Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Andrew Dosunmu who born as Waheed Andrew Dosunmu, is a Nigerian photographer and filmmaker who came to prominence in The United States after directing music videos for various acclaimed artists including Isaac Hayes, Angie Stone, Common, Tracy Chapman, Wyclef Jean, Kelis, Aaron Neville, Talib Kweli, Maxwell and others.
He is the director of the 2011 drama film Restless City which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. His next film, 2013’s Mother of George, also premiered at Sundance, and was the Closing Night selection for Maryland Film Festival 2013. Dosunmu currently lives between New York and Lagos, Nigeria.
Andrew started his career as a design assistant at the fashion house of Yves Saint Laurent. He later became a creative director (serving in that position for album covers for such artists as Erykah Badu and Public Enemy) and a fashion photographer, with his photographs appearing in various international magazines.