REELWORLD'S 2021 VISIONARY AWARD RECIPIENTS
Each year Reelworld honours individuals whose work, passion and determination has made a significant contribution to Canadian film, television and media.
We are proud to announce our 2021 Visionary Award Recipients
Alfons Adetuyi & Amos Adetuyi.
Award-winning Director and Producer, Inner City Films
Award-winning Producer, Circle Blue Entertainment
Director/Producer Alfons Adetuyi specializes in international co-productions and initiated the Canada/South Africa Treaty. His rom-com LOVE JACKED currently streams on Netflix worldwide, CHRISTMAS IN DETROIT (Lifetime) is in production, adventure feature DREAMS OF THE MOON is in pre-production, and political-thriller series RIO TEN is in development with Bell Media.
Credits include HIGH CHICAGO (premiered at Reelworld, winner Canadian Feature and Audience Choice Awards), SKIN DEEP (6 seasons, winner Gemini Best Lifestyle Series), GANESH BOY WONDER (premiered at Hot Docs, broadcast on OMNI), BEAT THE WORLD (Sony Pictures/ Wild Bunch/eOne), JOZI H (CBC/SABC), EKHAYA: A FAMILY CHRONICLE (CBC/SABC, first official South Africa/ Canada Coproduction), NORTH/SOUTH (CBC), IT AIN’T ALL JAZZ, SURVIVOR (premiered at TIFF).
An award winning producer with over 25 years of experience, Amos Adetuyi’s notable television credits include the ground breaking drama DIGGSTOWN (CBC/BET) currently in production on it’s third season, JOZI H (CBC/SABC), nominated for a Gemini for Best Series, the serial EKHAYA: A FAMILY CHRONICLE (CBC/SABC) and NORTH/SOUTH (CBC)
His film credits include: Director X’s ACROSS THE LINE (A71/eOne), Stella Meghie’s critically acclaimed comedy debut JEAN OF THE JONESES (premiered at SXSW and TIFF), Shelly Niro’s THE INCREDIBLE 25TH YEAR OF MITZI BEARCLAW, ANGELIQUE’S ISLE (Level Film/CBC), BEAT THE WORLD (Sony Pictures/ Wild Bunch/eOne), and HIGH CHICAGO (eOne) .