Adeola Alao is a 1st Gen Nigerian-American dreamer, born in Bronx, NY. A self-taught filmmaker and photographer, obsessed with narrative and images; Ade's curiosity of humanity and his love of poetics continuously reveal new ways in how he explores visual storytelling.  

 

Ade has worked on award winning and award worthy feature films and shorts [IMDB]. 

 

In 2018 Ade released his directorial debut short film [ VIOLAR ]. 

In December 2019, Ade started YouTube channel Guerrilla Warframe with professional stunt actor Wadi Jones, sharing their knowledge of the industry from opposite ends of the camera.

In 2021 Ade was both recognized and won awards for his short film "Patriarch" [ TRAILER ]

RECOGNITION

WRITER

- SLAMDANCE Film Festival 2009 FINALISTS - "MAFIA"-  Screenplay Winner

- Illinois International Film Festival 2009 - "Micro-Business"- Screenplay Winner

FILM

- Venice Shorts Film Festival 2021 - "Patriarch" - Official Selection - Best Thriller

- Gold Harvest Film Festival 2021 - "Patriarch" - Winner - Best Horror 

- Paris Play International Film Festival - "On Go" - Winner - Best Music Video

- Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2012  - "She Likes It"- Best Music Video Nominee

- MTV RapFix Live 2010  - "It's Natural" - Winner

PUBLISHED

- [ CURBED ] - MAY 2021

- [ PAPER MAG ] -FEB 2020 

- [ RAROLAE SPOTLIGHT ] - SEP 2014