Tomisin Osinubi
Tomisin Osinubi Acting

A dedicated actor, producer, writer, and a trained agriculturist.
In 2020, Tomi appeared in her major screen acting debut where she played “Toke”, the lead character in the film

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“Seem”. A short film she wrote and produced.
For most of her childhood, she spent more time by herself, imagining stories and alternate realities which eventually led her to discover her passion and talent for bringing to life certain characters that had become ensnared in the minds of others and of course herself.
Prior to gaining admission into Ebonylife Creative Academy (ELCA), Oluwatomisin had written, produced and starred in two short films, “Seem”, and “When You Stay”.
She enjoys filmmaking because it gives her the opportunity to develop stories that push her creative limits. Thanks to ELCA, her talent has gone several notches higher.
There’s a good chance you’ll run into Tomi on the set of an amazing film. Watch this space!

Adebayo Oloko
Adebayo Oloko Acting

A young Nigerian actor who presently resides in Lagos, Nigeria. He speaks English, Yoruba and Pidgin fluently. He graduated from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, with a

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B.Sc in Environmental Management and Toxicology.
Bayo Royale (as he is fondly called) previously worked with the likes of Director Ola and Adeyemi Olowoshagba on numerous films and television shows since 2016, as an Editor.
However, he made his major screen acting debut in 2020 – where he played ‘Uche’ in Laju Iren’s YouTube series “During Ever After”.
‘Loving Amanda’, a yet-to-be-released feature film directed by Michael Amapsalmist Akinrogunde in which he played Gbenga, has since followed.
He was awarded BEST ACTOR in a supporting role for playing Paul in EbonyLife Creative Academy’s short film: When the Living is Dead.
Adebayo is grateful for opportunities and open to telling more great stories. He believes actors should be the most understanding humans because they know what it feels like to be someone else.

Angelina Idoko
Angelina Idoko Acting

A Professionally trained actor. She made her big Debut when she played PRESS in KING OF BOYS (the return of the King) on NETFLIX. After which she Played Lead in a Blessing Egbe Movie

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LOVING NICOLE e.t.c Other Web Series & Cinema Movies Yet to be released.

The Young Actress Kick Started her acting Career after she got her Degree in Computer Science. “Acting is Everything to me. I Love how i can wear different shoes while telling Believable stories through my Craft” she says.

Angelina’s other Talents are Singing, Dancing & Fashion Designing. She Speaks English, igede, pidgin & Yoruba Languages Fluently.

Her training at the Ebonylife Academy has prepared her for a new and exciting chapter in her Career.

Chikamma Romanus
Chikamma Romanus Acting

R.C is an Actor based in Lagos State, Nigeria. He has a BSc B.Ed in Education/Biology from Abia State University, Uturu.
Chika as he prefers to be called started his

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journey as an actor in his second year in the University. Choosing to gather more experience, he transitioned to Screen Acting in 2018 after his graduation.
Chika made his first screen appearance in “Baby Steps” a movie directed by Willis Ikedum where he played “Osondu”
Chika is an advocate for consistent training. He believes that with hard work, a willingness to learn and adequate training you can achieve a lot. His goal is to become an internationally acclaimed actor.
Chika recently trained in the acting for screen department of EbonyLife Creative Academy. Playing Pst Jasper Ajayi for A Psalm for Abigail short film
He loves characters that explore humanity, because he believes that film can be a means to influence change and make impact. As such he gives himself wholly to every character he plays, believing that he is representing somebody’s story.

Ejiro Onojaife
Ejiro Onojaife Acting

A young Nigerian actor currently residing in Lagos Nigeria. She hails from Delta state and is a graduate of Sociology from Delta state university.
Ejiro started her acting career in 2020 and

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made her acting debut in an original Netflix series KOB: THE RETURN OF THE KING, directed by Kemi Adetiba where she played AGNES that has earned her a spot in the Nollywood industry.
Since then she has appeared in movies/ Series such as CHIEF DADDY2, BLIND DATE, VISA ON ARRIVAL, MSI, THE TWIST etc.
She has worked with notable actors like Sola Sobowale, Deyemi Okanlawon, Joke Silva, Funke Akindele , Daniel Etim , and many more.
She most recently graduated from the prestigious film school – Ebony life creative academy, where she was awarded BEST ACTOR in a lead role.
Ejiro is passionate about her craft because it brings fulfillment and she enjoys how one can change lives by telling stories. She is a good singer, she enjoys mimicking indigenous accents, She is fluent in English, pigin and Yoruba language.
She strives to get more opportunities to showcase her range and talent. She hopes to not only tell African stories in Africa but tell the stories internationally.

Adebiyi Olarewaju
Adebiyi Olarewaju Acting

With an educational background in Network Engineering, Adebiyi, working with individuals and corporate bodies has a wealth of experience in digital marketing, content creation and event

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With over 12 years of diverse experience, Adebiyi is recognized for his excellent business sense and creative team leadership skills, especially as it relates to media (Music and Sound). He has over the years developed impeccable communication and interpersonal skills which has gained him a deserving recognition wherever he works.
Adebiyi has led several teams especially in the music industry working with artistes such as Stella Damasus, Olufunmi , Bouqui, Eldee D Don, Tosin Martins, Ice Prince, Reekado Banks, Niniola and
Dr. Sid. Also. Apart from working with an industry icon like Onyeka Onwenu, he has also worked with industry leaders like WOMP Productions, Hashtag Entertainment. He runs 01 Entertainment , a
production outfit that manages CODED VIBES BAND ,a premium band for all your corporate and social functions, production of jingles and artist recording.
He also leads a team of professionals at a non-profit organisation where his technical and professional skills are utilised regularly.
Asides his professional pursuit, Adebiyi has a great passion for youth vocational development, Fashion and also loves God dearly.

Deborah Jimmy
Deborah Jimmy Acting

A native of Akwa Ibom state. Born in Lagos, Nigeria and a graduate of Communication Arts, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. Dherbie kick started her career as an OAP in Planet FM, Uyo and

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has lent her voice to radio jingles and animations. Her unique and colorful voice is one of the many talents she’s blessed with.

After all efforts to venture into the film Industry in Uyo proved abortive, she took the bold step of relocating to Lagos in 2020 to pursue her acting dream and in 2021 graduated from Ebonylife Creative Academy (ELCA), where she studied “Acting for Screen”.

She has featured in Africa Magic’s “My Flatmates”, “Fear” by Oris Ejuaye and has some short films to her credit.

She is super passionate about the film business in Nigeria and sees it as a puzzle with a missing piece and she’s the perfect fit to make it come alive which is why she’s not relenting but putting herself out there at any chance possible until stories are told the perfect way it should be.

Chinonso Ekemezie
Chinonso Ekemezie Acting

A Nigerian Actor who works and lives in Lagos, Nigeria. He is a native of Anambra State and a graduate of the University of Calabar with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Nonso made

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his acting debut on EbonyLife’s TV Series “Life 101” in 2016 and has since featured in a number of Short films, Theatre Productions (Femi Osofisan’s “Love’s Unlike Lading” and Ahmed Yerima’s “Yemoja” directed by Abiodun Udom) and Television series including The Johnsons, Brethren and Tinsel.

Upon his completion of the “Acting for Screen” course at the prestigious EbonyLife Creative Academy, his major aim is to leverage on his skills and talent to provide value and become a bankable brand in the Creative Industry.

Halimah Ganiyu
Halimah Ganiyu Acting

An actor and writer. A graduate of Dramatic Arts from Obafemi Awolowo University, acting has been a life long passion of hers. She loves acting because it gives her the opportunity

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to live several lives, to her acting is becoming telling stories in captivating manners.

Having done stage most of her life, she made her first film debut in 2018 in a short film titled “Halimat” (selected at The African Film Festival Dallas). She also featured in “The Griot” which won the Oronto Douglas best Nigerian feature at Afriff Globe Awards 2021 and several other films.

She played the role of Anjola in “A Different Path” one of the 4 short films done by intake 3 at Ebonylife Creative Academy.

When she’s not acting, she is either reading books or writing.

Heavens Obule
Heavens Obule Acting

I love love. I love human beings, I love to see people win and be happy. Who is Heavens Obule in one sentence? Heavens Obule is a happy child who loves love.

Maggie Osuome
Maggie Osuome Acting

An actor and voice-over artist based in Lagos. She views drama as a means of building empathy in our world, hence she feels privileged to give life to characters whose stories deserve telling.

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Maggie is detail-oriented and this is evident in her interpretation of roles. She enjoys reading novels and sightseeing.

Some of her stage and screen credits include Mamma Mia! (The Musical), Riona, Love is War, and Dreamchaser. She has also lent her voice to radio dramas and jingles.

Maggie looks forward to featuring in productions that will stun viewers, set the course for societal change, and make history.

Ogechi Aniegboka
Ogechi Aniegboka Acting

A native of Anambra state is a Nigerian Actor who has appeared in a few works such as The Ten Virgins, Fancy Teens, Man Pikin where she is popularly known as Keturah Nnadi (Ketu).

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Being an acting for screen student at Ebonylife creative academy broadened my knowledge of the art and I must say, I know better. Oge is willing to break her back in order to achieve a director’s vision for a character. She is zealous with her work and believes the sky is big enough to accommodate everyone.

