Omoni Oboli has been selected by the Toronto International Film Festival to be its ambassador.

Oboli was selected alongside Jennifer Baichwal, Carol Nguyen, Ann Marie Fleming and Ashley McKenzie as one of 5 female ambassadors for the Toronto International Film Festival’s campaign.

The campaign is themed ‘Share Her Journey’ and is an initiative by TIFF meant to ‘champion female storytellers’.

According to TIFF, it has a 5-year commitment to increasing participation, skills, and opportunities for women behind and in front of the camera, as well as prioritizing gender parity with a focus on mentorship, skills development, media literacy, and activity for young people.

Oboli took to Instagram to announce to her fans and supporters, saying:

“Guess who just got announced as one of @tiff_net‘s ambassadors for the ‘Share Her Journey’ campaign! I’m so glad to be one of those inspiring the next generation of female filmmakers. Thanks for the opportunity Toronto International Film Festival. The world will watch my stories!”

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