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Afia Nkrumah

Director, Writer and Director

Agent

Ian Benson
  • +44 (0)20 7908 0973

Selected for Edinburgh TV Festival’s ones to watch and BBC new talent hotlist, Afia Nkrumah is an outstanding writer/director in television,  film and theatre. She has a keen eye behind the camera, alongside strong storytelling skills and a sensitivity and confidence with actors.

Recent Television credits include CALL THE MIDWIFE, EASTENDERS, CORONATION STREET and the pilot for a new TV drama series A PLACE OF SAFETY starring Harris Dickinson, Marama Corlett and Lily Newmark.

Afia has written and directed several short films that have screened at national and international film festivals including her award-winning short SHADOW FILM that was funded by Film London. Currently, Afia is developing her debut feature film PIGEONS & PLANTAIN.

TELEVISION

CALL THE MIDWIFE
2022
BBC/Neal Street Productions
Director

CORONATION STREET
2021
ITV Studios
Director

A PLACE OF SAFETY
2020
All 3 Media
Pilot Director

EASTENDERS
2016-2018
BBC Studios
Director

JAMESTOWN 2
2017
Carnival Films/ NBC/ Sky
2nd Unit Director

SHORT FILMS

SHADOW MAN
Film London
Writer/Director

THE TROUSSEAU
London Film School
Writer/Director

IN DEVELOPMENT

PIGEONS & PLANTAIN
Writer/Director
Selected for Filmonomics Feature Development Scheme
Performance at Bernie Grant New Works Festival

MANGO THIEF
Writer/Director

Call Ian to discuss Afia or other Directors & Writer and Directors

+44 (0)20 7908 0973