Six Things About... Jenn Nkiru
In the last of our YDA Six Things About... series, we hear from artist and director Jenn Nkiru about her approach to directing and the things that inspire her.
Over the course of this week we have heard six things about Lenny Abrahamson, Sara Dunlop, Martin Werner and Adam Berg and now, in the final instalment of the series, we speak to Iconoclast artist and director Jenn Nkiru
Nkiru is a Nigerian-British artist and director whose acclaimed 2017 short film, Rebirth is Necessary, won a slew of awards, including the Canal+ Award at the Clermont Ferrand Film Festival and the Best Documentary at the London Independent Film Festival. She has also directed commercials for brands including adidas, Apple, The New York Times and Gucci, and music videos for Neneh Cherry, Kamasi Washington and, for Beyonce, the brilliant video for Brown Skin Girl.
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Over the 15 minute interview, Nkiru discusses how art and culture are more of an influence than cinema, why Spike Jonze provides creative inspiration, and how all you have in the beginning is yourself and your vision.