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Meet one of the revolutionaries of Ghanaian music videos – Gyo Gyimah

Gyo has produced world-class videos for some of the biggest names of our time.

With over 15-years in video production and celebrity brand marketing, Gyo Gyimah has helped shaped so many brands, all over Africa, with his signature videos and commercials.

From Sarkordie (Ghana) to Davido (Nigeria) and from Fuse ODG to Ed Sheeran (UK), Phamous Philms and Gyo have produced world class videos for some of the biggest names of our time at locations all over the world.

He was a lead production person on the Akon’s Mama Africa video directed by top American Director, Gil Green, in 2006.

“As a kid, I was exposed to all kinds of sophisticated video equipment belonging to my dad, the late Charles Allen Gyimah (of Video City Fame). Guess, my love for creating music videos started then”, says Gyo.

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Gyo was first introduced into video production as concepts/script writer for so many artistes, especially for his big brother, Gerald’ Ogee’ Gyimah.

His first real concept was for Obour’s video, ‘Mewo Bio’, which was directed by Gerald. He has since worked on Obour’s brand, helping create his innovative signature images in his career.

A commercial directed by GYO Gyimah

He actually teamed up with a number industry notables including Verus Nartey to help Obour start Family Tree Entertainment, becoming his Creative Director till he became the President of the Musicians Union of Ghana.

He later teamed with long-time friend George Adjabeng (a web developer) to form Blo’ Spidaz.

In 2015, he expanded Phamous Philms into Phamous Media Group to take care of wider needs of the industry.

Phamous Philms would later produce the best entertainment shows on TV- Phamous TV on Viasat One TV; till the station was sold to Kwese TV.

A repackaged Phamous TV Show however began airing on GH-One TV, Top TV and social media platforms from February 2018.

With a dedicated team made up of Michael Gyimah, Timothy Ansah, Kwasi Ansu, David, Margaret Addo and Frank Tay, his company manages so many huge accounts including Aqua Safari, Safari Valley.  

Gyo studied IT at Wisconsin International University College.

one of GYO Gyimah’s numerous music videos directed.

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Emmanuel Ghansah, Ghana Music

Singer, Songwriter, scriptwriter, blogger, lover of the creative arts, brands and communications expert.

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