Prudence Uriri has been a freedom fighter of the Zimbabwean liberation war. She worked at Zimbabwe's Broadcasting Corporation Television before joining the independent production house of CVU.
She is the founder of the production company Eye for Africa. She is a former guest writer of Potenza City of Refuge and arrived as an ICORN guest writer to Lillehammer in 2008. She currently teaches film at the University of Tromsø, Norway.