Usama Mukwaya

Founder, O Studios Entertainment

Usama is an award-winning Ugandan filmmaker notable for his films Bala Bala Sese, Rehema, Love Faces, Kyaddala, Sanyu, and the most recent Sixteen Rounds and The Blind Date.

Usama is also an entrepreneur - founder O Studios Entertainment, a multimedia production company that has produced numerous local and international films.

Usama is passionate about creativity's influence on social, cultural, and economic environments and how to use narratives to design tomorrow’s Africa. He is a 2018 recipient of LéO Africa Institute's Young Emerging Leaders Project Fellowship.