StoryMaxima is a storytelling company providing quality photography and filmmaking services for organizations. We make and promote stories authentic stories that influence the perception of organizations. From planning to execution, our team of experienced storytellers, art directors, filmmakers and photographers construct and present brand stories in a way that is emotional, relatable and true.
People respond to other people, brands and organizations based on the stories and perceptions that they have learned about them. StoryMaxima was founded on the premise to help drive brand positivity for organizations by using visual stories.
Our clients range from local and international non-governmental organizations to brands and corporations working to provide solutions to the world’s most pressing needs.
We have a vast range of experience in storytelling that positions the organizations we work with in a way that their stories are understood by the people they are trying to reach. Our unique approach is that we work with local storytellers, photographers, filmmakers and writers who are able to relate and understand the people whose stories we tell, and share them without sentiments. We also serve as an incubator for young, aspiring and upcoming creative people, providing training, funding and support to enable them tell their own stories with the world.
Founder, Director of Operations
Damilola Onafuwa is a documentary photographer based in Lagos Nigeria. He focuses on human-interest stories that create consciousness about social issues. He has 10 years storytelling experience, working with notable private and public organizations, NGOs and agencies of the United Nations both locally and internationally. Organizations he has worked with includes but not limited to UNICEF, World Food Programme, PharmAccess, Total Nigeria, The Nigerian Bottling Company and Vlisco Nigeria. He is a member of APJD (Africa Photo-Journalism Database), an Associate fellow at The Royal Commonwealth Society and a Fellow at the Skoll World Forum. He was a speaker at TEDx Lagos in 2018 and was
nominated for The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for Photography.
Head of Production
Dabest is the production lead at StoryMaxima, a cinematographer and documentary filmmaker based in Lagos Nigeria. He has worked with various organizations, handling diverse documentary projects with several corporate organizations. He has shot several CSR documentaries, directed several commercials, and also has a short film to his credit. He has worked with brands such as Guinness Nigeria, GTBank, Bamboo, Andrea Iyamah, Sterling Bank, Nigerian Bottling Company, Total, Origin Nigeria ETC. He is also a passionate serial entrepreneur and a tutor at the Shoot Edit Repeat training, a cinematography training for cinematographers in Nigeria
Charles Ofikhenual is an enthusiastic web designer with 6+ years of experience. He has successfully executed web design projects across 10+ sectors. Responsible for all web design duties at StoryMaxima including design of multiple websites, creating UX and UI, skilled in Adobe Creative Suite.
Olukunle Ogundimu is a Lagos based Brand Designer, a Brand Strategist & Consultant. He has a great heart for providing creative solutions, he is an ardent advocate of good design with over 10years of experience as a designer.
He has helped build 20+ startup businesses in Nigeria, Canada, Germany and USA with design and strategy.
He is the founder of DesignGoes2School, an initiative set to educate senior secondary school students about design, and how it influences daily decision-making for free as a means of giving back to the younger generations. He is the art director at StoryMaxima.
Arc. (Mrs.)TITILAYO ADELEYE is the Principal Partner of Eden Group, a firm of Architects, project managers and interior designers based in Lagos Nigeria. She is a seasoned Architect with over three decades experience in building design and
construction, property development, project management and interior design. Arc. Adeleye combines an excellent working knowledge of the processes and procedures involved in the building design, construction and property industry with
proven core skills in programming, concept development, leadership and business development. She possesses profound communication skills and an in-depth knowledge of optimal and effective management of people and material resources.
Arc. (Mrs.) Adeleye is widely travelled and has been a part of professional delegations to countries like the United Kingdom, USA, Turkey, Canada, Ghana etc. She sits on the board of many organizations and companies and enjoys dance, music and motivational speaking in her spare time.