Anthonia Nneamaka Onyejekwe is an EMMY-Award Winning Nigerian-American filmmaker, content creator, and blogger from Oakland, CA. She has passion for telling stories through visual media and believes that representation matters in front and behind the camera. Anthonia has produced and directed content for ABC-7 Bay Area, independent projects, multiple production companies, and created an afterschool film program called REEL Oakland for Bay Area youth. She is open to new projects and collaborating with great minds!
Have You Seen Me? is a feature documentary about the startling number of missing black women in America. Currently in production.
We believe every student in Oakland should have the opportunity to strive, explore, and expand their horizons in multimedia.
WHO WE ARE:
Reel Oakland is an immersive and hands on after school program for inner city youth in Oakland, CA. Reel Oakland provides students the unique opportunity to produce a short film focusing on specific genres that sparks their interests such as, documentary, drama, comedy, romance etc. Students will understand the power of filmmaking and how it can be used for advocacy and how filmmaking can shape the way we see the world. This program is designed for 8-10 Upper-Division students that are serious and curious about multimedia and seek to make it a profession someday. This intimate group ensure personal attention and encourage group collaboration in all facets of filmmaking, including screenwriting, visualization, developing narrative, and the entire production and postproduction process.
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