The Team

Ola Laniyan 
Executive Producer 
Creator & Director 

Ola is an award winning writer with a passion for telling compelling stories. This  was recognised at the London Independent Film Festival where her work 'UNSPOKEN' won best short film in 2013. 

Ola  has been writing for over ten years and currently has four published titles.   She was previously the owner of Urbantopia Books- an award winning publishing house dedicated to publishing books written by BAME authors and is now the CEO of Laniyan’s Ink Productions. 

Whilst Ola has been writing for years, ’Oath Bound’  is the first film she has directed. Ola is determined to get more BAME faces on screen and more women in production. 

 British born but originally from Nigeria, Ola grew up on an inner London Estate with her small family.

Yinka Idowu
Executive  Producer 

Yinka Idowu is a London-based, Nigeria- born powerhouse known in film production circles as Rex ‘the Visioner’. He is a multi-talented and multifaceted young new director and cinematographer, who has recently transitioned from music videos, fashion photography and short films into the arena of feature filmmaking.

His firm belief that movies can be naturalistic and authentic, without ignoring high production values or sacrificing quality, is showcased in his debut feature Hunting 4 Hubbies. Yinka Idowu films had been selected and screened at various films festivals across the world