in filmmaking from the New york film Academy and also an alumni of Ebonylife creative academy. He has acted in numerous short films and feature films such as Killing Victor's Wife and King of Boys (The Series) to mention a few. He is very enthusiastic about acting and film making in general.
nominated 2021 short film ‘Lizard’, whilst ‘One Lagos Night’ and ‘Love is War’ is on Netflix and a few Netflix originals yet to be released. Ebonylife Creative Academy equipped me to apply myself. I believe African cinema is ready for the world and I’d love to be a part of it. I love people, taking up challenges and keeping fit. I aim to support Nollywood by bringing my best self to work while having fun doing it.
of learning. He found his passion for acting from a very young age reading and rehearsing plays from his mother’s (A literature teacher) textbooks.
What sets Olamide apart is his unique ability to understand and embrace his characters and his ability to excel in every role whether as a main or supporting character. He believes in the power that Film has in transforming and elevating our society.
To emphasize his passion for learning, Olamide was part of the inaugural set of the Acting for Screen Class at the Ebonylife Creating Academy, where he humbly learned at the foot of his instructor and fellow actors and was one of the three nominees for Best Actor in a lead role.
Olamide hopes to continue to grow in his acting career and to become a household name by 2022. He plans to use his platform to inspire people and help them see the endless possibilities around them. Besides acting, he is a good screenplay writer, a poet, dancer, director, marketer, and website developer, a testament to his flexibility, hard work, and versatility.
Olamide’s passion for acting comes from his immense love for Art and Expression. He is a native of Oyo state, fluent in English, Yoruba, and he is also learning Spanish and French. He is passionate about learning, growing, acting, teaching, and serving.
Awgu local government. When he was seven, he moved to Benin City, where he grew up in the
company of his extended family members that will later become his first audience. He loved to
write poetry and weave creative stories with prominent Nigerian movie titles as a young primary
school student. He enrolled at the University of Benin, Ekenwan Campus, where he attained a
degree in Theatre Arts, specializing in Art History, Creative Writing, Media Drama, Theatre
Workshop, Acting, Directing and Communication.
He went on to complete a second class honours degree specializing in Acting and Directing. He
led the editorial unit of the University to organize the first ever literary festival of the institution
with Odia Ofiemun as Keynote speaker, as president of the writers club. He was awarded best
actor and most creative student of the Theatre Arts Students Association (TASA). In 2015 ‘The
Scepter’, a carnival play written by Joel was approved as the official play for the Loveworld
Festival of Music and Arts (LFMA) that took place at the Nasrec Event Centre, Johannesburg,
attention to detail. I am a self-motivated fast learner and I exercise focus and devotion in order to ensure goals are met. With a warm bubbly personality, I am easy to work with. I believe the ability to creatively use acting to express multiple ideas is absolute magic and I am in love with the process.
dabble in directing and scriptwriting. Yeah!!
My special skills are reading, Stand-up Comedy, Stage Management, Graphic Design and Master of ceremonies, creative thinking.
A graduate of the University of Benin, Edo State with a Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communication; an associate of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations; studied acting for the screen at EbonyLife Academy, Lagos. Also a trained British Council Project Manager for Art.
I have featured in the following films - Tinsel, Finishing Strong (African Magic), Roadside (African Magic), Dilemma (EbonyLife), Crime (Short Film), Manipulated Man (EbonyLife), What If and a few others.
I have also anchored events for top brands such as First Bank (First@art), 9mobile, TrustFund, RCCG, Foursquare, Creative Enterprise Session, Smart Enterprise, LABAF, Project Wole Soyinka Intercultural Exchange Program, LiteraFest and many more.
I can speak English, Yoruba and Edo fluently.
where she was immersed in stage and television productions for school.
Upon successful completion of her degree in 2009, Adesuwa kick started her career with a foray into the corporate world as a marketer with top media organisations in the city of Lagos.
In 2018, she took a bold step and left her well paying job to focus on her passion for acting. Her first official film in Nollywood was in an Iroko TV commissioned movie, "One Night".
Her most notable work that shot her into the limelight is her feature in the Africa Magic epic series, Ajoche, where she played the role of Princess Ene alongside veteran Nollywood acts Femi Branch and Hilda Dokubo. She has also featured in recent times in several Nollywood movies, online series and commercials.
She is relentless at being the best and giving her best at acting, the reason she enrolled for the Screen Acting course at the prestigous Ebonylife Creative Academy in 2021.
church. She went on to school where she studied linguistics and has a diploma in Advance HR Management and worked full time as PA & HR Assistant at Saipem Contracting Nigeria Limited (scnl). She however resigned in 2017 and in 2018, decided to pursue her acting career. She was featured in TMC series ( season 1&2) by Red tv, Mtv Shuja 9ja season 4 ( as MJ girls) , Eyimofe as Gloria and finally 4 short films produced by Next page production. Mary is an Ambivert, she enjoys visiting the beach and grilling on a weekend and love travelling to historical places.
