The Emmanuel Afolabi directed visuals also help push Common’s message further, with shots of him and PJ being juxtaposed with a vast beach, warmly decorated home, and amongst people in the community.

  • Emmanuel Afolabi
    When We Move
  • Emmanuel Afolabi
  • Zack Stauffer
  • Common
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Music Video
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    30,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Emmanuel Afolabi

Emmanuel Afolabi is a multidisciplinary filmmaker, with a degree in film production and based in Detroit.

Afolabi’s work explores our collective humanity and the topic of identity, giving his subjects and clients individuality and dignity through visual storytelling. His primary mission is to empower communities of color and use visual platforms as a means of amplifying an array of voices. Emmanuel’s work span from clients such as fox tv, adidas, national institute of health, concord music, to name a few.

Emmanuel often take path in speaking engagements, workshops and editorial appearance for commercial brands. He is available for assignments both locally and abroad.

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