Ose Oyamendan is a Nigerian-American filmmaker based between Los Angeles, Lagos and
London. His debut feature is the critically acclaimed and award-winning documentary ASWAT
ACHERIM, which explores unlikely war zone friendships between residents of Sderot, an Israeli
village, and their neighbors in Gaza.

Since graduating with an MFA in film production from the SCHOOL OF CINEMATIC ARTS
at the University of Southern California, Ose has written, directed and produced a few dozen
commercials, web series, narrative and documentary films in the USA, Africa, Europe, Asia,
and the Middle East. He is an award winner at Tribeca, Rome, and Houston Worldfest film
festivals for his works. His projects have played all over the world in theaters, on television
and streaming platforms.

Prior to studying at USC, Ose worked as a Program Associate with AMNESTY
INTERNATIONAL where he worked extensively with the Administration, Congress, and the
State Department. The experience influenced his one-hour drama, 200 SOUTH CAPITOL which
was optioned by Fox Broadcasting Corporation.

Before film, politics and advocacy, Ose earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the
University of Lagos, Nigeria, worked as a journalist for newspapers and television stations on
and FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE. His works are guided by his experience in working with
people and cultures from all over the world.