Jide Tom Akinleminu

Filmmaker (Film Five GmbH)

Jide Tom Akinleminu is a Danish/Nigerian filmmaker, trained at the German Filmschool DFFB. Currently based in Berlin, he works within the fields of documentary, fiction, fashion and art. As a cinematographer, he shot several award winning films, such as the shortfilm “Kokon (Cocoon)”, which was acclaimed for its unique visual style and was awarded with Germany´s most prestigious film award, the Golden Lola, in 2010. His first feature-length documentary “Portrait of a lone farmer” won international recognition at several festivals and received the “African Movie Academy Award” in 2014 as well as the German 3Sat Award for “Best Documentary”.

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