Derrick Kakembo

Derrick Kakembo

Photographer / Filmmaker / ConsultantLondon, United Kingdom
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Derrick Kakembo

Derrick Kakembo

Photographer / Filmmaker / ConsultantLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Photographer / Filmmaker. Head of Content & Founder: Reform The Funk
Projects
  • Bree Runway Cover for Hunger Magazine
    Bree Runway Cover for Hunger MagazineBree Runway shot by me for the cover of Hunger Magazine DIY issue.
  • Shingai x Ancient Futures
    Shingai x Ancient FuturesDirected by Derrick Kakembo, Ancient Futures is a short music film showcasing three songs from Shingai's debut solo EP.
  • NICOLE KRYSTAL CRENTSIL FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
    NICOLE KRYSTAL CRENTSIL FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAYIn celebration of International Women’s Day 2018, we sought out curator Nicole Krystal. Through interview and conversation, the film aimed to explore her views on womanhood and her aim to provide a platform for women to express themselves through the creation of Black Girl Festival and Unmasked Women. The aim of the film was to empower other women and celebrate the elevation of women by women.
  • POSTSCRIPT NO2 - THE REINVENTION ISSUE
    POSTSCRIPT NO2 - THE REINVENTION ISSUEFeatured on the cover are eight women from across the art and science fields acting as modern-day muses, pushing cultural conversations forward.
  • PITCH COOL
    PITCH COOLCreative Direction, Photography and Filmmaking. Directed a short-documentary series featuring these inspiring creatives: Director Eloise King, Creative John Ogunmuyiwa, the Up Town Yardie Founders and Creative Director Sherina Florence Collaborated with founder & editor Sherry Collins on the curation of artists featured.
  • MOPESOLA
    MOPESOLAFashion film and editorial.
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Projects credited in
  • Ogilvy collaborates with World Afro Day for new awareness campaign
    Ogilvy collaborates with World Afro Day for new awareness campaignOgilvy, Wavemaker and World Afro Day have partnered up for a new awareness campaign titled Change the Facts, Not the Fro for World Afro Day 2018. The annual event founded by Michelle De Leona aims to help change the narrative around natural Afro hair. Back on 5th September 2016, a US federal court ruled it legal to ban dreadlocks in the workplace, it’s a ban not faced by any other hair and in turn creates a perpetuated bias against Afro hair. Afro hair is rarely celebrated, whereas straight hair
  • SORRY FI DISTURB YUH
    SORRY FI DISTURB YUHShort spoken word film written and starring Russeni Fisher. CHRONIC YOUTH FESTIVAL - Barbican Centre (OCT 2020) SHORTLISTED FOR THE OUT-SPOKEN PRIZE FOR POETRY FILM (April 2020) AN ARRAYED FUTURITY - London College of Communication (February 2020) BFI S.O.U.L - BFI Southbank (November 2019) DEBUT PUBLIC SCREENING + SHOWCASE (in association with Reform The Funk) - Miranda LDN (November 2019) CREATIVE SOCIETY JOB STUDIO - Film Event, Get Up, Stand Up Now - Somerset House (August 2019) LIVITY SHOR
  • Sisterhood Series: RIOT SOUP
    Sisterhood Series: RIOT SOUPMeet the London Art Collective Unifying Women of Colour
  • V&A X MARY QUANT
    V&A X MARY QUANT
  • Talk and Play Episode Three: Jamz Supernova  ⛸️
    Talk and Play Episode Three: Jamz Supernova ⛸️TALK AND PLAY EPISODE THREE ⛸️ In our penultimate episode, Chante Joseph and Jamz Supernova go skating at Rollernation to talk music, politics and dancehall raves
  • Talk and Play Episode Two: Femi Oyerian
    Talk and Play Episode Two: Femi OyerianChante Joseph is joined by Filmmaker and actor Femi Oyenrian The pair visit Archery Fit and discuss what it means to be both black and British, and Femi teaches Chante how to hit a bullseye
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Work history
    REFORM THE FUNK logo
    REFORM THE FUNK logo
    Creative Director & FounderREFORM THE FUNK
    London, United KingdomFreelance
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    Photographer / FilmmakerKAKEMBO
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Photographer Portfolio available on request
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Skills
  • Photography
  • Film Directing
  • Creative Direction
  • Producing
Education
    De Montfort University logo
    De Montfort University logo
    Graphic Design and PhotographyDe Montfort University
     - Leicester, United Kingdom
    Image-making for Graphic Design Photography ( Contemporary Art , Documentary , Commercial, Still & Moving images ) Brand Marketing Lens based design
    De Montfort University logo
    De Montfort University logo
    Foundation Diploma in Art and DesignDe Montfort University
     - London, United Kingdom