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Priscilla Anany

Priscilla Anany (Founder and Producer)

Born in Ghana, West Africa, Priscilla grew up in two other African countries: Nigeria and Togo, before migrating to the United States in 2003. She attended the University of North Carolina School of the Art School of Filmmaking and got a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. Priscilla later earned a Masters of Science degree in communications at The New York University while she worked as an independent filmmaker. Her filmography includes "Children of the Mountain" 2015, "Korji" 2013, "The Nightmare Hour" 2011, "Old Song" 2010, "Drums of Amura" 2009 and "Water" 2003

 

Mawuli Akpabi (Producer)

From the Volta region of Ghana, but raised in Accra, the capital city, Mawuli grew thinking he was going to be a poet until graduated with a Bachelors in Fine Arts in filmmaking from theAcademy of Screen Arts in 2005 and began his career as aproducer. He started at฀AD-VISORS, a Ghanaian based production company where he produced several corporate videos, commercials and sports related promos for DSTV and TV Africa. With a great interest in music, Mawuli also produces and directs music videos, the latest ones, including DzBlack Cloudsdz and DzWoaradz for Ghanaian hip-life artist D-Black. Mawuli produced the film "Korji" 2013, with director Priscilla Anany, and his latest credit is line-producer for the feature film FREETOWN.

 

Genevieve Evans-Addisah (Cinematographer)

At thirteen years, Genevieve got a handycam as a Christmas gift and began her journey as a photographer. She attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, School of Filmmaking where she met friend and filmmaking partner Priscilla Anany. Genevieve currently works in both Ghana and San Francisco. She's a skilled cinematographer who has filmed several music videos, commercials, indie films, corporate videos and documentaries. Her filmography includes the short film "Korji" 2013, and the feature films "Family Value" 2012 and "Pieces Of Me" 2014, which were all shot in Ghana.

 

Afia Nortey (Production Manager)

A New York City native with Ghanaian parentage, N. Afia Nortey is a prolific writer, researcher and fundraiser. A graduate of Hunter College, Afia has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. While in college, she served as Editor-in-Chief for The Shield News Magazine, a campus publication. It was during that time that she became interested in filmmaking as she coordinated The Shield Unity Film Festival. A festival thatshowcases independent films that focus on issues concerning the African Diaspora. Afia is passionate and eager to use her creative skills to help revolutionize the African film industry.