Ayo Akingbade


Ayo Akingbade


Represented By

Gabriel Blair


Ayo Akingbade is an emerging artist, writer and director. She trained at the London College of Communication and the Royal Academy Schools. Ayo’s short form documentary work can be found on MUBI & The Criterion Channel. JITTERBUG, which explores displacement in increasingly gentrified Hackney, represents Ayo’s transition into narrative storytelling, and was selected as part of Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival 2022. Ayo assisted Remi Weekes on his directorial debut, HIS HOUSE, for Netflix. Ayo likes to explore character and the nuances of human interaction and subject matters rooted in the social and political structures that dominate today’s society.