Opeyemi Olukemi

executive producer POV Digital, USA

Opeyemi Olukemi

Opeyemi Olukemi is part of POV’s digital team, serving as executive producer and vice president of American Documentary’s digital production and innovation unit.

Throughout her career as an interactive producer, funder and public programmer, Opeyemi has created spaces for interdisciplinary artists, communities, and content teams to experiment with and create innovative content. 

She is an advocate for technological equity and eliminating bias from social innovation and is also deeply invested in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Before joining POV, Opeyemi was the senior director of interactive programs for Tribeca Film Institute, where she oversaw the TFI New Media and TAA Prototype Funds and led the institute’s interactive programs. She also led the Tribeca Hacks program to the global stage through 21 distinct events.

Before joining Tribeca Film Institute, Opeyemi produced for ScrollMotion and oversaw teams of designers programmers, and third-party vendors to produce new media applications for clients such as Disney, O: The Oprah Magazine and Genentech.

Opeyemi has served on numerous festival juries and has mentored through the IDFA’s Doc Academy, New Museum’s NEW INC and Oculus’ VR for Good. Opeyemi has served as an assistant professor of integrated media at Brooklyn College’s Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema and is a Rockwood (Ford Foundation) JustFilms Fellow.

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