Ose Oyamendan is a Nigerian-American filmmaker based between Los Angeles, Lagos and London. He is an MFA graduate of Cinema-TV production from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He has won awards from a few film festivals, including the Tribeca Film Festival. His works have played at over 60 film festivals around the world, on cable and television. His debut feature documentary is the Middle East documentary titled ASWAT ACHERIM (Other Voices) about unlikely friends in Gaza and Sderot, the war zone of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Before film school, Ose worked as a Program Associate with AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL where he worked extensively with the Administration, Congress and State Department. He was the creative consultant for advertising giant, Oglivy & Mather. He also holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Mass Communication. Before a career in film, politics and advocacy, he worked as an award-winning journalist on four continents with leading media institutions.
Véronique Bernard is an award-winning independent non-fiction film and television producer, director and senior executive whose experience includes WNET Culture & Arts Documentaries, Sundance Channel Original Programming, New York Times Television, National Geographic Television, ABC News Productions and SBS Television in Australia where she was Head of Production. Recent credits include documentary series E2: The Economies of Being Environmentally Conscious (PBS/Sundance, Grantham Prize for Excellence in Environmental Journalism Award of Merit 2009,) French feature documentary co-production The Man Who Invented Himself: Duane Michals (Special Mention Prize International Festival of Film on Art FIFA 2013,) PBS series Art in the Twenty-First Century (2016), feature docs Enter The Faun (America Reframed, 2017,) The People vs. Agent Orange (PBS Independent Lens, Arte, 2020-21,) Chasing Childhood (DOC NYC 2020) and documentary short Game Changer (Tribeca Film Festival/BET, 2021.) She teaches in the Integrated Media Arts MFA program at Hunter College and is on the Board of Directors of the Documentary Producers Alliance.