Renata Joy Tebu
Renata Joy Tebu Acting

Renata PJ. Tebu, is an Actor, Script Writer and Song Writer. She is an Edo girl raised in the Northern region of Nigeria, but thanks to her highly useful bachelors degree in Theatre and Media

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Arts, she has appeared in numerous productions across our great land Nigeria.

Renata has featured in several Movies and TV Shows in Africa; From Mnet Series, Tinsel, and Niyi Akinmolayan’s My Village People, to well over twelve movies and TV shows in the last four (4) years.

Renata presently lives in lagos with her family.
Storytelling has always been a huge passion for Renata and having just completed a 3 months exclusive programme ‘Acting for the Screen’ , at the well renowned EbonyLife Creative Academy, she is ready to make her mark in the industry by telling beautiful stories through acting and writing.

When Renata is not working, she is either travelling, grilling out, or spending time with family and friends ”

Rhoda Albert
Rhoda Albert Acting

A fun loving human who has a B.A in Theatre Arts from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. She also attended the AFFIFF acting masterclass is 2016 and 2018, in 2018, she was amongst the 5

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finalists to travel out of the country to make an international foreign language short film. She has featured in stage plays and movies like This Lady called life on Netflix, amongst others. She plays the role Nere in the current Africa Magic series Riona. Rhoda attended The voice over academy in 2017, and currently one of the latest EbonyLife Creative Academy alumnae.
Rhoda is a professional voice talent who has worked for top brands and agencies she has voiced ads for Kuda bank, Peak 123, 7up, pepsodent, Fire condoms amongst others, she has also voiced ADR’s, Documentaries and children audio books. Rhoda is vast in the voice industry. For more of her voice works kindly visit
Her social media handles are.. Instagram: @rhodaalbert, @rhodsvoice. Twitter: _rhodaalbert. LinkedIn: Rhoda Albert. YouTube: RHODA ALBERT.
Rhoda speaks English and Pidgin English fluently, enjoys watching movies and nature. She is also very good with some Nigerian and foreign accents.

Patience Eseosa Ekhaguere
Patience Eseosa Ekhaguere Acting

A young Nigerian actor who presently resides in Lagos, Nigeria.
She graduated from Igbinedion University Okada, with a B.Sc in Mass Communication and M.Sc in Mass Communication

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Pat (as she is fondly called) speaks English, Yoruba and Pidgin fluently. She is a Presenter and An actor that has worked with the likes of Director Victor Sanchez, Director Kayode Peters, Director Tope Alake on numerous films and television series such as Enakhe, 13Letters, Oga Landlord, Hired Gun e.t.c since 2019 However, she made her major screen debut, as an actor, in 2020 – where she played ‘Regina’ in an Africa Magic series “Enakhe” Oga Landlord is also a tv series directed by Kayode Peters for AIT which she played Iyabo.

Pat recently trained in the Acting for screen department of Ebonylife Creative Academy where She played the LEAD CHARACTER, ABIGAIL in short film titled A PSALM FOR ABIGAIL.

Pat is ready to tell more great stories. She believes that actors are the most vulnerable and understanding humans because they know what it feels like to be someone else mentally, physically and psychologically.


Melvin Orji
Melvin Orji Directing

(born June 13, 1989) is a model, actor, film director/producer, and Entrepreneur. For several years, Melvin has featured in numerous Tv commercials, billboard adverts, and

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films such as; Mtn, Globacom, Airtel, Guinness, Konga, Top tea, Hero beer, heritage bank, sky bank, The Men’s Club season 2, The legacy pan African series, Tinsel, Royal castle, etc. Melvin was the Assitant director for Merry Men 2, Bad Comments, and Unroyal. Melvin has directed Short films, music videos, and tv commercials under his production company ‘Talkative Afrika Media’. Melvin is also the founder of Ram and Beer Grill and Food house, a contemporary restaurant with reinvented meals. Melvin is a go-getter with strong values and believes. He is also one of the facilitators of Daba school, an educational platform where people learn new skills to gain financial freedom.

His popularity with television commercials, entertainment, and entrepreneurship is unrivaled. magazine front covers, exclusive Tv/print interviews, photoshoots, industry awards, and television appearances.

Abigail Chinazaekpere Chukwu
Abigail Chinazaekpere Chukwu Directing

A writer and an indie filmmaker who recently started exploring the film world. She is drawn to stories that provoke emotional reactions in both the characters and the audience.

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Abigail is a mental health advocate who wants to make films that bring the importance of mental health to the full glare of the public.

Ayodele Oluwatosin Ogundipe
Ayodele Oluwatosin Ogundipe Directing

I also go by the stage name Dipe. I perform a style of poetry known as Sound Poetry which is a blend of spoken word with musical accompaniment (provided by my 5-piece jazz band).

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I am the proud creator and producer of the biggest and longest running annual Mother’s Day showcase in Nigeria – Yeye Cabaret – for seven consecutive years.

A self-confessed “Plant Dad” with a dream to one day own my orchid (just to sound posh when I say it) but I am a true lover of nature – not necessarily a tree-hugger though.

An author, avid writer and thinker, I like to imagine and re-imagine different possibilities and things and explore how they can become new realities.

The year 2021 has been a year of enlightenment for me and new experiences one of which was film school – a major highlight of this year.

I am currently working on my first (short) film which would mark my directorial debut and being an Executive Producer of such, especially right after graduating from Film school – Watch this space!

Film making would be a significant career shift in my creative enterprise, with its unique challenges but more importantly opportunities for growth.

My journey into this world of Arts and entertainment coming from a pure science background has been one in the making – A slow, but evolving process over the last fifteen years.

Overall, I am excited and anticipate the future with high hopes. What I see is a future full of endless possibilities and I can’t wait to explore them. I believe in this journey, I believe in my story and in the path I’ve been set to tread, with a quest in mind. This is a new season with new territories to conquer and with the pen of a ready writer, and the skill of an agile swordsman, I embrace what the future holds – Because the world is mine!

“…The world is my Oyster, which I with sword will open”. – Falstaff (William Shakespeare – Merry Wives Of Windsor)

Aramide Oluwaseun Phillips
Aramide Oluwaseun Phillips Directing
Chukwuemeka Emeka Jonathan
Chukwuemeka Emeka Jonathan Directing

My name is Chukwuemeka Emeka Jonathan. AKA “Sauce”
I’m a Civil engineer by profession, and a media enthusiast at heart.

Ben-Obute Best Princess
Ben-Obute Best Princess Directing

A graduate of Theatre and Film art from University of Jos, a director of stage performance, dancer and a script writer. A student-actor for the National Film Institute, Jos.

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I write poems and does lots of abstract arts as hobbies aside travelling, adventure and home-management.

I’m a gentle observer with so much sparks in me.

The life of a film maker is like journey into the life of your own imagination through hardwork, very interesting to me.

I am so honoured to be an alumnus of Ebonylife creative academy, learning alot in the period that I did and becoming not just a better filmmaker but a creative person speaking the language of her own imagination.

Ehis Godwin Eigbiremolen
Ehis Godwin Eigbiremolen Directing

A Filmmaker, an Educator, a Climate Change Ambassador and a Rotarian. MD/CEO of Skope Entertainment Ltd and Founder of Skope Kids. Born and grew up in Lagos, but originally

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from Irrua Esan, Edo State.
Studied Special Education/Geography in University of Ibadan and worked as a classroom teacher for a while and then in Zenith Bank for 11years. During which he met Iyabo Ojo who gave him the first opportunity to appear in her movie “Black Val” directed by Desmond Elliot. He left the country to Germany.
In Germany, he put together an event with 600 people in attendance from 20 countries, for “Freundkreis Asyle Ev” an NGO in Mannheim”. Directed his first movie in Frankfurt “Sango In Germany” a Satire Movie, with charles Inoje and Papi Luwe. Came back to Nigeria wrote and directed a couple of short films also appeared in several other movies.
His mission in life is to tackle Societal Social Challenges such as Climate change, Child Trafficking, Child Abuse, Drug Abuse, Gender Equality and so on, by creating awareness through Filmmaking. Also impact the Nollywood industry significantly to by churning out Premium African Movies for the international market.

Funmilayo Salau
Funmilayo Salau Directing

A Media and Content Executive, a fast rising Film maker and Creative Entrepreneur. She is a graduate of prestigious University of Ilorin where she studied Counselling Psychology. She

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produced a short film titled “the Path” in 2018, premiered at kwara Hotel to over 1000 audience including Mr. kayode Alabi (Deputy Governor of kwara state) she has also produced a feature length titled “Best Clique”. Funmi has handled some of the biggest film in Nollywood, including Mimi where she doubled as Production Manager and Assistant Director.
*EBONYLIFE* creative academy did not only exposed me to some vital aspect of film making, it equipped me ready to compete with other film makers around the world and take up new challenge while keeping it fit. I hope to support Nollywood by bringing my creative self to work and tell beautiful african stories to the world from Nigeria and having fun while doing it

Mayowa Stephen
Mayowa Stephen Directing

A Film Director, Producer, Actor, Pastor and Educational Administrator. He started as a Stage Actor in 1994, learning under the industry veterans. He has worked on stage and radio with the

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likes of Uncle Lai Ashadele, Austin Awulonu, Israel Eboh, Akin Akindele, Edmond Enaibe, Bimbo Manuel, Iyke Okechukwu, Victor Eze, Mike Odiachi, and a host of others.

