Brooklyn-based Creative and curator who uses film to share stories that are not always heard in our world.
ODU ADAMU is a Brooklyn-based Creator who uses filmmaking to express his vision. In 2020, he formed ROCK MY SOUL Media, LLC and began the journey on his Creative Path. In fall 2021, Odu was one of twelve Brooklyn-based filmmakers invited to be a part of the BRIC 2021 Documentary Intensive Cohort. This experience supported him in developing OURWORLD, the arm of ROCK MY SOUL dedicated to sharing authentic stories of Black LGBTQ/SGL people and exploring issues that impact our communities. Odu is the awardee of Inside Out’s 2022 Pitch Please grant (cosponsored by Netflix) and an aGLIFF 2022 Queer Black Voices Fund grantee. Odu is also the founder and curator of GOT TO BE REEL, a project that brings Black queer film into community spaces. GOT TO BE REEL is a part of the New York Foundation for the Arts fiscal sponsorship program.