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THE BALAD OF
The most recent project on our slate is The Ballad Of Olive Morris, a film project based on true life events. The Ballad Of Olive Morris will follow events based on an incident that happened in 1969, where 17 year old Olive Morris bravely stepped in at great personal risk to herself, to try and prevent a Nigerian diplomat named Clement Gomwalk from being arrested for stealing his own car in Brixton. Directed, written and produced by Alex Kayode-Kay and cast by Nikki Meadows CDG, CDA ( Mandy Casting Director Of The Year 2021) and casting director for BAFTA winning Suffragettes for BBC1. Starring Lucy Speed (Marcella, Silent Witness, Call The Midwife), Curtis Walker (The Real McCoy, In The Long One, Rocks), Jonathan Nyati (Bodyguard, Motherland), Tom Padley (Allied, The Lost Pirate Kingdom), Olivier Award Winning Actor Michael Jinks (The Hitman's Bodyguard, Rise Of The Footsoldier:Origins), Alex Kayode-Kay (The Solution, The Float, Choked Up) and introducing Brianna Douglas as Olive Morris.
In 2019, through FatOedo Productions released “The Solution” a half hour short film/television comedy pilot that he wrote, co- directed, produced and acted in that was nominated by the prestigious Edinburgh TV Festival's New Voice Awards for Best Pilot Award in 2019. It was also nominated by the Pilot Light TV Festival in 2020 for Best Pilot. It has additionally been selected and recognised at several international TV and Web Festivals ranging from Asia to South America. At the Seoul Web Festival, it was nominated for Best Pilot and Best Concept. It was screened on the festival circuit at the New Jersey Web Festival later in 2021, where it was nominated for Best Cinematography and Best Editing. At the Sicily Web Festival, it was nominated for Best Pilot, Best Director and Best Idea. The Solution was also successfully screened online on the biggest UK based Youth Media Channel, Million Youth Media.
Fatoedo Productions currently also has joint non-scripted television projects in development with Chalkboard Television Productions, who produce scripted and non-scripted content for Channel 4, BBC One & Channel 5