He enrolled in Delyork Creative Academy and studied Theatre Production. He performed in several stage plays such as 'Olurumbi' and 'Boys in the band' directed by Ayodeji Paul. He then switched to acting for the screen. His first feature film was The Real Us, directed by Kayode Peters (2021), then 'Bad Police' & 'The Engagement' (short Films) produced by Stephenie Okereke (2020). Samuel applied and was admitted as part of the first intake at Ebonylife Creative Academy, studying Acting for screen where he bagged an award for best male actor in a supporting role in the short film 'Reflections' as directed by Tosan Ayalufu. Samuel loves swimming, playing video games and travelling.
Kemi Adetigba, “visa on arrival “ for accelerate Tv directed by Bovi. soon to be released projects such as “Moments “ directed by Chidinma Igbokweuche (Didi stories). For short films,, it includes “Reflections” an Ebonylife creative academy film, “ Dear Max” a short film directed by Nifemi Ogunlola, “country love” by Wapah Ezeigwe to mention but a few, all of which she played lead or sub lead.
Uzoamaka played a lead in the stage production titled Folly of Men directed by Joshua Alabi, a “Kininso koncept”, and Emotan directed by William Benson a “Duke of Shomolu” production and “Chapters” a two man play performed at the Lagos Theater Festival to which she received positive reviews.
Uzoamaka Onuoha's ability to Act, sing and dance has been recognized by the association of theater and film studies student association UNN with the recognition of best actor (female category). Uzoamaka Onuoha studied theater and film studies at the university of Nigeria Nsukka of which she graduated with a second class upper. A native of Imo state, she is fluent in English, pigin and Igbo language. Uzoamaka Onuoha lives in Lagos State
Nigerian Veteran actor, Femi Branch in Right Words (Black Onyx Studios: 2020). It won the Best Festival Themed Film Award at the 2021 RealTime International Film Festival and was a Finalist for Best Feature at The 2021 Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival.
He also starred in Karma Is A Gangster (2020), where he was cast alongside Lota Chukwu and Jimmy Odukoya for ROK Nigeria. He featured in critically acclaimed book turned series, The Smart Money Woman (2021) currently on Netflix. Desmond also featured in Africa Magic’s Successful Family Tv Show The Johnsons. (Native Media:2020).
In 2020, Desmond featured in The Crazy Wife (Closer Pictures) that aired on Mnet’s Africa Magic and Deep Cover (Duke Elvis & Uche Nnadi Productions) that aired on both Mnet’s Africa Magic and ROK respectively.
In Desmond’s words ;
“Acting is a privilege as it affords me the opportunity to live many lives whilst touching many lives at same time”.
Mbanefo in the popular 2019 African Magic series “Unbroken”. She is also popularly well known for a famous DSTV commercial in 2017. Her ability to take on different characters regardless of ethnicity, religious belief, age, build makes her a suitable candidate to be given any role. Roseanne possesses a solid work ethic which allows her work very hard until the job gets done and her performance is satisfied by her directors. She is very Zealous with her works and is willing to go the extra mile to deliver great performances in any project she embarks on.
His first foray into filmmaking was as a Cinematographer and Editor before transitioning into Writing and Directing.
Tosan loves writing and directing stories that involve socio-cultural issues and flawed characters, with simple but deep and rich plots.
Tosan has worked for 3 years on his Directing craft and was awarded with the honor of Best Director for the Inaugural set of the EbonyLife Creative Academy for his work on the short film “Reflections”.
He loves vivid landscapes and has a passion for exploring the role of flaws and vulnerability in his characters, to show truth and honesty in film.
her career in filmmaking as a writer after receiving screenwriting training from AFRIFF
and has written and created stories for several productions such as Africa Magic’s
Elenini, top commercials for brands like Diageo, and podcasts.
In 2018, she got a TV and Film production scholarship from the Multichoice Talent
Factory. This scholarship allowed her to intern and work on most M-Nets films- including
live and reality shows. Amba produced and directed a documentary for the Cross River
State Government on Carnival Calabar that same year. She has since done other
projects and applied her production skills in other areas such as production
management, amongst others.
In 2021, Amba decided to update her filmmaking skills on directing; this was one of the
best decisions as the directing course with Ebonylife Creative Academy made her
excellent writing and directing skills even better. The directing course also granted her
the opportunity to be a trainee with Africa’s best directors/writers: Kenneth Gyang and
Biyi Bandele, on a Netflix Project produced by Ebonylife Studios.
