Corona Chronicles 10/10
Remi Vaughan-Richards is a versatile director and recipient of awards, including Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her documentary 'Faaji Agba', premiered at British Film Institute’s "Beyond Nollywood"; New York African Film Festival and African Film Festival, Tel Aviv. She won an award for her contribution to documentary films in Nigeria; 'Scent of the Streets' documentary on Area Girls for BBC/ Communicating for Change, featured at Afrikamera, Berlin; and TV drama 'Wetin Dey' for BBC World Service Trust, Nigeria.
Her feature films include: the documentary feature, Faaji Agba; 'Unspoken' (drama) for Ford Foundation and 'The Department', (drama), Inkblot Films. Currently in post-production her documentary/drama/animation feature “Sin Is A Puppy That Follows You Home” based on the life of Balaraba Ramat Yakubu, sponsored by Ford Foundation.
Her career began in 1990 in the Art Department working on films such as ‘Judge Dredd’ (Sylvester Stallone), and Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ (Tom Cruise). Since 2000 her skills and experience have added an extra dimension to her work as a director. Remi’s mission is to create a slate of feature films and documentaries that will focus a sharp lens onto Africa.