Meena Ayittey

Film Director , Great Guns

Meena Ayittey is an award winning film director. From and based in London, her fascination with stories and human nature started from an early age. Through writing stories and making films she has developed a passion for providing a voice to marginalised communities and the voices those who often go unheard. It is this passion that has been a driving force in her work with subjects ranging from domestic abuse, mental health and race. Her Recent Docu series collaboration Panasonic focuses on dispelling the myths and stereotypes that many African women face. with Her 2020 Black Lives Matter film ‘Mama’ made in response to the murder of George Floyd, earned her several accolades including a nods at Ciclope and awards at AICP, The Webbys, OnePointFour to name a few.

"We are bombarded with thousands of images daily. An award winning entry breaks through the noise and the bullshit, and hits you right in the heart."