FILMS

SERIES 8: MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT UK: THE REUNION
Following the explosive reunion of the cast of Series 3’s social experiment. I had the pleasure to join the award winning team as a DV Director.

Made for Channel 4 & E4 2024

 

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FRESH CUTS: BLACK IN FASHION
Exploring the contribution of Black culture and design to mainstream British fashion, from the street to the club to the catwalk. The film follows the UK’s first Black Fashion Gala, GUAP, as they attempt to put on a first-of-its-kind show at the iconic Natural History Museum for the 2nd year. An illustrious list of fashion insiders, designers and stylists give context and explain how Black Fashion is British Fashion. Narrated by Radio 1xtra’s Remi Burgz.

I had the honour of developing, producing and directing my first 1-hour documentary on the ITV Fresh Cuts Scheme 2023

 

CRIME SWIPE
Jonny Nelson and Satema Tarawally bring to you Crime Swipe, your quick fix into recent convictions. I had the privilege of directing and edit producing and offline editing this pilot series (4 x 12 mins) 

Made for A&E Network, Crime & Investigation UK 2023.

STRANGERS ON A PLANE
Five competitive holidaymakers battle it out to see who can organise the most entertaining 24 hours of holiday fun. Each day one of them takes control of the vacation in a bid to prove they’re the host with the most. Although they have the same budget, they all have unique plans and preferences. The guests provide a daily score on the host’s choice of daytime excursion, night out and hotel. At the end of the week the host who tops the leaderboard wins a holiday of their own with spending money. I had the pleasure of DV Directing.

Pilot series made for Channel 4 2022

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SECRET WORLD OF… SANDWICHES
A behind-the-scenes exploration of some of Britain’s biggest food rivalries and how industry titans stay one step ahead and beat the competition. I had the pleasure of working with Stuart Bernard as a DV Director.

Made for Channel 4 2022.

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SECRET WORLD OF… ICE CREAM
A behind-the-scenes exploration of some of Britain’s biggest food rivalries and how industry titans stay one step ahead and beat the competition. I had the pleasure of working with Stuart Bernard as a DV Director.

Made for Channel 4 2022.

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SECRET WORLD OF… SWEETS
A behind-the-scenes exploration of some of Britain’s biggest food rivalries and how industry titans stay one step ahead and beat the competition. I had the pleasure of working with Stuart Bernard as a DV Director.

Made for Channel 4 2022.

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SECRET WORLD OF… CEREAL
A behind-the-scenes exploration of some of Britain’s biggest food rivalries and how industry titans stay one step ahead and beat the competition. I had the pleasure of working with Stuart Bernard as a DV Director.

Made for Channel 4 2022.

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SECRET WORLD OF… BURGERS
A behind-the-scenes exploration of some of Britain’s biggest food rivalries and how industry titans stay one step ahead and beat the competition. I had the pleasure of working with Stuart Bernard as a DV Director.

Made for Channel 4 2022.

THE CARIBBEAN: BILLIONAIRE’S PARADISE
A gloriously escapist look at how the Caribbean islands’ well-heeled residents live, work and relax in a billionaire’s playground. I forward plan produced, cast, recee’ed and DV Directed across the series.

Made for Channel 4 2022 & 2023

CHASING FAMOUS
Stepping inside the UK’s premier multi-million pound `influencer hub’, The Wave House. The residence establishes itself on the global scene through TikTok, the third most-used social media platform with around 800 million global users. I solo shot the stories in the Icon house, Master interviews, Hero shots and actuality as a DV Director/ Shooting Producer.

Made for Viceland USA and Apple TV+ 2022

MY HAIR WON’T BE SILENCED 
A branded content project for on Pantene’s Gold Series campaign. Pantene joined forces with Black Minds Matter and Project Embrace  to raise awareness and drive change in helping end hair discrimination. I had the pleasure of working with Jolade Olusanya as 1st AD.

Made for Pantene’s “My Hair Won’t Be Silenced” campaign 2021.

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HIGHLIFE
Docu-ality series following the lives and loves of a group of ambitious, glamorous, young British West Africans who are all chasing their own idea of success. Work on as a DV Director.

Made for Channel 4 True Stories Black History Month 2021 #BlackToFront.

OREO X RAZORLIGHT: BACK TO LIVE
A branded piece I developed, produced and directed that celebrates the world reopening after the pandemic, in the run-up to Razorlight’s new reunion tour. 

