Troy James Aidoo – Director
Troy Aidoo is a freelance videographer from south London with a career spanning over 6 years. A first class degree graduate in digital media and winner of the vintage Rambert award in video editing, Troy has always been ambitious with his videos, putting together stunning visuals with a strong narrative to educate and move the public. Having worked at company’s such as Hogarth international and Nylon films he has gained a wealth of experience, enabling him to create the best videos and films possible.
With the films he creates, Troy tries to give a voice to those who feel voiceless.
Currently Troy James is working on a variety of projects with a number of groups, including Black British Feminist platform, No Fly on the WALL, helping them build their online video content. Troy is the director of upcoming documentary 1500 And Counting, and is also filming and editing a documentary on British Music. Troy is running the platform More Than Melanin (MTM), focusing on the portrayal of the Black British public and is the founder of Visionnary Arts (VA) a design service for start-up businesses.
Siana Bangura – Producer
Siana Bangura writer, blogger, freelance journalist, public speaker and all round creative sort hailing from South East London via Freetown Sierra Leone. Having read History at the University of Cambridge, she graduated in 2013 and went on to found No Fly on the WALL, an Intersectional Feminist blog, centring the voices of Black British women and Black women living in the UK. In October 2014, Siana was assistant producer for one woman show, Fierce, by Kathryn Griffiths, which hit the stage at Camden People’s Theatre to much critical acclaim. Siana is also a poet and spoken word and has performed on stages and at events in the UK and in Germany. She has worked with Channel 4; BBC 1 and BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra; Sky TV; The Guardian; TES; Buzzfeed; and has written for The Metro; The Evening Standard; Huffington Post; the Cambridge Tab; The Cambridge Student; Varsity; Tank Magazine; SE15 Paper; Gender Agenda; STR!KE Magazine; Socialist Appeal; and is a regular voice over at Media Diversified.
In October 2015, Siana also launched The Black Cantabs Project in Cambridge.
Siana is the producer for 1500 And Counting and is the author of ‘Elephant’.