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Jenn Nkiru

Director at IconoclastLondon, United Kingdom
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Jenn Nkiru

Director at IconoclastLondon, United Kingdom
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Artist + Director Represented by Iconoclast Jenn Nkiru is an award winning visionary artist and director from and based in Peckham, London. Her first film EN VOGUE shot by Bradford Young & Arthur Jafa screened internationally to critical success. Previous credits include a documentary series for Redbull and a campaign for photographer Rankin where he selected Nkiru as one of 20 of the "industry's top directors and most creative talent". Additional credits include short films for the BFI, Condenast, Channel 4 and the Tate. Current cover star of Pitch Magazine's 2018 New Talent issue, her most recent credit, REBIRTH IS NECESSARY is a dreamlike art film commissioned by NOWNESS centred on Blackness past, present and future and winner of the 2018 Canal+ Award.
Projects
  • Beyoncé + Jay-Z (The Carters) — APESHIT2nd unit direction by me | directed by Ricky Saiz | produced by Iconoclast
  • Black Star: Rebirth Is NecessaryDirector Jenn Nkiru authors a personal and powerful exploration of blackness through piecing together dreamlike portraits with stunning archival footage that includes Afrofuturism pioneer Sun Ra and revolutionary organization the Black Panther Party.
  • En VoguePart of a series by new British Director Jenn Nkiru, En Vogue is a high concept, in your face experimental short showcasing the unique beauty, energy and exhubrance of one of NYC's last underground subcultures: Voguing & Ballroom. Production Company: NKIRU + NKIRU. CREDITS EN VOGUE CLIENT. Channel 4 DIRECTOR. JENN NKIRU PRODUCER. JENN NKIRU PRODUCER. MAUREEN LEWIS CINEMATOGRAPHY. BRADFORD YOUNG CINEMATOGRAPHY. ARTHUR JAFA MUSIC. MIKEQ COSTUME. ZERINA AKERS CHOREOGRAPHER. DANIELLE POLANCO EDITIN
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    DirectorIconoclast
    London, United KingdomFull Time
Skills
  • Video Director