Ngardy Conteh George

Ngardy Conteh George

Year

2020

Program

Fifth Wave Labs

Biography

Co-founder of Oya Media Group, Ngardy Conteh George is an award-winning filmmaker, a Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program Fellow and grantee, and recipient of grants from the Toronto and Ontario Art Councils and the Canada Council for the Arts. She is committed to working with marginalized, and often unheard communities, especially those that represent the rich cultures and complexities of the African Diaspora. Her films include short documentary ‘Dudley Speaks for Me’ (Best Canadian Presentation, Caribbean Tales Int’l Film Festival, 2016), award-winning Sundance Documentary Film Fund supported feature-length documentary ‘The Flying Stars’ (Best documentary – BronzeLens Film Festival, 2015) and most recently TV hour ‘Mr. Jane and Finch’ commissioned by CBC Docs POV and nominated for two CSA’s: Best Writing in a Documentary and the Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Film. She is currently working on her first cinematic 360 VR documentary project, ‘Wa’Omoni Rising’ with funding from the Bell Fund.

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