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Leila Djansi

Leila Djansi began her filmmaking career in Ghana at the age of 19 with the Ghana Film Company. Working her way to the United States on an Artist Honors Scholarship to study film at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Leila began her film career whiles she was still studying at SCAD. Her directorial debut in 2009, I Sing of a Well netted an ... See full bio »

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Ties That Bind Director
Sinking Sands Producer


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  Hosanna (producer) (announced)
  Black Licorice (Short) (consulting producer) (pre-production)
 2018 40 and Single (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Bliss or Bright (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Like Cotton Twines (producer)
 2015 Where Children Play (producer)
 2014 37 (line producer) / (producer)
 2012 Ebbe (Short) (producer)
 2011 Sinking Sands (producer)
 2008 Grass Between My Lips (Video short) (producer)
 2008 Love Letter (Video short) (producer)
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5' 3" (1.6 m)

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Received a BAFTA/LA Choice Award for the film I Sing of a Well.


Uses voice over narration in all her screenplays

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