Adeoluwa Owu

Captain Degzy

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Male
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Nigeria

Adeoluwa Owu

Captain Degzy

Biography

Adeoluwa Owu, otherwise known as Captain Degzy, is an outstanding TV/Film Director and Director of Photography with an eye for original storytelling and has worked with remarkable production houses, producers, and agencies both locally and internationally. His film, The Griot, won the Oronto Douglas Award for Best Nigerian Film at the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) in 2021. Adeoluwa has worked with global brands like, CNN Paths Unknown (Anthony Bourdain), Beyonce’s Black is King album, and the BBC. Burning with deep passion and love for the art of storytelling and proper representation of the Nigerian and largely African culture in the global space of film and entertainment, Adeoluwa Owu is a prolific filmmaker per excellence, cited in The Nigerian Box Office Yearbook by FilmOne as one of the Top 5 Notable Directors of Photography in the Nigerian Box Office for years 2020, 2021 and 2022 in a row. Adeoluwa prides himself in his passion for his craft and the ability to capture and bring the best out of anyone who finds themselves either in front of his camera or being directed by him. As a result, he’s won a number of notable awards, including but not limited to; A Special Jury Award for Blind Date at the 2021 Golden Leaf International Film Festival, ADCF Award 2021 for The Griot, Best International Short Film at the 2021 Uruvatti International Film Festival for Blind Date, Best Nigerian Feature Film for The Griot at the AFRIFF Globe Awards, Best Feature Film for The Griot at the Pan African Youths Film and Arts Festival 2021, Best International Short Film for Blind Date at the 2021 Indo-Singapore International Film Festival and many more.

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Gender:
Male
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Nationality:
Nigeria

Biography

Adeoluwa Owu, otherwise known as Captain Degzy, is an outstanding TV/Film Director and Director of Photography with an eye for original storytelling and has worked with remarkable production houses, producers, and agencies both locally and internationally. His film, The Griot, won the Oronto Douglas Award for Best Nigerian Film at the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) in 2021. Adeoluwa has worked with global brands like, CNN Paths Unknown (Anthony Bourdain), Beyonce’s Black is King album, and the BBC. Burning with deep passion and love for the art of storytelling and proper representation of the Nigerian and largely African culture in the global space of film and entertainment, Adeoluwa Owu is a prolific filmmaker per excellence, cited in The Nigerian Box Office Yearbook by FilmOne as one of the Top 5 Notable Directors of Photography in the Nigerian Box Office for years 2020, 2021 and 2022 in a row. Adeoluwa prides himself in his passion for his craft and the ability to capture and bring the best out of anyone who finds themselves either in front of his camera or being directed by him. As a result, he’s won a number of notable awards, including but not limited to; A Special Jury Award for Blind Date at the 2021 Golden Leaf International Film Festival, ADCF Award 2021 for The Griot, Best International Short Film at the 2021 Uruvatti International Film Festival for Blind Date, Best Nigerian Feature Film for The Griot at the AFRIFF Globe Awards, Best Feature Film for The Griot at the Pan African Youths Film and Arts Festival 2021, Best International Short Film for Blind Date at the 2021 Indo-Singapore International Film Festival and many more.

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