from Lagos State University where she fell in love with the Arts and a Certificate in Basic Broadcast Journalism from the Nigerian Broadcast Academy.
With over 8 years in the theatre industry, she’s graced the stage in numerous productions and musicals both home and abroad.
She has also lent her voice to radio dramas, animations and jingles. Having carved a niche for herself in theatre, she hopes to cut a blazing path for herself in the film industry.
He made his screen acting debut in Africa magic's EVE in 2020. Since then, he has appeared in over 13 films such as Lockdown, Visa on Arrival, City crimes, Jenifa Diaries, Denial, Oasis, Almost a Mother, Small Talk, but to mention a few.
During his 1 year acting career, Lexan Aisosa Peters has worked with notable actors such as Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Gloria Young, Bimbo Akintola, Bovi Ugboma, Abayomi Alvin, Ibrahim Suleiman, Elvina Ibru and many more.
Movie fans will recognise Lexan Aisosa Peters' outstanding performance from the Hit tv Series Jenifa Diaries where he played PAUL and also Denial where he played the supporting lead DAFE.
Lexan Aisosa Peters strives to gain more opportunities where he can showcase his versatility and acting range in different challenging roles as it is his passion to be an authentic storyteller through the creative form of Acting.
firstname.lastname@example.org or/and Lexanpeters1@gmail.com
She has a B.A in Drama and Performance from London South Bank
University. Joy has been in a few stage plays while in the UK, these includes Ajegunle the Musical, Grease the Naija Mix and Alice.
She recently moved back to Nigeria and believes she is ready to take on the Nollywood scene. Joy’s ability to fully embody characters regardless of age, ethnicity or religious belief makes her suitable for any given role. Joy looks forward to doing more work within the Nigerian Film Industry, by giving her best self at all times no matter the character she plays.
Ebonylive Creative Academy was the right place to equip herself for the bigger picture.
creative academy, studying acting for screen; and has featured in a number of movies.
delving into the movie industry. She started her acting career officially with a minor role on Jenifa's Diary S 1: E13, where she played 'Oby'. She went on, featuring on more films and series as well as Micheal Omonua's short film "Loop count", which screened at the BFI London. She plays the character PIPPA on the M-Net Series, Tinsel.
Desiring to improve her skills, Mena attended trainings and workshops, one of which was at the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), where she qualified for a scholarship to study Acting for film at the La'cenifabrique University Lyon, France, courtesy Ford Foundation and she just concluded the Acting For Screen course at the prestigious EbonyLife Creative Academy (ELCA) sponsored by the Lagos State Government.
Mena has starred in Rok Studios commissioned films like; "To Love Again" as Bimbo, "Within reach" as Yvonne, "Food Love or both" as Eno, "Diary of the Damned" as Uyi and a few others.
Mena Sodje is undoubtedly one of the fast rising actors in Nollywood.
He has featured in over 15 stage plays and He made his first screen acting debut in MOUNTAIN HOLIDAY in 2020, produced by Shan George. Since then he has acted in over 7 films and short films such as Swallow, The Samaritan, The Academy etc. He has worked with and alongside the likes of Kunle Afolayan, Kanayo O Kanayo, Desmond Elliot, Shaffy Bello, Uzee Usman etc.
Promise is a lively person, willing to listen and learn, some of his distinctive features are his wide smile and captivating eyes.
When asked about his reason for enrolling for the Acting for screen course this is what he had to say: I registered for the Acting class in the EBONYLIFE CREATIVE ACADEMY to aid my transition from stage to screen, to improve my acting skills and learn what it takes to give a world class performance.
MR X Family show in 2019, she has gone on to feature in other projects, including short movies like; ALONE and The Samaritan (an EbonyLife Creative Academy production).
Her passion for film is revolutionary and stands on great work ethic to join forces with the rest of the creatives in the industry, to support the movie industry to its desired destination. She is currently equipping herself by learning foreign languages such as Spanish and French; while working on gaining a better grasp on the native language, Yoruba. In addition, Victoria is working on mastering the British and American accent as she aims to better her craft.
Following his professional acting debut in 2019 in the Toka Mcbaror series “Paperboat” as “Frank”, Boman has featured on “Zubaida” “Creepy lives here”, “Our Best friend’s wedding “, Baron’s World Series “My Flatmates” as “Dayo” and most recently as “Andrew” in the Ebonylife Creative Academy (second intake 2021) short film “Waiting For You” where he won the Award for Best Male in a Supporting Role.
Boman is 30 years old, slim, 6ft tall, brown skinned with black eyes. He is fit and weighs about 70kg and lives in Lagos State. He speaks English, Pidgin and Hausa languages fluently.
He is also a Singer and a Song writer, a committed and reliable Individual with an unwavering interest, passion and drive for Acting. He loves to learn, meet people, take chances and welcomes every challenge that comes with playing any role.
Boman cannot wait to work with you on your next project.
Microbiology from Abia State University. She has gotten trained overtime by amazing acting coaches and Acting Academy; Ronya Man, AFRIFF Acting Training, High Definition Academy, Lufodo Academy of Performing Art, Afriville Training Institute, Morocco Omari, Bikiya Graham –Douglas and Ugbeye Tosan. Her most recent being an Acting for Screen alumna of Ebonylife Creative Academy.
