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  • Eka Christa Assam
  • Biography: Eka Christa Assam is a Cameroonian filmmaker who started her filmmaking career as an actress in 2006. After a couple of years as an actress, she made her first six-minute short film, Doormat, which was selected into the … read more»

  • Bernadette Atuahene
  • Biography: Bernadette Atuahene is Associate Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law and American Bar Foundation Faculty Fellow. She earned her J.D. at Yale Law School in 2002, her M.P.A. at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government … read more»

  • Moisés Augusto
  • Also Known As: Moisés Augusto Coelho

    Biography: Moisés Augusto Coelho is a producer who has worked on movies such as Eu Me Lembro, released in 2005, and Esses Mocos which was released in 2007. Moisés Augusto Coelho’s first movie … read more»

  • Violeta Ayala
  • Biography: Violeta Ayala is an artist, writer, actress and film director born in Bolivia. She studied Theatre and Journalism at Charles Sturt University in Australia, where her curiosity in filmmaking began and she made Proyecto Vila Vila, a short … read more»

  • Violeta Ayala and Dan Fallshaw
  • Biography: Violeta Ayala and Dan Fallshaw created United Notions Film, a production company that develops and produces thought-provoking media. Ayala and Fallshaw began working together when they traveled to Mauritania in 2005 and made Between the Oil and the Deep read more»

  • Nabil Ayouch
  • Biography: Nabil Ayouch (born April 1, 1969) is a television and film director, producer and writer of Moroccan descent. He was born in Paris, although he spent a large part of his childhood in Sarcelles, France. His father is Moroccan … read more»

  • Licínio Azevedo
  • Biography: Licínio Azevedo (born in Porto Alegre, Brazil) is an independent filmmaker and co-founder of the Mozambican film production company, Ebano Multimedia. In 1977, he was invited by filmmaker Rui Guerra to join the National Institute of Cinema (INC) in … read more»

  • Zapo Babilée
  • Biography: Zapo Babilée is a French dancer, choreographer and filmmaker. In 2006, she went to Senegal to film the sabar dances. Her film about this subject, Kaay fi, was released in 2009. She is the wife of the late … read more»

  • Yaba Badoe
  • Biography: Yaba Badoe is a Ghanaian-British documentary filmmaker, producer and writer. A graduate of King’s College Cambridge, she worked as a civil servant in Ghana before becoming a General Trainee with the BBC. She has taught in Spain and Jamaica … read more»

  • Martin Baer and Claus Wischmann
  • Biography: Martin Baer is a cinematographer, author, and director. He has made television features and documentaries and has also filmed many opera productions, concerts, and stage plays. As an author, director, and cinematographer, his documentaries mainly focus on historical topics … read more»

  • Martin Baer
  • Biography: Martin Baer is a cinematographer, author, and director. He has made television features and documentaries and has also filmed many opera productions, concerts, and stage plays. As an author, director, and cinematographer, his documentaries mainly focus on historical topics … read more»

  • Abdelkrim Bahloul
  • Biography: Abdelkrim Bahloul (born in 1950 in Saïda, Algeria) studied at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts in Algiers, and later at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Art in Paris. In 1973, he obtained an MA in Modern Literature at … read more»

  • Stafford U. Bailey
  • Biography: Director, producer and editor Stafford U. Bailey is the founder and president of 20 Four 7 Productions and the writer, producer and director of Blacks without Borders: Chasing the American Dream in South Africa. Stafford has over 2 … read more»

  • Sidiki Bakaba
  • Also Known As: Sijiri Bakaba / Siriki Bakaba

    Biography: Sidiki Bakaba (born in Abengourou, Côte d’Ivoire, in 1949) is an actor, a scenario writer and a director from Côte d’Ivoire. He lives and works in Abidjan. After studying at the … read more»

  • Ishaya Bako
  • Biography: Ishaya Bako (born 30 December 1986) is a Nigerian film director and screenwriter. He was born in Kaduna, where he lived all his life and later moved to London, where he studied at the London Film School. After attending … read more»

  • Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda
  • Biography: Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda was born on 30 October 1957 in Kinshasa. He studied sociology, history and philosophy in Brussels, Belgium. He took courses in filmmaking in France, the United Kingdom and the United States. From 1979 to 1981 he was … read more»

  • Saddik Balewa
  • Biography: Saddik Balewa who was born in Bauchi, Northern Nigeria in 1955, is the son of the late Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, the first Prime Minister of Nigeria. After working as a director for the Performing Arts Company Zaria, he … read more»

  • Ola Balogun
  • Biography: Ola Balogun is a Nigerian film director and one of the pioneers of the evolving Nigerian video cinema market. He is a director of different forms of films, ranging from art works to popular movies. His movie Aiye, … read more»

  • Sammy Baloji
  • Biography: Sammy Baloji, who was born in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo, in 1978, graduated with a degree in letters from the University of Lubumbashi. He was interested in comics before turning to photography and video. Sammy Baloji won two … read more»

  • Edouard Bamporiki
  • Biography: Edouard Bamporiki is an award-winning filmmaker, actor and poet. As a young Rwandan artist, he has received national and international attention for his stories of hope, unity and reconciliation. Bamporiki was born in a small village in the Western … read more»