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|Birth name||Nicholas Tetteh Nartey|
|Born||October 26, 1993|
|Occupations||Rapper, film director|
Nicholas Tetteh Nartey Professionally known as Big Ghun. pronounced "Big Goon" and Nicholas ‘’Big Ghun’’ Nartey is a Ghanaian musician, Film Director, Producer and an Entrepreneur.
Early life and Education
Big Ghun was born to parents Martin Tettey Nartey and Regina Nartey. He was raised in Koforidua in the Eastern region of Ghana. He attended Manya Krobo SHS (Odumase-Krobo) where he completed his Senior High School education. He read Bachelor of fine Arts in Film Directing at National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI).
Big Ghun's career in music began in school where he started recording his demos in a rap group called Young Khalibenz' where he used to be known as Kobby Stone. He changed his name in 2018 when he got signed to TNR Music a record label owned by Ghanaian Hiplife legend TiC.
Big Ghun made his entry into the Ghana Film Industry in 2019. In 2020, he shot his maiden short film titled Koro (One) which was recognized at the African Film festival Atlanta, Lake International Pan African film festival, World Indie Film Festival, Black Star International Film Festival, African International Horror Film Festival, African Film Festival, African Magic Viewer's Choice Awards, The Short by Startimes, Accra Indie Film Festival, Realtime International Film Festival, World Indie Film awards and won the best short thriller at Robinson Film Awards International Film Festival.
|African Film Festival||2021||Best Short Film||Koro||Selected|
|African International Horror Film Festival||2021||Best Short Film||Koro||Selected|
|Black Star International Film Festival||2021||Best Short Film||Koro||Selected|||
|World Indie Film Awards||2021||Best Short Film||Koro||Selected|
|Lake International Panafrican Film Festival||2021||Best Short Film||Koro||Finalist|||
|Robinson Film Awards||2021||Best Short Thriller||Koro||Won|||
|African Film Festival Atlanta||2021||Best Short Film||Koro||Selected|||
|Realtime International Film Festival||2022||Best Short Film||Koro||Selected|
|Accra Indie Film Festival||2022||Best Narrative||Koro||Selected|
|The Shorts||2022||Best Short Film||Koro||Selected|
|African Magic Viewers Choice Awards||2022||Best Short Film||Koro||Nominated|||
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "All you need to know about upcoming musician Big Ghun". GhanaWeb. 2020-04-21. Retrieved 2022-06-24.
- ↑ "The changing 'faces' of Big Ghun". Graphic Online. Retrieved 2022-06-24.
- ↑ "Bigg Save Project by Big Ghun fetes 'natives of the street' on Christmas Day". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 2022-06-24.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Desk, News. ""Koro" film released on Boxing Day; treats mental health as subject matter. | News Ghana". newsghana.com.gh/. Retrieved 2022-06-24.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 "AMCVA 8: Funke Akindele, Ramsey Nuoah, Others Battle For Best Overall Movie [See nominee's full list". Daily Trust. 2022-03-21. Retrieved 2022-06-24.
- ↑ "PB Studio Africa releases 'Koro'; Ghanaian film that addresses mental health". Ghana News Updates. 2021-12-26. Retrieved 2022-06-24.
- ↑ "PB Studio Africa releases 'Koro'; Ghanaian film that addresses mental health". Citinewsroom - Comprehensive News in Ghana. 2021-12-26. Retrieved 2022-06-24.
- ↑ "Koro: A Ghanaian film that addresses mental health released". Ghana Weekend. 2021-12-26. Retrieved 2022-06-24.
- ↑ Contributor, Pulse (2022-03-24). "Mental health awareness film "Koro" nominated for best African short film". Pulse Ghana. Retrieved 2022-06-24.
- ↑ "Adjetey Anang, Pascal Aka, 3 others secure nomination for Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards - MyJoyOnline.com". www.myjoyonline.com. 2022-03-23. Retrieved 2022-06-24.
- ↑ "2022 Africa Magic Awards Nominees don land- See who dey list". BBC News Pidgin. Retrieved 2022-06-24.
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