A few work credit include; Rattlesnake, King Of Boys- The Return of the King, Riona(Africa Magic Original series), Love is war, Handicapped, The Demon Within, After the Vow, The Samaritan(an EbonyLife Creative Academy Project) to mention but a few. She communicates fluently in English and Pidgin, basic knowledge in Igbo and Yoruba. She loves spending time with loved ones and a volunteer at Lagos Global Shapers Community.
Amanda Oruh believes talent isn’t enough, “Attitude is Everything”.
He is an Actor, Choreographer, Singer, Voiceover Artiste and a Community Theatre
Practitioner. With over 6 years in the Theatre Industry, he has graced the stage in numerous productions, to mention a few; he played Solarin in Who's Afraid of Solarin? By Femi Osofisan and Nicola in Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw where he won the award for Best Male Actor of
the year in 2018.
Following his passion for Acting, He was featured in 5 short films produced by Stephanie Linus Okereke, My Flatmates by Baron's World Entertainment, Take Me Back by Afribold Capital and most recently as Majiyagbe in the Ebonylife Creative Academy (Second intake 2021) short film No One Right Way where he won the award for Best Male Actor in a Lead Role.
Beshel is a committed and reliable individual with the zeal and drive for acting. He loves to learn, to travel and explore places.
entertained audiences as Mrs Ogundele in ‘No One Right Way’ by EbonyLife Creative Academy, Various characters in Hearword Pidgin by Ifeoma Fafunwa, Presenter in; Jilted by Akin-Tijani Balogun, Nachi in Austin Faani’s; Thorn and Uteye in yet to be released; Money Wives of Patrick; by Emeka Chukwuleta.
Susan received her B.A in Communication from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN. She is also an Alumna of EbonyLife Creative Academy and Royal Arts Academy, and has won the Most Promising Actress and Best Student Academics of Royal Arts Academy 2018 Batch A. She has been closely mentored by Nse Ikpe-Etim on acting. Susan is also a presenter and voiceover artist fluent in English and pidgin and occasionally trains with Medical International Support Services (MEDISS) as a medical emergency instructor and stress management instructor.
This is the page of her life story now. As she puts it; the most interesting pages comes after this flip.
and I, Riona, Unbroken, Dream Chaser, Roli and Zehra, Omo Atoke and most recently VENGE.
His stage appearances includes: Emotan, (directed by William Benson) THE INCONVENIENCE ASSHOLE (directed by Joy isi Bewaji).
Carnival Beauty Peageant 2014 and runway model for the Abuja Fashion Week 2015. In 2013, she was selected to perform with Kininso koncepts productions in Istanbul- Turkey for the 4th International "Prof.Cûneyt Gõkçer" Theatre Festival. She also performed as lead actress alongside several actors at the British Council Lagos Theatre Festival 2014 / 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2020.
Tosin is a Beneficiary for The Ford scholarship of the AFRIFF 2016/2017 acting class and studied Acting in Lyon, France at the La Cinefabrique Film School.
Her acting credits include Television Series, Films, Audio Books and Theatre productions such as Dilema, Fractured (1&2), Hustle (season 2), Relatives (season 2), Lie to me Dan, Oluwashola (The Story of Us), Operator Gaga, Queen Moremi the Musical, Olurombi the Musical, Kakadu the musical, Industreet, The audition, Queen of the night, amongst others.
and web platforms.
Her highlight lead features would be Mama’s Love (2017), Crazy, Lovely, Cool Netflix series (2017), Sleep Away (2019), and Withered (2021).
Chinonye is a graduate of Law. After rounding off her foundation in Law degree program (diploma) in 2010 at Holborn College, London, she went on to further her Legal studies at Houdegbe North American University, Benin Republic.
While pursuing her degree, Chinonye had actively also began auditioning in roles for movies. She commenced acting in 2016, after getting casted for a supporting role in her debut appearance Frenemy. In the same year, she also produced her first short film Children of the streets.
Over the years, she has explored viable opportunities towards honing her acting skills and advancing her career. She most recently graduated from the prestigious film school in Nigeria – Ebony Life Creative Academy, after a 3 month intensive training on acting for screen.
Chinonye is looking forward to exploring more exciting acting opportunities with the newly learned skills and techniques, as well as producing ground-breaking movies.
with full time jobs. She made her acting debut in 2012 in "Bad Brilliance" TV series produced and directed by Best Okoduwa after which she resigned from being Manager in Wakanow to for acting in 2019. Since then she has secured acting roles, working with some of the industry’s finest of actors and directors and currently has a part-time engagement as an assistant to one of the industry's A-list actors.
in lifelong learning. Ayodeji is very creative and loves to tell true African stories. He has worked as an editor, actor, and cinematographer on different short film projects. His film goal is to become the greatest film export out of Africa.
Ayodeji directed the short film: Waiting for You, which won Best Picture and 8 other awards. He also finished as the best Director at EbonyLife Creative Academy, 2021 (2nd Intake).
My alias is “Direxblows” which has a backstory relating to my baritone voice.
I have directed 3 short films which one has
gotten some international recognitions through film festivals. I was also one of the directors for one of the 4 final film projects for the 2nd intake titled “No one right way” which won the award for the “best male actor” and two other awards during our graduation ceremony.
