Big Screen Symposium

Opeyemi Olukemi is Senior Director of Interactive for Tribeca Film Institute, where she oversees the TFI New Media Fund and leads the Institute’s digital and interactive programs.

A fierce advocate for cross-disciplinary collaboration and immersive storytelling, Opeyemi has provided the interactive field with 360-degree support. She spearheaded a day-long immersion into the world of digital storytelling (TFI Interactive), an arena showcasing immersive technologies and projects (TFI Interactive Playground), a creative incubator that mentors storytellers and technologists in creating interactive prototypes (Tribeca Hacks) and an interactive resource report (Tribeca Sandbox).

In 2015 Opeyemi introduced DEF CON at the Tribeca Film Festival, where the worlds of hacker culture and filmmaking merged to address issues of surveillance, technological education and access.

Previously a Senior Project Manager at ScrollMotion, she worked with and oversaw teams of designers, programmers, and third-party vendors in the production of new media applications for clients such as Disney, O: The Oprah Magazine, and Genentech.

Opeyemi is also Assistant Professor of Integrated Media at Brooklyn College’s Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, a mentor at NEW INC and a 2016 Rockwood JustFilms Fellow.

See Opeyemi Olukemi in the following session:

Interactive Masterclass with Opeyemi Olukemi: Storytelling For The Future – Sun 25th September, 9:40 am.