Made for Global’s brand Radio X and Oreo. 202

STONE COLD KILLERS 
Spoken word poet LionHeart has spent three years researching the effects that architecture can have on our mental wellbeing. This short documentary is a call to arms for the nation to start taking note of our surroundings. This piece was one of three commissions I had the pleasure of developing, producing and directing.

Made for Channel 4 True Stories Black History Month 2020.

CONVERSATIONS WITH MY FATHER
27 year old Khari went to private school and has two degrees, but decided he wanted to work as a bar man. Now he wants to discover what his Dad thinks of his career choices, watch how their conversation goes.

This piece was one of three commissions I had the pleasure of developing, producing and directing.

Made for Channel 4 True Stories Black History Month 2020.

CONVERSATIONS WITH MY MOTHER
Hair-care guru Kenique lets her mum Jennifer do her hair in a braid out style. Kenique’s just become a mum and she wants to know how Jennifer kept her identity after she and her three siblings were born.

This piece was one of three commissions I had the pleasure of developing, producing and directing

Made for Channel 4 True Stories Black History Month 2020.

OUR STORIES: LIZ JOHNSON ARTUR
This short film is part of Culture Mile Learning’s Black History Month Project for October 2020, ‘Our Stories: Reflecting on Black British History in Four Objects.’ I had the pleasure of directing and shooting this series of educational films.

This was commissioned by the Guildhall Art Gallery

OUR STORIES: VICTORIA ADUKWEI BULLE
This short film is part of Culture Mile Learning’s Black History Month Project for October 2020, ‘Our Stories: Reflecting on Black British History in Four Objects.’ I had the pleasure of directing and shooting this series of educational films.

This was commissioned by the St Paul’s Cathedral

OUR STORIES: REBECCA ADAMS 
This short film is part of Culture Mile Learning’s Black History Month Project for October 2020, ‘Our Stories: Reflecting on Black British History in Four Objects.’ I had the pleasure of directing and shooting this series of educational films.

This was commissioned by the London Metropolitan Archive

OUR STORIES ADISA STEPHEN-EZEOCHA 
This short film is part of Culture Mile Learning’s Black History Month Project for October 2020, ‘Our Stories: Reflecting on Black British History in Four Objects.’ I had the pleasure of directing and shooting this series of educational films.

This was commissioned by the Museum Of London

LOVE IN LOCKDOWN: DATE NIGHT
Author and sex blogger Shakira, is in Coronavirus lockdown away from her long-term boyfriend, but she’s keeping her relationship alive with regular virtual dates. And her top tip for love in lockdown: “Even if they’re going to speak about the new Final Fantasy game you listen… because they’re you’re person innit.”

I had the pleasure of producing and directing this film during quarantine.

Made for Channel 4 True Stories.

LOVE IN LOCKDOWN: SURVIVING LOCKDOWN WITH YOUR BAE 
Mel is a fitness & sex vlogger in lockdown with her husband. We follow her at home to learn “how you can survive lockdown with your husband and not throw him out of the window.”

I had the pleasure of producing and directing this film during quarantine.

Made for Channel 4 True Stories.

MY OTHER LIFE: MY MAMMY IS A CAGE FIGHTER
She is no ordinary mum, Olivia O’Connell is a mother of two, an accountant and an MMA fighter.

I had the pleasure of shooting and directing this film.

Made for Channel 4 True Stories.

HOW TO GET RICH: GRILLZ
Meet Jaye, the master grill-maker as he shows us how he creates his infamous grillz. I had the pleasure of directing this film.

Made for Channel 4 True Stories.

FIX UP SERIES
A six-part debate where two barbershops and two hair salons are asked to discuss whether you should always go to prison for carrying a knife. 

I had the opportunity to develop, produce and direct

Made for Channel 4 True Stories.

FEELING 16 SERIES
A group of 16 year olds talk about the pressures they’re facing today, including climate change and money.

Made for Channel 4 True Stories.

ORBIT
Euphoria. A feeling that transcends age, background, race and class. Despite all odds, a group of people with no place in today’s gentrified London find time and space follow their passion. This film explores the euphoria of movement through the art of roller skating; it’s beyond a hobby, it’s a way of life. 

This was a personal film project I made during my time on the Channel 4 Production Training Scheme.

THINGS NOT TO SAY SERIES 
A light-hearted format that gives maligned and marginalised people in society a voice and a chance to speak out against the stereotypes and prejudices held against them. 

I’ve worked across over 40 episodes from shooting researcher to producer and also won a Broadcast Digital Award in 2019 for Best Format.