October 15th - 16th, 2021 Film Festival

NFMLA Panel | Writing and Directing for TV & Film with Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour, Jr.

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Join NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) for an engaging conversation with Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour, Jr., award-winning writer-director and NewFilmmakers LA alum. We will discuss his film work writing and directing Black Box from Amazon's Welcome to Blumhouse series, his TV work on In the Dark and The Midnight Club, his directing and writing process, as well as his experience in the industry throughout his creative career.


  • About Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour, Jr.

Emmanuel is an award-winning writer-director born and raised in Houston, Texas. He started his career in Japan where he developed a passion for telling authentic, sensitive human-centered stories. He is most well-known for writing and directing the hit film BLACK BOX for Blumhouse and Amazon as part of the WELCOME TO BLUMHOUSE series. Since then, he worked actively as TV director (CW's IN THE DARK and Mike Flanagan's THE MIDNIGHT CLUB) while also developing his next TV and film projects. He received his B.A. in Film Studies from Stanford University and completed his Masters of Fine Arts in Film at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.