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Scilla Owusu signs to Blindeye Films
Priscilla Akosua-Boatemaa Owusu, known as Scilla Owusu, and director and producer of videos for some of Africa's most renowned artists, has joined the directors' roster at Blindeye Films.
Scilla Owusu is a British-Ghanaian director, screenwriter and producer born in East London. Her directing credits include Diztortion ft. Lethal Bizzle & Maleek Berry, M.anifest ft. Burna Boy, Kevin Cole, Rak-Su ft. Celina Sharma, Donel, Stonebwoy ft. Sarkodie, Bisa Kdei & Don EE ft. Davido. Scilla has also produced music videos for the likes of Wande Coal, Fuse ODG, Bisa Kdei, Patoranking, Diamond Platnumz, Mr Eazi & Davido.
She started her career as a screenwriter and film producer at just 18, when she created her first project, an online series entitled A Lesson Learnt - which went on to win the award for best web series ensemble at the prestigious Screen Nation Media Awards for the digital online category in 2016.
Since then, Owusu has gone on to produce short films for independent filmmakers in the UK, as well as make music videos. With her formidable persona and focussed ambitions, she aims to make her stamp and help pave the way for more women of colour entering the industry. She joins the Blindeye roster that is represented for music videos by Carrie Sutton.
"I am really excited to join the Blindeye Films family," she says. "They are a very diverse group of creatives in terms of creativity and I feel like that’s where I would best fit in and also grow. I’m excited to see the great work we will produce together.”
• Watch Scilla Owusu's showreel at Blindeye Films here
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