Mayowa has written, produced and Directed more than 50 stage plays and few movies, a former member of the Total Theatre of Africa (of the AIT Minijojo fame) and the Founder and Creative Director of Pa Solomon Playhouse. Some of the films written and Directed by him include Raging Curse 1 – 3 (2010), Wedding Night (2013), Godavari (2016), Sex is Good (2018), etc. His TV Drama series titled Marriage Battles (Season 1 & 2) was aired on LTV for 26 weeks.

He is a lover of God, a preacher and teacher of the Word of God, a devout member of Foursquare Gospel Church where he accepted Christ in the year 1991, and presently serves God and humanity as Pastor in Charge of a branch in Ikorodu. He is married since 2005 to a beautiful woman with lovely children.

Oluwakemi Adekomi
Oluwakemi Adekomi Directing
Odikpa Oghenetega Theophilos
Odikpa Oghenetega Theophilos Directing
Onwubiko Tochi Blossom
Onwubiko Tochi Blossom Directing
Orogo Onaroghene
Orogo Onaroghene Directing

An indigene of ughelli north local government in Delta State. He is an alumnus of the ebonylife creative academy where he trained as a student of the director’s tool kit. He is driven by

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a passion for telling African stories especially from warri where he grew up..

He is currently the Assistant Director at Bi-Communications Nigeria Limited – producer of CRIME FIGHTERS; The police and you.

Orobosa Iziengbe Ikponmwen
Orobosa Iziengbe Ikponmwen Directing

A Film Director, Screenwriter and Content Creator. Prior to her admission at EbonyLife Creative Academy, She directed two short films and a documentary; Corona Belly (2020),

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Love Does Not Look Like This (2021) and Nabiy’s Day In (2020) respectively.

During her study at ELCA, she was the Lead Director of A Psalm For Abigail, one of the four final films for that session. Her work on that film earned her the award for Best Directing.

In her spare time, she reads books, writes stories, film scripts, and watches films. Orobosa’s film interests lie in deeply emotional, thought-provoking stories. She also loves to tell stories that spark conversation and tackle pressing societal issues.

Orobosa looks forward to sharpening her directing skills and working on bigger, more challenging projects. She dreams of becoming one of the most sought after filmmakers in the international film space.

Precious Okpala
Precious Okpala Directing

A passionate storyteller who want to tell stories from a place of truth, using every element of the Arts (Singing, Acting, dancing etc) His Multi-talent see him function as a script writer, Actor

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director, a producer with a difference.

Having studied Theatre Arts he went on to create his own production company Blue Unicorn Studios. producing works like
Bambi The Musical in (2018 and 2019)
1759 The Musical (2020)
Both plays he wrote, directed and starred in and have been shown in different cities in Nigeria.
He has also written and directed Short films like Roadside Stranger-
Rage Rush.

Thanks to Ebonylife he studied Directing for film and can’t wait to direct films that can impact lives, compete and win awards in film festivals, especially Musical films.


Akonwonjo Ifeoluwakitan kitty
Akonwonjo Ifeoluwakitan kitty Sound
Macpherson Aghah
Macpherson Aghah Sound
Glory Rex
Glory Rex Sound

A Poet, Content Creator and Sound Engineer, currently working with Wazobia Television as an Audio Producer in charge of creating jingles, station idents, sound design, audio recordings,

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program calibrations etc.

With several awards and nominations for Essay writing and Poetry, she actively uploads videos on YouTube channel 👉 GLORY REX, showing the world through a personal Lens and working as an Influencer.

After Ebonylife Creative Academy {ELCA} training, she is now skilled in Boom Operation, Audio Mixing, Utility and other film making activities.

Micheal Ibiwoye
Micheal Ibiwoye Sound

A live sound Engineer, Location Sound Mixer, Boommic Operator, Foley Recordist, Dialogue Editor, Sound & Multimedia Equipment sales and Servicing, Conference room Sound setup,

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Virtual & Live event setup with Full Hd Livestream. CEO MICHO MEDIA PRODUCTION

Daniel Joseph
Daniel Joseph Sound

A Creative Individual, an Instrumentation Engineer by profession, who is passionate about learning different aspects of the filmmaking process. Before ELCA, he had worked on two short

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films in the Art Department, and had a 3 month stint learning Cinematography. Upon arriving at ELCA to explore Sound, he worked on location and in post production on the 4 films produced by the 3rd Intake, as a boom operator, Foley Artist and Dialogue Editor.

Dubcy Omale Emmanuel
Dubcy Omale Emmanuel Sound

An Audio Engineer for Film, TV & Music. I’ve worked on different sound elements in some short films, also, I have worked on voice-over for jingles, spoken word poetry, etc. I have

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experience as a Production Sound Mixer and a boom operator. Also, I have experience in recording, editing, and mixing music at a professional level. I worked with industry-recognized DAWs like Protools, Adobe Audition, and Audacity.

My areas of expertise are in:

° Music Production – Editing, Mixing, Mastering

° Location Sound Mixing

° Audio Production for Film- Dialogue editing, Foley recording, Ambient, Final Mix

° Voice-over: Recording, Editing, and Mixing.

Jephthah Nwaoha
Jephthah Nwaoha Sound

I live in Lagos Nigeria.A graduate of ELECTRICAL/ ELECTRONIC Engineering.
I studied sound for films and TV at the Ebony life creative academy.
Am a song writer,a recording artist

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and an aspiring professional audio engineer.
Am a lover of good sound either in music or films,the reason I want to horn my skills and become a professional audio engineer.
You can connect with me on these handles:

Oladapo Adeoye
Oladapo Adeoye Sound
Olanrewaju Olanrewaju
Olanrewaju Olanrewaju Sound
Oluwasegun Atoloye
Oluwasegun Atoloye Sound

I describe myself as creative because my journey in this space has taken me from one path to another. I began as a fashion photographer, the boy with the camera, always taking nice shots that

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I found quite interesting, but my passion was for the movie industry, specifically how sounds are collated to support the various acts in movies. Thanks to ECLA, I’m now a sound engineer and boom operator. I’ve worked as a boom operator on a few short films (I love to boom) and also did Foley in post production. Aside from sound, I enjoy swimming, video games, and teasing people.
You can reach me on Instagram and Twitter @Segsoye

Soetan Gbemisola
Soetan Gbemisola Sound

I am a location sound recorder who has worked on nine short films, some of the productions are for Ebony life creative Academy,Tecnocamon18 shortfilm competition, and also a collaborative

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project on rape awareness to mention a few. Music production is my first love so apart from film score I have collaborations with artists from different genres on streaming platforms.
I really enjoy getting outside my comfort zone.
Most people i have worked with have different perception of who I am but one thing they all agree to is I am Amazing.
outside work I love to relax and have fun and I smile a lot too.
My favorite quote from my colleague/Sound mind :
“Utility malo muti ni titi”- kitty 2021
English Translation: “Don’t mix business with pleasure E go backfire”
You can reach out to me on social media
Instagram: thissleek
Twitter: itssleek

Tunde Pillar Gbogboade
Tunde Pillar Gbogboade Sound

Creating excellent audio for film is music to my ears. As a Musician that have background in Audio Engineering at Kingdom Audio College and Phy-Electronics at Federal University of Technology Minna.

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Learning at Ebony Life Creative Academy is a great plus to creating more captivating and excellent sound design for telling our Africa stories in films.
My name is Tunde Pillar Gbogboade and I am committed to telling our Africa stories location/Post Production Sound with a touch of excellence.


Abiola Abimbola Robiat
Abiola Abimbola Robiat Screenwriting

Abimbola Abiola has worked in the broadcast industry as a Television and Radio host before venturing into writing. She has learned the art of molding stories into screenplay in a very structured

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and well-formatted way. She’s learnt the rules and is ready to break them in order to bring home Oscar awards and more. She currently lives in Lagos and can be reached via
@a_aabimz on Instagram

Adefemi Fagite
Adefemi Fagite Screenwriting

Adefemi Fagite is a screenwriter, poet, and world literacy ambassador. He is an alumnus of the Ebony Life Creative Academy. His works have been previously produced and published in Protest

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through Poetry anthology, Plague 2020 anthology, The Unseen anthology, Apex Publishing, Oriki Podcast, The African Writers Review, Ebony Life Productions.

Abisola Omonike Junaid
Abisola Omonike Junaid Screenwriting

A trained botanist and certified content strategist. Her journey into writing was largely influenced by her love for books and storytelling. Prior to enrolling for the Art of Screenwriting course

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at the Ebony Life Creative Academy, she has explored other forms of storytelling such as prose writing, blogging, social media content creation and copywriting.

She served as the Content Lead at 234Finance and was tasked with managing communications for The Mentor Matchup Challenge – the company’s annual elevator pitch event.

She was also part of the editorial team for Business Essentials – an online talk show series by 234Finance and BlackCopper.

Currently, she serves as the editor for Naija Cupid Weddings – a wedding blog.

