A vital cinematic voice of the Black diaspora, British-Nigerian filmmaker Ngozi Onwurah has forged an eclectic cinematic vocabulary that spans fiction, documentary and genre spectacle, formal experimentation and bold political commentary.
Saffron Burrows is an Actress, Director, and Producer. She can next be seen in the final season of ELEMENTARY on CBS. Most recently, Saffron starred as ‘Cynthia’ on the Amazon Studios Golden Globe-winning series MOZART IN THE JUNGLE, and led the one-woman show, JACKIE UNVEILED – playing Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
Suzie began her career in London as agent Duncan Heath’s assistant where her dream of working w/great actors & directors became a reality. Suzie moved to LA and transitioned to working in production as an assistant to directors such as Marek Kanievska on “Less Than Zero” starring Robert Downey Jr, and Francis McDormand
Sharifa Johka is a creative producer, strategist, and social connector. Her work has spanned film, television, theater, and immersive technologies. She is an activist that relentlessly pursues radical inclusion in the arts and is also an artist that writes, directs, and produces film and transmedia content.
Yvonne Isimeme Ibazebo started her career in publishing before moving into film and television. Her credits include SHOOT THE MESSENGER starring David Oyelowo and Daniel Kaluuya; FREE FALL starring Riz Ahmed; GUERRILLA written by Oscar winner John Ridley and starring Idris Elba; and TOP BOY, Executive Produced by Drak
Simon is a British producer, with extensive production experience, ranging from both feature films, television drama and documentary projects. He produced the landmark feature film WELCOME II THE TERRORDOME, and the critically acclaimed WRECKERS starring Claire Foy and Benedict Cumberbatch.
Laney Brabson has a background in finance, sales and design in addition to performance arts as a comedian, having performed in all three rooms at the World Famous Comedy Store in Los Angeles. She currently is a Partner/Owner of the LA based architecture and design company Franklin Studios Architecture Corp.
Alwin Kuchler is a multi award winning and BAFTA nominated Cinematographer for feature films, commercials and documentaries. His film credits include, THE MAURITANIAN (directed by Kevin McDonald & starring Jodie Foster and Tahar Rahim), STEVE JOBS (directed by Danny Boyle & starring Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet.
Akin Omotoso is a Writer,/Director & Producer. His debut feature film was GOD IS AFRICAN. His sophomore film, MAN ON GROUND, was an official selection at Toronto and won the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for Best Director. His romantic comedy, TELL ME SWEET SOMETHING, won him another Best Director Award.
Bellina Logan is a 30 year stage and screen veteran. She is known for her roles in such films and television shows as INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE, TWIN PEAKS, ER, and SONS OF ANARCHY. Most recently she can be seen in the second seasons of AMERICAN VANDAL and BIG LITTLE LIES.