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Olamide Ojegbenro
Olamide Ojegbenro

Olamide Ojegbenro

Born 2001, 17 October

Olamide Ojegbenro is an Irish award-winning film director and founder of Killarney Young Filmmakers. His Film ‘Feeling Clean’ a short film about the abuse of the substance, won numerous awards worldwide. His Short Film ‘Briseadh’ in Irish about a broken relationship between parents and their children. Olamide’s most recent short documentary, ‘The Vintage which has been selected in numerous like Galway Junior Film Fleadh 2019.1

Olamide Ojegbenro is an Irish portrait photographer and film director who pushes the frontiers of photography by concentrating on distinctive, different faces and works that showcase BIPOC Artists. 

Olamide’s works exhibit his inventiveness and excitement for representation in a variety of art mediums in the current generation of Irish artists. Olamide is a black-Irish photographer who has worked with VSCO as well as other international creative and modelling agencies.

He study a BA(Hons) In Art Management at IADT Dun Laoghaire.


Appears in

  • 2022, Naïve, Photobook, Olamide Ojegbenro, Dublin. Text by Wynne Kelly-Buttfield & Tina Adinga. Design By Olwen Wymer

Awards and honours

  • 2022, Nominee, Aer Lingus Discovery Award, Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, Dublin, Ireland.
  • 2020, Official Selection “Feeling Clean”, First Cut! Film Festival, Youghal,Co.Cork.
  • 2020, Official Selection “Feeling Clean”, Fresh Film Festival, Munster Region. 
  • 2020, Official Selection “Feeling Clean” Broadway International Film Festival, Downtown Los Angeles.
  • 2020, Official Selection “Feeling Clean” Real Time International Film Festival, Benin. 
  • 2020, Official Selection “Feeling Clean” Newark IFF Youth Film Festival Newark,New Jersey, United States.
  • 2019, Shotlist “Vintage Documentary”, 29th Galway Junior Film Fleadh, Galway, Ireland.
  • 2019, Scholarship National Youth Film School, Kilkenny, Ireland


Solo exhibitions

Group exhibitions

  • 2022, Chroma International Film Festival: Festival Director, Dublin,Ireland 
  • 2022, Group Photo Exhibition: What Cannot Be Seen, Dublin,Ireland
  • 2020-2021, Her International Film Festival: Festival’s Director/Film Programmer, Killarney,Co.Kerry