Amba values the art and business of filmmaking, the level of detail, plus the synergy of
teamwork. She is constantly seeking to tell and share authentic stories.
is my calling. Empowering a team to achieve these is what gives me the most satisfaction.
I love to refer to myself as a catalyst who leaves no stone unturned in achieving a vision or task at hand. My love for excellence has always been a driving force to be the best in anything I set to do.
I have over 10 years of professional experience in the media industry having worked across various fields in the industry; first as a Graphics Designer, then Photographer, Video Editor, Colourist and now a Creative Director and Postproduction Supervisor. I have worked on various projects (some spanning across different African countries) for local and international brands such as Google, Facebook, Nestle, Wikipedia, Goethe Institut, Zenith Bank, Access Bank, Nilayo Sports (organizers of Lagos City Marathon), BetBonanza, Rites Foods, Nescafe, Leadway Assurance among others.
I am Toye Peters (as I love to brand myself); I presently live in Lagos where I lead a group of young creatives and available for work globally.
Festival, Nollywood Week Paris etc. Pelumi made his directorial debut with “Back Home”, an emotional family drama and as a student of the Ebonylife Creative Academy, he directed “Dilemma”, a political crime drama.
As an actors’ director, Pelumi understands that filmmaking is a collaborative art and it takes a team to execute the director's vision. Pelumi is a communications graduate from Covenant University with over 3 years experience in the film industry. He started as a production assistant on television films. He has worked closely with Jade Osiberu and was the cast coordinator on the highest grossing Nigerian film of 2019, Sugar Rush.
Pelumi has a passion for telling emotional, heartfelt and uplifting stories with strong societal themes. He believes in the power of visual storytelling to inspire, entertain and provoke thoughts. He is currently working on a feature film screenplay which he hopes to direct soon and he is looking for opportunities to direct compelling and intriguing stories.
stage dramas and now progressing her career in Film Production. She has thorough knowledge in various aspects of Film production from Script Supervision to Directing and Production Management.
A participant of the British Council multiplier lab programme, a one-week training for budding creatives and an alumnus of EbonyLife Creative Academy, a Television and Film Academy in Lagos, Nigeria where she Co-Directed 'The Next best thing'- a short film with viewership on youtube. She actively participated in the creative process of "What If" an award winning short film screened at the Real Time Festival 2021.
As a Filmmaker, I am constantly concerned about projecting African stories to the global audience. I use film as a tool for capturing and documenting the experiences of Africans in African society. I consider myself as a storyteller who prides in local stories, the impacts such stories have on the audience, and most importantly how such stories travel to a global audience.
In 2019, I was among the few selected filmmakers funded to produce a TV series at the end of the African International Film Festival workshop held in Lagos, Nigeria. In 2021 I was part of the 6 selected filmmakers at EbonyLife Creative Academy, Lagos, Nigeria, to direct one of the produced short films titled Ifeloju.
I have been privileged to direct a couple of short films such as The Sheep (2020), Country Boy (2020), Water Palava (2021), The Thanksgiving (2021), and others.
I'm currently open to resourceful collaboration, sponsorships, and partnerships.
The goal is to keep telling stories that matter, as we project Africa to the world!
tv, theatre and the print media, I communicate with the world the true essence of creativity to convey strong societal messages to impact our world.
I am a team player,result oriented,tenacious and focused individual meeting up to deadlines. I love creative challenges. It will not be outside the box if I also say I am a very good listener, a form of Art expression that connects me to people. This makes me explore their world and appreciate our uniqueness as human beings. Also I believe people play a vital role in the creative space. Making us see the reason we must give people a chance to be themselve. Also for my leisure I love listening to Jazz music,classicals, movies and having fun with friends most especially with family. If there is one part of the house you will find me exploring, it will be the kitchen which explains my love for cooking.
Attached to this document is my job experience and the various roles I have performed over the years.
Producer, Content creator, Location manager as he continues to hone his skills as a director.
He also believes in proper planning, teamwork and in the fruitfulness of powerful visual storytelling. He has over 5 years experience in the film and TV industry. I recently just directed my first documentary feature for Truss Empowerment Foundation/Black Cusp media. I have also worked on major productions like KASALA ( Production Manager ) FCMB CAROL CONCERT ( Assistant Director ), ARISE FASHION WEEK 2020 ( Assistant Director ), ENTRAPPED (TV SERIES 1st AD), SOUL TIES ( Line Producer ).
Yusuf also has excellent organisation & communication skills with great attention to details, fantastic welfare and human management, and unrelenting resolve and determination to achieve set goals of any production.
After graduation it's been an exciting journey I have been able to make significant changes in my method of film making which has helped me grow to a large extent. My Instagram handle is @sirhills.films more of my recent jobs are displayed there for viewing pleasure and bookings.
