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Afolabi Kuti

Producer

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Afo is a BAFTA winning producer who began his film career working in the film festival world for Sundance and BFI London Film Festivals. He then spent time across international film sales with Salt, distribution with Revolver, publicity with DDA PR and film Education with the FilmClub (IntoFilm) before dipping his toes in film production working for producers Elizabeth Karlsen & Stephen Woolley at Number 9 Films. Afo then joined The Salt Company as the Acquisitions Manager in February 2011 before going independent in March 2013.

In May 2012 he was selected as one of Screen International 50 Future leaders in film. Now working as a producer under his company Broedmachine, Afo has projects in development with BBC Films, Ffilm Cymru, Ingenious, Revolution Films and VERYFINE.

As of 2017 Afo Executive produced the feature film I Am Not A Serial Killer directed by Billy O’Brien starring Christopher Lloyd, Laura Fraser and Max Records.  Afo also produced the short film Home starring Jack O’Connell and Holliday Grainger and directed by multi award winning Daniel Mulloy. Both films premiered at SXSW Film Festival, and Home later won a BAFTA and was nominated for Best European Short Film at the European Academy Awards.

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