‘Bisola lives in Lagos, Nigeria and is interested in telling authentic African stories centered around social, cultural and economic values, equality and eco consciousness.

She enjoys reading and spending quality time with people and nature.

Mfon-abasi Michael Inyang
Mfon-abasi Michael Inyang Screenwriting

a passionate and seasoned storyteller, screenwriter, script consultant and script coordinator who wants to tell stories that connects with people, where they could see themselves in plots and

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premises that they may necessarily not have experienced personally, and connect it to it.

Akpan Emediong Benedict
Akpan Emediong Benedict Screenwriting

A creative writer and storyteller, one who believes in the adage, “The pen is an extension of the soul” as it constantly reminds her to write her truth. As a result, Emy is frequently compelled to use

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the power of the ink to birth in the most creative way exactly how she feels.

As a certified screenwriter (thanks to EbonyLife Creative Academy), and a budding filmmaker, Emy is committed to bringing the world along on her creative journey through her Instagram community @thescreenwriters_diary, where she chronicles her experiences on every step of the journey which she utterly believes will end in stardom.

However, as a quondam Literature teacher with 2 years of experience, Emy hopes to one day return to the classroom, but this time to teach a larger audience (both home & abroad/online & offline) on the nuances of becoming superstar screenwriters and storytellers.

Emy is grateful to the entire EbonyLife Creative Academy team for recognizing her potential as a young Nigerian woman, and guiding her through the journey of embracing her creativity in a not-so-inspiring world of “Nay-Sayers”.

Soliu Kolapo Mustapha
Soliu Kolapo Mustapha Screenwriting

A passionate and driven Scriptwriter. Adept in all aspects of script and story development, screenplay structure, character creation, and the intricacies of story structure. He’s self-motivated and

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committed to striving for
innovation, originality, and awe-inspiring stories.

His discovery that human being are created as “Imagery Oriented
Beings” and are designed to channel imagery and also, act on the imagery that impulse them from inside, coupled with the fact that, the majority of the younger generation time is spent on screen, either on TV or phone, motivates him daily to learn and develop as a Scriptwriter and also committed to striving for innovation, originality and awe-inspiring stories so as to contribute to the growth of the Nigerian movie industry.

Atinuke Odufuye
Atinuke Odufuye Screenwriting

A dreamer, screenwriter, creative writer and author committed to sharing the African experience to the world through her writing. She believes there is a story for everyone and aims to create those

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relatable, yet unique stories that will live on in the hearts of the audience for a long time.

Atinuke finds writing to be therapeutic, and when she’s not busy working for her daily bread, she is singing along to movie soundtracks and thinking of ideas for her next work.

You can connect with her on Instagram @atk_kim or via email at

Chinaza Ebere Eziaghighala
Chinaza Ebere Eziaghighala Screenwriting

A medical doctor and interdisciplinary writer at the intersection of health, film, comics and literature. She believes she has a mandate from her ancestors to make culture cool by retelling and reinventing

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already existing lore. She was one of four Nigerians nominated by the US Embassy for the 2021 University of Iowa International Writing Program Digital Learning Project which she completed in November 2021, and recently graduated from the Art of Screenwriting course at EbonyLife Creative Academy in December 2021. She is adept at writing for books and screen. When she is not doctoring or writing, she can either be found reading Lore Olympus on webtoons, or analysing a book, film or series.

Fisayo Omobola Ojabodu
Fisayo Omobola Ojabodu Screenwriting

A young Writer and Filmmaker from Lagos, Nigeria. When she’s not working on a film, she’s writing poetry, listening to music or catching up on an old Tv series. Although she’s an Anatomist by

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Degree, Fisayo Ojabodu currently has her eggs in the creative writing industry as a Script Writer with preference in TV.

If you’d like to reach Fisayo, you can do so via email at

Kehinde Damilola Karimat
Kehinde Damilola Karimat Screenwriting

I learnt about the world, culture and people as a child through stories. Now, as an adult, stories still influence my life a great deal. I believe so much in the transforming power of stories.

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After graduating from the university with a degree in Theatre Arts, I decided to work in the media space. For three years now, I have been gathering experiences and shaping lives in my little corner.

Taking the screenwriting course at Elca is the first major step I have taken as an aspiring filmmaker. Moving forward, I intend to keep sharpening my skill as a filmmaker, influence culture and impact lives. I’m also winning an Oscar Award someday (Smiles).

Mercy Williams
Mercy Williams Screenwriting

A Content Strategist who is currently on her journey towards becoming an Immersive Storyteller using Extended and Virtual Reality. Prior to her program at ELCA, Mercy has written works of fiction,

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non-fiction and poetry, published on various online journals. She is passionate about the Nigerian creative industry and currently manages Naija Haiku, a collective of Nigeria Haiku writers and artists, as well as Denlaa Creative, a community of creative advocates.

Mercy Williams hopes to use Film and Storytelling to promote authentic African stories and push for black representation across all spheres of life. She is a lover of Speculative Fictional films and is proud to be the scriptwriter of the magical realism short film, A Different Path, produced by the academy. Mercy Williams describes her learning experience under Karima Effendi as surreal and invaluable, and she’s sincerely grateful for the opportunity to be an ELCA alumnus.

Mercy Williams is eager disrupt the film industry with her unique ideas and stories. She adores good music, stunning art, hilarious memes and beautiful conversations. Connect with her on Instagram @lifeofmercywilliams.

Okiya Ingrid-Mary Onyemaechi
Okiya Ingrid-Mary Onyemaechi Screenwriting
Olatomi Mojibola Falore
Olatomi Mojibola Falore Screenwriting
Rotimi Feyisayo Guidiance
Rotimi Feyisayo Guidiance Screenwriting

A screenwriter, director and producer, and she has been actively involved in screenwriting for movie production whilst building on her directing and producing skills. She believes creativity

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does not depend on the budget of a project, it’s working with limited resources and coming out with an excellent product. She is always excited to use the techniques of
Story telling to engage your audience.

Uloma Gloria Uwadoka
Uloma Gloria Uwadoka Screenwriting

A Writer. She recons she has been writing since she could; stories have always lived in her head. She gains pleasure in Music and Art. She also believes that Creativity will save this world. She calls

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herself a low-key sexual abuse activist. She’s the writer of the screenplay A Psalm For Abigail. ELCA was the beginning of her journey into film making and she promises to go all the way.

Wemimo Aliu
Wemimo Aliu Screenwriting

I am a storyteller, a Content creator and Screenwriter. Whenever life seems unbearable, I watch Movies. Movies make me laugh, sometimes emotional and most importantly it keeps me warm.

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I want to tell stories that makes people realise everything will be okay no matter what they are going through in life.


Abiodun Shokenu
Abiodun Shokenu Cinematography

A graduate of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing from Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State. Abiodun started his paths in Photography as an amateur Photography in 2007, and in 2015

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his journey of Professional Photography began and also started Photojournalism and Documentary career in 2017. Apart from executing various projects successfully, he has also single-handedly travelled and led groups of photographers for photo tourism in different locations within Nigeria.

Abiodun works centered and reflects the methodology of storytelling tradition of African culture and day to day human living realities around the world.

He has widened his knowledge in film making and camera operations by learning Cinematography and Lighting at Ebony Life Creative Academy (ELCA), Lagos. It is a sponsored programme by Lagos State Government in collaboration with Ebony Life TV. During his three months training at ELCA he jointly worked on the Movie project, A Psalm for Abigail as a Gaffer and one of the most resourceful students in that production. Also directed and shot a 30 seconds commercial for RA Adire and a Music video, aside several class assignments.

He is an Award Winning photographer. Before he became self employed, He had previously worked at Punch Newspaper as Photo/Video Journalist. RuffnTumble, First Bank PLC, Smacker LTD (The Place) Also conducted documentaries for ONE and Global Education Campaign on Effects of COVID-19 on School Children, the documentaries are captured in both still and motion pictures which is being used globally for global education campaigns. He had also covered events for several Multi-Nationals, such as; Cocacola Nigeria, Oracle, Guinness Nigeria PLC, Samsun Nigeria, amongst others. Abiodun is the MD of Martwil Multimedia and Biods Photography.

Adebayo Bukola
Adebayo Bukola Cinematography

A vibrant video journalist and a promising cinematographer who is keen in telling the human angle stories that will impact the society. Her few years of experience in practicing journalism

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have seen her worked with TVC communications for two years as an intern (2017) and graduate intern (2019).

Between those periods, Bukola worked as a Researcher, Bulletin assistant producer, reporter and camera operator.

Currently, she’s a freelance voice-over artist, a documentary filmmaker and assistant cinematographer on movie set.

Bukola Adebayo is open to impactful collaborations, endorsements, and partnerships.

The aim is to keep highlighting stories that matter, as we project Africa to the world!

Ahmed David
Ahmed David Cinematography

I am a cinematographer and a photographer. I love food and I am a great guy to work with, please provide food on set always, thanks.