You are never sure what you will find inside, but like egusi soup or actual ice cream, I am a
I am a director, a producer, a burgeoning cinematographer, an editor, and an actor.
Mix these hard skills with my dedication to excellence, my drive, my work ethic, my ability to think outside the box,
my ability to play within a team and also become the team captain and you get a multi-disciplinary filmmaker ready to tell important stories the right way while evoking strong emotions."
television concept titled Inside Unilag. During this period, he also worked as a freelance Script-Writer for Goge Africa before he joined Artleon Communications (the producers Hosanna Hour and Golden Moments - on TVC) as a trainee producer to advance his knowledge in media/entertainment.
Julius is one of the pioneering students of the Directing Department of EbonyLife Creative Academy where he worked with other students of the various department of the Academy in production of short films which was part of the workload for the course. He was the Assistance Director 2 (Script Supervisor) on Ifeloju his group’s final project in the Academy.
Outside the Academy, he has also been involved in other productions. He is currently the Creative Director of Pryhd Media - a start-up media/entertainment firm poised to contribute to the entertainment yearning of Nigerians and the world at large. As an emerging film-maker, Julius is working on a couple of projects to include short films and feature length movies.
concepts play a massive role in our daily lives. Having attended the EbonyLife creative academy, this belief has only been improved. I have been taught how, as a director, I can make my ideas stand out and how to share African stories, not only in Africa but for the whole world.
My name is Paul Edoze and the world it about to witness a game changer in story-telling. A big appreciation to EbonyLife and the Lagos state government.
the nearest future and making great films that will impact the society positively while entertaining the audience as well.
But for now he works as an assistant director as he awaits his big break as a director and he also believes in process & patience as he continues to learn the ropes in directing.
As an assistant director he has a solid 2+ experience and has worked on big projects like LIVING IN BONDAGE (3rd AD), REHEARSAL (1st AD), SUGAR RUSH (2nd AD) and most recently GANG OF LAGOS (3rd AD) among others.
Emmanuel is an ambitious film-maker who is always eager to contribute to a team's success through hard work while being adaptive to new challenges and passionate about excellent delivery. He also has an excellent organisation & communication skill, with great attention to details.
He can also be found on social media as @iamizuoba on instagram/twitter.'
She graduated with the first set from the
Creative Academy, particularly the Sound class in March 2021.
She has worked collaboratively on several sound projects from inception to Post Production. Some of these projects include Fury, Next Best thing, Self, and many more with other ELCA students.
She successfully managed projects such as Storm and Jerry (on YouTube), Shrine girl, Mirror image, 5 is a company, Restless, Black sheep, Space out and many more(on Rok Tv).
Some of the movies she has produced include Embattled, I’ll-fated, and Mother’s love.
Precious Kadiri is a goal getter whose input in the industry cannot be overlooked. In less than two years, she has built a notable career within the industry. Her impressive works and creativity has made this possible as she aims to make bigger strides in the industry.
Her areas of specializations include:
1. Sound Recording for Film on location
and Post Production
2. Dialogue Editor and Final Mix
3. Utility personal.
4. Movie producer.
5. Movie production manager.
6. Content creator and content developer
A professional location sound guy, Post Production Lab Rat.
Dante certified audio network engineer,
Live sound engineer and many more.
I look forward to working with you on your projects and sharing all the good stuffs have learnt over the years
certification in Music Education From Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education. He has work on several project from location to Post Production. Some of them are Monitoring Spirit, Next Best thing, Ifeloju, by ELCA student.
He did the audio clean up and final mix of film projects like, CAREGIVER, ISIO, DOUBT.
He was born in Lagos state, but hails from Ondo state Nigeria.
Summary of his areas of specializations are:
1. Sound Recording for Film on location and Post Production
2 . Dialogue Editor and Final Mix
3. Utility man on set
4. Music Composition
5. Music Production and Sound Design
essentials for film and TV, Emmanuel was one of the finest student during his time at ELCA winning himself the Best Final Mix for Dilemma.
Emmanuel is currently the founder and CEO of 9ne Studios Media & Consultancy where he does, not only Audio Post Production for Films but also records, edit, produces and shoots; jingles, commercials, adverts, shows, music and many more.
He is committed to growth and relational development, A seasoned Christian and Lover of Jesus Christ. Emmanuel looks forward to working with Top Nollywood & Hollywood game changers and also sees himself producing blockbusters movies. His vision is to become the one stop destination for all media and entertainment contents in Africa.
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of creative positions as a freelance filmmaker covering disciplines such as: Script writing, producing, directing, location sound recording and utility, Foley Sound Creation and project management. His passion for excellence and paying attention to details has earned him Awards and Recognitions such as: The Commonwealth Vision Awards (3rd Prize), United Kingdom. 1st Prize (Nigerian Film Corporation Script Competition). Best Sound (Gospel Film Festival), Nigeria and Special Recognition: Best Screenplay (DW - AKADEMIE & IFBA).
