Akley Olton Seed Awards recipient

Akley Olton Profile
Writer Director Editor Film poster and screen snots
Visual Artist


  • Environment/Climate emergency
  • Racial justice
  • Indigenous rights
  • Reexamining history


  • Photography
  • Film
  • Media/Journalism
  • Visual Art


  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Akley Olton is a filmmaker and visual artist from St. Vincent and Grenadines, with a passion for stories that inspire and provoke. He is interested in exploring how aesthetics can regenerate fresh connections with ancestry, tradition and cultural identity. A core theme behind Akley visual style is resistance, and testimony to transformative power and impact that art has on society. He is an alumnus of the University of the West Indies and the prestigious International School of Film and Television (EICTV) in Cuba. Akley has overseen the creative direction and execution of numerous projects for some of the Caribbean's top brands and some international companies and has also worked in different capacities on award-winning fiction and documentary films.