forgotten generation

forgotten generation .this film is based on a little boy dancer who entertains throw is dance and yet he lives in the low side of life. He as entertained presidents and governors but yet he live on a bin .

  • Abimbola Ogunsanya
  • Adeola ogunsanya
  • Abimbola ogunsanya
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    2 minutes 34 seconds
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Director Biography - Abimbola Ogunsanya


Abimbola Ogunsanya is a multi award winning film director and film maker born and living in Lagos,Nigeria.

He trained and worked as a professional cameraman with the Nigerian television authority (NTA) and as a certificate of news gethering as camera man.
.he also shoot news materials for the south African broadcast cooperation (SABC) ,he worked on the under 21 world cup(Nigeria 99) and Ghana-Nigeria nations cup(2000) as a sport cameraman.
.He later worked on award winning films like ANJOLA ,Life Line , Mr and MRS kogberegbe season 1, prize maze and shoot over 180 films for (Mnet).
He as been part of tv shows like Project fame ,Nigerian Idol , lets dance(Mnet) , G bam glo show, comedy club (Mnet) , Mtn Gladiators (Mnet) , All benson and hedges musical concert , kirk franklins show ,and so on .
Abimbola ogunsanya was part of the team that shot the first 65 episodes of the award winning series ( Tinsel.)
He shot international tv commercials for MTN,TOMTOM,TEEZER drink ,just to mention a few .
Abimbola’s true passion is producing films focusing on the lives of ordinary children and women of Nigeria.
, Abimbola provides an insight into the lives of the poor and marginalised in Nigeria. Despite the accolades and awards he has received his documentaries have seldom been provided a public viewing in Nigeria until the release of his most recent film ‘Don’t Walk Away’.
Abimbola was trained by the renowned veteran film maker Tunde Kelani. He also trained at the Independent Television Producers Association (ITPAN) training school .He trained and acquired certificate of sound quality from African Magic ,Mnet South Africa .
He as vast experience in the field of Producing, Directing ,photograph ,lighting ,Editing , Sound both location and final mix ,make-up and costuming, special effects ,Acting ,Presentation .
His late father was the Nigerian musician and TV personality Yomyem.
He as made soo many music videos like OLOMI by tosin martin dele gold every kness , just to mention a few
He as trained a lots of young filmmaker and helped a lots of youth make a living in film making .
He also consulted for some tv stations and created tv programs like miliki express showing on orisun tv,Deola show on TNT gotv ,building legends ,Sababi ,forgive and forget just to mention a few .
He as helped trained so many youth become tv presenter on so many tv station
Best Documentary at the Goethe Institute supported ‘In-Short Film Festival  2011 for his film ‘Unique Fingers’ – a film about a small drum troop.
The film ‘If only’ which profiled the murder by a mob of a 12 year old street child was shortlisted and  featured in the 2011 Aljazeera International Documentary Awards.

Best Documentary at the Zuma Film Festival Abuja 2012 for his film I’m talented, which profiled talented children whose talent was in danger of being thwarted by the poverty in which they live.

2018 -Directed award winning films like life line .
2017-worked as director of photography on over 180 films produced by african magic
2015 - Directed award winning films likes Anjola
2014 -Directed award winning tv series like Ayanfemi
2013-I’m Talented
2012- Don’t Walk Away: A re-edited version of his film ‘if Only’ which supports a campaign to combat mob justice in Nigeria.
2012 – I’m Talented:  A documentary featuring talented young children whose poverty threatens to stifle their talent.

2010 – If Only

2010 Unique Fingers: A documentary on a small drum troop in Lagos.

Silent Scream: short film drama about Female genital mutilation

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Never forget the next generation