Graduated as a director from the UK's National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield. Her first short film, 'Coffee Coloured Children', achieved international film festival success and won first prize in the BBC Showreel competition. More success and awards followed with further dramas and documentaries for a number of UK and international broadcasters including 'South of the Border', a groundbreaking series for the BBC. She was awarded the prestigious honour of special retrospective screenings at the New York Film Festival, including 'The Body Beautiful', one of the UK's most commercially successful short films. Her first feature film, 'Welcome II The Terrordome', won first prize at the Birmingham International Film Festival, the Cologne Film Festival and the audience prize at the Verona Film Festival. Ngozi has also directed an episode of 'Heartbeat' for ITV, the top-rated UK drama series with an audience of over 18 million.