Damilola is a Nigerian screenwriter and film director. He has a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Caleb University, Lagos, Nigeria. After his degree, he has worked with various production outlets like Lagos Television, Royal Roots, MNET Africa and FilmOne as a writer or content producer. In 2014, he won the United Nations sponsored Homevida Short Script competition.
As a film director, his short films have been selected and screened in over 50 film festivals including Film Africa, Luxor African Film Festival, Fespaco, Pan African Film Festival, winning several awards.
His debut feature film, For Maria Ebun Pataki premiered in London at Film Africa in November 2020, winning The Audience Award For Best Narrative Feature. The film went on to bag six nominations at the prestigious AMAA awards, including Best Writing and Directing categories.
Damilola has been featured in reputable film blogs such as Sight & Sound, The Guardian, BBC, The British Blacklist, and many more. He sees himself as part of a new generation of Nigerian filmmakers making visually compelling and unconventional African content for social change.