cecile emeke is a director, writer and artist from London. cecile is most widely known for the global online documentary series 'strolling' and the short film turned series 'ackee & saltfish'. her most recent work includes directing on HBO's 'Insecure', BBC Three's 'Ackee & Saltfish', and Channel 4 Random Acts 'Wilton'.
cecile has had much critical success having her work featured by press worldwide from The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Financial Times, BBC, i-D, Dazed, Ebony, Essence, Fader and Shadow & Act to name but a few. cecile has spoken and showcased her work at various cultural and academic institutions including Oxford University, Cambridge University, LSE, Kings College, SOAS, Southbank Centre and The Brooklyn Museum. her work has been featured in numerous festivals worldwide from No Gloss Film Festival, The Busseywood Film Festival, The BFI London Film Festival, The Tribeca Film Festival, The American Black Film Festival, Urban World Film Festival, The Blackstar Film Festival and The Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival. She was also selected as one of Broadcast Magazine's 2015 Hot Shots and was the recipient of the 2015 Screennation Digital Vanguard Award.