Niyi Akinmolayan (Founder and Creative Director)
Niyi is a writer, director and creative artist with over 10 years in the film and multimedia industry. After years working with advertising agencies and film producers, He set up Anthill Studio in 2008 solely as a post production outfit to fill the missing gap in the Nigerian creative workflow.
Through his leadership, Anthill has grown to be one of the biggest studios for post production work and has now entered into the content creation market. Niyi Lives in Lagos, Nigeria with his wife, son, daughter and two dogs - Max & Ruby.
Victoria Akujobi (Post production Supervisor)
Victoria is a film editor, post production consultant and the first Nigerian female to win the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards as Best Video Editor (2015). She has wide experience editing films and documentaries for top notch clients. Her post production portfolio includes the award winning "Make a Move", "Finding Mercy", "Reflections", "The Women", "My Wife and I", and the soon to be released "The Wedding Party 2". She leads the post production team in the studio.
Victoria is a football enthusiast and athlete.
Bunmi Ajakaiye (Director, Editor)
Bunmi is a writer/Economist with lots of years of experience lecturing in Australia and writing for Hello magazine, This Day and Bella Naija. Over the years, Bunmi has explored screenwriting, video/film editing and has successfully showcased a good output in these fields. She is set to premiere her debut cinema hit "My Wife & I" (starring Ramsey Nouah & Omoni Oboli) in the Nigerian Film Industry by August 2017. Bunmi is also a lead editor and voice over specialist in the studio.
Eri Umusu (Lead CG Artist)
Eri is undoubtedly one of Nigerias best when it comes to 3D modelling, animation and visual effects. A self taught artist, Eri leads a team of animators in the studio to create pristine work of art. He had his directorial debut with The Sim, and further challenged himself with the rest of the team to produce an animated short PlayThing which is currently the most popular 3d animation in Nigeria.
He is a star in the 3D community, and frequently organizes workshops and lectures on computer animation. Eri hopes to be a Japanese samurai one day.
Godwin Akpan (Senior Digital Artist)
Godwin discovered the digital canvas in the early days of the computer revolution in Nigeria. Having trained as a traditional artist in college, Godwin brings his unique set of skills into creating digital masterpieces. His character design works have been featured in major digital art forums worldwide. He also lectures digital art in masterclasses with the comic panel academy. Check his portfolio here. He creates storyboards, concept art and matte painting here at the studio.
Patience Lawal (Producer, Head of Corporate Communications)
Patience "Tiencepay" Lawal is a trained content producer with experience in Television Production, film, documentaries and diverse media content. Tiencepay is our in house business developer, she also acts as an interface into the company's corporate communications and client relations.
Tiencepay is a poet and novelist, her debut novel SEA SHELLS is available in hard copy and E Book on Amazon, Ebay and other online book stores nationwide.
Nurdin Momodu (Lead 3d Generalist):
Nurdin Momodu is a 3D generalist at Anthill Studios. From his early childhood he was fascinated by cartoons and the art of animation. Nurdin has always been passionate about the theory and practice behind producing great imagery. Although he Studied Microbiology and graduated in 2009, he decided to follow his passion and teach himself the art of animation. He specializes in interepreting 2D character concept art to 3D and character animation.
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