I’m very passionate about creative visual storytelling for brands and also stories that will impact the new Nollywood.
Before directing, I was an actor and still an actor. My biggest feature has been playing “Viper” in the movie “One Lagos night” which is exclusive to Netflix. I have also featured in major Africa magic productions and TVCs. With all I learnt at ELCA, I’m willing to shape a lot of narratives about the creative industry and open to work with a lot of other creatives”
and most recently, Film. I am well-versed in participating and collaborating with team members, handling demanding productions efficiently. Also, an Educator who is passionate about building self confidence in children through the use of Performing Arts, I am currently a Drama and LAMDA (London Academy for Music and Dramatic Arts) tutor to kids with ages ranging from 3-15 years.
In maintaining an atmosphere of openness and reception to change, I have also acquired a substantial amount of experience in Customer Relationship Management and Radio Broadcasting. I desire to continue advancing professionally through learning and other engagements and to continually strive to ensure performance excellence and contributing towards success in productions as either a cast or crew member.
name a few.
Bunmi Adewale’s passion is to create movies that will inspire creativity, confidence, and originality for generations to come by showing them through his Directing style and visual storytelling to be what who they are, wherever they go.
He recently won an award at the Ebonylife creative academy as the Best Director in the Movie
“Waiting for you, which he Co- Directed.
an actor, a singer and now cinematographer. I have an eye for details and an understanding of how lighting effects perception.
I am a graduate of linguistics studies from the University of Benin, an alumnus of the Adobe youth voices (USA) and a Global Fund for Children(GFC) video storyteller.
I am a team player who loves to travel. I look forward to creating amazing and change effecting contents both home and abroad.
industry came in a cameo role in an AMC original. Udochukwu has spent the last couple of years transiting from being just a playwright to a screenwriter as well, and has a number of feature length and short films to his name. Destiny smiled on him when, in the heat of the pandemic, he signed up to Hollywood producer, writer and director, Kevin Morales' Directing for Screenwriters class. A couple of months later, he had the privilege of enrolling into EbonyLife Creative Academy's Directors Toolkits class, where he became the in-house screenwriter and also had the privilege of being one of the directors selected by the school to make short films as their school projects. He has since gone on to write and direct other short films, while prepping for the big one: a feature length film written by him.
in sports documentary filmmaking. I am also a Nutritionist and Dietitian, hence, my team members never get hungry and I ensure they eat right. I have great people skills, I don't back down from challenges and also, I see the positivity in the negatives. I am very detailed and also keen on ensuring whatever I work has an impact and my audience can relate with it.
I am always willing to be better at everything I do and I look for opportunities to make me better.
a concept, a destination or a product/service. This makes her your go to person for creating adverts, promos, short or feature films and documentaries. She's one person you can count on to properly execute a story, bringing it to life and exceeding all your expectations. She's an actor-director who is able to get actors to give their best performances at all times. She’s a team player who works excellently well with Crew members and is able to galvanize the entire cast and crew towards premium and excellent delivery.
Driven by a consistent quest for knowledge and excellence, she applied for and got trained on Sound for Film Production with special interest in Dialogue Editing and Foley at the prestigious EbonyLife Creative Academy, Lagos.
She currently works as a programs presenter, newscaster and facility curator with a prominent media house in South West Nigeria whilst aspiring to do and be more.
Audio production & joined the Academy to learn more. The Academy taught me a lot & I am eternally grateful.
, with a demonstrated history of handling location sound, post production, as well as small or large scale live events for about six years with strengths in recording, and mixing, controlling sound at various events, including theatre performances, concerts and conferences.
Hardworking and talented at quickly setting up equipment, utilizing time and space, and achieving technical excellence with each project. Lydia is detail-oriented and friendly with a calm and professional demeanour, and an exceptional ability to manage multiple projects with little direction. She is an articulate communicator with strong media and organization skills, excellent microphone techniques and extensive experience in setting up, installing and maintaining audio equipment, sound recording and editing.
Lydia is also a skilled social media strategist with nearly six years of content creating and curating, social media management, pre-event publicity, live tweets and live streaming experience, and has adequate experience working as a team lead, freelance social media marketer, PR volunteer.
I am also a certified film sound recordist and production alumni from EbonyLife creative academy (ELCA). My greatest motivation for engaging in my line of profession is to communicate positively to the mind of people through my sound. My vision is to promote the use of originally made scores in Nollywood and also stand a legacy that consist of indigenous talents who produce film scores in Nigeria and their works. I love to learn, listen to heart-warming music and spend time with people.
encourages me not to be afraid and go for what I want; and I put this to test by enrolling in EbonyLife Creative Academy even though I knew nothing about being a filmmaker but I was determined to study at EbonyLife Creative Academy and make impact.
Olufunmilayo Ajoke Fashuyi is a sound recordist, Boom swinger and sound post production creative; she is dedicated to learn from the best and also give the best to the Nigerian Film Industry.
I am a video editor with a year experience with advanced video editing skills and knowledge of video editing software ranging from premier pro, after effect & davinci resolve, tools and techniques.
I am a sound editor that can work on sound in movies and television shows. I can work dialogue edit, sound effects, Foley, ambience and music—into a complete, integrated soundtrack.
