Raised in Ghana, Asantewaa Prempeh is a filmmaker whose passion is to represent authentic African experiences. Her interest in film began while studying graphic design in college. Despite coming from a society where filmmaking as a career is highly overlooked and undervalued, the success of her debut short film influenced her decision to study and pursue filmmaking at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts where she received her MFA. Since then, Asantewaa has made successful short films that have premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, London Film Festival, with screenings at Los Angeles Film Festival, Rooftop Film Festival and many others.
She has also received support and participated in labs and workshops from institutions such as IFP and Sundance. Asantewaa’s goal and vision is to use her observational style and approach to characters in her films to encourage positive action in others and represent African voices in