WINNERS OF SHORT DOCUMENTARY CHALLENGE: OUR STRENGHT IN DIVERSITY :
RETELLING THE NIGERIAN STORY. SEPTEMBER,2019
Femi Fasanya stands at the forefront of a moving media industry trend: Media Production. From being a graduate of metallurgical and materials engineering at the University of Lagos, Femi started his career as a graphics designer in 2013. He later did take courses at the Third academy of arts and designs where he was trained as a Visual artist and cinematographer. In seeking for more knowledge Femi recently concluded a training from crisp animations where he learnt 2d animations.
Femi is currently the creative director at Throneworks media; a media organization which specializes in cinematography, Events, Animations, and training of young aspiring filmmakers. Prior to this, Femi has worked on various projects for organisations like Note inc media, AIrtel, Blu Star Entertainment to mention a few. He’s also a media consultant to an honourable in the Lagos State House of Assembly.
In the long run, His drive and passion are to impact the younger ones and help them discover their talents by empowering them through media.
Ayodeji Bamidele is a video content creator/video editor and a videographer who has worked on a number of successful projects in the past seven years. He is currently the Creative Director of Supersee Pictures which was created to tell indigenous and entertaining stories with cinematic pictures and sound.
He obtained a Diploma in Performing and Media Arts from the Pefti Film Institute in 2012.
Ayodeji has worked on projects for cinema and television for AFRICA MAGIC, as Data Wrangler / Assitant Editor, as well as a content creator and video editor for Afrinolly, data wrangler and video editor on the reality TV show, Stardom Nigeria and also documented the Nollywood presence at the 2015 Durban International Film Festival in Durban, South Africa.
As a way of contributing to the growth of the society, he created Creative Hands, a short documentary series that is targeted at promoting and advertising Nigeria artisans via online media.
He is the winner of the Independence Day Documentary Challenge 2019.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Inzl_-qJdeM (Short documentary Our Strength In Diversity Ayodeji Bamidele)
FIRST RUNNER UP OF SHORT DOCUMENTARY CHALLENGE: OUR STRENGHT IN DIVERSITY: RETELLING THE NIGERIAN STORY. SEPTEMBER, 2019
My name is Jesse Pambolo Jeremiah also known as Jesse white, I am a cinematographer I do photography, i edit, am a director and I tell stories (which makes me a story teller).
Am currently a student of KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY 400level studying physics. I started video editing in 2015 after documenting a class project, so ever since I picked interest in editing videos. Then I took tutorial videos on YouTube in 2017 and I started cinematography in 2019. After so many trials and errors on April 20th 2019, I launched my official brand logo J2expression. So I do more of outdoor photography and cinematography since I don’t fully own a studio. The African international documentary festival foundation (AFIDFF) organized a competition in abuja for a documentary, i came 2nd and became ambassador of AFIDFF of 2019.
Jesse white resides in Romi new Extension, Kaduna State.
https://youtu.be/jW98CQHXEi0 HOME BASE by Jesse Jaremiah
FIRST RUNNER-UP IN THE CATEGORY OF ‘A DOCUMENTARY CHALLENGE
TO COMMEMORATE WORLD HEALTH DAY 2019
AMOS MUNDI KOPSON
FREELANCE FILMMAKER/ CREATIVE DIRECTOR!
Amos Mundi Kopson is a Nigerian Freelance Filmmaker/TV Producer. A graduate of NTA Television College Jos, Plateau state, affiliated to Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna Nigeria. Currently studying ‘Masters in Strategic Communication’ at the School of Postgraduate Studies, Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria.
An Abuja based filmmaker, working as a Creative Film Editor for Mnet’s African Magic Drama Series “HALITA” Season 2, Produced by Familiar Grounds Media, for DSTV, Channel 153 African Magic Urban, weekdays, 8:30-9pm (October 2019- March 2020)
Over the last 6 years, Mundi worked professionally on various genres of TV/Film projects for clients and corporate firms in different media capacities, both in local and international scenes; such as UNICEF/Lego Foundation/ Early Childhood Development
Initiative, Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), Society for Family Health, Gotel Communications Adamawa state, and African Language Visual works.
