Candice Onyeama

Candice Onyeama

Screenwriter and Filmmaker

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available

Candice is a screenwriter and filmmaker based in London. Her shorts have screened on television and international festivals around the world. Her award winning debut short film HUSH featured in Afro Punk and was broadcast on the television network London Live. It was acquired for distribution by Little Dot Studio's online channel Tall Tales. Her follow up short Once An old Lady Sat On My Chest was acquired for distribution by HerFlix. Her most recent BFI Network supported short film Born Again, is on the festival circuit.  Candice has been commissioned to write and make diverse work for organisations including Orchid Cancer Charity, Into Film and CIC Media for BBC Earth. She is the founder of the production company Genesis Child Films,  focused on diverse stories by women of African descent. She is a member of Director's UK and a BAFTA Crew 2019 participant.

Work History

Screenwriter and Filmmaker - Genesis Child Productions

Apr 2015 - Present


Professional Acting - Post graduate diploma - Drama Studio London

Aug 2009 - Jul 2010

French - BA - University College London

Sep 2003 - Jun 2007


  • Directing
  • Producing
  • Script and Screenwriting