Oscar graduated from the National Film Institute, Jos. With a Professional Diploma; Majoring in Scripting, Producing and directing and minor in Cinematography. He also obtained Professional Certificates from the Ebonylife Creative Academy - Majoring in Audio Essentials for Film and Television. DW – AKADEMIE and IFBA – Majoring in Drama Production and Script Development and the Australian Film, Television and Radio School - Majoring in the Essential Financial Management for Film, Screen and Broadcast. Oscar presently lives in Lagos and available for travelling and tours away from home if the need arises. Working on transit is an adventure embedded in my filmmaking experience.
and has since worked on several live recording productions that cut across Film,TV, Jazz, R & B, Rock, Gospel, Blues, African music and live theatre productions to mention but a few. He teaches sound engineering and currently runs a sound and media company-(SoundGuyy Media Limited) with focus on Sales & Merchandise of Sound and Audio-visual Equipment; Sound Engineering set-up services for events and places of worship; Sound Engineering training( Basic/Intermediate/Advanced for people of all ages.
A Sound Engineer, who has worked with artistes/producers of great repute such as Gbenga Adenuga (DayOne), Olufunmi Olajoyegbe (GIG Time Worship), Tosin Martins (The Franchise), Ayo Adeife, Michael Oloyede (Native Brains), Timothy Ogunbiyi, Ugonna (Live Sessions), Tombra Robert (Jazz in my room), Green Worship (Live Recording Concert), Oluwadamilare Akinyede, Kaline (Friday Live) Ifeoma Fafunwa (Hear Word) to mention but a few, and is a great advocate for hard work, integrity, honour and love for God. He displays great aptitude for excellence in all he does.
Damilare Oke studied Estate Management and Valuation at Yaba College of Technology (HND) and has acquired lots of training and certifications in sound engineering.
My passion for quality audio for film and TV propelled me to learn the theory and practicals of sound for Film and TV recently at the EbonyLife Creative Academy (ELCA), Lagos Nigeria.
My quest for innovation as well as keen interest in aesthetics and technology has motivated me to acquire industry-standard knowledge with certifications in Audio Visuals at The Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association(AVIXA), IP Audio Networking; Dante Level 3 (Audinate) and many more.
My philosophy to career and life is “ In living, we learn and in learning, we become” - Yncah.O
Arts for her Master's Degree. She brings out the extraordinary in what many people see as ordinary stories as she believes that storytelling should not only entertain but sell wonderful ideas. Her first script for a short film, ‘Monitoring Spirits’, won the award of excellence for best script at the ELCA awards and she has since then, written other works for Television and Radio.
She loves African Literature and Speculative Fiction. She also loves travelling, poetry, and photography. Her photo, ‘Amity’ is published in the 6th issue of The Quills.
I love writing fiction and non- fiction stories, thereby bringing my imagination to life.
I enjoy writing comic skit most especially.
companies. She believes that although the truth will set you free but not before it’ll piss you off. She’s interested in telling relatable real-life stories cutting across all genres.
Her hobbies include reading, writing, watching comedy shows, and studying astrology. She spends her free time listening to and reviewing songs.
He recently graduated from Ebony life creative academy, with his screenplay Ifeloju, being one of the selected screenplays that was produced at the end of the academic session.
"Your View," "You and I with Monalisa" in Lagos Nigeria. Intent on broadening her skillset, she enrolled at Ebonylife Creative Academy in 2021, and her first short screenplay "The Next Best Thing" was one of the six chosen shorts produced by the school. Her dream is to write an oscar-winning feature length film featuring both Nollywood and Hollywood greats.
She is adept at character development, excellent dialogue,screenplay structure and uses final draft which is the industry standard for screen writing.
At Ebonylife creative academy, she pitched story ideas, developed film concepts and wrote a
a short film. She worked with 6 other talented writers as a team and they created an exceptional series Bible and Co-wrote a Thriller Drama series.
Boluwatito is also a Lawyer and when she isn’t writing, she is either reading a book or
helping ladies with resources to grow their natural hair @healthyhairtribe on Instagram.
entertainment enthusiast, part time activist. I enjoy writing and making films that tell the African story the Hollywood way and also creating awareness and inspiring change around critical social issues facing Africa today.
been hooked on writing for screen.
Mary believes that everything that can be seen or felt is an inspiration and that in itself, is the essence of writing.
Mary often gets story ideas from her dream and she believes this is her most powerful attribute.
Mary has written short films like ‘going home’ and ‘Passage of time’
In her free time, Mary loves to read and see movies.
