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Omoregie Osakpolor

Omoregie Osakpolor is a documentary photographer, filmmaker and extended reality (XR) creator based in Lagos, Nigeria. His work focuses majorly on social change and justice, and explores such themes as displacement, forceful eviction, migration, ageing, social welfare for the elderly and security. Some of which have been featured on CNN Africa and Al Jazeera.

He was a finalist at the Art X Prize, 2021. “Inaccessible Cities,” the Emmy nominated website documentary project which he worked on as the cinematographer in Lagos with AJ Contrast won the Gracie Award in 2022. His multidisciplinary documentary project, We Speak their Names in Hushed Tones won the best project at the International Film Festival Amsterdam, IDFA DocLab Award in 2022. The VR animation documentary had its world premiere at the SXSW Film and TV Festival 2024 in Austin, Texas.