Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah has joined Sibling Rivalry Films’ roster of directors, the company said Monday.
“I’m all about pushing boundaries and not sticking to the same old rules. I’m a storyteller who likes to think outside the box,” Dawson-Amoah said in a statement. “ At Sibling Rivalry, they celebrate being unique, so it felt like the perfect place for me to spread my creative wings across projects for both Sibling Films and their brand studio.”
Over the course of her career, Dawson-Amoah has collaborated with such celebrities as Janelle Monae, Megan Thee Stallion, Serena Williams, Chrissy Teigen and Queen Latifa. Her latest commercial endeavor comes from Droga5, where she collaborated with Megan Thee Stallion for the Seize the Awkward Campaign. She also has directed for MTV, IKEA, AT&T’s ‘Black Futures,’ Cricket Wireless and Lincoln Motors, among other global brands.
“Ewurakua is exceptionally gifted at finding the truth in a scene and eliciting authentic performances while simultaneously creating vibrant and dynamic worlds,” said Darren Foldes, Partner and Managing Director at Sibling Films, also in a statement. “She has a distinct ability to genuinely connect with people, translating to films that leave a lasting impression.
Dawson-Amoah founded The Melacast Network, a platform to connect actors, directors and crew of color with opportunities and resources to network and tell their stories.