Afolabi Victoria
Afolabi Victoria Cinematography

Babatunde Obideyi
Babatunde Obideyi Cinematography

A creative cinematographer and editor with over 5 years experience in filmmaking and event documentaries. He specializes in shooting movies, corporate/ commercial videos and events

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using professional and industrial standard equipment. Tunde has worked on several movie projects as cinematographer and editor such as feature length films ‘THE ASSIGNMENT’, ‘THE GENERALS’ and short films including ‘WHEN THE LIVING IS DEAD’ short film produced by EbonyLife Creative Academy.
Tunde acquired professional cinematography and Lighting skills and certificate at EbonyLife Creative Academy and Lagos Film school, on the field experience, filmmaking seminars and workshops.
He has a vast knowledge in photography, cinematography, lighting and sound recording, skilled in the use of professional editing softwares like Adobe Premier pro, Davicin Resolve, Photoshop etc. Tunde have eyes for quality and international standard visual content, he does not settle for less but think out of the box to achieve the best result within the time frame. He believes in excellence and professionalism with team work as the foundation to achieve desired goals.

Amiolenhen Jewel
Amiolenhen Jewel Cinematography

A theater art graduate from the university of Ibadan and an alumna of the EbonyLife Creative Academy. I’m a media personnel, a cinematographer, an actor, a fashion/costume designer, and an

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entrepreneur. I did my industrial training( IT) in NTA Ibadan where I had the opportunity of assisting with some media duties, and I also served in the ministry of Culture and Tourism Akure and was commended with the certificate for a worthy ambassador at the ministry. I have worked on lots of movies as a costume designer and hoping to work on more movies as a cinematographer. I have experience in the media and entertainment industry and I’ve been involved in film, video, and music productions. I was the 1st AC for the short film “WHEN THE LIVING IS DEAD” which came out as the best film shot by the third intake of the EbonyLife Creative Academy. I’m a cinematographer for some short film, commercial, music videos etc. I’m a camera lover, and I’ve been passionate about film making even before I got into school to study theater art. I always feel this joy in me whenever I’m in a stage or film production, infact anything that’s called entertainment. Having the opportunity to study cinematography at the EbonyLife Creative Academy is one of the best things that would happen to me in the year 2021, cause it makes me fulfilled.I’m happy being a cinematographer and I’m open to so many opportunities as a cinematographer.

Godwin Omijie
Godwin Omijie Cinematography

A Cinematographer, a Drone Pilot, and a Video Editor. Versatile possessing expertise; in-studio set maintenance, lighting, and image synchronization. Godwin Omijie is proficient in Adobe

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Premiere, Adobe Audition, and After Effect. He is skillful in operating multiple camera accessories and support platforms such as tripods, Ronins, and lights. He is a Creative Cinematographer with five years of comprehensive video production experience. Godwin Omijie has In-depth knowledge of still camera management and, editing techniques. He is Certified in Drone Piloting, Cinematography, and Lighting, and Leadership. Godwin Omijie was the Official Videographer for Miss Africa 2019. He worked in the Government House (Cross River, Nigeria) for one year of rendering services as a Cinematographer. Recently, he was awarded as an Outstanding Performer for the year 2020 in the Gtext Global Achievement Award. From the Federal Ministry of Labor and Productivity in Cross River, he emerged certification of competence for Level 3(lowest) -Level 1(highest). Had achieved; recognition from the senior management of Stephen Akintayo Consulting for contribution to store success, including managing sales, employees, and operations to foster optimal performance. He directed, shot, and edited 6 CNN commercials for GtextHomes (Africa’s no one developer of a green and smart estate)

Egekwu Jessica
Egekwu Jessica Cinematography
Johnkennedy Ogugua
Johnkennedy Ogugua Cinematography
Ihemeje Jennifer
Ihemeje Jennifer Cinematography

Born in Lagos Nigeria, Jennifer Ihemeje is a certified biologist and trained beauty entrepreneur. Her journey into cinematography was largely influenced by her love for creating visual

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content for her brand, telling short stories and documenting moments with her clients.

Prior to enrolling at Ebonylife Creative Academy, she focused primarily on learning the best practices for creating engaging visual content with smartphones.

At Ebonylife Creative Academy, she trained as a cinematographer and served as the Director of Photography for the short film – Freedom Come. She also collaborated with other cinematographers to create a commercial for a brand that sells Adire fabric.

Joseph Bassey
Joseph Bassey Cinematography

I specialise in telling stories through lighting and lenses giving a desired picture. Am a graduate of cinematography and lighting at EbonyLife creative academy merging the best GAFFER in

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my academic set and also our film emerge the overall best with accolades, winning 8 awards in all categories.

I’ve successfully executed some film project ranging from documentaries, short films, feature, cooperate branding.

On film productions, I’ve worked as director, crew, first assistant camera man, gaffer and DP.

My most recent productions includes prodigal, victim in love, things girls do, MO,1 minute madness, stop at nothing, the multi award winning when the living is dead, winning the best GAFFER to mention a few.

Am a passionate film maker who’s willing to change the narrative and perspective of story telling in Nigeria and the world at Large.

I can be reached through my social handle @kriticx on IG,

Oluwabusola Oradugba
Oluwabusola Oradugba Cinematography

Popularly known as Empressmilash. I’m a 3rd intake student of Cinematography and Lighting department, Ebonylife Creative Academy.
I make beauty, fashion and DiY videos from

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Lagos, Nigeria.

Ochuko King Komiti
Ochuko King Komiti Cinematography
Taiwo Gbemisola
Taiwo Gbemisola Cinematography

A cinematographer, photographer, director and producer, and she has been actively involved in producing contents for movie productions and all kinds of media productions whilst building on her

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directing and producing skills. She believes creativity does not depend on the budget of a project, but working with limited resources and understanding job ethics, you can deliver an excellent product. She is always excited to use the techniques of story telling to engage your audience. She Seek to obtain a position with organizations where she can utilize her skills.

Oyewole Akinlemibola
Oyewole Akinlemibola Cinematography

A professional photographer born and based in Lagos, Nigeria. Through my photography journey across a few continents, I have been fascinated with opportunities to capture more than just

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photos, but something deeper, that depicts a feeling and a vibe, tells someone’s story or the essence of the moment. In my years of experience, I have provided services for multinational organisations, covered sporting tournaments, documentaries, reality TV shows, destination weddings to mention quite a few.

I have a keen interest in the film and creative industry, I believe it provides a solid platform for us as a country and continent to showcase our culture, tradition and resource endowment to the world. Thankfully, Ebony Life Creative Academy and Lagos State Government have provided me with the right platform and springboard to grow a career in the industry. Now armed with the right standards and knowledge, I intend to explore the film industry locally and globally, contributing my own quota towards changing the narrative of film making in Nigeria and Africa.

In my spare time, when I am not watching a movie or a tv show, you will find me in the kitchen trying different recipes.

Uchechukwu Ubajaka
Uchechukwu Ubajaka Cinematography
Sanni Ayodeji
Sanni Ayodeji Cinematography

A.K.A SenseiCBK. I’m a graduate of English and literary studies. I’m an Indie film maker; prowess in Cinematography and light, Film Editing, Film and TV Writing, Movie trailer cut and film critique.

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My debut as a film maker is dated back to 2015, while still at the University, I made my short film and premiered it on campus.
Since then, I have taken courses in writing, Editing, VFX, Cinematography and my learnings did not come without its reward as I won “Best film” and “Best Editing” at Lagos 48hours film challenge in 2016, “Semifinalist” at AFRIFF in 2017, “Nominee for Best experimental short film” at AIFF 2019, “Nominee for Best Outstanding short film” at AIFF 2021, “Best Cinematography at ELCA 2021 intake 3”, “Winner at Realtime film festival 24hours challenge 2019”.
If I am not making movies, I am watching movies, listening to music, watching football, then back to watching movies.

Ursula Ugele
Ursula Ugele Cinematography

Ursula Ugele a.k.a Photo Girl Naija is an enthusiastic storyteller who is passionate about telling stories through photography and cinematography. She is currently based in Lagos as a professional

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lifestyle, portraits, and behind the scenes photographer and have worked with quite a number of Nollywood celebrities on and off film sets.
She was originally involved in the entertainment industry as an actor and have featured in some movies and tv shows like; Pillars of Africa , Jenifa’s Diary, Assistant Madams, Social Media Slay, My Flatmates, My Siblings and I to mention a few before transitioning into working behind the scenes.
She is currently working on her new passion in professional film editing and all round filmmaking.
She is looking forward to being an industry professional in her craft, uplift other female filmmakers in the industry and also love to collaborate with other creatives.

Torty Ikechukwu
Torty Ikechukwu Cinematography

A Film director, an award winning photographer and cinematographer, who has worked as a BTS personnel and stills photographer for movies and commercials. Last child of 8, Torty Is an

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energetic young creative individual who is very talented and dedicated to his craft.
Torty has several film credits such as the BTS personnel for Guinness black SHINES brightest TVC, Martell Blue swift TVC, Down the aisle (movie), DAMP (movie),Comedy nite ( TVC) ,SHE (movie ) etc.. And has directed a couple of music videos. Torty owns a production company: Itorty films which is about to take over the world.

