Jide Tom Akinleminu is a Danish/Nigerian filmmaker, trained at the German Filmschool DFFB. Based in Berlin, he works across various fields including documentary, fiction, television, and art. Additionally, he teaches documentary at the MA program of Metfilm School Berlin.
As a cinematographer, he has shot several award-winning films across the globe, most recently the feature-length Nigerian documentary “No U-turn”, which received a Special Mention from the Documentary Award Jury at the Berlinale 2022.
His first feature-length directorial debut “Portrait of a lone farmer” won international recognition at festivals and received the “African Movie Academy Award” in 2014 as well as the German 3Sat Award for “Best Documentary”, while the follow-up “When a farm goes aflame” premiered at the Berlinale 2021 and received (amongst other awards) the African Studies Association Film Prize of 2022.


Contact: jtakinleminu@gmail.com