Asante signs to Pulse
Award-winning director joins global content studio.
Award-winning director Amma Asante has joined Pulse Films for global representation.
The director and writer behind critically acclaimed films such as A United Kingdom, Belle and the forthcoming adaptation of David E. Hoffman’s The Billion Dollar Spy, Asante recently wrapped production on her latest feature, Where Hands Touch, starring Abbie Cornish, Amandla Stenberg and Christopher Eccleston.
Throughout her writing and directing career she has picked up accolades including the inaugural London Film Festival Dunhill UK Film Talent Award, The Times Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award and BAFTA’s Carl Foreman Award for Special Achievement by a British Writer, Director or Producer in a Debut Feature Film.
“Amma is a force of nature, one of the most inspiring people I’ve ever met," says Pulse Films’ global president of commercials & branded entertainment, Davud Kabassioun. "She already has created a seminal body of work and as genuine fans, Pulse Films are proud to be in her corner to help continue to evolve her incredible story as a modern filmmaker across multiple genres, formats and platforms.”