Talent Guide

Melissa Adeyemo

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Amplifier Fellowship 2023, Fast Track 2021


Melissa is a Nigerian American producer and the founder of Ominira Studios, a NY-based production company. Her first feature, Eyimofe, premiered at the 2020 Berlinale, has shown at over 20+ festivals, and was acquired by Janus Films. She is currently working on her first documentary, Dusty & Stones, a recipient of the Keep The Lights On Grant and a fellow of the Gotham Documentary Lab. Melissa is a fellow of the Cannes Producer’s Network, Creative Producers Indaba, Gotham Episodic Lab, and Attagirl Residency Program. She has an MBA from NYU Stern and a BA from Columbia University.

Current Project

Dusty & Stones


Two struggling country music singers from the tiny African Kingdom of Swaziland journey to Texas determined to win big at a battle of the bands and turn their careers around.