Daisy Ifama

Daisy Ifama

Filmmaker / EditorLondon, United Kingdom
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Daisy Ifama

Daisy Ifama

Filmmaker / EditorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I’m a creative, director and editor. I’m also a founding member of media platform gal-dem and (pre-Covid) ran workshops with young people in south London. US rep: TinyGiant (commercial only) Previous work with: Google, DAZED, Depop, Tate, The Guardian, Converse, Boiler Room, Metallic Inc, Random Acts, LELO, Spotify, Red Bull, AfroPunk, Levi’s, Theatre Uncut, B+A, Jungle Creations, Amaliah, BFI.
  • RIP SENI Trailer
    RIP SENI TrailerI'm so happy to share the trailer for our documentary 'RIP SENI', which is having its world premiere at Sheffield Doc Fest in June. Please watch and share! ✊ Overnight on 24th June 2020, a piece of graffiti reading ‘RIP SENI’ appeared outside Bethlem Royal Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in South London. This film is a reaction to that event, exploring mental health, public art and injustice. Commissioned and developed by Bethlem Gallery and the Lewis Family Funded by Wellcome A film by Daisy
  • ENERGY: Doja Cat | Boiler Room | Editor
    ENERGY: Doja Cat | Boiler Room | Editor
  • Anne's Story | Google | Creative & Editor
    Anne's Story | Google | Creative & EditorWhen Anne Dattilo attended a guest lecture at the University of Texas she had no idea it would be the start of a journey involving complex algorithms, a space telescope breaking down in orbit, a trip to an observatory in the Chihuahuan desert and, finally, the discovery of two new planets.
  • Womenwill Lead, Create and Inspire | Google | Co-Director
    Womenwill Lead, Create and Inspire | Google | Co-DirectorI recently pitched and directed a documentary for Google following the story of 6 musicians across Nigeria (Simi, Teni the Entertainer) South Africa (Sho Madjozi, Shekhinah, Lady Zamar) and Kenya (Muthoni Drummer Queen). Famous as singers, songwriters and performers, they are also businesswomen, mentors and sound engineers. The film went out on International Women's Day, was screened at events in the 3 regions and marked the launch of a free digital skills programme aimed at women across the c
  • In Memory Of | Editor (Dir Akinola Davies)
    In Memory Of | Editor (Dir Akinola Davies)
  • Levi's UK | Dazed | Director / Camera
    Levi's UK | Dazed | Director / Camera
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Projects credited in
  • Twinkleberry
    TwinkleberryAlmost 250k views on this joyful doc I produced as part of the Netflix Documentary Talent Fund. "The story of my super gay school year that had 30+ queer students in one year group during 2005 to 2012, in a small town on the border of the Midlands and the West Country.” – Daisy Ifama, Director
  • #QueeronDepop
    #QueeronDepopClient: Depop Service: 360 Campaign Date: February 2021
  • the gal-hood issue
    the gal-hood issuegal-dem is a magazine (online and in print) where all of the content is produced by women and non-binary people of colour which launched in September 2015. The aim of gal-dem is to open up our take on the world to a wider audience. We want people from all backgrounds to engage with the work we are doing. It’s no secret that the mainstream media doesn’t represent or reflect us, so we are doing it for ourselves. gal-dem was founded by Liv Little who, frustrated with the lack of diversity at Bristo
  • Women will lead, create and inspire
    Women will lead, create and inspireOn International Womens Day 2019, we launched a short documentary film telling the stories of six female musicians across Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa who have worked, despite all challenges to thrive in the creative industry. The film is designed to inspire women to attend Grow with Google and Womenwill programs in the region offering tailored skills training around leadership, entrepreneurism and digital skills. The activity culminated in a series of events delivering inspirational talks, w
  • Pride Never Stops with Gal-Dem
    Pride Never Stops with Gal-DemA zoom-hosted discussion with Kei, CEO & Co-Founder of AZ Magazine, and Trans Youth Worker Sabah Choudrey, interviewed by myself and two peers. Created in partnership with Converse London and Schuh. Video edited by Daisy Ifama.
    PXSSY PALACEAn introduction to and snapshot of Pxssy Palace, a London-based QTIPOC (queer trans intersex people of colour) collective and clubnight. I was chosen by Converse as one of 25 young womxn across London to receive funding for a project of our choosing as part of their Spark Progress campaign. DIRECTOR // Laura Kirwan-Ashman PRODUCERS // Rowena Wallace + Aya Kaido DOP // Nathalie Pitters 1ST ASSISTANT CAMERA // Catharina Scarpellini GAFFER // Edel Gardner STEADICAM OPERATOR // Grant Sandy-Phillips
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Work history
    FilmmakerGoogle Creative Lab (through Adecco)
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    TATE logo
    TATE logo
    Freelance Video EditorTATE
    London, United KingdomFreelance
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  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Cannon Dslr
  • Facebook Strategy
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) Goldsmiths University of London
     - London, United Kingdom
    Media and Communications, focused on documentary filmmaking with a minor in print journalism.