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Ekwa Msangi-Omari

Writer | Director | Producer
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for TaharukiTaharuki (Short) Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for WeaknessWeakness (Short) Producer  Less 2009 $2K
  • Primary photo for Dollar VanDollar Van (Short) Director, Executive Producer, Sound Designer, Writer  Less 2006
Past Television (3 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Block-DBlock-D (TV Series) Series Director (1 episode, 2009), Casting (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • And so it goes (Oct 8, 2009) Casting, Series Director  Less
  • Primary photo for The AgencyThe Agency (TV Series) Creative Producer (4 episodes, 2009), Series Director (4 episodes, 2009), Casting (4 episodes, 2009), Writer (Teleplay) (2 episodes, 2009), Writer (Story) (1 episode, 2009), Writer (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 4
    • The Comeback Kid (Feb 10, 2009) Casting, Series Director, Creative Producer, Writer (Teleplay)  Less
    • Money Woes (Feb 3, 2009) Casting, Series Director, Creative Producer, Writer (Teleplay)  Less
    • Rallying the Troops (Jan 27, 2009) Casting, Series Director, Creative Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Higher LearningHigher Learning (TV Series) Writer  Less 2010– 

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    Ekwa Msangi-Omari

    Director Sweet Justice (feat, narr) in-development, 2011
    Director Taharuki {Suspense} (short, narr) 12 mins,Cannon HD, 2010
    Director KFW Mathare 4A (doc) Industrial, HD video, 2009
    Director Behind the Scenes (TV pilot) ½ hour episode, 2009
    Director Block-D (TV series, 13 eps) ½ hour episodes, 2009
    Director Block-D (TV pilot) ½ hour episode, 2009
    Director The Agency (TV series, 13 eps) 1-hour episode, 2008
    Director The Baba Project (short, doc) 11, 2005
    Director Corcoran Group Interactive video Industrial,HD video, 2005
    Director Groova! (NYU promo video) 4mins. Video, 2004
    Director Dollar Van (short, narr) 16, 2003
    Director Boys & Girls (short, narr) 3 mins. film,2001
    Director Magdalenha (Music Video) 4 mins. video,1999
    Producer Weakness (short, narr) Wanjiru Kairu, dir Producer Awareness of Wolves (short, narr) J.J. Ferrante,dir.
    Producer Tootsie Roll (short, narr) Jessica Ann Peavy,dir
    Writer Sweet Justice (Feature, narr) in-development, 2011
    Co-Creator/Writer Higher Learning (TV series) NTV Kenya,2009/2010
    Creator/Writer The Agency (TV series) MNET-East,2008/2009
    Writer Heart of Gold (Feature) in-circulation, 2010
    Writer Paper Prince (Feature) in-circulation, 2007


    The Independent Film School, June 2010-present: Associate Director in
    charge of development.

    Completion Films, January –April 2011: Industry Coordinator for the WESGRO
    Film Initiative

    Tribeca All Access, Dec 2009-May2010: Industry and Juror Coordinator for
    Tribeca All Access, a flagship program at the Tribeca Film Institute.

    Women in Film/TV-Kenya, Vice-Chair Sponsorship Committee, 2009-present:
    creating the fundraising plan to set up a WIFT chapter in Kenya.

    Kenya Actors Slam Night, June 18, 2009: Judge on a panel of two judges,
    evaluating performances of Kenya’s hottest thespian newcomers.

    BAC International Film & Video Festival, Jan. 2006-2008: Coordinate running
    of the festival, video submissions, jury process, etc. Curate and
    programming festival events.

    Urban World Film Festival, Summer 2003, 2004: Theatre manager during the
    annual festival

    African Film Festival, Sept 2002-2004: Cataloguing library, research
    assistant, off-site lectures, contributing editor for company publication
    and website, etc.


    New York University, Gallatin School of Individualized Study

    MA in African Film and the South African Film Industry (2004)

    New York University, Tisch School of the Arts.

    BFA in Film/TV Production (2002)


    Film, dance, photography, music, traveling, and highly organizational
    Fluent in Kiswahili, Kipare and study of French.
    Study of Eastern and Southern Africa, Cuba and Brazil.
    Experience in Directing and Production in both Africa and USA.
    Can drive both manual and automatic.

    *full CV available upon request
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