Social sciences. She did an online Scriptwriting course at the University of Michigan.She is also a pioneer student of scriptwriting at the EbonyLife creative academy. She writes books that portrays her African heritage and culture. Her recently published novel’ The Hall Of Frame’ was a script before being converted to a novel. She has a lot of written works but ‘The Hall Of Frame’ is her first book to be published.
fresh prince of bel Air. This movies and pictures shaped and ignited his interests in film and the creative arts growing up . Wherever he had the opportunity to participate in the arts, he was always happy to, from writing short plays to acting in short stage dramas. In his teenage years he gained admission to read Economics at the Obafemi Awolowo University for which he graduated and later read and graduated from the University of Ibadan with a Masters in Managerial Psychology. In 2021, Mo Abudu together with Lagos state Government came up with a brilliant Initiative and created the Ebonylife Creative Academy for which he was selected for the Art of Screenwriting Course from which he was able to reconnect with his passion for film and film making. He has since written a screenplay titled Mirage a short film and an Episode in a Web Drama Series titled Unfolding.
I've had the honour of reading and analyzing several incredible scripts over the last few years. My stay at EbonyLife Creative Academy has also opened my eyes to the importance of properly organizing a storyline.
The world as we know it has been rocked by a series of events, and now is the moment to record them in stories and scripts.
I am ready to transform your ideas into scripts.
Overall winner, Diamond Award for
Media Excellence Child Friendly Reporter of the Year 2016
Overall winner, Nigerian Media Merit Award Lateef Jakande Political Reporter of the Year 2014
Overall winner, Nigerian Media Merit Award Etisalat Prize for the Most Innovative Reporter of the Year 2013
Overall winner, Bournvita Education Reporter of the Year 2006.
She has a diploma in film/television from the multichoice talent factory
and School of media and communications,in the prestigious,pan athlantic university and has recently acquired a certificate in cinematography from the Ebonylife creative academy.
She has produced/directed documentaries/adverts and a short film,the “new ancestors”,she has co-produced the feature films called “Life of Bim ,co-produced the cinema film “Still falling” with Dimbo Atiya and currently producing a 100 episode series.
She has a broad knowledge about film making and has worked on some Mnet series such as Halita on African magic.
She has produced and directed some of her feature documentaries;”The malady and I am a witch”,with “The malady “been selected for the Health for All Film Festival.
She hopes to change the world a day at a time with one frame through one film.
She is proficient in publishing creative content for digital media, skilled
in using various analytics tools to optimize and update content to increase organic traffic, drive engagement and overall user experience.
In addition, she is passionate about photography and has recently added cinematography to her skill set.
Above all, she is kind-hearted, an open-minded learner, loves a good adventure, loves to create and is always excited to take on new challenges
I strive to always learn, I push to always give 100% anytime it comes to filming. I have ability to work under pressure and still maintain perfect quality pictures. My vision is to be one of the greatest cinematographer that will emerge from Africa.
Skilled with both print and digital media, with an understanding of equipment and best practice for both platforms and has recently added Cinematography to her skill set.
Above all, she is an open-minded learner, fun to be with, Loves to create, and is always excited to take on new challenges.
embark on an artistic journey as a trained Cinematographer with creative eye for detail and dedication to quality work. An In-depth understanding of digital cinematography and lighting. A Collaborative team player who succeeds in challenging environments.
Director of photography for the short film "Fury", 1st Camera Assistant for the short film "Monitoring Spirits". A dynamic video editor familiar with Adobe Primiere pro and Adobe After Effects.
Experienced teaching assistant for cinematography and lighting department - Ebonylife Creative Academy. Adept at engaging students theoretically and practically by incorporating different materials, technologies and aids with proven skills in organizing and multitasking.
She makes use of natural lights and angles in a way that is so uniquely hers proving not just an understanding of her photography tools and lighting but an understanding of her subject and an ability to connect with them which makes her pictures play to their greatest strengths. Some of her works have been presented at some group exhibitions locally and internationally.
She is a skilled cinematographer and also considers herself a cinephile; a person with a passionate interest in cinema. She is a hard-working creative thinker who is an expert in the technical aspects of film photography and skilled at recognizing and framing valuable shots. She is also proficient in the operation and placement of photographic equipment and has excellent interpersonal skills that allow effective interaction with a variety of people, from directors to crew members to post-production teams.
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gadgets used in filming.
I am a progressive creator, a problem solver, a team player that pays strong attention to details.
where i discovered my passion for film making and started to work on short films alongside video editing, which landed me an internship opportunity with the National Television Authority, Nigeria.
Determined to follow my passion, and have more understanding on filmmaking i enrolled at the Royal Arts Academy, immediately after my NYSC in 2018, where i studied Film Directing, while also perfecting my video editing skill. And to best honest i am really enjoying where i am going..
