Anita Safowaa

Filmmaker | Interdisciplinary Artist | Trend Researcher

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

Projects credited in

About me

I am passionate about exploring stories surrounding culture and human behaviour. I enjoy collaborating with individuals and organisations to convert ideas into unique storytelling experiences which embody their values and resonates with their audiences. My expertises lie in filmmaking, creative research, trend-watching and concept development.

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Skills

  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Dslr Videography
  • Creative
  • Problem Solver
  • Organisational
  • Time Management
  • Creative Research
  • Mixed Media
  • Project Conception
  • Concept Development

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • University of The Arts London (UAL)

    University of The Arts London (UAL)

    • Design
  • F

    Freelance

    • People Tree

      People Tree

      • Fashion and Textiles
    • ShootMedia Ltd

      ShootMedia Ltd

      • Publishing

    Work history

    Currently

    Video Producer

    eBay

    Aug 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Efficiently provides support to the video production team through aiding in the planning, shooting and editing of video assets for internal use and for social outlets.

    Currently

    Contributor- Trend reports/cultural insights

    Adorn Insight

    Jan 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Aids in the research and the generation of a range of insights relating to the Jewellery industry.

    Currently

    Interdisciplinary Artist

    Freelance

    Jan 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Anita Safowaa is an interdisciplinary artist of British- Ghanaian heritage based in London. Her work focusses on observing and critiquing under-documented cultural experiences and preserving them by re-imagining key moments using a range of mediums including film, reflective writing and new media technologies. Her work also aims to provide new ways of interacting with archives, personal histories and collective memory, in an immersive manner. Safowaa’s pieces have been screened at BBC New Creatives, ICA, 2020; London Short Film Festival, 2019; Aesthetica Film Festival, 2018; Playback Festival, ICA, 2018; She Lives film screening, 2018. Her projects have also been publicised by news platforms including DAZED and London Live.

    2018

    Apr 2018 - May 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Created a reel video and short film to communicate the STOP.PLAY.RECORD initiative across social media and on their website.

    2018

    Digital Communications Assistant

    ICA London – Institute of Contemporary Arts

    Jan 2018 - Mar 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Creatively produced digital assets needed to promote the Playback Festival 2018 which included the creation of short films, trailers, gifs and photographic assets.

    2016

    Production Assistant and Office Junior

    ShootMedia Ltd

    Feb 2016 - Aug 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Actively aided with planning and filming productions whilst maintaining the studio.

    2015

    TV Development Intern

    Spectrecom films

    Dec 2015 - Dec 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • Effectively partook in researching and developing ideas for Spectrecom’s factual programming department.

    2015

    May 2015 - Aug 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Actively contributed to discovering the engagement relationship between London College of Fashion students and The University of the Arts London.

    Education

    2017

    MA Filmmaking

    Kingston University

    Sep 2016 - Jan 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • On this course I grew expertise in the following areas by creating a range of short films: Scriptwriting Cinematography Editing Sound Design Art Direction

    2015

    BA (Hons) Fashion Management, Upper Second Class (2:1)

    London College of Fashion, UAL

    Sep 2011 - Aug 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • On this course I grew expertise in a range of areas including: Branding (Concept development and design) Consumer Behaviour Cultural and Historical studies