Art Direction

Adejoke Adeshina
Adejoke Adeshina Art Direction

A Dramatic Arts graduate from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (O.A.U) Ile-Ife, Osun State. Before enrolling for the production Design/Art Direction course at EbonyLife

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Creative Academy, she has explored the theatre and film space; from acting on big stage productions to working as a Wardrobe designer/Assistant on big movie projects to sharing the big stage, with industry artiste like Lagbaja as a Singer and Dancer. Adejoke has explored the entertainment world and knows what it entails to be a performer and a crew member.
Adejoke has now mastered the art of Art direction and is ready to create a believable, comfortable and visually appealing world for actors to play in.
Some of her projects includes: Once in Forever (Short film), Freedom Come (her short film project at the academy), Netflix Blood Sisters, Netflix Death and the Kings Horseman, Native Media’s The Johnson, The Compromise (Short film), Gabriel Afolayan’s U-Turn, Kunle Afolayan’s Citation to mention but a few.

Chukwunonso Okoro
Chukwunonso Okoro Art Direction

Born in Nigeria, Chukwunonso Okoro is a medical scientist, Machine learning Engineer and a Filmmaker. He intends to tell African stories and make blockbuster movies… In his spare time,

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he likes to read interesting pieces, watch movies, listen to good music and travel.

Adeola Adenipekun
Adeola Adenipekun Art Direction

a production designer/Art Director, stopmotion animator and digital marketing strategist. She has a keen eye for creativity and loves to make
things work. Though she holds

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a bachelor’s degree in Anatomy from the University of Benin, Nigeria, Adeola has always had eyes for creativity and has played that to her advantage.
Before enrolling into the Production Design course at EbonyLife Creative Academy, Adeola has explored the media and advertising space; from taking short courses on video editing and directing with Niyi Akinmolayan, to working in the advertising space as copywriter and media strategist, planning and producing radio and Television commercials to running a stopmotion animation company and working as art director on film and music video sets. Adeola has explored the media world and has a vast understanding of what it entails.
Her keen interest in production design led her to enrolling into the Art Direction program at EbonyLife Creative Academy, where she gained foundational and hands-on knowledge on production design under the tutelage of seasoned industry Production designer, Wavinya Ngei.
Adeola has now mastered the art or Art direction and is ready to create believable worlds for your acts to star in, thanks to EbonyLife Creative Academy and the Lagos State Government.
Some projects she has worked on include; Now That’s Love, No Means Maybe, Catalyst (all short films), Music videos for Chinko Ekun and Johnny Drille, and the most recent A Psalm for Abigail (her short film project at the academy).

Gbadebo Adenekan
Gbadebo Adenekan Art Direction

A trained Architect with over 3years of practical experience.
A passion for creating experiences and design lead him to diversify his skills into Art Direction and Film. He was a Set Designer on two

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Ebonylife Creative Academy short films and also lead Art Director for a skincare advert also at the Academy.
With his wealth of experience in construction, events, interior design and carpentry; he has the technical skills required to enable execution of creative ideas and concepts to make them a reality.
Heavily influenced with his exposure to TV media since a young age, and his love for African history; Gbadebo intends to bring more details and intentional planning to our African original tales.
In his spare time he plays sports, listens to music and long hours watching video content online.

Bertha Onyekachi
Bertha Onyekachi Art Direction

A visual artist specializing in Drawing and Painting. She has a B.A in Fine and Applied Arts from the University of Benin. Her works have been exhibited and published locally and internationally.

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Bertha discovered her love for all things art from an early age. Drawing, painting, acting and craft making is huge part of her life. She has recently settled as a Production Designer/ Art Director for film and TV after graduating from the prestigious Ebonylife Creative Academy.

Oluwagbemiga Olofinte
Oluwagbemiga Olofinte Art Direction

Based in Lagos, Gbemiga studied Architecture. Graduated from the Production Design and Art Direction Department at the Ebonylife Creative Academy (ELCA). I have four years of

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experience in visual storytelling, art directing, production design, filming and editing.
He has a Certificate in Film Directing from the Royal Art Academy in Lagos, as well as a Certificate in Cinematography/Editing from the AI Multimedia Academy, which is affiliated with the LSETF/USADF.
Gbemiga, worked at Fliptv, a thriving YouTube Television channel in Nigeria, as the Director of programmes and Livestreaming.
I combine an unflinching eye for details with empathy for the consumer of my art in birthing priceless visual experiences.
Set Dresser
Movie Title: Blood sisters
Production company: Ebonylife Studios
Film making project
Set Designer/Art director
Movie Title: The Men Club
Production company: Urban vision
Production Designer
Movie Title: When the living is dead.
Production company: Ebonylife Creative Academy.
Year: 2021
Love cost a thing
Production company:
Royal Art Academy (Lagos)2018.
Title: Church Rat
Production company
Independent film making
August 2018.
Commercials Shooting
Production designer
African costume.
Visual storytelling Excellent
Great communication skill
Cinematic lighting techniques Adobe Premiere pro Cinematography Sketch up
Revit Architecture

Hannah Balogun
Hannah Balogun Art Direction

A visual artist, make up artist, fashion designer, a art director, voice actor and a general lover of Art and Entertainment. She graduated from Olabisi Onabanjo University with a degree in Marketing.

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She 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 “A psalm For Abigail” where she assisted as a Set designer, Propmaster, and Makeup -Artist.
She has since worked as an Art director on various short films and continues to lend her creativity to help tell good stories.

Oluwakayode Osonuga
Oluwakayode Osonuga Art Direction

Born in Lagos, Nigeria, kayode Osonuga is an art director / film maker with a background in Mechanical engineering and 3d design. He has art directed two shot films and produced few other

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short form video content, with one of them acknowledged by Ebony Life Creative Academy for its excellence in set design. He also has experience facilitating engineering projects involving welding, masonry, carpentry and maintenance of machines. Kayode intends to blend virtual and practical tools to create more captivating and immersive experiences. He is heavily influenced by Hollywood special effects and also has an appreciation for African story telling. In his spare time he likes to take long walks and visit art exhibitions and museums.

Kaosar Muhammed
Kaosar Muhammed Art Direction

A Lagosian is a creative nuggets and researcher with an eye for innovative and smart storytelling which she has brought to every productions she has been part of. She has two film credits to

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her name from her film school(Ebonylife creative academy) as an art director and also won an award for best production designer for when the living is dead and a set designer for a song for Abigail.
She has also worked upon series of commercials shoot for dovel zobo and zobo Lagos as a production designer.
She has also worked upon the death and king’s horsemen, the film that’s slated for 2022 under the ebonylife media group as a set dresser also. She also have series of upcoming films to her name as a production designer, researcher, writer and art director.
She is creative thinker , critical thinker, hands-on, team player , innovator ,writer and researcher.

Valentine Onogo
Valentine Onogo Art Direction

I am Valentine Onogu, a Production Designer/ art Director, a highly-motivated filmmaker with 4+ years of visual storytelling experienced in Art Direction, Production Design and Directing.

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I have a Bachelors Degree in Theatre Arts and I’m also Certified in Art Direction for film by Ebonylife Creative Academy Lagos State.

I have worked on a couple of Film and stage Productions performing different roles within my scope which allows me to flower.

What I Have Done

*Production Designer*
Movie Title: A Different Path

*Set dresser*
Movie Title: Death and the King’s Horseman (unreleased)

*Set Dresser / Assistant Art director*
Movie Title: The Men’s Club Season 4 (Unreleased)

*Assistant Art Director*
Freedom Come
Production company:


Art Director
Bellissimabotanicals skin care ad

*Some of the Brands I’ve done it for*
Ebonylife Studios
Ebonylife Creative Academy
Urban Vision

Oluwakemi Durosinmi
Oluwakemi Durosinmi Art Direction

A graduate of Anatomy. I am a Fashion production manager and an Art Director. I own a fashion brand (The Fashion Consult). I have worked on a couple of films and plays (assisting

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in the Art department): Death and the king’s horsemen, A different path, Blood Sisters, when the living is dead and Scorned.

I like to travel(i “believe” cos I can’t even afford the places I want to go to yet) and I love learning.

Whatever I do, I would be found to give it my all!

Sandra Omu
Sandra Omu Art Direction
Tracey George
Tracey George Art Direction

The Name Tracey George is Fast gaining grounds in the Nollywood Industry. This 30 year old Fast-rising Actor hails from the Shores of Anambra State and has a First class degree in Human

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Resource Management from the University of Ghana with Over 5 years Experience in Management and Over 3 years experience as an Actor.

She made her Debut in Acting in 2018,however she fully came into Limelight in 2020 in the Biggest Africa Magic Epic Telenovela; RIONA and has since not Stopped Breaking Barriers.

She is not just a Pretty Face but she has Got Brains and Willpower to Go with it as She recently acquired the Title of an ART DIRECTOR from the Ebonylive Creative Academy and has Affirmed her Expertise into an Ebonylive/Netflix Production in “Death & the King’s Horsemen”.

Tracey George is One to Watch out for as her Dedication, Consistency, RESILIENCE and Intelligence are features that Further make Her Attractive.

