KokoAtDawn Productions had the pleasure of interviewing Nigerian Actor, and voice over artist, Deyemi Okanlawon during his visit to Atlanta, Georgia. Deyemi has been featured in several Nigerian film projects such as A Journey to Self, Road To Yesterday, A Place Called Happy, Oblivious, All of Me and EbonyLife TV film, The Royal Hibiscus Hotel, just to name a few. He is most popular for his role as Tobi in the Nigerian webisode drama, Gidi Up.
In this episode of “Who Is”, we go inside his story and explore his journey as an actor, his humble beginnings and how he balances being a husband, dad and an actor in high demand in the Nollywood industry.
Adebola Oyeku is an Atlanta-based professional makeup artist and the owner of Adebola Beauty. She provides luxury services to clients from all over the Atlanta area awhich also includes tying of the African headwrap.
On this episode of “Who Is”, KokoAtDawn Productions had the pleasure of visiting the Adebola Beauty Studio in Lawrenceville, Georgia to get to know more about Adebola.
We here at KokoatDawn Productions have been quite busy for about 2 years now from pre-production, production and post production on our latest short documentary film – Mr. Gele: The Man. The Story. The Craft. Picture wrapped in September 2017 and since then we dove right into the film festival circuit in 2018. So far it has been Officially Selected into the following six film festivals:
Cleveland International Film Festival ( Cleveland, Ohio)
African New York Film Festival (New York, New York)
CineOdessey Film Festival (Charlotte, North Carolina)
African World Film festival (Detroit, Michigan)
*BronzeLens Film Festival (Atlanta, GA)
Sidewalk Film Festival (Birmingham, Alabama)
*”Mr. Gele” received a BronzeLens Award Nomination in the Best Short Film Category*
It has also been picked up by the EbonyLife TV Network (located in Lagos, Nigeria) and it is being broadcasted to over 50 countries in Africa.
And we are looking towards to many more festival & TV network selections to come.
Visit the Mr. Gele website to follow the journey
A special thank you goes to Mimi Wilcox for editing such an amazing trailer and film!