Abbesi Akhamie

Abbesi Akhamie
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Film director, Producer, Screenwriter, Associate producer
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv

Nigerian-American screenwriter, film director, and producer.

Abbesi Akhamie is a writer, director, and producer currently based in New York City. She was born in Heidelberg, Germany and is of Nigerian descent. She has a BA in Communications from George Mason University and upon completion of her thesis she graduate film program at New York University (NYU), in May 2017. Over the past 5 years, she have made several shorts that have been featured at various festivals. She is the producer of the short film Samedi Cinema (16), which played the Festival. Her NYU Thesis Short Film Patriarch renamed Still Water Runs Deep (17) is her directorial debut.


2017 A Lost Flock (Short) (in post-production). Directed by Abbesi Akhamie
* Director, Writer

2017 Still Water Runs Deep (Short), directorial debute. Directed by Abbesi Akhamie
* Director

2017 Insomnia (Short). Director: Juhee Kwon
* Associate producer

2017 See You Yesterday (Short). Director: Stefon Bristol
* Production manager

2016 Infantile (Short). Director: Vera Sjunnesson
* Script supervisor

2016 Tween (Short). Director: Raven Johnson
* Producer

2016 Samedi Cinema (Short), directed by Mamadou Dia (Senegal)
* Producer

2016 Forever (Short). Director: Joyce Sherrí
* Associate producer

2016 Contained (Short). Director: Mamadou Dia
* Producer

2015 Wade in the Water (Short) (completed). Directed by Abbesi Akhamie
* Director, Writer

2015 Shelly's Possessed (Short). Director: Max Rissman
* Production coordinator, Additional photography

2014 Ageless (Documentary short). Director: Heather Gwaltney
* Associate producer

2013 Just My Luck (Short). Director: Chao Wang
* Cinematographer

2012 Falling Short (Short) (completed). Directed by Abbesi Akhamie
* Director, Producer

2012 The Golden Glans (Short). Directors: Roberto Basilico, Seth Scofield
* Thanks

* IMDb Mini Biography By: Abbesi Akhamie /
* TIFF 2017 /


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