ABBA T. MAKAMA is award winning filmmaker/visual artist and founder/creative director of OSIRIS. He has a degree in Business Management from the State University New York, Fredonia and studied film at New York University (N.Y.U). In May 2014 he was commissioned by AL JAZEERA to direct a documentary on the Nigerian Film Industry. The documentary titled NOLLYWOOD something from nothing was broadcast in July 2015 on Al Jazeera World and was nominated for best documentary film at 2016 AMAA (African Movie Academy Awards). His feature length film Green White Green was selected for the renowned 2016 TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) as part of the city to city program (spotlight on Lagos). Green White Green also screened at the Stockholm International film festival 2016 and won Best Nigerian Film and AFRIFF 2016 (African International Film Festival) Green White Green also screened at 3rd edition of the Berlin Critics Week 2017 and the Spirit of Fire Festival in Khanty Mansisky Russia. Also in 2017 Green White Green was nominated for two AMAA awards (Best Nigerian and Best first feature by a director) and also received the TransformNation Film Awards for reflecting the cultural diversity of today’s world at the 2017 World festival of student at Youth 2017 in Sochi Russia. Green White Green has screened at over 17 international film festivals.
His first solo exhibition "Hypnagogia" (2016) was presented at Iamisigo showroom Lagos. His second solo exhibition "Images from the Unconscious" 2017 was presented at Art Clip Gallery Radisson Blu V.I Lagos.
Abba also has a deep interest in the study of Dreams and is a Freudian and Jungian Psychology enthusiast.