Afro Viking Pictures
Afro Viking Pictures Inc. is a production company run by Taylor Olson and Koumbie focused on promoting a Canadian culture of kindness, courage and inclusion. Since its formation in 2016, Afro Viking Pictures has produced and co-produced multiple award winning short films like Hustle & Heart and Second Wedding, features like Bone Cage and the short form TV series King & Pawn and 2GETHER 4EVER.
Olson's feature film directorial debut Bone Cage has been released to critical acclaim; sweeping the awards at the Atlantic International Film Festival and earning over thirty additional accolades at festivals around the globe before being nominated for two Canadian Screen Awards for Adapted Screenplay & Supporting Actress. His sophomore feature, Look At Me is currently in post production and he will shoot his third feature film UNSEEN in 2024.
Koumbie recently directed their first feature film B y s t a n d e r s which was co-written by Taylor Olson, produced by Terry Greenlaw, led to six Screen Nova Scotia nominations including Best Director for Koumbie and an ACTRA win for Olson. The film won the Best Screenplay award at the Atlantic International Film Festival, and had a theatrical release across Canada with Vortex.