Brianna Abdullah is a young filmmaker, writer, editor and photographer. She has graduated from 3 prestigious film programs; The Ghetto Film School Program (2012-2013), The Columbia University Young Artist Film Lab (2013), and the Reel Works Film Program: Master Lab (2013-2014).
Brianna expanded her career by filming and editing episodes of the independent radio show titled, “The Block” on BBOX Radio Station. As well as directing and editing a new inspiring web-series entitled, “Work Study” by Grace City Productions. From 2012-2015, Brianna has written and directed various short films including, “First Love”, “Clasp”, and “Wanna Fix A Flat?”. Some of which have been featured in film festivals and independent events.
For two years Brianna has been the head photographer of the Bishop Hezekiah Walker’s “Quest of Fire” youth retreat in Orlando, Atlanta, and now Miami. The event featured award-winning artists such as Tye Tribbett, Vashawn Mitchell, JJ Hairston, Isaac Carree, Anthony Brown and Group Therapy, and many more.
In August 2014, Brianna and a group of young female leaders worked with Reel Works Camp G.O.A.L.S. For Girls to help empower students to create and produce a two minute short on the Intrepid Ship.
Today Brianna works as a group leader for the Reel Works After-school program at West Prep-Academy. There she mentors students through filmmaking, writing, and storytelling.
Brianna is always working on something new to help her become a well-rounded female artist.
Name: Brianna Abdullah
Lives in: Brooklyn, New York
Occupation: Editor, Filmmaker, Photographer (Still) and Screenwriter
Best Short Film at the Lovecraft NYC Film Screenings