Shaneika Johnson-Simms

Shaneika Johnson-Simms

Writer and Film DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Shaneika Johnson-Simms

Shaneika Johnson-Simms

Writer and Film DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Shaneika produces coming of age stories with narrative realism and writes about race and social justice for social media and beyond. Currently, Shaneika is working on personal think pieces and short stories and preparing for the release for her feature film, Doll Factory.
Projects
  • D4Dignity
    D4DignityA charity film written, directed and produced by me.
  • Life at The Collective
    Life at The CollectiveWhen I first started at The Collective, I was asked to create content to push forward the brand value of "fostering human connection". I pitched the idea of profiling members living in at the Old Oak site and have them talk to on camera about what they love about co-living, events and how their quality of life improved since creating a home at The Collective.
  • The Collective Community Open Day
    The Collective Community Open DayFor the first time, The Collective Old Oak opens its doors to the public. The community open day allows people to live it up with workshops, live music, poetry while eating tasty nibbles and having tours of the building. www.thecollective.com Photography by me.
  • AFROPUNK
    AFROPUNKThe AFROPUNK festival came to London a week early to pick their winner of the Battle of the Bands competition.
  • To dear Charlie
    To dear CharlieExperimental short.
  • The Salt Series
    The Salt SeriesThe British Journal of Photography commissioned us to travel throughout Europe to document Tom Hegen process of taking his award-winning DJI Drone photographs.
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Projects credited in
  • Burnt Breakfast - IWD Warm-Up
    Burnt Breakfast - IWD Warm-UpSunday 7 March 2021, 11:30 – 13:00 GMT Aiming to bring some vibes to this years IWD, we’ve curated a squad of amazing women working to support a good cause! Working across the creative, STEM and wellness industries, they have been tasked with telling you all about something that utterly inspires them in just 5-minutes. Think of it as a feministshow and tell’ with poetry, jokes, personal stories, music. prizes and more Your ticket will go to our selected charity the Black Trans Foundation t
  • Doll Factory
    Doll FactorySynopsis A young, gifted ballerina deals with the pressure from her dance teacher father. Director: Shaneika Johnson-Simms Cinematographer: Raphael Boamah-Asare Editor: Asare Simms UAL and Asare Simms Production 2015
  • Badman - Prettyboy Francis ft The Vice
    Badman - Prettyboy Francis ft The ViceA short film accompanying the 3 tracks of Prettyboy Francis EP. Direction: Raphael Boamah-Asare Produced by: Shaneika Johnson-Simms Production Company: Asare Simms Special Thanks: Wild & Sons and Art Against Abuse
  • Grantley Vol I
    Grantley Vol IModel: Sam Grantley Video: Shaneika Johnson-SImms Styled by: Raphael Boamah-Asare and Sam Grantley
  • Fear and control
    Fear and controlPhotoset with musician K The Infinite Styled by Junior Best Produced by Shaneika Johnson-Simms
  • PARADOX OF MASCULINITY
    PARADOX OF MASCULINITY
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Work history
    Gravity Road logo
    Gravity Road logo
    Junior ProducerGravity Road
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Leading Lines Magazine logo
    Leading Lines Magazine logo
    Editor In ChiefLeading Lines Magazine
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    A side project that has evolved into an online magazine championing up and coming creatives with business advice and inspiration not taught in educational institutions. All content is made in house, with the majority of the articles being written by myself. I commission additional writers, produce original video and lead the "Along The Lines" podcast as the interviewer with guest from a wide variety of creative industries. 
Duties * Assign briefs and deadlines * Approve editorial layout * Brainstorm content themes * Liaise with contributors * Interviewing guest for podcast
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Skills
  • Screenwriting
  • Film Directing
  • Producing
  • Content Creation
  • Project Management
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Idea Generation
  • Creative Consulting
  • Brand Strategy
  • Instagram
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    BA (Hons) Media PracticeUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    Digital film-making course focusing on making short films to understand the different roles within the film industry.