Oluwaseun Babalola – Contributing writer and festival moderator

Oluwaseun Babalola is a producer and director. Her professional work aims to: one, celebrate Black identity using film, television, and digital media, and two, build sustainable outlets and funding for Black media professionals. She is a community organizer, having hosted and executed panels, events, and conventions in both Nigeria and the United States, and is founder and executive director of KOSINIMA, Inc., a non-profit organization created to provide Black creatives with funding and career support. This includes creating the “KOSINIMA Short Film Grant” for Black womxn filmmakers.