In the spirit of thanksgiving, cerebral Distinguished Thespian Akeem Ogunmilade, celebrates his two international awards category as video director category wins. His much talked about sensational short film titled Beyond the Pale also made it to finals and was screened at the just concluded AWA Film festival in Canada.


Akeem Ogunmilade hails from Ekiti State , a Nigerian Canadian film Director/Cinematographer is the head of operations of Xphrame Media, a multimedia firm.

He has been in the entertainment industry for over a decade as a practitioner, from when Nollywood was at formation stage.

 He has served as national officer of the National Association of Nigerian Theater art practitioners (NANTAP) and 2 times State chairman of NANTAP Ekiti state and currently the director of motion pictures for the Theater arts and motion pictures practitioners Canada chapter(LOA) . He is also a badged member of KINO Toronto, a body of Canadian Film makers.

Trained by Tunde Kelani in Cinematography (Behind the scene-2012) and directing with common ground productions (Allen Shields) where he had certifications and letter of recommendation in directing.

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As a director he has directed, managed and supervised over 15 movies in the past 14 years in Nigeria and Canada. Among his credits are Oath of a priest part 1 and 2 starring Mercy Johnson, Florence Onuma, Jim Lawson, Ashley Nwosu et al Rami Rami , Ofin Kankanla, Around, Duduke, The boss, Sisters, Beyond the pale, Crosses etc

The articulate film director is heavily sought after in Canada building a fast rising profile with projects in film festivals. He has received several awards in the past 3 years for his outstanding creativity.

Apart from being a theater practitioner and film director, he is also a certified National accountant and a member of the certified institute of public accountants UK. He works with AUXLY  in Canada.

The erudite detailed professional uses the medium to say a big thank you to the Maya awards and Esteem awards for the recognition.