In September 2019, one of my documentaries; ‘The Missing Piece’ produced in Plateau state Nigeria, was selected for screening at the African International Documentary Festival Foundation (AFIDFF), held in Abuja Nigeria, and received a brand new laptop computer, for emerging as the first runner-up in the Category of ‘A Documentary Challenge to commemorate World Health day 2019, Organized by AFIDFF.
Mundi continues to work on creating compelling contents for the media (broadcast and online), delivering high impact messages to the audience and meeting the ever evolving media needs through the use of existing/new media theories, strategic ideas, and a competent production crew.
His set of skills cover scripting, casting, presenting, directing, cinematography, sound recording, non-linear editing, and production management.
https://youtu.be/LAbeL53s038 HE MISSING PIECE AFIDFF WHD2019 DOCUMENTARY by AMOS MUNDI
WINNER OF SHORT DOCUMENTARY ON POLIO:
END POLIO NOW. OCTOBER, 2018
Dorcas Bello is a graduate of English and Literature from the Plateau State University Bokkos, and an award-winning scriptwriter, Documentarian and journalist. She is the winner of the “Best Scriptwriter” award at the Plateau State Next Nollywood Search 2015. In 2016, two of her screenplays were nominated at the Abuja International Film Festival. “Two Wrongs” and ‘Turned Table”, “Turned Table” won Best Student Film.
In 2018, she won the African international Documentary Festival Foundation Prize for her documentary on Polio “Not all Darkness” . “Not all Darkness” was also selected for the 2018 MTN Digital content festival.
Dorcas Bello is a News Anchor and Reporter at Viewer Television Abuja, Nigeria where she is currently a Statehouse Correspondent. She started her career as an anchor and reporter at GOTEL Communications.
She is a Documentarian, drone pilot, TV Director, an Entrepreneur CEO Sheffyville Brand and Actress.
She Started writing stories at the age of 6. Dorcas is Passionate about many things – journalism, scriptwriting, film, sign language and care of people with disabilities, Millennial Gender Activist and love to talk. Dorcas also sings and plays the guitar as a hobby.
https://youtu.be/x3iV_41fskM NOT ALL DARKNESS A Documentay to End Polio by Dorcas Bello (AFIDFF Ambassador)
FIRST RUNNER UP OF SHORT DOCUMENTARY ON POLIO:
END POLIO NOW. OCTOBER, 2018
ONOJA MARK EDOKA is the creator and one of the Directors of Me and you web series, he is a Cinematographer, Editor/Colourist and a documentarian. A viable professional and a communicator, he is also a media consultant for organizations like Action Against Hunger which is leading relief actions in Northeast Nigeria. He was named ambassador for African International Documentary Festival Foundation (AFIDFF) for his advocacy Films promoting good health and well-being (SDG 3) Best Documentary “Meditation over Medication”at National independence award organized by African International Documentary festival foundation. He was a talent at the just concluded UNLEASH INNOVATION LAB 2019 in China, working to promote sustainable development goals (SDG) tracks through story telling. He is a graduate of NTA Television College who has carved a niche for himself.
https://youtu.be/q0d5tZeq0WM JOIN THE RACE TO END POLIO NOW by Mark Onoja (AFIDFF Ambassador)
SECOND RUNNER UP OF SHORT DOCUMENTARY ON POLIO
END POLIO NOW. OCTOBER, 2018
Bilal Salau is a 25 year old Nigerian Filmmaker, Storyteller and Social Change Leader working out of
Kaduna, Nigeria. He is the Cofounder and Chief Creative Director of Way Media House. Bilal is an Ambassador of the African International Documentary Festival Foundation and currently he is also leading a youth network for local and international volunteer engagement.
As a Storyteller, Bilal consults and produces documentaries for Nonprofits, Startups and Government organisations.
He is an UNLEASH Global Storyteller Talent, Accountability Lab Storyteller Fellow and works independently as a Social Change Documentary Filmmaker.
Bilal is currently working on a new partnership project with expert filmmakers from the United States, India and Nigeria for a future length documentary that will positively impact the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4: Quality Education).
Bilal continues to grow as a change leader by doing everything with an incredible sense of purpose and love.
https://youtu.be/uSMKARuzyXo THE OTHER SIDE OF THE POLIO WAR by Bilal Salau