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.
- 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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- This Black History Month 2020, meet 100 rising stars inspiring changeWe still have a long way to go when it comes to conquering the lack of diversity in all industries – which is why it is so important for us, as a platform, to use our force for good. True diversity at every level is the key to innovation and success, so we celebrate and promote Black talent throughout the year, including via our list of brilliant Black leaders. This is definitely not an exhaustive list, so we’re always looking to unearth more incredible rising stars to feature and promote, to h144
- This International Women’s Day 2019, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industryDiscover our 2020 list here This International Women’s Day, we’ve launched our latest ‘10x10’ – asking 10 influential industry icons to each nominate 10 trailblazing women and non-binary people who they believe are redefining the creator landscape. The result? An incredible list of 100 trailblazers inspiring change. Our list will be accompanied by a takeover on The Dots – look out for brilliant profiles and projects on the platform as we aim to inspire, as important as ever when considering ‘88164
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