Candice Onyeama


London, United Kingdom
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Projects credited in

About me

Candice is a screenwriter and filmmaker based in London . Her shorts have screened on television and international festivals around the world. Her debut short film HUSH featured in publications including Afro Punk and is included in the British Council’s film directory. It was acquired for distribution by Little Dot Studio’s online channel Tall Tales and the U.S online network Tribe TV. Her follow up short Once An old Lady sat on My Chest was acquired for distribution by HerFlix. Candice has been commissioned to write and make work for organisations including the BFI Network, Orchid Cancer Charity, Into Film and CIC Media. She is a member of Director’s UK and the BAFTA Crew. She is currently a freelance screenwriter on the BBC Earth factual programme Deadly Disasters.

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  • Script Writer
  • Production
  • Directing Film
  • Screenwriting
  • Video Scriptwriting
  • Short Films
  • Digital Film
  • Filmmaking
  • Brand Films
  • Film Production
  • Copywriting

Companies I’ve worked with

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    CIC Media

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      Orchid Cancer Appeal

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        Into Film

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          Genesis Child Productions

          Work history



          CIC Media

          Nov 2019
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Freelance Screenwriter



          Into Film

          Jan 2019
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Writing, directing and producing a short narrative film My Voice featuring and aimed at young people.


          Founder and Filmmaker

          Genesis Child Productions

          Apr 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Making films for Genesis Child Productions, an indie film company with a focus on stories and a film making culture driven by women of African descent and the diaspora. Films include award winning shorts Once An old Lady Sat On My Chest and HUSH, as well as an Into Film co-produced short My Voice.


          Oct 2018 - Nov 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Writer of narrative short film 'Letter to My Unrepresented Self' around one man's personal journey with prostate cancer.