Adeyemi Michael

United Kingdom


Adeyemi Michael is a Grierson Sky Atlantic and Al Jazeera New Horizon award-winning filmmaker. He was a made Broadcast Hot Shot Director in 2014. His breakout film Sodiq (2013) gained him several accolades from winning major awards to premiering at Sheffield International Documentary Festival and gained many nominations from the International Documentary Award (US) to Royal Television Society Award (UK) award. He is an MA Documentary Directing graduate from the National Film & Television School (UK).

Having worked with BAFTA Award winning companies he has made films for the likes of the BBC, Channel 4 and other major broadcasters as well as independently. Adeyemi also worked on the BAFTA nominated ‘The Hard Stop’ a feature length documentary funded by the BFI, Bertha and Sundance.

Adeyemi has been named as one of five filmmakers selected Internationally to be a fellow and grantee for the Hot Doc's Blue Ice Group (2018) in support of his feature length documentary, At Dawn that is currently in production. This project has also been selected for Durban Film Mart (2018).

Funded project

Not Yet Satisfied

A multimedia reporting project that casts a spotlight on pioneering women in Accra and Johannesburg who are pushing back against bad policy and patriarchy, demanding bodily autonomy, and creating safe spaces to discuss female pleasure.