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    Shofela Coker

    Shofela Coker

    Shofela Coker is an illustrator/art director born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. He began his career as a character designer and digital sculptor for video game studios at Activision and Sony. He is known for art directing the animated documentary, Liyana, which won several awards including Best Documentary at the LA Film Festival and Grand Prize at the New York Children’s Film Festival.

    In 2022 he created New Masters (Image Comics), an African futurist graphic novel with his brother and frequent collaborator Shobo Coker. He directed the Triggerfish and Disney short film, Moremi in 2022.

    Ng'endo  Mukii

    Ng’endo Mukii

    Ng’endo Mukii is an award-winning film director most well known for ‘Yellow Fever,’ her documentary-animation exploring Western influences on African women’s ideals of beauty.
    She proposes the use of animation as a means of rehumanising the ‘indigenous’ image; a people whose ‘real’ image is burdened with stereotypes of being the ‘Other.’Ng’endo is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, and holds a Master of Arts in Animation from the Royal College of Art. She is an alumni of the beautiful Berlinale Talents, the distinguished Urucu Media REALNESS Screenwriter’s Residency, and the incredible Goethe Institute Bahia Vila Sul artists’ residency.

    She is a writer on Netflix’s Mama K’s Team 4 series, and is one of 10 directors selected for the upcoming Disney+ and Triggerfish animated anthology, Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire.

    Katy Lena Ndiaye

    Katy Lena Ndiaye

    Katy Lena Ndiaye has been multiplying experiences in cinema and television for almost twenty years now. She worked for TV programs Afrique Plurielle and Reflets Sud (TV5-CIRTEF-RTBF) as a journalist and producer. Her films, On a le temps pour nous (2019), En attendant les hommes, (2007) and Traces, empreintes de femmes (2002) have been acclaimed and awarded in numerous festivals. Katy Lena runs a company, in Senegal, called IndigoMood films. Her film “Une histoire du Franc CFA” shows how, from the end of the 1940s to the present day, this currency created by colonial France has been maintained. How and why the countries in which it circulates have come to terms with a very embarrassing history.