Temi Hollist Rest

Temi Hollist Rest

FilmmakerBerlin, Germany
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Temi Hollist Rest

Temi Hollist Rest

FilmmakerBerlin, Germany
About me
Temi is a British-Nigerian filmmaker who is passionate about telling stories that spark conversation and inspire new ways of thinking. Before becoming an independent filmmaker, she worked at the Guardian US and BBC Worldwide as a director of creative strategy in New York and London. Whilst there she helped connect brands through storytelling to the global and influential audiences of these award-winning media companies. She returned to Europe in 2015, spending considerable time in Berlin to challenge her creativity, expand her network and tell bold and inspiring stories, and produced over 50 short films, self-released her debut EP 'A Battlefield of the Mind' and produced a number of experiential events in Berlin and an editorial feature for Vogue Germany around the topic of representation of minorities in media. In January 2020, her documentary Brexit: The Untold Story screened at Soho House Berlin and she’s currently developing a slate of narrative film and TV projects.
  • Doing What We Can't
    Doing What We Can'tA short film created for lifestyle golfing brand Caddyboo. This story is a reminder to follow your passion no matter what.
  • Brexit: The Untold Story
    Brexit: The Untold StoryOn June 2016, the British public voted in favour of leaving the European Union. Almost four years on, the UK still remains a member of the EU as parliament failed to agree on the terms of the withdrawal agreement. Yet, following a historic General Election result, the debate appears to have finally come to a conclusion - the UK will almost certainly leave the EU by January 31 2020. Whilst the economic and political implications of Brexit have been endlessly reported on, the real stories and anx
  • Weil Sichtbarkeit das Wichtigste ist
    Weil Sichtbarkeit das Wichtigste ist27 People of Color from Germany told Vogue why representation is so important, how it looked in childhood and adolescence, what they think of media clichés and stereotypes, and what they want for the future.
  • Recording Memories with Freddy K
    Recording Memories with Freddy KFreddy K shares his journey to becoming a DJ.
  • Recording Memories with Eris Drew
    Recording Memories with Eris DrewEris Drew shares her journey to becoming a DJ.
  • Side Hustle
    Side HustleA multimedia sponsored series that provides inspirational stories and tips for people who wish to turn their passion into profit. Full series can be seen here: https://www.theguardian.com/side-hustle
Work history
    Berlin, GermanyFreelance
    Founding storyteller of Everystory.Me Productions. Developing inspirational, entertaining and investigative documentaries and editorial features for a global audience.
    Director of Strategic PartnershipsThe Guardian News & Media
     - New York, United StatesFull Time
    Ideated, developed and pitched multi-platform editorial sponsored series and branded content features for international brands.
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  • Film Directing
  • Editing
  • Creative Stragegy
  • Storytelling
  • Branded Content
  • Documentaries
  • Filmmaking
  • Editorial Concepts
  • Editorial Content
    Electronic Music Production & Performance diplomaCatalyst Institute for Creative Arts & Technology
     - Berlin, Germany
    PoliticsDurham University
     - Durham, United Kingdom