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Onyinye Egenti

Director, Writer

Agent

Nicola Biltoo

Onyinye graduated with an MA Filmmaking Degree from the London Film School. After her graduation short film was longlisted for the 39th Student Academy Awards, she became a Berlinale Talent Campus Alumna. Onyinye has participated in regional and national creative development schemes that include London Calling PLUS and Film London’s Microwave. During this period she won a BBC Writers Award and joined the BBC’s Continuing Drama Series workshop. In 2019 she was selected for EIFF’s first launch of its development platform “Talent Lab Connects”.

Onyinye is currently a shadow writer on a High-end TV series in development (KAOS) with SISTER Pictures and Charlie Covell (The End of the F***ing World), both with whom she is receiving mentorship towards developing her first television project.

Television 

KAOS     2020/21
Netflix
Lead Writer: Charlie Covell
Shadow Writer

TALENT NERVE
Original Project
SISTER Pictures Mentorship
Creator/Writer

LOST QUEENS
Original Pilot
Writer
Finalist & BBC Writer Award Winner at Triforce’s Writerslam. Pilot script performed live at St James Studio

Film

A SEASON IN TALGARREG
Feature Film (In Development)
Writer
BFI.Network Launchpad (Ffilm Cymru Wales. Film London MICROWAVE 2017. Edinburgh Int’l Film Festival Talent Lab 2019.

OH GENO 2018
Short Film
Director
BAFTA 2018 screening as part of TSFF, Everyman Cinema Hampstead & Curzon Bloomsbury (limited theatrical releases), Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2018, London Short Film Festival 2019.

WAKING AT DAWN
Short Film
Writer and Director
39th Annual Student Academy Awards, LUCAS Int’lFilm Festival, Chicago Children’s Int’l Film Festival,
London Short Film Festival. Nominated for “Best Script” at Grand OFF World Film Festival

ONE DAY REMEMBERING
Short Film 35mm
Writer and Director
British Film Institute Foreign Shorts Festival

Call Nicola to discuss Onyinye or other Directors & Writers

0207 467 0131