Seeking position to grow personally and professionally in a video editing and sound editing role.
His skills include, but are not limited to; Audio
Location Recording for Video (Film & TV) Productions, Audio Post-Production and also Music Editing & Production. He currently works on major projects with Greywoulfe Media, a media production company based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Having studied Civil Engineering, He’s very passionate about bringing out and accentuating the best qualities in creative work as pertaining to audio.
He can be reached via email at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
I am also a hardworking and organized individual looking for a responsible position to gain practical experience. I am passionate about my work, I am willing to put in the sacrifices, highly ambitious driven and result oriented, whatever the case may be I am willing to make the job done. Sound is a very important element of motion picture and from experience, it’s still quite not well understood in this part of the world. Motion picture is mainly about the visuals like most people’s thought and sound isn’t something that can be seen Sound requires ardent listening and ear practice. Your ears are your eyes in this case most people are sound blind. My aim isn’t only to practice these skills but also to teach people around me what sound is. More like I am a prophet for sound.
part in the last concluded ELCA program where I was taught and was involved in all the project that was done either on location or post production, I am hardworking ,respectful, resilient, persistent and enthusiast in getting a good and professional work done, I am looking forward to gaining more experience in my field.
With demonstrated history of location sound recording / mixing, music editing, background effects and post production for Film, and the ability to interpret visual media and moods through sounds, Victory strives to achieve technical excellence with every given project.
Also a tactful influencer, Victory possesses strong organization, communication and supervisory skills".
feel and touch the world. He is big on thrillers, a sucker for Drama and a lover of horror; which are currently his strong writing genre, till he finds a more fascinating one; Never!
He wrote a short Psychological Thriller “Reflections” that got produced and won a few awards at the EbonyLife Creative Academy and he also wrote a published E- comic series for Paycentre Africa which is still running on their media platforms.
He is inspired by the human mind and all its complexities that shapes our characters. His passion comes from a place of deep conviction, that traditional narratives need to be shaken and stories that depicts humanity in its ugliest, most beautiful and rarest amazing forms need to be told, NOW!
He is a skilled ballroom choreographer, a Finance Compliance Officer (Medical Research) an experienced stage actor and a loving husband.
into the world of writing for screen and learned to develop story ideas, create story outlines, develop characters, and write witty dialogues to create a well-structured screenplay. With a rich portfolio of articles, stories, and features under her belt, she is passionate about telling unique African stories to a global audience.
She writes articles, blog posts, short stories, and screenplays.
Ayobami also worked with a team of creative screenwriters at ELCA that developed a series bible and she wrote an episode in the web series titled, Japa.
human flesh, which means all experiences aren’t alien to him. Thus, he loves to tell stories that are unusual and uncommon but relatable to members of the society. He understands and respects the power of words. Hence, he’s intentional in the use of words to evoke emotions and initiate action.
He is a reader, writer, fun lover, smart worker, dreamer and doer. He's also passionate about Spoken Word Poetry, and his core purpose is to continually build capacity in people using words (and Spoken Word Poetry) as a tool of impact, a medium of communication, and a mode of expression. He is the Convener of WORD UP (a foremost Spoken Word Poetry concert in Nigeria) and War Of Words (Nigeria’s biggest slam poetry competition).
He is the author of several fiction and non-fiction books which are available on Amazon /Kindle - www.amazon.com/Olumide-Holloway/e/B089LDNRJJ
couple when their child is born or just sleeping, a spark can come out of it and it becomes an idea, the idea becomes outline process, the outline process becomes a story, the story becomes a script, or a book or even an article. Whatever it is, you will always remember where the spark came from and that is simply amazing how diverse our minds are.
From the diversity of living things and non-living things; I learn to see the world as many things and I learn to see myself as a tigress, a teacher, a baby, an introvert, an extrovert, a student and many more. And while connecting the dots of a story, I play physiology to get the best character I can create at that point in time. As I learn every day, I also have it in mind that there is nothing new under the sun but the Holy Spirit will make me do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
the TV series, MTV Shuga.
He is adept at story development, screenplay structure, character development, visual story interpretation and the use of industry-standard Final Draft.
I have been opportune to work on the following creative projects:
Screenwriter and Project Manager for a feature-length movie titled Karma
Screenwriter for numerous short films like The Governor’s cup, The Last time, Long way to redemption
Assistant creative director for Music video productions
Creative writer for Numerous Commercial shoots, LightenUP skincare
Creative assistant for the Production of a TV show, YARNZ.ng
Creative strategist for Bamboobar show with ‘Fyn Monky’
I look forward to spreading and telling the African story through scripts.
With a knack for thinking outside the box
and a persistent hunger for seeking out new and better ways of achieving results in the most efficient and cost friendly way, you'd be in a for a satisfactory treat by checking out.
and many more, she also was on the Voice Nigeria season 1 making the Top 24 on the talent show. Her continuous passion for Creative Arts nudged her in the direction of Storytelling and screen writing, and just concluded a 3 months training with EbonyLife Creative Academy in the Art of Screenwriting. She strives to tell phenomenal African stories with her different experiences in Performing and Creative Arts.
