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Juliet Yaa Asantewa Asante

Juliet Yaa Asantewa Asante

Juliet Yaa Asantewa Asante is a Ghanaian film actress, producer director, and philanthropist.

1980

Early life and Education
03 June 1980

Early life and Education

Juliet Asante was born and raised in Accra, Ghana. She developed a passion for storytelling at a young age and pursued her interest in the arts. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film and Theatre Arts from the University of Ghana and a Master of Fine Arts in Film Production from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.

1999

Her productions
01 June 1999

Her productions

Asante founded the production company Eagle House Productions in 1999. In addition, she founded "Save Our Women International" in the same year, a non-profit organization dedicated to female sexual education. she also introduced Mobile Flicks, a technology that produces short films for mobile phones in Africa. In addition, she founded and runs the Black Star International Film Festival.Through its training division, the Eagle Drama Workshop, Eagle Productions has assisted in the training of some actors and actresses in Ghana.

2014

Black Star International Film Festival
04 June 2014

Black Star International Film Festival

In addition to her filmmaking career, Juliet Asante is a strong advocate for the rights of filmmakers and artists in Africa. She has been actively involved in initiatives that promote the growth and development of the African film industry. As the founder and executive director of the Black Star International Film Festival (BSIFF), she aims to provide a platform for African and international filmmakers to showcase their work and foster cultural exchange.

2018

Consultant
05 June 2018

Consultant

She is the chairperson of the Creative Arts School's Curriculum Committee, a ground-breaking educational idea from the Ministry of Education. She is the creator of the Yaa Asantewa Library Initiative, which erects and equips libraries in villages throughout Ghana. She has over 20 years of management consulting, change agent, and strategic thinking experience across two continents. Asante has started, assisted in starting, built, and managed businesses and products all around the world.

2020

Award
03 June 2020

Award

Juliet Asante has received recognition for her contributions to the film industry. She has served on various film festival juries and has been invited to speak at conferences and events around the world. Her work has been celebrated both in Ghana and internationally, earning her a reputation as a leading figure in African cinema.

2023

Career
14 June 2023

Career

Asante serves as the board chair of the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) and is the CEO of the National Film Authority of Ghana.

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