Tobore Dafiaga

Tobore Dafiaga

WriterLondon, United Kingdom
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Tobore Dafiaga

Tobore Dafiaga

WriterLondon, United Kingdom
About me
A multi-hyphenate artist. Words are my primary colours.
  • Annabelle : Theatre play
    Annabelle : Theatre playA short theatre piece that explores themes of mental health issues surrounding motherhood and failures of the social welfare system.
  • Spec London Lions ad: More than a game
    Spec London Lions ad: More than a gameA speculative advert of the new London Lions merchandise, for the local basketball lover. Copywriter: T S Dafiaga
  • Spec Adidas ad: New Year, Same You
    Spec Adidas ad: New Year, Same YouA speculative Adidas advert. Going against the trend of New Year resolutions and instead, asking the audience to forge forward with who they are, who they want to be and what makes them tick. "New Year, Same You" .
  • Canne Short Film Corner accredition: Hope and Her Two Daughters
    Canne Short Film Corner accredition: Hope and Her Two DaughtersMy Experimental short; 'Hope and Her Two Daughters' was accredited in the Market Catalogue for the 2022 edition of the Canne Short Film Corner. The Short Film Corner | Rendez-vous Industry, a professional forum dedicated to filmmakers and short film industry decision-makers, aims to boost interactions between film professionals, empower their exposure and promote the development of projects.
  • BFI Film Futures Festival Selection: Hope and Her Two Daughters
    BFI Film Futures Festival Selection: Hope and Her Two DaughtersMy experimental short 'Hope and Her Two Daughters', will be part of the upcoming BFI Future Film Festival in Feb 2022! Big shout out to the cast & crew for bringing this passion project to life ! Writer & Director: Tobore S Dafiaga D.O.P: Séan Mackey Producer: Chloe Potamiti Staring: Lysa-Marie Asiedu, Kelly Mbarga Editor: Anthony Pollard Sound Design: Xana Special thanks: Whole Cast & Crew @bfifilmacademy
  • Nansica's Liberty
    Nansica's LibertyA play that fictionalises the story of the all female African amazonian warrior and explores the pertinent issue of sexual harassment.
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Projects credited in
  • Hope and her 2 Daughters
    Hope and her 2 DaughtersA beautiful short film styled by me!
  • Nansica's Liberty Production
    Nansica's Liberty ProductionThe production looks at the impactful story of the Agooji warriors, who were the all-female army of the Dahomey Kingdom in the 19th century, which is now known as the modern-day Benin Republic. They have been popularised in modern culture as Africa’s very own Amazonians in films such as The Black Panther. They were women who based on their traumatic experiences of the past are no longer accepting the attack on womanhood and taking charge of their freedom and liberty. Based on this compelling h
  • Culture Switch
    Culture SwitchA short experimental documentary about immigration remaining connected to one's culture and heritage. Director: Sarafina Harrison Shakespeare Producer: Sara Batista Production Manager: Varda Agarwal Researcher: Tobore Dafiaga Director of Photography: Rita Gratacos Editor: Max Burton
Work history
    1st A.DNYFA
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    Selected to join the NYFA 2019 cohort. I was the 1st A.D for my team. We produced a short film and obtained industry training.
    Young FilmmakerEncounters Short Film Festival
     - Bristol, United KingdomInternship
    One of the young female directors invited to the Encounters Short Film Festival, to take part in a 3-day artist development training (Director).
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  • Writing
  • Playwriting
  • Screenwriting
  • Performance Poetry
  • Directing Film
  • Directing Theatre
  • Event Planning
  • Administraion
  • Content Coordination
  • Copywriting
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) University of Hull
    United Kingdom
    I am a English literature and Drama Undergraduate student at the University of Hull
    MA ActingArts Educational Schools London
     - London, United Kingdom
    Recent Acting graduate.