Shola
Amoo

Writer and director for film and television

Shola’s debut feature was a multimedia Film called A Moving Image, which received The Special Recognition Award at The Blackstar Film Festival in Philadelphia. It had its European Premiere at The BFI London Film Festival 2016 and was released theatrically in the UK in 2017 through Verve Pictures. 

Shola’s second feature was the drama, The Last Tree, which Premiered at Sundance 2019 in The World Cinema Dramatic competition. The Film was released theatrically in the UK through Picturehouse Entertainment. The Last Tree received The Best Screenplay Award from The Writers Guild of Great Britain and won two British Independent Film Awards, including, Most Promising Newcomer for Sam Adewunmi and Best Supporting Actress for Ruthxjiah Bellenea.

CV

Film

Writer & Director 

Producer Myf Hopkins and Lee Thomas
BFI / Great Point Media

The gentrification of London’s Brixton is examined in this probing and stylistically ambitious debut feature.


AMI Production
Touch
Short
Starring
  • Tanya Fear
  • Alexis Rodney
  • NFTS

    Director 

    Writer Phoebe Boswell

    Dear Mr Shakespeare questions Shakespeare on the inherent racial tensions within his writing of Othello in the 1600s, and how these tensions continue to resonate today.

    British Council/AMI Production/The Guardian

    Theatre

    Writer 

    Writer & Director