For years, she has written stories (fiction and non-fiction) on medium.com that questions the justification of actions we take as individuals. Writing different versions of the truth is often the theme of her stories as she is not afraid to make anyone uncomfortable with them. ELCA may be her first step into professional writing but the passion was birthed when she entered into a Canadian short story competition in 2013, made it to the final round, and was published together with other Canadian students in a compilation book for short stories titled 'Let there be dragons' by Polar Expressions Publishing. She hopes to work more with filmmakers who are not afraid to push the boundaries of story-telling as it's a mighty sword for change.
Feel free to email her via email@example.com
Read her stories on medium at lindaezenwammadu.medium.com
seeks for new angles across various topics in popular culture. He is interested in telling fictional and real-life stories across different genres with effective storytelling means. For leisure, Gabriel enjoys a game of Go and chess, reading, writing, watching films, exploring new genres in music and an intellectual discuss on several topics. He is also the writer of the short film Small Talk.
from childhood spurred her interests in storytelling and this led to her writing a number of short stories of fiction. Her love for fiction writing heightened when she saw the movie ‘Enemy’. She was intrigued by the Writer’s thought process in developing the script and that was when she knew she wanted to be part of the film industry. She worked as a Production Assistant for a TV Station that covered the 2015 edition of the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF). She learned hands on approach on the job on what it takes to bring a production set to life.
She heard about the EbonyLife Creative Academy (ELCA) and enrolled in the Art of Screenwriting program to further advance and hone her writing skills. She was also the Script supervisor/Continuity for ‘No One Right Way’ which was one of the short films produced at the academy.
Sherry hopes to write ground-breaking screenplays that would be screened at International Film Festivals.
Being at EbonyLife Creative Academy (ELCA)
has been a great experience, opening up a career in filmmaking that transcends screenwriting — working in the film industry in several capacities such as Assistant Director, Production Manager and Script Supervisor.
At ELCA, I worked as a Script Supervisor on the Samaritan, a short movie which was nominated for and won several awards. I also co-translated the subtitles of the multiple award-winning Best Picture short movie for the June 2021 ELCA Intake, Waiting For You.
I co-wrote a TV series, Grind, which was produced in August 2021, by Tunani Productions. During the production of Grind, I worked on set as a Production Assistant. I am currently working on a collection of screenplays of short liberating films.
Creating and telling/producing powerful and compelling stories with an African voice is a passion I am ambitious about. The dream is to forge a path in filmmaking, hence I am open to commissioning and collaboration.
I love reading and traveling in my free time.
rich and intensive screen writing course at Ebony Life Creative Academy which has equipped me with the intricacies and technicalities of unpacking a story and building characters to create intriguing plots.
5 years cognitive experience in development and management of web and application content with the ability to create something out of nothing and make the best of what is available. Hoping to explore my untapped creative mind to tell compact and intriguing stories to change the narrative of storytelling in our current space. Many years of crude storytelling and scriptwriting now equipped with the rudiments and technical know-how to tell stories to the highest possible standard.
Open to work in the creative space and join the team of emerging creatives out there promoting and presenting Nigeria to the world.
years of experience in creative writing and screenwriting; having also built her career in a number of roles including as literary intern, editor, media strategist, reporter and social analyst.
In 2020, she earned a certification in English and Media Literacy from the University of Pennsylvania and has garnered cognate experience working with national and global NGOs dedicated to eradicating gender inequality and stereotypes. She is also involved in initiatives with interests in education of the girl child. Attesting to this interest is the 2020 award for “Understanding the Right of Women and Girls” by the Young African Leaders Initiative.
Ifeoluwa has a strong desire to use the media to effect social and political change and hopes to do this by telling impactful stories and also by using cutting edge techniques in journalism to combat misinformation and other allied issues in the industry.
background as a chemist has equipped me with the skill and capacity to do a meticulous research on any writing project, I am involved in. If you are looking for stories that are passionate, true, a brain-teaser, intellectual, hilarious and full of depth, then you are looking for me.
I have several works under my belt;
Animation – OGDiBia, Jakande, Sunset stories.
Life-action - Boomerang (ep 3, series), Who are you, Red Blood Cells, Recovery, Merry Christmas, Mon Ami(e), My New Neighbour, First date.
Animation - E go better.
Life-action - How we Met, Why Married, Finding love.
stories in its truth and in a compelling form.
Filmmaking is deeply rooted in my life ambitions because it goes beyond just an engine of entertainment but rather for me a way of preserving heritage and culture.
As a Screenwriter, I am interested in writing films, documentaries and drama series for both the international and local audience. A major ambition is for me to flip African literatures into screenplays and films.
He is also an experienced DOP and creative drone pilot. He has produced and directed films, documentaries, short films, TV commercials and also branding/media consultant for establishments. He is a devout multimedia professional. He has a B.Sc. from University of Lagos, Akoka.
He also has a diploma degree in cinematography from the Lagos state sponsored project through Ebonylife Creative Academy. He is the founder of Zealet Multimedia, a media production company based in Lagos. He is part of the team responsible for various tv commercials for MTN, Glo and Airtel.
