Nakiah Varcianna Director's Assistant

Alongside to working as a Director's Assistant, Nakiah has a TV series and a hybrid feature documentary in development. His 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.

Production Credits

ARTHUR THE KING

Director's Assistant

Lionsgate Films
eOne Films

Producer: Mark Wahlberg
Producer: Tucker Tooley
Producer: Mark Canton
Director: Simon Cellan Jones

RICHES

Covid Assistant

Monumental Television
Amazon
ITV

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

BOOKYVILLE

Writer/Director

15' Short Film

Big Deal Films
N17 Films

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

KIDS

Writer / Director

21' Short Film

Independent

Producer: Nakiah Varcianna
Producer: Heather Jayne Elrick-Tobin

SCOPOLAMINE

Writer / Director

30' Short Film

Independent

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

DUES

Producer

20' Short Film

Synergy Theatre Project

Producer: Jennie McClure
Director: Esther Baker
Editor: Peter Oliver

SECURE THE BAG

Production Assistant

17' Short Film

Secure the Bag

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