I Want To Be a Great Film Maker – Omotoke Abosede Jamiu
Omotoke Jamiu, a graduate of Accounting from The Polytechnic Ibadan in a chat with Wale Adegbuyi, express her moment of joy as a trained actor and also some of the challenges she is faced with in the make believe industry.
She hail from Delta State and proficient in Yoruba language, she grew up in Otta, Ogun state and she exhibit her acting talent in the language she knows how to relate with.
As an orphan she opens up on challenges without pay and she had to have a side business to sustain herself despite her demanding acting career.
Can you introduce yourself?
My Names are Omotoke Abosede Jamiu, I hail From Delta State, You don’t need to mind my surname. I Attended St Peter Primary School Sango Otta, Anglican Grammar School, Sango Otta. I Read Accounting At The Polytechnic Ibadan .I came From Family Of Six Polygamous to be precise.
Tell us about your professional development?
I Got To Movie Industry 5yrs Ago, I have feature in several Movies “Alamu Olorin” Produced by Kola Ajeyemi, “Ofin Iluwa” By Segun Ogungbe “Atupa” By Kenny George, “Awake” By Kenny George and Many More
Tell us some of the challenges you encountered when you first joined the industry?
It Has Not Been an Easy Journey So Far, buying Costumes, Shoes, Hair to A Movie Set without Collecting a Dime from the Producer All in the Name Of Promoting Us
How were you able to weather the storm?
It has not Been Easy As I said earlier but one needs to have other means of income to meet those needs
“Patience, hard work, perseverance, determination, humility and prayer Is the only key to success”
So what other things are you into that has made you to withstand the tough time?
I have business which brings in little income
Where do you see yourself in the five years?
I will be great beyond my Imagination. I Believe that
What would you like to be remembered for in your chosen career?
I Want To Be A Great Film Maker.
What was your parents reaction when you informed them if your choice career?
Have lost my mum since 1995 And My Dad Loved My Chosen Career
But I Lost Him on 15th of September 2018
“It Has Not Been an Easy Journey So Far, buying Costumes, Shoes, Hair to A Movie Set without Collecting a Dime from the Producer All in the Name Of Promoting Us”
May his soul rest in peace and quiet
Now tell us what’s your next plan professionally?
So am an orphan. Am waiting patiently to produce my own movie but I just don’t want to make anyhow movie. Am on movie set right now though “Ajara” Produce by Dare Ogungbe and Directed by Segun Ogungbe
Can you tell us your most challenging role you ever played since you came into the industry?
I Haven’t Play One But I Look Forward To Play One Soon
From your experience so far in the few films you have featured, which one did you find most challenging?
“Atupa” on the close shut I had cry, and crying for a long time artificially is tasking. Even while reading the script I cried.
Who is your mentor in your chosen career and who is your favourite music artiste?
Joke Silva, Stephanie Linus, Funke Akindele I Look Up To Them. 2face Idibia
What’s your favorite food?
Rice with Plantain any other thing can join on top
What’s your best colour? What do you feel comfortable with when worn?
I Love Blue & White, I love anything simple Like short Gown
What advice would you give the upcoming and intending artiste?
Patience, hard work, perseverance, determination, humility and prayer Is the only key to success
In a simple word say something to your fans.
I Love Them All and I Promise to Keep Putting In My Best in All I Do
How do you unwind?
Listening to music
What is your experience with male suitors and nasty fans and how do your manage them?
Am very accommodating, so I always try to manage them well And Equally
Have you ever been placed on condition of illicit affairs by any director for a role? If yes! How were you able to manage the situation?
So what is your advice to intending female actor?
Be Real, Be Prayerful and Be Focused