’ 2009 ‘Looser pool’ 2009 ‘Enstranged’ 2010 ‘A good catholic girl’ 2010 ‘Journry to Jamaa’ 2011 ‘State Research Bureau’ 2011 ‘I am Slave’ 2011 ‘The Pardon’

Television

2008 ‘Locked up abroad’ 2009 ‘Lost in Africa’ 2010 ‘Seekers Unlimited’ 2010 ‘Fruits of Love’

Commercials

2007-Blackberry Curve™ 2008- Credit Reference Bureau, Bank of Uganda. 2009-Stanbic bank Uganda Limited 2009-John Hopkins University 2009-Warid Telecom, Uganda 2010-Nile Special Lager, Uganda 2010-Safari Lager, Tanzania 2010-Stone Lager, Ghana 2012-Warid Telecom, Congo Brazzaville

Honours & Awards

Winner Best Supporting Actor, Balafon Film festival, Bari-Italy 2008 Winner Best Actor in a supporting Role, African Movie Academy Awards, Lagos-Nigeria 2009 Winner Best Performance by an Actor/ Actress, Uhuru Film Festival, Colorado-USA 2010 Winner Best Actor, Zanzibar International Film Festival, Zanzibar-Tanzania 2011 Nominee Best Actor, Pearl International Film Festival,Kampala Uganda 2012