Mortinno Morton is a freelance director, editor, and producer in Ghana and the founder of mXquared Studios. As a visionary filmmaker, his mission is to touch hearts and minds through thought-provoking storytelling and innovative cinematic techniques.
His passion lies in capturing the raw essence of the human experience, diving deep into the intricate web of emotions, relationships, and societal complexities. His journey began with an unbreakable bond formed between him and the camera, revealing his love for storytelling from a tender age.
He graduated from the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) and has diligently refined his skills over time. His journey as a filmmaker in West and East Africa has been remarkable within the film and television realm. His creative portfolio encompasses an array of documentaries and fictional works, notable among them being "Spirits We Dance," "Unplugged," "God is African," "IF ONLY," "The Burial of Kojo," and "Ghana’s Most Beautiful," To list but a few illustrious creations. These films, stemming from a unique perspective, have gained attention for their impactful themes. From indie shorts to ambitious productions, he has crafted narratives that elicit authentic performances from his talented cast.
His filmography encompasses both critically acclaimed gems and films that resonate widely with audiences. This blend has solidified his position as a prominent figure in the world of filmmaking. Notable international film festivals like the Africa Movie Academy Awards, FESPACO, Ghana Movie Awards, Montreal Film Festival, Accra Indie Film Fest, Australia Inspirational Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, and others have shone a spotlight on his distinct voice and boundary-pushing creativity.
His cinematic journey is propelled by his passion, commitment, and love. It's these driving forces that have led him to his current exalted position as the preeminent editor in Ghana, as adjudged by the prestigious Ghana Film and Television Crew Awards of 2023.
For him, the magic of cinema lies in its ability to challenge conventions while retaining the soul of storytelling. He remains solidly committed to his pursuit of captivating global audiences. His work strives not only to entertain but also to reshape perspectives and ignite meaningful conversations. As a filmmaker, his pledge is to share stories that echo within the very core of the human experience.