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OTOJA ABIT

Writer, Producer, Director, Actor

Otoja worked as the assistant director on Broadway's revival of That Championship Season, directed by Gregory Mosher and starring Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Patric and Chris Noth. Otoja then went on to book roles in both television and film including: a role in The Humbling, directed by Barry Levinson and playing opposite Al Pacino, HBO's critically acclaimed The Night Of, directed by Steven Zaillan. NBC's The Slap & The Blacklist, Paris in Aleta Chappelle's Romeo & Juliet in Harlem. And co-starring, as Marsha P Johnson, in Roland Emmerich's Stonewall.

Recent credits include: Netflix “The Defenders” directed by SJ Clarkson.. Co-creator, producer and star of the New York Television Festival’s Official Selection “Harlem Knights”. And the 2018 short film “Jitters” which Otoja wrote, directed and produced. Jitters is an HBO Shorts Competition finalist. 

WEBSITE: WILLFUL PRODUCTIONS
SOCIAL MEDIA: TWITTER/INSTAGRAM