Motion Graphics: https://youtu.be/0ob-KQAqqvE
content creator with strong photography, editing and cinematography competence. Yinlayefa believes every African girl stands a chance in telling their compelling story with a camera in their hands. She is the pioneer creative director of Praise Fowowe International studios and the creative consultant at The Institute of family Engineering and Development. She has taken courses at Del-York Creative Academy (Post Production) and Ebony Life creative academy (Cinematography and Lighting). Yinlayefa has produced several bestselling online courses, covered high level events and loves to tell culture shaping stories that are safe and entertaining.
Rejoice is a Digital Content Producer, Presenter and Writer with 5 years of work experience (at Channels Television)
She is proficient in publishing creative content for digital media, skilled
motivate. Damola has been a committed visual storyteller over the past few years in many different media; from Photography to Graphic Design, to Video Editing, to Content Creation, to Cinematography and Lighting.
1st AC for the short film "Waiting for You", Director of Photography for the short film "Small Talk", Camera Assistant for the short film "Omo Atoke", and cinematographer for other short videos, she is a hard-working creative who is proficient in the technical aspects of film & photography. She also has excellent interpersonal skills that allow effective interaction with people, from directors to crew members to post-production teams.
With her architectural knowledge, she has been able to integrate it with storytelling resourcefully which gives her an edge over her peers. It has enabled her to be more creative while considering the functionality of a project. She is a fast learner with an imaginative mind, highly innovative & focused on self-improvement.
Connect with Damola:
YouTube: Damola Kevwe
include the Nigerian culture, language and identity be it through photography, cinematography and script/prose writing.
As a professional photographer, I’ve worked in Studio 24 and have experience in most kinds of photography. I however prefer shooting documentary and art photography, plus film documentaries and movies. I enjoy travelling and exploring new places and cultures using my pictures and videos to tell and build stories. Using different camera angles and cinematographic understanding to make ordinary pictures and film videos look extraordinary.
Having a natural talent for writing, having written several personal short and feature film scripts as well as prose and poetry. I have also worked as a script writer in Channel M1 productions writing a series “Panic Room”. I have shot as a cinematographer short films that have been nominated in several film festivals and also shot a short film in EbonyLife as the gaffer “Waiting for you” which received several awards.
I’ve also worked in professional sets like the African Magic TV series “Emerald” as a camera assistant.
A Social Scientist, who has also been trained in the art of film making and photography from reputable institutes; with over a decade of experience in the media and entertainment industry.
A certified entrepreneur, who has also, been involving in film/video productions since 2008; creative and also possess some practical skills needed for success.
She has personally produced and directed 3 short films, besides featuring in some movies and shooting movies/videos for some production outfits; and have also been impacting the lives of some people through training.
skit, I shoot commercials, and I have work on lots of movie set as a gaffer.
While at the academy I was the clapper loader for a movie titled “Omo Atoke", I assisted as a gaffer for the movie title “Samaritan" and as well "Waiting for you".
I strive to learn and improve each day, and hope to use my knowledge and experience to tell visual stories of Africa and beyond.
Diploma in Mass communication from The Akwa Ibom state Polytechnic.
Mbuotidem Uwah is a camera lover and passionate about film making, the love for how images appear on camera urged her to pursue a career path in film making.
Mbuotidem Uwah has worked on different film production set with both the glam team and the camera crew. She has worked as a camera assistant, camera operator and camera handler on film sets, musical videos and commercials.
Mbuotidem Uwah, recently graduated from the EbonyLife creative academy as the best in cinematography and lighting class after working on the student project "WAITING FOR YOU" which won eight other awards.
Mbuotidem is a fluent and nice communicator who loves teamwork and learning from others. She is open to welcome different opportunities, ranging from internship to assisting, especially when it comes to camera and lighting operations.
I have interest in motion graphics, graphic design,
product photography, and cinematography.
I am also a sustainability and finance technology enthusiast.
I love to watch football and analyze it
creativity and the professional skills I acquired at Ebony Life Creative Academy.
My journey into photography and cinematography was spurred with the primary aim of documenting events, memories and history in qualitative still images and importantly motion-pictures (Movies).
As a certified photographer and cinematographer, whenever I am discharging my duties on set, I portray compulsive need to pay attention to necessary technical details and encourage team work, with an understanding of lights and other equipments, I was oppurtuned to work on a short movie titled "The Samaritan" with other team members in Ebonylife Creative Academy’s as the gaffer and some other short films.
I’m open to learning, as well as open to opportunities available in the industry.
before moving into business. She has a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo Adebambo has a Certificate Diploma in Event and Wedding Planning from Wed Academy, Lagos and Interior Designing and Styling from Rubies & Sapphires, School of Design, Lagos and also a certification in Art Direction for Film from the Ebony Life Creative Academy, Lagos. She is a graduate member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations and an alumni of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women in Business, London and a 2018 Alumni of the Young Africa’s Leaders Initiative (YALI) West Africa.
Adebambo currently runs Kyrion Eventz and Mulberry Kitchen and Food City.
Kyrion Eventz is an event planning, management and Coordination Company which helps individuals and organizations plan and execute events while Mulberry Kitchen is a food service outfit which provides clean and hygienically packaged raw food stuff and groceries plus cooked home-made meals and stews to homes and offices at a very affordable rate.
Adebambo is the convener of the African Food Industry Conference which brings together all the food players across Africa.
