Timi Akindele-Ajani

Timi Akindele-Ajani

Filmmaker & PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Timi Akindele-Ajani

Timi Akindele-Ajani

Filmmaker & PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Filmmaker and photographer, passionate about storytelling and visual media. Akinajan.com
  • Nubia Way: A Story of Black-led self-build
    Nubia Way: A Story of Black-led self-buildDid you know that in the mid 90’s several Black Londoners came together to build their own homes in Downham, Lewisham? They had to learn about construction, contend with a lack of institutional support and even reinvigorate themselves after a devastating arson attack destroyed two of the homes.
  • Google News initiative: Hungary
    Google News initiative: HungarySince its launch in 2018, the Google News Initiative has worked with thousands of news organisations in over 120 countries around the world. Dir: Timi Akindele-Ajani Producer: Francesca Mirza, Lukáts Márton DoP: Barni Keleman Client: Google Agency: Redwood Studios
  • TONY
    TONYMalaya needs to pay her rent by the end of the working day now she has to make some phone calls she'd rather not have to. A 9min short film made during the last lockdown, a real lo-fi production. Whole film available on vimeo!
  • Failsafe Zine - Kickstarter Launch
    Failsafe Zine - Kickstarter LaunchA handbook about creative failure, made for and by emerging artists looking for solidarity and their first paid commissions.
  • The Movement Factory x THE FACE - for Nike London
    The Movement Factory x THE FACE - for Nike LondonRecently co-directed a short film for Nike London with Millie Gray, where we found out a bit more about the Movement Factory and the great work they're doing in south London.
  • Backgrounds Pop-up studio @ Somerset House
    Backgrounds Pop-up studio @ Somerset HouseBackgrounds was a pop -up studio inspired by Indian photographer Masterji's portraits of newly arrived South Asian immigrants and their families in Coventry. For this Project I worked with five young Magnum-trained photographers taking pictures over the course of the weekend and uploading the portraits live to a dedicated Instagram account. We collectively seated and shot over 70 portraits . These are a selection of images from the portraits I shot that weekend the project is a collaboration
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Projects credited in
  • Creativity Works: Visual Storytelling 2018
    Creativity Works: Visual Storytelling 2018Creativity Works: Visual Storytelling was an intensive 5 week programme, co-designed with Magnum Photos, for the next generation of image makers. This intensive course sought to equip London’s young creative talent with the connections, skills and knowledge to progress in their careers. Over a five-week intensive course, participants investigated the power of digital imagery with Magnum Photos - global leaders in photography. Through a range of practical workshops and activities, group crits, s
Work history
    United KingdomFreelance
  • Dslr Videography
  • Corporate Videography
  • Cinematography
  • Adobe Editing
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premier Pro
  • Adobe Illustrator
    BA(Hons) Film StudiesUniversity of Exeter
    Exeter, United Kingdom