Speaker Amos Adetuyi
CEO & Executive Producer
Circle Blue Entertainment
Amos Adetuyi is the executive producer of the legal drama Diggstown (CBC/BET), which was sold to FOX and is currently in its fourth season of productions. Amos’ television producer credits also include two internationally acclaimed TV series: Jozi H, a medical drama (CBC/SABC) nominated for Best Series Gemini, and the dramatic serial Ekhaya: A Family Chronicle (CBC/SABC). He co-produced the dramatic Halifax-based serial North/South (CBC), created and produced over 100 episodes of the internationally sold unscripted series Skin Deep (SLICE/Oxygen), and wrote and produced the feature performance music documentary It Ain't All Jazz (Bravo!)
On the feature film side, Amos recently produced: Boathouse (Mar Vista), a psychological thriller about a young au pair at an isolated cottage; The Incredible 25th Year of Mitzi Bearclaw, a fantasy coming-of-age comedy; Angelique’s Isle (Level Film/CBC), an Indigenous thriller set in the 1800s; Beat the World (Sony Pictures/ Wild Bunch/eOne), the first dance movie to blend hip-hop and parkour; Across The Line, starring Stephan James (Race, Selma, Home Again), directed by music video director, “Director X” (Drake, Rihanna); the critically acclaimed comedy, Jean Of The Joneses, which premiered at TIFF and SXSW, starring Taylour Paige and Sherri Sheperd. Amos’ most recent film, Café Daughter, written and directed by renown Indigenous artist/filmmaker, Shelley Niro, centers on a young Chinese-Cree girl searching for her place and identity in 1960s rural Saskatchewan, and will be released in 2023.
Speaking on: Keynote conversation: Francesca Accinelli and Mehernaz Lentin, Telefilm Canada