Adebambo loves reading, cooking and dancing and lives in Lagos, Nigeria.
Artistes and Production houses both on Stage, TV and in Music. He has a twelve Track album to his credit titled ‘The Journey’ amongst other projects.
immense knowledge in set production and the combination of artistic pieces.
I have worked on various bodies of work including, a feature movie ( Pursuit Of Happiness), a commercial production ( for Golden Morn ) a music video, a short movie ( The Samaritan ), and recently a reality show (Ehn It’s a Match.)
After attending my first film academy at Magnus film academy in Lagos state in 2014, l was opportune to work with Yomi Black who owns Black studios as well as some other media houses. I started working fully with Yomi black as a set and props in 2019 and I was able to set design for the movies: Kill Fred, Role play, Sunday and Lolade season 2 etc.
My role as the set and props in the above listed projects inspired me to gain more knowledge in the Art department of film production and this prompted me to attend the EbonyLife Creative Academy training which was sponsored by the Lagos state government in the year 2021. l learnt under the Art direction for film and TV department. I have always wanted to work in the media which I am happy that the dream is coming into reality. I am looking forward to working with great filmmakers in Nollywood.
Music videos, Films and commercials.
I am open to work as a team member/lead with other Art Directors and Production Designers for all kind of visual contents to give excellence to every project I am a part of.
Having worked as a hairstylist on several projects such as "Elenini" an Africa Magic TV series, "Waiting for You" an ELCA production which won the best picture short film to mention a few, I will be elated to be part of your next project.
Kindly contact me on:
Instagram: @ademi_nbisi, @dstrandsguru
exhibitions and also worked on a number of productions. He runs AMDK Studio of Art and Design - a creative hub that execute props and sets for concerts, music videos and movie productions. Ahmed was part of the second intake at EbonyLife Creative Academy where he got awarded as the Best Production Design for the Movie - The Samaritan.
He currently works as a Visual Artist, Production Designer/Art Director and Facility Manager.
Her career in the creative industry began in 2017,
in television, with few years of experience as a creative director, property master and programs/quality control executive. The multidisciplinary creative works in the space where brand, images, design, storytelling, and technology converge.
She was trained by seasoned professionals at the EMDI Institute of Media & Communication,
Dubai, UAE, hence demonstrates skills ranging from graphics design to video editing, camera handling and voice acting. Ayomide initiated her career in film following a 3month intensive training in Art Direction at the EbonyLife Creative Academy and concluded with the film project titled, Omo Atoke, where she handled the production design. She has since worked as Assistant Art Director and Graphics Designer on the short film, Family Meeting, and has gone ahead to hone her sketching and 3D modelling skills.
Her creative process in film is defined by a combination of design principles and a sensibility for aesthetic imagery in precisely framed shots. Her diverse background informs her perspective to every project; hence she creates original, beautiful, and inspiring work. Ayomide values work ethics and her appetite for learning is renowned.
Her works are advocate for a beautiful and healthy environment. She studied Fine Art Education at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University 2009-2013. She is the CEO of Splendour’s Artrepublic, a growing company based in Lagos providing art solutions in interior, events and environmental management. She had done commissions and installations for the Office of the Vice President , top brands across Africa like Miele , Eko Hotel , BIPORAL community Etal.
performing teams with an eye for creating innovative and entertaining pieces. High energy talent manager successful in spotting and developing talents. Exceptional storyteller and screenwriter, who has generated ideas, developed detailed project plans and proposed solutions that have helped media brands over the years.
be bagging international recognition. Evelyn John is also a well-known actor in Nollywood with over 35 films in TV and Film to her credit. She is an Alumni from the Lagos State sponsored film academy - EbonyLife Creative Academy.
strategic thinking, movies, swimming, reading, listening to music and singing, I like the golfing and driving. I had my first degree in Information Communication Technology (ICT) from Covenant University, Ota in 2008.
I am self-motivated, very creative, with an unusual level of problem-solving skill and willing to learn. I see solutions rather than problems. I love challenges because it helps me learn and grow, and am never short of ideas.
I look forward to changing the narrative in the Nigeria Movie Industry, with the passion of making our films referred by cinema goers in Nigeria.
in the Nigerian film space.
Trinity, has appeared in over 20 films as an actor and producer. She’s a graduate of EbonyLife Creative Academy with four awards upon graduation for a short film she produced, titled THE SAMARITAN.
Trinity can be reached at: trinity_Ugonabo on Instagram
Trinity Ugonabo on Facebook
strong passion for film and T.V has always made him involved in T.V, Film and Fashion production.
Best described as a dynamic actor; featured in award winning films “I am Somebody”, “Falling”, “Survive” and the host of others on different platforms. He has produced a reality show “O’s island” and a feature film “Inhibition”. With over 5 years of experience in the film and entertainment industry as an actor, producer and a recent Alumni of Ebonylife Creative Academy from the Creative
Production set of 2021, he is ready to stamp his mark in the global market.
feature films and they are:
The Paragon 1&2 (2015 & 2016)
No one Right Way (Ebony Life Creative Academy Project 2021)
I am looking to work with likeminded individuals on short term and long term projects. Looking for more opportunities to broaden my horizons and be better in my craft.
sponsored project through EbonyLife Creative Academy. He has been in the filmmaking industry since 2014 as an actor, and started producing in 2018.