I am a disciplined and focused young man with the ability to pay apt attention to details; i am a goal getter and an amazing team player. My interpersonal relationship and communication skills are top notch and this enables me work well with everyone. I consider myself a fast learner and I'm always eager to learn and practice what i have been taught.
I have worked alongside great directors like Akin-Tijani Bello and Kenneth Gyang. Under the tutelage of Mr. Jan Du Toit of the department of Cinematography in Ebony Life Creative Academy, i can say the experiences and knowledge that i have acquired overtime and still acquiring are worth exploring.
learnt the ropes of cinematography from some of the very best in the industry. Looking forward to delivering great contents.
Adept in overseeing all visual aspects of a project and offering design solutions when needed. Bringing forth strong leadership skills, and the creativity necessary to effectively oversee creative development and design processes. My recent works includes;
GLAMOUR GIRLS – Props Master, Graphic Designer, Set Dresser
THE TRASH MONSTER - Production Designer, Writer, Director & Editor (Storyboarding, Character design)
MONITORING SPIRIT - Production Designer (Props and set element breakdown, mood board creation)
SELF - Art Director, Props Master & Set Dresser
EBONYLIFE MEDIA - Monitoring Spirit - A short film (Film school final project) , won 7 awards including Best Picture, also selected for the Noble International Film Festival and Awards.
excellent eye for detail, solid graphic design knowledge, skilled at creating and producing
cutting-edge content. Adept at overseeing visual aspects of a project and offering design
solutions when needed. Bringing forth strong leadership skills, and the creativity necessary
to effectively oversee creative development and design processes.
Possess a mass communication degree from a reputable institution, self-motivated individual
seeking challenging opportunities in the art field with high prospects for advancement and
self-development in the communication industry and the world at large.
and technology meet. I thrive on groundbreaking ideas, executing them with highly-developed design skills and a deep empathy for the user experience. Over the years my focus has been to master the art of advertising and design, driving highly interactive & engaging, digital experience for brands in my care for their customers across the whole range of web/mobile applications and print. Outside of work, I enjoy playing ludo & scrabble, watching
movies, swimming, music, reading, travelling, cycling, and sharing ideas with people from various field.
Over the years, I have specialized in various aspects of Art Direction such as Props Master, Props Assistant, Props buyer, Set dresser and Art Director.
My recent projects include:
Gang of Lagos
Assistant Madams (Red Tv)
The Men's Club (Red TV)
Ifeloju (Ebony life Creative Academy)
Jumper (Born Regal films)
credit include various local and international TV shows including the award-winning Emerald Drama Series, Swing Drama, Thirty Minutes drama, Tousled Drama, Cowbellpedia TV show, Stardom Nigeria, Ongacious and a lot more.
He is an Alumnus of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Pan Atlantic University (Enterprise Development Center) and Ebonylife Creative Academy where he got trained in the field of Art Direction for film and television.
He currently serves as the Chief Content Developer and Creative Director at Santab Productions Ltd, a media content production company based in Lagos.
He has succeeded in growing the company's client base from just catering to the marketing and advertising aspirations of notable indigenous brands to consulting for international brands.
So far, he has directed: 15 TV drama series, 51 documentary films, 15 TV commercials, 3 TV Quiz Shows and, 1 Musical Reality TV show.
Bolarinwa Emmanuel's biggest career goals are to some day rank among the top three filmmakers in Africa and to produce a documentary film in space.
commercials. My strong asset is the ability to creatively interpret scripts and create befitting environments that best tell the story.
My debut film as an Art Director, 'Monitoring Spirits', won 7 awards at the EbonyLife Creative Academy including overall best picture; and has been selected for viewing at the Noble International Film Festival and Awards, 2021.
I have worked as Set Dresser, Props Master, Props buyer and Art Director in Musical productions, Commercials and Films. Recent projects include:
- Commercial Advert production for Lifemate Furniture with Tariebi Joel Visuals (Art Director)
- Gangs of Lagos - The movie by Jade Osiberu (Props Master/Set Dresser II)
- Merry go Round - Brown Skin ft Teni (Art Director)
- All Nice - Brown Skin ft Teni (Art Director)
- Monitoring Spirits by Hajarat Abiodun Alli (Art Director)
If you are interested in discussing further and/or employing my services, kindly reach out to me via my email, you can also connect with me via instagram on @joykadiri_
in the industry. I’m Highly effective and comfortable working with people at all organizational level especially where hardwork and loyalty will be highly valued and cultivated to fruition.
driving force behind brands and artiste in the music industry , being their creative director and stylist, he also A&Rs and makes music , a production designer and art direction felt only natural to progress to for him, directing is another thing his putting his eyes on, being that he shot 3 short films during the ELCA first set with his official projecting winning many awards and also shooting two music videos for himself , shows his drive and how well he can use resources.
