Nelson Adeosun is a BAFTA-winning producer-director, who was part of the production team that won Factual Series at the Television Awards in 2022 for Uprising (2021) as well as the History category at the Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards. Nelson co-produced all three episodes of this documentary companion piece to Steve McQueen’s acclaimed Small Axe series. This success has led Nelson to be selected as one of The TV Collective’s 2022 Breakthrough Leaders, supported by Fremantle and Indigo talent.
An alumnus of Channel 4’s Alpha Fund and Commissioning Mentoring Network and ITV’s Step Up 60 diversity and career progression initiative, Nelson has gone on to produce for the BBC, ITV, Sky Sports, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Hulu. Prior to Uprising, he produced the RTS award-winning Damilola: The Boy Next Door and The Rap Game UK (both 2020), which was nominated for a BAFTA for Entertainment Programme. He also created the three-part Channel 4 online series How Not to Be Racist (2021), presented by writer Chanté Joseph. While his script editing on No More Wings (2019) helped the film win the 2020 Tribeca award for Best Narrative Short.
Currently, Nelson is producing content for a range of digital platforms, including BBC 1xtra, iPlayer, Not For The Radio and Mixtape Madness.