Documentary: Merle the traveller

Merle arrived in London from the Caribbean as a young woman to become a Nurse. But that journey over the seas opened her eyes to the possibility of seeing more of the world. The film is part of the documentary series 1000 Londoners. Shot and edited by yours truly.

Documentary: St Mungo’s Christmas Campaign Film

I had the opportunity to direct, self-shoot and edit this film for St Mungo’s 2017 Christmas Campaign which aimed to highlight the cold conditions that rough sleepers face particularly in the winter.   The subject of this film was man named Jim who has been a rough sleeper on and off for over 30 years. […]

Documentary: Brenda – the 84 year old fitness lover

I made this film about Brenda as part of the ‘London Moves Me’ campaign, which is a collaboration between London Sport and 1000 Londoners. Brenda’s energy and enthusiasm for life very much the influenced the way this film was made. From the filming to the editing I wanted to replicate her vigour, but also show at […]

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1000 Londoners – Filmed 3 Londoners in 3 hours

On Haloween last year, the creative directors of 1000 Londoners set a task for filmmakers to go out and find people to make a short documentary about them. The task did set some alarm bells ringing as it meant expecting to get rejected multiple times until finding someone who would say yes before realising what […]

Documentary: Windows Into Protest – Windrush Square

This film is about recent protests that have taken place at Windrush Square, an open space in Brixton, South London. Windrush square is a place of local cultural and community focus. The protests that have take place in the square have a wider resonance to the rest of London by focusing on issues that have a […]

Documentary: Khan – Store Manager

Meet Khan, the friendly store manager of the 24-hour supermarket that specialises in international food products. Born in Pakistan, Khan has an apt for business and is very fond of his customers and the products they need. In this short documentary, watch Khan in the store sharing his knowledge as he dreams of one day […]

Video: Lanre Sulola – He Followed

Here’s video I filmed and edited for inspirational spoken-word Poet Lanre Sulola. The last time I worked with Lanre was 4 years ago, so it was great to see how we’ve both improved in our crafts and come together again to create something special.

1000 Londoners

Films done for 1000 Londoners

Here are some of the films I’ve directed for a large documentary series called 1000 Londoners. 1000 Londoners is the biggest project of it’s kind, aiming to document 21st century London through 1000 short 3-min documentaries about the people who live and work in the city. The series is produced by Chocolate Films. Visit […]

Azekel – That Feeling | Music Video

Azekel is a singer, songwriter and producer from East London. This video was produced for his song That Feeling off of his double A-Side single ‘That Feeling X A Song To An Unborn Child (Delilah)’ Visit for more Crew Video producer: Adelight Director: David Ansah & Daniel Onyia Editor: Daniel Onyia Links Crack In […]

The Key | Documentary

About: From a young age Kyla Frye always knew that she would one day become a star. Now, as a UK based actress with a wealth of work behind her, from BBC Three’s “West 10 LDN” to award winning shorts, Kyla investigates what it takes to be successful within the entertainment industry. This short documentary […]