Magazine article Screen International

Yaw Basoah, Stars of Tomorrow 2016

Magazine article Screen International

Yaw Basoah, Stars of Tomorrow 2016

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Securing a place on Creative Skillset-funded mentoring scheme Guiding Lights, Basoah was thrilled to be guided by Shaun Of The Dead producer Alison Owen, an experience that gave him a "great insight into transitioning from shorts to features".

On the scheme, he met budding director Faye Gilbert, who was being mentored by Danny Boyle, and the pair decided to collaborate.

Their first completed project was BFI-backed The Line, which starred Laya Lewis and Oscar Sanders and played at Palm Springs in 2014.

The duo then began developing their debut feature Kill Her Witch, a dystopian chase thriller.

The project was selected for Film London's micro-budget film-making scheme Microwave in 2015 and is gearing up to shoot in late 2016.

Basoah is also juggling a large, eclectic slate of projects. …

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