I was born in France and raised in Cameroon, France and Ivory Coast. I am fluent in French and English.
I work with a variety of filmmakers. I wear multiple hats as producer,director and editor.
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I recently line produced Marz, a short film directed by Bobby Yan ?ref_=nm_flmg_prd_2.
I also produced Boys and Girls, the pilot of a comedy series directed by Darik Bernard.
I am the editor of Title VII, Nicole Franklin's first feature about same race discrimination. ?ref_=nm_flmg_edt_1
My production company is called Ndolo Films, llc . It's first international collaboration was Imbabazi, Joël Karekezi's first feature co-produced with Karekezi Film Productions. ?ie=UTF8&qid=1476372110&sr=8-1&keywords=imbabazi. The film was shown around the word and won many accolades.
- Nile Grand Award at 3rd Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF2014) March 2014
- Best Director Award at the International Images Film Festival for Women (IIFF 2014) August 2014
Some of the projects I directed :
“Soul Secrets” produced by FaithNY (music video) released by World Wide Vibe Records.
"Denis A. Charles: An interrupted conversation", a feature-length documentary about the late Jazz drummer was released in 2002 and received several awards:
- Best Film/Video Documentary Production at the XVII Black International Cinema 2002 in Berlin-Dusseldorf (Germany).- 2002 Audience award/Best feature at the Detroit Docs (Detroit, Michigan) - Ciny award 2002 for Outstanding Documentary, CinewomenNY.
"Luggage", a short fiction was released in 2007. The film was awarded Honorable Mention" at The Pen and Brush "Hands, Heads, Hearts". A Juried Exhibition for Women of African Descent (2008)
"The Birthday Party" based on a screenplay written by Sherry McGuinn won
The Dikalo award for best fiction short at the 2009 Pan African Film Festival in Cannes.
The Award of Merit in the category Contemporary Issues, Ethics, Religion in the 2009 Accolade Competition and
the Micro Mini Award at the 2009 Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival
The Award for Best Film/Video on matters relating to the Black Experience/Marginalized People.
“Woman to Woman”, a collaboration with daughter Malika Franklin about the perspective of teenage girls growing up in New York City and the women raising them is available online
I served on the Board of New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT) from 2009 to 2012 as membership director.
The Birthday Party written by Sherry McGuinn Drama A birthday party turns tragic.
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Boys and Girls
Series by LegacyBoy Entertainment, llc Producer
Branded Content videos
Video by Side Street Pictures Line Producer
Park Slope Moms
Series by Park Slope Moms,llc Co-Producer
Film (Short and Drama) Editor A mother goes to great lengths to plan her son's high school graduation party only to have things fall apart when uninvited guests show up.
Film (short) by Mars Landing,llc / Bobby Yan Line Producer A childhood friendship is tested after a fleeting romantic encounter stirs up uncomfortable feelings and questions that neither are equipped to answer.
Film (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Editor Two elitists plan to murder their friend Ronald by imprisoning him with 60 minutes of air in a box that is the centerpiece of a party in his honor. In a night of moves and counter moves, Ronald's girlfriend works to discover the truth. Written by Indus
Diwali Dream Garage
Film (Short, Action and Comedy) Editor A 34-year-old oddball screw-up, has yet to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming the ultimate stuntman, and soon realizes that he must unlock his past that is holding him from the future.
Quarter Life Crisis
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Kissed by Inspiration
Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Editor Set in the 1950s, Kissed by Inspiration tells the story of an ad campaign fighting for survival.
Woman to Woman
Film (Documentary, Short and Family) Editor A mother-daughter team sets out to discover what it means to raise or be a teenager in New York City.
Film (Drama) CoProducer-Editor After being imprisoned for the killing of ethnic Tutsis during the Rwandan genocide, Manzi must face the emotional and psychological consequences of his most personal crime: the murder of his best friend's family.
Mark and Anna's
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The Falling Guy
Film (Short and Comedy) Editor Austin, a 12 year old loner, dreams of becoming a stuntman, only to be faced with a with his pancake wielding mom and some hair raising obstacles that ultimately teach him a life changing lesson.
Film (Short, Horror and Thriller) Editor What happens when terrorism, Republicans, the economy, health care debate and the media all conspire to control our minds with help from the Devil? They take us all hostage and torture us through decapitation.
Una Calle Sin Salida
Film (Short, Action, Crime and Drama) Editor A trusted hitman of the vicious Queen of Cocaine plans a risky escape with his family just as a ferociously tangled war begins between rival cartels.
Film (Comedy, Drama, Horror and Romance) Editor Different people, from varying "walks of life", live through some very private, sometimes embarrassing, and unique events within their personal lives. Through various moments of "veil removing" tragedy, scandal, beauty, and triumph. The characters, in each mini film vignette, emerge forever changed. Written by Poolie
Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Editor A young woman named Sophie, on the run from the law, seeks shelter from the rain inside a seedy dive bar. Expecting to rendezvous with her boyfriend she is caught off guard by the overly friendly patrons who want nothing more than to have a drink with her...but things are not as they seem. Before she knows it, Sophie is caught in a dangerous con game that could result in more than she ever bargained for. This dark thriller takes you deep inside the underworld of one of the most deceptive and unethical scams of all time. Written by Peter and Rachael Spanos
The Birthday Party
Film (Short and Drama) Editor Assistant U.S. attorney Stanley Alpert was returning from a blind date when he was accosted by three gunmen. Originally intent on siphoning $1,000 from his ATM, the thugs revised their plan upon learning from Alpert that he had $100,000 in the bank. During the time they held him hostage in a Queens, N.Y., apartment, a bit of bonding ensued. Written by anonymous
She's a Blur
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Film (Short, Drama, Family and Romance) Editor A young actor in New York City struggles to meet the demands of his family while pursuing his dreams.
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Film (Short) Editor When Essien's sister Eme pays a surprise visit from Nigeria to his home in Harlem, he soon discovers that she has brought her strong beliefs and customs with her.
Call Me on It
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Film (Short and Comedy) Editor "Luggage" tells the story of Sade, an African woman who, after many years of living in New York City, decides to visit her family back home. The news of her imminent arrival spreads like wildfire, and Sade finds herself besieged by requests for gifts. To make matters worse, post-9/11 airport security is less than sympathetic to the plight of the challenged traveler. Written by veronique doumbe
The Eyes of Van Gogh
Film (Biography and Drama) Editor As the director, the goal I set for myself in transferring the film script to the screen was never to present but rather to uncover. I employ a subjective camera throughout the entire film. The idea is to get inside Vincent's head. Everything seen and felt is from his point of view. In order to achieve this, the camera, rather than viewing the action, will always be within it. We strove to give objective expression to inner experience, i.e., to show what Vincent was thinking and feeling; to show how a memory, dream or hallucination registers in his mind: texture, sound, color, shape, tempo. The purpose is not for the audience merely to be a witness, but rather for them to live within the image and to participate psychologically in the action. Vincent's mind, from beginning to end, is always engaged. His confusion, struggle, bewilderment and desperation grow and grow. He is never totally in one place. When he is in the past he still retains some of the present and vice versa. Many ... Written by Alexander Barnett
Denis A. Charles: An Interrupted Conversation
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Land Where My Fathers Died
Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Set decorator A young woman takes her boyfriend home to visit her family and is confronted with her father's alcoholism.