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I bring a unique digital storytelling perspective, whether it’s writing, storyboarding or directing. In each of these projects, you will see how I combine colourful visuals with a grounded, organic storytelling tone. As a trained film actor, I use my experience to build connections with my on-screen talent, allowing them to feel more comfortable as they perform.

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Youtube Economic Investment Report

Today, Oxford Economics Research released a new report on YouTube’s Impact in Canada. The report’s findings are based on economic modelling and anonymized surveys from April – May 2022 and represent data for the 2021 calendar year. 

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Roots X benny bing collection

For Black History Month, The Artist Series highlights Benny Bing—a self-taught contemporary Canadian artist of Nigerian descent to help create and launch Roots Studio: Drop 7.

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Dream, Play, Laugh

As children, the only thing we care about is having fun, discovering a new adventure, and being with our friends.  This film is a little reminder to stop and rediscover the little person in all of us.

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The Weeknd x ROOTS

After ten years since his very first mixtape, The Weeknd and ROOTS came together to create a custom jacket celebrating this amazing album.  This spot was directed and shot by myself and showcases the manufacturing process.

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Dear Black Dad

Dear Black Dad’ is a visual journal dedicated to every Black father who has committed their life to be present in their child’s life.  This project invites you into an intimate letter written by a son to his father. It’s heartfelt, profound, and authentically Black. I was privileged to write and direct this piece.  Full Versions

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Black Foodie Discover Novia Scotia

Come and join us as we travel across Canada visiting, testing, and celebrating the best black restaurants.  As Black Foodies we appreciate the ongoing growth and development of unique restaurant experiences. 

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Aukholme Farm

Aukholme Farm is a film that I created of a friend’s farm.  I wanted to create a story that was grounded and more documentary style.

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ollie quinn

Had the opportunity to create this spot for established brand Ollie Quinn for a national ad campaign.  Shot and directed by my team and showcases the diversity this brand has to offer.

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fatherhood

I never thought that I would be a father but when I was given the news of our expecting child I didn’t think that I was ready.  This film explore my true feelings on fatherhood and how I prepared for this giant task.

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Brooklyn Blooms x Vans Collection

For Black History Month, The Artist Series highlights Benny Bing—a self-taught contemporary Canadian artist of Nigerian descent to help create and launch Roots Studio: Drop 7.

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Mother To Mother

Mother To Mother is a short film project providing an intimate perspective of motherhood from six mother figures each representing their own diverse journeys of the motherhood experience.

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Brown Ballerina

This film celebrates the power, beauty, and grace of the Brown Ballerina.  Our star Jazmine shares her experiences of falling in love with dance and some of the barriers she has had to overcome.

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Roots x Révolutionnaire

Was a prt of the production team by Roots to shoot their Black History Month campaign in collaboration with Révolutionnaire. A brand founded by sisters Nia and Justice that celebrates diversity and empowers dreamers to be revolutionary.

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Praise & Worship

“Praise & Worship” is a series that explores different mediums of praising and worshiping Jesus Christ. Dance and music being an essential component of the church, it was important to bring attention to these elements.

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Connecting The Dots

Connecting The Dots is a film that was funded by Black History Ottawa and Directed by Tristan Barrocks to showcase the unique experiences of Black Canadian communities. 

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IKEA Home Festival Campaign

I was commissioned to create a film that showcases the variety of IKEA furniture used in Benny Bing’s creative studio.  This was shot and edited by myself.  The colour grade was done in DaVinci Resolve.

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Lover's goodbye

Lover’s goodbye is a beautiful short film that follows the ups and downs of being in love.  Performed by spoken word artist Kirby and directed by my team the visuals were captured to give a nostalgic feel.

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I AM NOT

I AM NOT is a visual spoken word journal that was written in directed by myself to challenge the stereotypes black people face every day.  We are not a monolith, we are a diverse, strong, beautiful people.

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black man in a white world

Black Man in a White World is a visual journal showcasing elements of the black experience from a uniquely Canadian perspective. It is a film that was created to spark people to engage in conversation about what the black Canadian experience is.

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Muna Fall Cover Shoot all black

Captured the cover of a major international wedding publication focused on brides of colour.  Muna Luchi Bride Fall cover shoot spot produced over 150K views within the first month of release.  

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Muna Fall Cover Shoot all white

Captured the cover of a major international wedding publication focused on brides of colour.  Muna Luchi Bride Fall cover shoot spot produced over 150K views within the first month of release.  

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