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Akua Ofei

Creative content producerLondon, United Kingdom
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Akua Ofei

Creative content producerLondon, United Kingdom
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Freelance creative industries professional with experience in video production, live events, content creation and casting for TV & film
Projects
  • Ancestral Futures
    Ancestral FuturesNov 7th 2019 | Canning Town's new venue FOLD | Emerald Live joins forces with Shumba Maasai in celebrating the talent within the African diaspora. Using our love of music we display our love and admiration for the ones who came before us, immersing the audience in a live music experience that engages the five senses. See more at: https://www.ancestralfutures.co.uk/#about
  • 'Something In The Closet
    'Something In The ClosetA queer teenager struggles with her sexuality, as desires manifest their way from the depths of her eerie closet into reality. Written & Directed by Nosa Eke, a platform agnostic writer/director working in interactive and traditional storytelling. Her short film, Something In The Closet, will premiere at the BFI London Film Festival 2019.
  • #BeatCulture pt.1
    #BeatCulture pt.1An introduction to UK Beat Culture with three breakout producers: Bamz, Poté & Rebel Kleff. https://nationofbillions.com/beatculture-pt1-being-a-producer-in-the-uk
  • THE  METHOD
    THE METHODAcross 10 episodes Nation of Billions explores UK Beat Culture. Getting up close with some of the best established and upcoming talent in the countrry. ♠ Bamz ♠ Poté ♠ JD Reid ♠ Conducta ♠ Melle Brown ♠ Team Salut ♠ Toddla T ♠ Hannah V ♠ Original Dodger ♠ Sir Spyro ♠
  • #BeatCulture Pt.2 - Club Culture
    #BeatCulture Pt.2 - Club CultureThe deep dive into UK #BeatCulture continues. In part 2 we find out what happens to the music when clubs disappear Shot by Zekaria Al-Bostani Featuring: Breakout producer JD Reid, UKG revivalist Conducta DNB mainstay Wilkinson Read the full story https://nationofbillions.com/beat-culture-pt-2-club-culture
  • Don't Call Rapsody A Female Rapper
    Don't Call Rapsody A Female RapperIn celebration of #InternationalWomensDay I spoke with US rapper Rapsody about Laila's Wisdom, speaking in colours & sharing lessons learned along the way. Photography by Daniela Montiero Full story: https://nationofbillions.com/dont-call-rapsody-a-female-rapper
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  • Hot Girls Podcast with Guest Shingai and Lex On The Decks
    Hot Girls Podcast with Guest Shingai and Lex On The DecksHot Girls has become the home of intimate, open conversations on creativity and the music industry. For S3 Episode 9, Lex is joined by Shingai Shoniwa as she releases her new album Too Bold under her label Zimtron. Shingai rose to prominence as the lead singer and bassist for the Noisettes. And after a really incredible journey in that band is now releasing music as a solo artist under her own label. Listen to her share that journey: https://pod.fo/e/bc586
  • Hot Girls Podcast x @badlydrawndjs
    Hot Girls Podcast x @badlydrawndjsPopular music podcast, 'Hot Girls' with Lex on the Decks, is back for a fourth season. This season, they teamed up with Sean Ryan, the artist behind @badlydrawndjs and @badlydrawnmodels to create unique paintings for each episode, starting with Ellie Ramsden.
  • Hot Girls Podcast with Guest, Rachel Foxx and Lex On The Decks
    Hot Girls Podcast with Guest, Rachel Foxx and Lex On The DecksHot Girls has become the home of intimate, open conversations on creativity and the music industry. For the first episode of Season 3, now with the support of Arts Council England, Lex is joined by Rachel Foxx. Rachel is one of a brilliant number of women formulating the sounds of UK jazz influenced alt RnB. Having been building her visibility and following in the industry for a few years she’s had to take a different approach to releasing this year as performing was ripped away. Rachel wa
  • Hot Girls: The Podcast
    Hot Girls: The PodcastThis Podcast, new for 2020, looks to tackle the gender gap in Rap music, by introducing and celebrating female artists, not just from hip-hop but from all Urban Genres. Including Dancehall, Afrobeat and UK Rap. Throughout the series, hip-hop DJ Lex on the Decks will talk with her guests about their favourite female artists, as well as addressing some of the reasons why this disparity exists. It's an uplifting listen from London, for the world. Artwork by: https://www.instagram.com/mythicmuse/
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  • Hot Girls Podcast with Lex On The Decks and Guest DJ Flight
    Hot Girls Podcast with Lex On The Decks and Guest DJ FlightHot Girls is the home of intimate, open conversations on creativity and the music industry. To round off this season we caught up with the first woman to host a national weekly drum and bass show. One of the pioneers of the genre and a founding voice on BBC 1Xtra flight has also worked proactively to tackle diversity in the musical spaces she operates in through founding EQ50. We talk about all of that and moreee so enjoy guys and don’t forget to subscribe and tell a friend if you think they’d
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Work history
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    Casting AssistantAisha Bywaters Casting
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Read scripts and compile character breakdowns Creating & maintaining each character log using Excel Calling agents actors to check availability Keeping & updating clear logs of availability Creating & maintaining comprehensive project documentation Working across multiple projects at once Answering phones / Making calls Diary Management Assisting with camera operations during screen test auditions Uploading & organising self-tape logs with Excel Attending theatre productions Assisting Casting Director with day to day running of the office Liaising with actors and agents assistants
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    Social Media Manager & CommunicationsEmerald Live
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors Devising social media campaigns for the benefit of customer base and the organisation itself. Have effectively engaged with web-based audiences and have developed a footprint for ‘Emerald Live' in conjunction with organisation's founder. Regularly managing outward communications, creating press releases, media kit and other B2B assets Co-ordinating sound, light and projection at events Liaising with artists and managers on event nights Point of contact on event nights Managing event diary Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
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Skills
  • Content Copywriter
  • Content Creation
  • Feature Writer
  • Music Journalism
  • Creative Production
  • Music Events
  • Copyediting
  • Copy Proofing
  • Social Media Management
  • Editorial Concepts
Education
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    BA(Hons) Public Relations & CommunicationsSheffield Hallam University
     - Sheffield, United Kingdom