Jaha is a Director/Filmmaker who uses the camera to enter people’s worlds, giving them a platform for their voices to be heard through intimate portraits. Jaha has been creating documentaries, music videos and digital content, working with a variety of clients from charities to brands to deliver stories from around the world since 2011. Her films have successfully screened at leading international film festivals such as IDFA, DOK Leipzig, Planete Doc, Zanzibar International, Third Horizon Caribbean and leading art institution such as the Serpentine and Barbican. In 2015 her short film Unify was featured in the hour-long documentary Life Through My Lens which was broadcasted on BBC 3 Fresh. Jaha co-directed, her first feature film and four 15min short docs for Punch Records & The Arts Council. Travelling to Suriname, Senegal, Dominica and Jamaica following four acclaimed British musicians returning to their cultural roots to create and produce new music. The film was broadcasted on London Live and now sits on the BFI Player. Jaha's recently Directed a short documentary with the Roundhouse, which will air early this year on BBC3.
Projects credited in
- The SELF"The Self" describes what i consider to be the liberation of the soul. This culminating phase is reached once the answers to the existential questions that haunt the human existence are found: Who am i? Why am i here? What is my purpose on earth? Poem by Melissa Zibi Creative Director: Melissa Zibi Videographer: Jaha Browne Published by the magazine Afronoire
- Cheer Chemistry CampaignSheer Chemistry is a brand creating tights for women. The tights come in 5 colors. It is inclusive of women of all shades of brown and coming from diverse backgrounds. The storytelling process had to personify these colors. Allow the women who wore these tights, to feel that the product was indeed; made for them, from start to finish.
- Camera op
- Visual Storytelling
- Factual Storytelling
- Brand Storytelling
- Creative Storytelling