Director | Cinematographer
Oluyinka Davids is a seasoned Nigerian filmmaker, director, producer, cinematographer and editor based in the United States. As a versatile filmmaker with a strong background in major aspects of production, Davids has earned a reputation for his ability to craft powerful, impactful films that leave a lasting impression on audiences. He has a unique style that blends his passion for filmmaking with his unwavering commitment to education and social change. Inspired by the work of American filmmaker Tyler Perry, Davids takes pride in making films that not only entertain but also enlighten viewers on a variety of subject matter.
His remarkable projects, including “Stay,” “Akwuna,” and “Prim & Proper,” have earned numerous selections at notable film festivals around the world and have helped to bring attention to the immigrant experience in America.
With a keen eye for storytelling and a passion for creating meaningful content; His films have captivated audiences both nationally and internationally, earning him critical acclaim and recognition for his outstanding contributions to the field. Davids’ unwavering commitment to using film as a tool for education and social change has earned him numerous accolades, including a certificate of recognition from the State of California Senate and an award from the A.D. King Foundation Inc. USA for his leadership and dedication to global development. With a fierce commitment to pushing boundaries in the art of filmmaking, he continues to inspire and impact lives through his work, and is dedicated to bringing African stories to the forefront of the international film scene.
“As a black filmmaker, my passion lies in telling African stories that resonate with a global audience. My niche is in inter-border storytelling, where I explore the connections and relationships between different cultures and communities. Through my work, I aim to empower the history of the black race and shed light on the often-overlooked contributions and experiences of African people. I am committed to creating films that challenge stereotypes and misconceptions, while celebrating the diversity and richness of African culture.”