Kwame Nyong’o

By toliver-diallo on March 6, 2021 in Guest Artists

Kwame is a Nairobi-based writer, illustrator, animator, director and producer. He is well known for his children’s books A Tasty Maandazi, I Love Ugali and Sukuma Wiki and The Yummiest Githeri. Kwame is passionate to offer stories from the Africa that is often not shown; positive and uplifting narratives that span the continent’s past, present […]

Comfort Arthur

By toliver-diallo on March 6, 2021 in Guest Artists

Comfort Arthur is a British born Ghanaian award-winning Animator and artist. Comfort Arthur had her training at the Royal College of Arts (London). In 2012 she moved to Ghana to become a film editor before leaving her job to set up The Comfy Studio, a multimedia studio based in Ghana. The company produces animation, illustration and […]

Mamadou Dia

By toliver-diallo on March 13, 2018 in Guest Artists

Mamadou Dia is a Senegalese director and director of photography based in New York where he completed his MFA at Tisch School of the Arts, (NYU) in 2017. Shaped by this training and his experience working as a video-journalist for over eight years across the African continent, his stories explore the fine balance between fiction […]

Ekwa Msangi

By toliver-diallo on February 28, 2018 in Guest Artists

Ekwa has directed several short films, most recently a short comedy film entitled Soko Sonko (The Market King) which was commissioned by Focus Features’ Africa First Program. After several exciting screenings, Ekwa’s suspense-thriller Taharuki (Suspense), a 12-minute prequel to her feature film in development, Eastlands, was picked up for distribution by Shorts International, Inc. and […]