Valerie Osoata
Valerie Osoata Art Direction

An embodiment of creativity. Due to her love for visual and creative arts, she took a short course in Production Design / Art Direction for Film and TV at Ebony life Creative Academy under

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the sponsorship of the Lagos state Government.
Now a certified Production Designer and Art Director, she has then gone on to work on 3 short films at the Academy which bagged numerous Awards.
Valerie is also a story teller, an actress, a director, a radio presenter, a project manager, a political scientist, an entrepreneur, an activist. She believes life is limitless and you can do anything you set your mind to.
She is a member of the Youth Council to the UN Foundation. She speaks 3 languages and loves travelling, mimicking people, volunteering, problem solving, networking, sports, fashion and talks on Gender Equality.
She currently working on a Netflix series and is open to more projects and collaborations.


Desmond Ebuwa Ekunwe
Desmond Ebuwa Ekunwe Producing

A media professional, and Film maker based in Lagos. He’s on an ambition to create deeply exciting stories across multi video and audio platforms and formats. A graduate of History at

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the University of Benin, but a student of life and has gained deep experiences producing Nigeria’s longest TV talk Show Rubbin’ Minds, and he’s also produced events like the Future Awards Africa and when he’s not being creative behind the scenes, he’s hosting his radio show on Women Radio 91.7.

Desmond is a jack of all media trade, and has also used his voice for many brand campaigns. He intends on focusing on film, and is available for collaborations.

Adesewa Adewumi Olofinko
Adesewa Adewumi Olofinko Producing

A budding filmmaker, creative producer, and media personality. Her experience spans over 8 years as a Radio/TV presenter and producer with over 300 episodes of talk shows & podcasts on

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Politics, Family, Tech, and Business. Some of the media houses she has worked with are KATV (DSTV), Dexterity TV, SPlash FM, Lead City FM, and Wellsradio.

She is the producer of “Candid talks with Adesewa”, a podcast that demystifies feminism in the African space. Via her blog,, Adesewa tells great African stories and encourages a more equal world. Some of her articles have been featured on both local and international platforms.

A Partners West-Africa Nigeria Fellow, Margaret Ekpo Youth Fellow, and graduate of Mathematics & sciences from Obafemi Awolowo University, with a graduate certificate from the RNTC Netherlands, Adesewa is passionate about using film and media to effect positive social change on the African continent.

She is the producer of the EbonyLife Creative Academy Award-winning film “A Psalm for Abigail”, and “Soul” a web series in development.

Adesewa is the founder of “wrinkles”, a nonprofit organization that supports & tells the stories of “invisible” vulnerable elderly persons in Nigeria.

Ezeokwelume Dilichukwu Hilary
Ezeokwelume Dilichukwu Hilary Producing

Better known as PrinceDilo is the CEO of CEAZERA CLASSIX EMPIRE (The Conglomerate of Classical Entertaining & Artistic minds Era) a multifarious Film, media, Entertainment and talent

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management Company which has built a reputation as experts in delivering quality projects on the wings of uniqueness, originality and creativity. A multi-talented creative, seasoned Veteran model, actor, filmmaker, prolific dancer, singer and screenwriter who has featured on some top nationals and multinational brand adverts/ commercials. He holds a B.Tech degree in Geology in the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) and a diploma certification in film Production at the Ebonylife creative Academy.

He is an exceptional producer and creative director whom has planned, managed, facilitated and featured in notable and outstanding film projects, television productions/ commercials and events; with over ten years of active practice. Hilary has facilitated some projects within the creative industry and also worked with prominent acts such as the likes of peter Okoye(Mr.P), Davido, Wizkid, Tekno,Harrysongs,Niniola, Tiwa savage, Monica and emerging acts as a creative director.

Hilary ventured into filmmaking in 2018 and produced 2 commercial and a short film; worked as cast director, technical crew member on some film projects. He later delved into screenwriting, acting and event planning and Film production.

Hilary has bagged some Awards to his credit in diverse areas within the Nigerian creative space.

*Result oriented and goal driven.
*Morally conscious and legitimately ambitious.
*Resilient, tenacious and go-getter.
*Creative, Idealistic and Analytical skills.
*Managerial and organizational Ability.
*Good Interpersonal and communication skills.
*Meticulous, profound project execution skills and a team player.
Open to learn.

Dancing, singing, reading, public and inspirational speaking, mental health advocacy, philanthropy, traveling and internet surfing.

Embeleakpo Joseph Berepamo
Embeleakpo Joseph Berepamo Producing

Popularly known as Emy Josephs is a screenwriter and storyteller who is transitioning into Creative Producing. Over the last four years, she has worked with production companies, building

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stories and selling off original story ideas. She prides herself as an unconventional writer.

Writing she says is an art and only a true creator can create magic.

As a producer, she is committed to serving the story and doing everything possible to tell it. She is willing to explore different film genres and is not afraid to take on challenges. Her production BLUEBLOOD MEDIA juggles as a Production House, a Script Store and Talent Managers.

You can find her on instagram as @emy.josephs and on other platforms as @emy josephs

Gbeminiyi Muyi
Gbeminiyi Muyi Producing

A Nigerian visual storyteller, award-winning creative producer\filmmaker and an alumnus of the prestigious Ebony Life Creative Academy. His most recent work, a short film titled “A Psalm for

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Abigail”, which he co-produced and acted as 1st Assistant Director, won several awards including, “The Viewers Choice Awards”. His core competence in visual storytelling includes photography, cinematography, creative producing and directing.

As a visual storyteller, he is passionate about positive change and seeks to tell stories that can make society better. He has a vision and is on a mission to bring authentic African stories to life and take them as far as they can go across the globe.

He is skilled in all Microsoft Office and Google tools, Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom and Premiere Pro. He is also adept at Final Draft, Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling.

Niyi Muyi is a graduate of Accounting and Finance from the University of Ilorin and holds a post-graduate diploma in PR and Advertising from The Nigerian Institute of Journalism. He is the founder, team lead at iSHOOT & Co. A team of digital media practitioners and visual storytellers.

Greatness A.T Olorunfemi
Greatness A.T Olorunfemi Producing

A United Nations trained professional for Gender advocacy, Women Economic Empowerment and Peer Education Training for Teenagers and young adults. A Creative multipotentialite

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at Ms Kathrel Business Solutions who helps individuals and organisations enhance their productivity and performance through her multicultural and intercontinental expertise which include but are not limited to Mental Health Advocacy, People Management, Diversity and Inclusion Advocacy, Project Management, Business Development, Creative Film Production, Transformational Coaching, Therapy, Facilitation, Counselling, Moderating and Team Building.

She is the Founder and President of Greatness Unleashed By Love Foundation, a not-for-profit organization focused on helping and empowering the abused, people with special disabilities, orphans, inmates unleash their Greatness irrespective of their past and present.

She has been certifications, licence and accreditations by several organisations such as the prestigious Lagos Business School, Enterprise Development Centre, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, The Institute of Marriage and family Affairs,USA, Ebony Life Creative Academy, Olusola Lanre Coaching Academy to mention a few.

She volunteers with several organisations including the International Coaching Federation Nigeria, CIPM Nigeria, LEAP Africa, Hacey Initiative, Sughtsavers, UKAid,and has been featured on several media stations as a thought leader in the areas of Mental health, Relationship, Parenting the teenagers, Entrepreneurship, Self-discovery and Diversity and Inclusion.

She can contacted on Instagram @greatnessato

Korede Ibitoye
Korede Ibitoye Producing

A multimedia professional with 5 years of experience with a demonstrated history of working in the Marketing, Automobile and Tech Industries. Korede specialises in live event / digital

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broadcast productions and is responsible for the technical production of all live events.

He has produced over 50 virtual and hybrid events The Platform Nigeria, 2019 Lagos State Gubernatorial Debate to mention a few.

Korede holds a bachelors degree in English and a Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Leadership and Management. His passion for film and TV made him enrol into EbonyLife Creative Academy, where he produced his first short film “A Psalm For Abigail”.

Korede is inspired daily by his environment and family.

In his free time, Korede likes to play basketball, and play games with his son.

Inemesit Aniedi King
Inemesit Aniedi King Producing

An Entrepreneur and Filmmaker. She has a Bsc in Biochemistry, PGD in International Business Studies, an MBA and a professional Credential in Disruptive Strategy from Harvard Business

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Inem has exceptional people and project management skills, and is the founder of Metanoia Productions, a company committed to producing content that confront false representation of Africa and African women in pop culture. She is dedicated to challenging negative stereotypes, sensitizing the public on social issues and proffering recommendations on how these issues can be addressed.

She is also the CEO of Metanoia Integrated Services, a consulting company that provides Business Development services.

Inem King is a women’s rights advocate, passionate about boosting the status of women through literacy, training, and awareness creation. In 2020, during her time as Program Manager at African Women on Board, Inem was pivotal to the launch of the Violence against women in the Workplace Initiative, aimed at closing the gap in the understanding of the effect of workplace violence against African women and girls of African descent.

Inem is an ex-banker with years of experience in commercial and investment banking, and is devoted to building a functional system that provides the financial support for emerging filmmakers.

Inem King is also a writer and actor.

Michael Anifowoshe
Michael Anifowoshe Producing

A filmmaker/creative producer, music and creative arts director, singer and singing coach. He studied creative arts at the University of Lagos, Akoka where he majored in music and was

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exposed to theatre.

For over twelve years, Michael has had the unique opportunity of leading different multi-functional teams in the world of music and theatre and produced different stage plays and musical concerts.

