Rashida Seriki
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Rashida Seriki

Writer & DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Rashida Seriki
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Rashida Seriki

Writer & DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Rashida is a 23-year-old award-winning writer/director with a passion for intimately unpacking contemporary social issues from the perspective of underrepresented voices through visual language.
Projects
  • Hillu
    HilluShort film set in Nigeria currently doing the festival circuit.
  • BTS of series TASTER shoot
    BTS of series TASTER shootShort form teaser production shoot for a longer form scripted project.
  • John Singleton - Pioneer in black cinema
    John Singleton - Pioneer in black cinemaArticle originally published by gal-dem, see here. Decades before Get Out, way before If Beale Street Could Talk hit the big screen, even earlier than its star, Kiki Layne, was even born, John Singleton laid out the blueprint for the power of black cinema. On April 29, John Singleton was taken off life support following a stroke, which lead to his death at just 51. His life and career touched so many that there were immediate outpourings of grief from his peers. Tributes also came from Samuel L.
  • The Fence
    The FenceAward-winning short film.
  • PRIDE AND PACK: TWO SHORT FILMS ABOUT BLACK PEOPLE, FOR BLACK PEOPLE
    PRIDE AND PACK: TWO SHORT FILMS ABOUT BLACK PEOPLE, FOR BLACK PEOPLEArticle originally published on gal-dem, see here
  • BLOOM: THE SHORT FILM AND ART EXHIBITION TACKLING ‘COMING OF AGE’
    BLOOM: THE SHORT FILM AND ART EXHIBITION TACKLING ‘COMING OF AGE’Article originally published by gal-dem, see here.
Projects credited in
  • Fast Track 50: meet 50 trailblazers redefining the creative & digital industries
    Fast Track 50: meet 50 trailblazers redefining the creative & digital industriesWe’re thrilled to announce 2019’s Fast Track 50! Google and The Dots have partnered on the inaugural Fast Track 50 programme to fast track the careers of 50 rising stars – ensuring they land opportunities regardless of challenges set by socio-economic background. Over the past six months, the Fast Track 50 have had unrivalled access to industry connections and opportunities through a series of profession/skills masterclasses, industry introductions and speed recruitment events with the best in t
  • Event 3: Skills Masterclass
    Event 3: Skills MasterclassGoogle and The Dots have partnered up to fast track the careers of 50 industry-ready rising stars! The third event in the 6 month programme kicked off at the Google offices in St Giles, London.
  • Event 2: Professions Masterclass
    Event 2: Professions MasterclassThe focus of this event was to help our 50 Fast Trackers deep-dive on the various roles and career options that they could apply their skills across the digital and creative industries. We know that understanding industry professions may be a confusing process as there is a lot of jargon around what exactly these roles are (i.e. the difference between a strategist/planner, art director/creative director, UX/UI etc). Set in a fireside chat format, our Fast Trackers met with leading industry prof
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Work history
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    Production TraineeChannel 4
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Training in every aspect of TV production e.g. editing, researching, camera operation, script editing and much more.
    FremantleMedia logo
    FremantleMedia logo
    Development ResearcherFremantleMedia
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Writing treatments, writing script reports, scripted ideas generation
Skills
  • Screenwriting
  • Directing Film
  • Article Writing
  • Content Producing
Awards
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    BFI Future Film FestivalBFI
    Won BFI FUTURE FILM LAB AWARD and BEST NEW TALENT AWARD