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Bonny Olot [Bonny]

Director, Actor, Screenwriter, Casting Director

Kireka, Gulu and Lira


Olot Bonny Olem is a Ugandan Actor/Writer and Director who has been active in film since 2006. He graduated from Makerere University in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration. In 2016 he participated in the Acting Master Class at the Berlinale Talents Campus in Berlin Germany where he was awarded a certificate of Attendance.
Bonny has been a part the production of numerous music videos, short films, feature films, radio dramas and a TV series, mostly as an actor. He has worked with most of the outstanding film production houses in Uganda like DEDDAC, Atonga Media, BADI, Ivizualz, Swangz Avenue and Fenon Records. He has worked with award winning Ugandan directors like Ayeny T. Steve, Donald (Sadiq) Mugisha and Bashir Lukyamuzi among others.
Some of the Most Outstanding Film Projects that Bonny has worked on include: 1. KAMPALA (TV Series) 2021 as an Actor and Locations Manager. 2. MISUNDERSTOOD (Short Film) 2020 as an Actor. 3. Serenity (Short Film) 2021 as a Writer, Director and Actor. 4. The Kampala Story (Feature Film) 2012 as an Actor. 5. Yogera (Feature Film) 2010 as an Actor. 6. Divizionz (Feature Film) 2008 as an Actor.