made him delve into Tv, film and hosting. He started creating short videos on keek which went viral quickly and built him a cult following before proceeding to anchoring and producing the show “the hustle” on battabox, and starring in the popular Ndani series Lagos big boy. He has continued work in the film industry as a popular actor, producer of award winning documentaries on battabox, He completed a course in Acting at the del-yorke creativity academy and a recent alumni of ebonylife creative academy from the creative production set of 2021. He has been featured on Cnn, Mtv, and other local cable channels and a few feature films on Netflix, like Lara and the beat, Ebony life's On the real. He is currently the Assistant Production Manager at Riverink Productions where he oversees some of the best music and video productions in the country
for Channels, and brands alike and also is the voice actor on some. With strong project management skills, she is the former Head of Content at Optiweb Communications and Opticom Media. She was also the Lead Quality Control at Utopia Media Group. She is proficient in all Microsoft office Tools and Google tools, TV and Movie programming, scheduling and Budgeting She is also good with Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling, Final Draft and Celtex softwares. Funmi has just concluded working as a production intern on the Netflix Original feature film Blood Sisters 1 & 2 and is available to work as a producer, Line Producer, Researcher or AD in more projects.
programming, Radio and TV Commercials as well as short films.
Over the past 5 years as a media practitioner, he has persistently produced and co-produced over 150 Television programme episodes as well as the media coordination of Government Enterprise and Empowerment Program (GEEP)- a Federal Government Social Intervention Programme which covers a total of 774 Local Government Areas in Nigeria and MSME Survival Fund, a programme implemented by the Nigeria Economic Sustainability Committee to help cushion the impact of COVID-19 on small businesses.
He is among the young budding creatives of the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF). An alumnus of EbonyLife Creative Academy, a television and film making institute in Nigeria where he Co-Produced 'IFELOJU'- a short film with viewership on YouTube, as well as Del-York Creative Academy where he also Co-Produced 'RIVER DIVA'- a short film campaigning against water pollution in Lagos, Nigeria.
The film she worked on at the Academy "Monitoring Spirits" won the Best Film Award
alongside five more other awards. She is very resourceful and is passionate about storytelling.
theatre enthusiast give him a unique understanding of storytelling and how it works for the various mediums. With interests in film, television, podcasts and theatre, Ovie is passionate about telling African stories.
As a qualified Broadcaster and Producer, Damilola has been involved in several productions for TV, Films and documentaries.
Damilola's expertise includes Content Creation, Production. Management, project strategy, Event Production and hosting as well as creative producing. Her First short film Ounjẹ Ale won the Realtime Festival Awards, for best Art Direction in 2020 and was also screened internationally in France amongst other projects both locally and internationally.
As a media professional who is passionate collaborating as well as telling African stories across the African continent.
troupe and production company that provides quality and affordable entertainment
projects, online radio program production, and digital media consultation for Not for Profit organisations. He is a graduate of Mass Communication with a Master's Degree in Communication Studies from Lagos State University, Lagos State. He is a member of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria and Nigeria Institute of Public Relations and an alumnus of the British Council’s Nigeria Creative Enterprise Program for Film. His Co-produced Short Film, Monitoring Spirits, won the Best Film and several awards at the EbonyLife Creative Academy in 2021.
peace, showing the youths a better way of life other than through the use of guns.
I started my career in filmmaking September 2006 after graduating from Lagos Film Institute, then I went on to intern with different filmmakers at different capacity before making my debut feature film titled MUST BE RELEASED in 2008.
My short film ABUSED which I produced and directed was nominated for best short film category at the MTN DCC award in 2018.
In 2021 I graduated from Ebonylife Creative Academy where I studies Film
Production/Creative Producing and produced a student short film titled MONITORING SPIRIT that won the awards for best Film, best Screenplay, best Sound, best acting and best editing categories at the academy.
My Documentary Film titled LAGOS ROAD is one of the official selections for 2021 HIP HOP FILM FESTIVAL in the USA.
worked as project manager at a media production company and currently works as a social media planner for a content management company.
A focused team player with an impressive hands-on approach, Taiwo is great at simplifying processes and knows just how to get the job done.
She believes that "It's never too late to throw away the script and start again", a belief she puts forward as she looks to switch careers. She is currently open to post-production jobs in Film, marketing communications, IT & Fintech.
during my final project at ELCA; which was nominated in the category of best editing.
connections with the audience, drives meaningful content.
at workshops attended which include, Ebony Life Creative Academy, Creative Photo Master Class (in collaboration with NIJ), Foto Factory, The Future Enterprise support scheme (TFESS), Canon Selphy Street documentary (Winner 2016). He is currently a Mentee at the Nlele institute and a member of the African Photojournalism Database.
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