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Babatunde APALOWO


Born in Ogbagi-Akoko, Nigeria, Babatunde Apalowo is a director and screenwriter based in the UK. He won the Nigeria Integrity Film Awards (HomeVida) for the screenplay of the short film Lost Children and for the short film A Place of Happiness, which was also screened at several international film festivals.

In 2022, he won the AMVCA (Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards) for best editor and was nominated for an African Movie Academy Award for his work as a screenwriter.

His first feature film, All the Colours of the World Are Between Black and White, premiered at the 2023 Berlin International Film Festival, where it was nominated for the Panorama Audience Award, the GWFF Best Feature Film and won the Teddy Award for Best Feature Film. It was part of the Official Selection at the 45th Festival des 3 Continents.


2023 All the Colours of the World Are Between Black and White, feature film (director)

2023 Kanaani, Feature-Length Drama (Scriptwriter)

2020 For Maria Ebun Pataki (editor)

2017 A Place of Happiness, short fiction film – Crack, short fiction film (director)

Babatunde APALOWO

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