His desire to launch into film spurred him to apply for Producing for Success at the EbonyLife Creative Academy where he worked as Producer and 1st Assistant Director on his first film “When the Living is Dead” which went on to win 8 awards at the graduation ceremony including “Best Picture.”

Michael’s desire is to tell unique African stories that project the true beauty of the African continent and is very much open to collaborations.

You can contact him on any of these platforms;

Instagram: @michael.anifowoshe


Suzan Oyinoza Adinoyi
Suzan Oyinoza Adinoyi Producing

An EbonyLife Creative Academy Graduate from the Producing for Success Department. She is a gamer, creative producer and project manager who wants to tell amazing stories and develop

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amazing projects through games that can transcend into animation and film.
She is a graduate of Covenant University and the founder/lead project manager at Zannoza Entertainment, a games and entertainment company, whose goal is to grow the African gaming ecosystem, by creating innovative solutions and experiences through games.
Some of the experiences involve gamification, hosting social gaming hangouts, esports tournaments, corporate games and education fundraisers through games.
She has a background in Tech and Entertainment project management and is also an organizing partner for one of the top music festivals with over 30,000 attendees in Lagos, Nigeria (called “Make Music Lagos”), and is looking to replicate the same success in the games and esports industry in Africa.
Asides work, she is an avid formula 1 fan, loves sports, watching series/documentaries, playing games, exploring and reviewing places.

Oluwanbepelumi Adiv Pelumi-Folarin
Oluwanbepelumi Adiv Pelumi-Folarin Producing

Fondly called PLM by his friends. He is the founder of Shining Africans Testimony, a registered NGO that has consistently and effectively lived by its tenet for more than a decade: “Changing

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Africans mindset positively.” He is also the CEO of Shining AfriTest Media.

PLM is passionate about the Emancipation of Africa and its people, in his quest to reach a broader spectrum of people, he undertook scholarly training in Creative Producing at EbonyLife Creative Academy to master the craft of Filmmaking; because he believes filmmaking is a cardinal tool to advance his passion.

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Taiwo Bukky Omotesho
Taiwo Bukky Omotesho Producing

A Digital Media and Marketing Communications Specialist who has worked with one of the leading Educational Advertising Agencies in Nigeria, Edumark Consult. She has a BSC degree in Mass

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Communication, a Post Graduate degree in Broadcast Journalism and recently just got certified as a Film Producer.

She is also a trained Photographer and Videographer and has had her pictures and videos featured on many platforms and TV stations.

She has transitioned from every department in filmmaking ranging from Acting, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Post-Production, to list a few.

She has helped develop stories at various stages and documentaries weaved from diverse creative angles in manners at which they are insightful to the viewers and are able to propagate the intended message.

She has served as a production manager in several projects and also produced series of skits and corporate events.
Some of the various media houses she has worked with include Yotomi Telifisan, Traffic radio, HAC media, Eduout Media etc.

She has led a strong media team(EduOut Media), an Educational and Entertainment media hub that works with schools actively and also provides the society with educational content.

She is an advocate of Media Literacy and has alongside a team inducted by the US consulate trained and sensitized students on the menace of Fake News, Misinformation and Disinformation.

She presently oversees operations at SCHEDIA, a media academy that focuses on catching Secondary Students young, changing the PRESS CLUB narrative and equipping them with the right media tool and knowledge of areas that can be adopted as a future ambition.

Umahi Chioma Jummai
Umahi Chioma Jummai Producing

A film maker, actor, model. She has a in Biochemistry ,An MBA in management and a diploma in creative film production.
With an untamed passion for film,

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she started off as an actor in the film industry and has graced popular tv series such as tinsel, Jennifa’s Diary and my flat mates. She has also featured in over 10 movies, few commercials and a short film.
As a producer, Jummai has a production house called pen97 productions and has produced 4 feature films, a short film and now intends to start a web series.
Going forward, her next focus is to be more comprehensive with the International distribution and marketing of African films.

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Adam Adegoke
Badejo Olatuiyi Post Production

Combines his knowledge of science and art to passionately tell stories that might be traditionally impossible to film, too dangerous for the actor or the location is out of reach using my knowledge

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of visual effects to solve these problems.

I am looking to continue my career with an organization that will utilize my skills to benefit mutual growth and success, to expand my leadership responsibilities, improve organizational ability to exceed corporate goals and help honor all long-term commitments made to customers, employees and the community in which we live.

Adejoke Raji-Adenowo
Adejoke Raji-Adenowo Post Production

A fast-rising Film Maker, screenwriter, actor, and poet. She is the founder and creative director of early-day creations, a film production outfit, located at first gate Ikorodu, Lagos state Nigeria.

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She is also, the initiator of the lady ambassador and talent fest program, an initiative to empower and encourage young women and budding creatives to express their talents while being responsible, skillful, and disciplined.

Also, she has worked on location as a Personal Assistant, Producer, director, and actor, Currently, she works professionally in the post-production department as an editor and a budding colorist; Some of the works include; A Psalm for Abigail, In the Silence, Hush, Ikorodu roads & Ditches, Hurl, and Unemployment at Night.

She is passionate about telling our many African stories. Either through the pen of a writer, the cut of an editor, or the seeing eyes of the director.
Adejoke Raji-Adenowo

Chukwuebuka Herald Okoli
Chukwuebuka Herald Okoli Post Production

An entrepreneur, the CEO of Vision 7 Media, a Digital Creatives Initiative. He is a resourceful Video Editor, Graphics Designer, VFX Artist and ICT Instructor. Well versed in IT and Social Media.

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He has tutored multiple students in IT related courses, edited and designed for multiple clients. He is a believer in smart work and solution providing with the motto “It’s Maximum effort all the way or none at all”.
With a few years of experience in graphic design and video editing. He is proficient in Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and DaVinci Resolve.

Folami Olatunbosun
Folami Olatunbosun Post Production
Egerson Joshua
Egerson Joshua Post Production

A graduate of English and Literacy Studies, a professional photographer, a colourist and an video editor and a fashion stylist. I believe in telling stories with a film makers point of view.

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Engaging stories with lots of emotion and creativity.

Ose Ojevwe
Ose Ojevwe Post Production
Joseph Adeleke
Joseph Adeleke Post Production

A professional Film Maker, Writer and Personal development coach. He is the Founder and Lead Photographer of Joself Pictures Studio located at Goshen Estate, Maya, Ikorodu, Lagos State,

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Nigeria. He is also the convener of an annual conference tagged “The Camera Is Me,” a program that helps young people discover and use their potentials right. This conference has reached out to thousands of teenagers since it started as a seminar program in 2019.

He has shot several short films, wrote and published his first book “Down The East: A Journey of self realization” which reveals his major ordeals during his compulsory national youth service and the lessons he learnt.

He is a friendly and easy going person, who avoids getting involved in things that will dent his personality. He has a passion in the field of self development and believes so much in young people getting involved in entrepreneurship.

Oyinbrakemi Fegha
Oyinbrakemi Fegha Post Production

I’m a Creative Video Editor. I absolutely love the art and process of filmmaking which led to the establishment of ‘Oyinbra Fegha Media’. I’ve been doing this for awhile with my most recent work being

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’A Different Path’ – a short film by EbonyLife Creative Academy.

You can reach me at

Ogbaro Ayotunde Daniel
Ogbaro Ayotunde Daniel Post Production
Qowiyah Ojubanire
Qowiyah Ojubanire Post Production
Ogundeko Aduragbemi Emmanuel
Ogundeko Aduragbemi Emmanuel Post Production
Oluwatunmida Agunbiade
Oluwatunmida Agunbiade Post Production

A young Nigerian creative who is passionate about telling African stories of excellence from the shores of Africa. Born in the UK but descending from a line of story tellers,who honed and

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crafted their skills and were notable for their story telling prowess.

I grew up listening to my grandfather tell us stories about our history,culture and tradition under the moonlight.

Those folktales told to me by grandfather birthed an hunger for telling stories which has now grown into a passion for film and telling stories through every media possible.

I am telling stories about our ancestors,how they lived,laughed and most importantly,how they loved.

Telling stories is how I want to be remembered!

Oyelumade Odunayo Emmanuel
Oyelumade Odunayo Emmanuel Post Production

Manuel Oyelumade, a video editor and a fashion entrepreneur, passionate about arranging and manipulating video shots to tell a story. I am very thorough, creative, patient and

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keen on working with people.

Oyeniyi Oyeyemi Hammed
Oyeniyi Oyeyemi Hammed Post Production
Promise Egwu
Promise Egwu Post Production

An award-winning creative video editor based in Lagos, Nigeria.
He dipped his toes into the art of editing in 2018 and has not looked back ever since. So far, he has edited films,

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documentaries and award-winning game shows like Cowbellpedia, Ongacious, InterswitchSpak Nigeria, and Kenya. All of which have been aired on DSTV.

He is also the editor of When The Living is Dead, one of the 4 short films produced by the 3rd Intake of the Ebony Life Creative Academy in 2021, for which he won the award for Best Editing.

Promise is always seeking to improve himself and his skill set, and he has his mind set on exploring the Nigerian film industry as well as venturing into foreign film industries.

In his spare time, he is a sports analyst on radio.