Selected for Edinburgh TV Festival's 2019 ones to watch talent showcase and BBC new talent hotlist, writer/director Afia is currently directing Coronation Street for ITV. Afia recently completed A Place Of Safety, a pilot for new TV series starring Harris Dickinson (Trust, Kingsman) Marama Corlett (The Watch, The city & The City) and Lily Newmark (Temple, Cursed, Sex Education).
Afia has directed Eastenders (BBC), and mentored by Carnival Films, directed 2nd Unit on historical drama Jamestown S2 (SKY/NBCU). An M.A graduate of The London Film School, Afia has directed short films that have screened at national and international film festivals, including award winning Shadow Man, funded by Film London.
Currently developing several feature projects for film and television, Afia aspires to bring distinct, provocative and impactful stories to a global audience.
Afia is represented by Ikenna Obiekwe at Independent Talent.
Safe Management of TV Productions
12th September 2016 - 11th September 2021
Coronavirus basic awareness on production training
11th August 2020 - 11th February 2021
Director - Coronation Street - ITV
Mar 2020 - Dec 2020
Director- A Place Of Safety - All 3 Media, Screenskills
Jun 2019 - Oct 2019
writer/director - mothers Burden - Trestle Arts Theatre/PBAB theatre Company
May 2018 - Dec 2018
Director -Eastenders - BBC Studios
May 2016 - Mar 2018
2nd Unit Director- Jamestown Series 2 - Carnival Films/ Sky
Jun 2017 - Oct 2017
Writer/Director - Film London
Mar 2014 - Oct 2014
Filmmaking - M.A - The London Film School
Jan 2003 - Jun 2006
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