From Intern to Director: My Documentary Journey with Yemi Bamiro

The Naija Filmmaker

Apr 13 2023 • 55 mins

Yemi Bamiro is a documentary director known for "One Man In His Shoes" & "Super Eagles 96".

Filmmaker Yemi Bamiro takes us on a journey through the world of documentary filmmaking, sharing his personal experiences and insights. From his start at MTV to his critically acclaimed films on sneaker culture and Nigerian football, Bamiro discusses the challenges and triumphs of creating documentaries that captivate audiences. He also reflects on the power of storytelling to bring people together and inspire pride in one's culture.

In this episode, you will learn the following:

1. Making his debut doc, "One Man In His Shoes"

2.  He talks about the importance of research and planning.

3. Experiencing Lagos for the first time while shooting "Super Eagles 96"


Photo by Gareth Cattermole

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