Nakiah Varcianna Writer, Director, Director's Assistant

Nakiah is the writer/director of several short films that explore different aspects of physical and psychological loss and recovery, including:

Bookyville (2024) - An entertaining and whacky look at the mental challenges of pursuing a creative career, and a call to action to never abandon your dreams. Selected for the Short Film Corner at Cannes Film Festival.

Kids (2020) - Snatch, Money and Dumpz face the consequences after a street robbery doesn't go to plan. The film has attracted 1.6+million views on YouTube and an 8.4 rating on IMDB.

Scopolamine (2017) - A mysterious woman stalks the streets of Soho, luring men in with her beauty before drugging them with a dangerous, mind-controlling drug. Nominated for Best Short at UK Screen One International Film Festival.

Nakiah has a TV series and a hybrid feature documentary in development.

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm7424980/

ARTHUR THE KING

Director's Assistant

Lionsgate Films
eOne Films
Tucker Tooley Entertainment
Mark Canton Productions

Director: Simon Cellan Jones
Producer: Mark Wahlberg
Producer: Tucker Tooley
Producer: Mark Canton
Post Producer: Andre Coutu

RICHES

Covid Assistant

Greenacre Film
Monumental Television
Amazon Prime Video
ITV

Executive Producer: Nadine Marsh-Edwards
Producer: Yvonne Francas
H&S Covid Senior Supervisor: Chidozie C. Ahaiwe

BOOKYVILLE

Writer/Director

15'

Big Deal Films
N17 Films

Commissioning Editor: Adam Gee
Exec Producer: Nicola Lees
Producer: Mustapha Kseibati

KIDS

Writer/Director

21'

Independent

Producer: Nakiah Varcianna
Producer: Heather Jayne Elrick-Tobin

SCOPOLAMINE

Writer/Director

30'

Independent

Producer: Nakiah Varcianna
Producer: Heather Jayne Elrick-Tobin
Co-Producer: Joachim Losey

DUES

Producer

20'

Synergy Theatre Project

Director: Esther Baker
Producer: Jennie McClure
Production Designer: Damien Creagh
Editor: Peter Oliver

SECURE THE BAG

Production Assistant

17'

Secure the Bag

Writer/Director: Femi Oyeniran
Producer: Heather Jayne Elrick-Tobin
Producer: Nicky "Slimting" Walker