Hello, I am

Ade-Adeniji

Adekunle.

I am

ABOUT ME

I'm thrilled to have you on my personal space. As an acclaimed multidisciplinary creative, I specialize in telling stories through writing for stage and screen. I am passionate about showcasing the beauty and diversity of African culture. With each project, I aim to bring the richness of African drama, films, and TV productions to a global audience, bridging cultures and sparking conversations through the power of storytelling.

MY WORKS

THE DEVIL'S SONG

Ashipa is loved and trusted by the king, his bosom friend, who, on becoming king, made him the traditional prime minister. However, Ashipa desires absolute power. He eventually takes advantage of his position to seize power. He becomes a tyrant and misrules the land. He destroys all rivals and compels absolute loyalty. He is unyielding and vows to die in power.

DANCE OF THE SACRED FEET

Adeyemi is the choice of the people as king. However, before he can be crowned king, he dies in very mysterious circumstances. To the chagrin of Araba, Adeyemi's rival to the throne, Adeyemi's 12-year-old son is crowned. Araba and his cohorts vow not to accept Adeyemi's son as king. They ultimately seize power and force the young king and his mother into exile. This causes a prolonged hardship on the people.

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AYINLA

Ayinla is a musical eponymous film based on the life of the late Nigerian music maestro Ayinla Yusuf popularly known as Ayinla Omowura, an Apala musician who was stabbed to death by his manager named Bayewu in a bar fight on May 6, 1980 at Abeokuta.

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ARUGBA
(The Votary Maid)

When Adetutu is burdened with the responsibility of performing the role of an 'Arugba', at the Osun Osogbo festival, this duty causes immense strain on her relationship with Makinwa, who pursues her. Movie produced by Tunde Kelani of Mainframe Productions

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THE APPRENTICE

Movie produced in Yoruba as 'Korede Ke?' with the support of BBC World Service Trust

MISTRESS REVOLT

TV series shown on African Independent Television & DSTV

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TWILIGHT

Produced by The Losh Movie Room (2020), Lagos, Nigeria.

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THE VALLEY BETWEEN

TV series produced by Rockview Production for African Independent Television (AIT)

PALACE

TV series produced by January 31st Production for African Independent Television (AIT)

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ABENI 2

A Nigeria-Benin Republic collaboration, screened at 'Africa at the Pictures', Liverpool, UK (2006) and Capetown World Festival (November, 2006.) Produced and directed by Tunde Kelani of Mainframes Production in conjunction with Laha Production, Cotonou, Benin Republic.

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SHADOW PARTIES

A family faces destruction in a long-running conflict between communities that pits relatives against each other amid attacks and reprisals.

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EEJI OWURO
(The Morning Dew)

A film written by Ade Adeniji and produced by Bimbo Oshin for duduHeritage. The film, which explores teenage pregnancy and its consequences, was directed by Tope Idowu. It features notable actors like Bimbo Oshin, Alhaji Kareem Adepoju (Baba Wande), Tunji Sotimirin, Taiwo Ibikunle, and Kabirat Kafidipe. Its popular soundtrack was performed by Sola Allynson

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AFRICAN ANGELS

Awareness program on Television in conjunction with Zmirage Multimedia for the Miss Malaika beauty pageant (2000)

PECHE DU PERE
(Sin of the Father)

Movie produced in French by Laha Productions, Cotonou, Benin Republic

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THE GIGOLO

Movie produced in French by Laha Productions, Cotonou, Benin Republic

TURBULENCE

Movie produced in French by Laha Productions, Cotonou, Benin Republic

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THE VICTIM

Here is a short film for the MA Set Designers , Camera and Writers students . The piece is called 'The Victim'. The story follows the journey of a couple who are arguing after a night out however it quickly turns violent when the daughter rings the police...
This piece features Liam Clear, Niamh Davies and Caz Sketlon.

My Creative Vision

I believe that storytelling has the power to change perceptions, inspire empathy, and break down barriers. With this belief as my guiding light, I pour my heart and soul into crafting narratives that reflect the essence of African life and its multifaceted beauty.

Multidisciplinary Approach

As a multidisciplinary creative, I explore various mediums to express my artistic vision fully. From traditional theatre to cutting-edge cinema and gripping TV productions, I embrace each opportunity to push boundaries and challenge conventional norms.

Collaborations And Impacts

Throughout my career, I have been fortunate to collaborate with a diverse array of talented individuals across the entertainment industry. These collaborations have not only enriched my work but have also allowed me to amplify the voices of fellow artists and create a lasting impact on the communities we touch.

CONTACT ME

I am always eager to connect with fellow creatives, potential collaborators, and enthusiasts of African drama and storytelling. If you have any inquiries or simply want to share your thoughts, feel free to reach out to me through the contact page.