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About me

Stephen is an emerging director who has directed films for i-D magazine, The Tate galleries, and music artists including Klein and Jay Boogie. He grew up in South East London, and studied Politics at Goldsmiths University, before being accepted onto the BBC’s prestigious production trainee scheme, where he began his filmmaking career. Having worked for companies such as i-D, VICE Media and the BBC, Stephen is able to combine both his journalistic background with his visual art sensibilities, to tell beautifully emotive and thought-provoking stories. The films he makes explore the topics of race, sexuality and youth culture. As part of the Tate’s Queer British Art 1861-1967 exhibition, Stephen was recently commissioned as a queer director of colour to respond to the brief and produce an intimate film portrait of a subject he is close to, with the aim of depicting the diversity of LGBTQ experiences in Britain today. For Victoria Miro, he shot a sequence of shorts featuring artist Isaac Julien, and Pulitzer prize-winning author Hilton Als. His work to date has consistently explored queer black identity in Britain, and has been featured at the fringe! Queer festival (London, UK), Shout festival (Birmingham, UK), Manchester pride (Manchester, UK), ICA (London, UK) and the Barbican (London, UK).

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Skills

  • Directing
  • Writing
  • Researching
  • Producing
  • Journalism

Work history

Currently

Filmmaker

Freelance

Jan 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

Currently

Staff Researcher

i-D

Feb 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

Currently

Journalist

BBC

Dec 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Freelance Journalist: Guardian, Huff Post, The Independent, BBC, Esquire

2015

Assistant Producer

Edition Worldwide

Sep 2015 - Dec 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2015

Researcher

VICE

Jun 2015 - Sep 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Emmy nominated GAYCATION

2015

Researcher

BBC

Aug 2013 - Mar 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • BBC: History and Business, Documentaries, Panorama, Current Affairs Development, Radio Documentaries

Education

2013

Bachelor of Arts, Politics

Goldsmiths College, University of London

Sep 2010 - Jun 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Second Class Honours Upper Division