He has produced 3 short films and he is currently working on a feature film. He has ample experience in human, resource and time management. He has also worked as an Assistant Director, Line Producer, Production Manager, Casting Director and Script Supervisor for different projects. He has vast knowledge in Economics, Accounting, Finance and Research.
producing for feature films, she is ready to break into the TV/ Film industry. Haneefa currently works part-time as an Executive Assistant at Inkblot Productions.
and Idey4Lekki Media.
From 2019 to 2021, Lekan began producing documentary videos for development organizations including the United Nations Trust Fund (UNTF), US Mission in Nigeria and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on documentary projects on Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Rape, Youth development and Female Genital Mutilation. His latest project, in collaboration with other filmmakers, and with support from Lagos State Government and Ebony Life Creative Academy, is a short film titled Omo Atoke. It is a riveting story about rape and the culture of silence that puts women at the receiving end of the shame and consequences.
To date, Lekan has produced four documentaries and two short films.
roles in movies and tv shows including but not limited to 40 and Single on Netflix, to billboard and television commercials, and print advertisements for brands. Her sense of kindness and empathy has earned her a reputation as a humanitarian and huge supporter of foundations and social causes.
As a producer, she has a vision and is on a mission to bring authentic African stories to life and take them as far as there can go across the globe. Etta considers herself a go-getter, fondly because it rhymes with her first name (go-gEtta) and mostly as she embodies every meaning of the word in the way she goes about things. She believes if anything is worth doing, it is worth doing well.
Her no-nonsense yet benign approach is sure to place her as a Gen Z pacesetter and a woman to watch.
has worked on several stage plays such as Hear Word!, Mamma Mia, The USM Show, The Movement, 3SOME, among others.
Her love for film led her to intern and work at various positions in films, such as Production Manager, Art Department intern, Production Coordinator, Assistant Director, among others; in films such as Eyimofe, Bad Market, 35 Awkward Things About Losing Weight, to mention a few. She has great listening, communication, and interpersonal skills, and is resourceful. She is a team player and dedicated to her work.
Iyke started his Creative Journey in Theatre Arts &Media as an Undergraduate of University of Calabar. Going on to start a career in
the Film Industry, Iyke has developed his skills in writing and Production Management. He is an active member of the Script Writer's Guild of Nigeria and has a number writing credits on published Film Productions.
He recently completed training at the Ebonylife Creative Academy, where his shirt film project; "Waiting For You" bagged nine awards including Best Picture, an award given to excellence in Creative Producing for Film.
I began producing in 2011 having worked with big names like Emeka Smith, Shakara, Elenu, Seyi Law, Ajebo, Efewarriboy etc.
I believe in hard work and smart work, I have successfully carved a niche for myself in the comedy industry by actively positioning myself for opportunities. Producing for me comes naturally due to my unconventional way of bringing dreams, vision & pictures to reality.
I have successfully produced quite a number of comedy shows under Seagrin Media which I am a co-founder. With the outbreak and evolution of Nollywood, I decided to learn the arts of making a fantastic and blockbuster movie.
I co-produced "Samaritan" in the Academy which will soon be released on YouTube.
My interest and area of specialty cover numerous areas of the post production work flow, but with keen interest for visual effects VFX, EbonyLife have given me an opportunity to develop this skill, and at the same time empowering me to go beyond my abilities, and discover more methods to better myself as a visual effects artist.
The sky is just the limit for me, thanks to ELCA.
I make every magic possible as a video editor my
videos have the power to open great possibilities.
As a colorist I also bring colors in everyone’s lives.
Ps: I can create a new time-line for your memories
Effective time management and teamwork skills honed through years of experience editing short videos for short film, commercials,
religious houses and social media.
production which has over the time landed me roles of editing for TV productions in the broadcast industry and recently film productions in the movie industry.
My quest to editing broadcast able content led me to contributing qualitatively to the content of the Lagos State Ministry of Information and Strategy where I also got tutelage from senior editors in the field. I decided to take a dip further by enrolling in the state of the art academy, Ebony Life Creative
Academy; for training in Visual post production. So as to getting keenly acquainted with the nitty-gritty of movie editing. Having been taught into to the art and craft of movie editing by the best of hands available, the movie I edited won the best movie and several awards in different categories for the second intake of EbonyLife creative academy students.
I’m an enigmatic workaholic that does professional cutting of movies, eye catching color grading and mouth-watering visual effects for movies. Hence, I’m open to editing any genre of video.
I'm passionate about storytelling and with my skills, I'm very sure I am capable of executing various projects in the
niche of film production and other related areas.
I would like to own a media production company in the near future where I can employ and train youths in the process of film making and also to carry out projects that would be of great benefits and relevance to our nation, Africa and the world at large.
I believe that with the rise of new technologies in this present times, there is no limit to what we can achieve individually and as a group in the production of great content that would captivate and inspire the young minds in our country.
Perfection is one of my goals and I love to stand out and make a difference.
Aftereffects, Da vinci resolve, Blender and more. Proficient in animation, transcription, logging clips, subtitling, attention to detail and time management.
Seeking position to grow personally and professionally in movie video editing role.