EDWARD OSEI-GYIMAH - Editor
Edward Osei-Gyimah is an award-winning filmmaker originally from London, England. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts where he received a Master of Fine Arts degree in Film Production.
Edward’s directorial debut, Kwame, won numerous awards at festivals around the world including Best Dramatic Short Film at the 2009 HBO Martha’s Vinyard African American Film Festival. He was recently recognized by the Director’s Guild of America, who awarded him a Student Filmmaker award for: Outstanding Achievement in Direction.
Edward served as producer/editor on the feature documentary, Finding God In The City of Angels, which looked at the diverse religious practices in Los Angeles and was awarded the Audience Award at the BET Urban World Film Festival. He was also co-writer and editor on The Girls In The Band, a feature documentary that detailed the contributions that female instrumentalists made to Jazz. He served as producer/editor on Paint Your Plate, a documentary that looks at the impact of childhood obesity in the United States. Recently, he completed editing Party Store, a feature documentary that traces the history of the Detroit Techno music scene as well as serving as lead editor and co-producer on Director Darryl Roberts’ film America The Beautiful 2 – The Thin Commandments