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Samona Naomi Williams: Biography Babylon 2008
Project Title: G-LUV
Samona Naomi Williams is a passionate award winning TV, Music Video and film producer, writer & director.
She previously worked for top UK terrestrial channels, GMTV, BBC, ITV and Channel 4 before a groundbreaking Hip-Hop documentary catapulted her to the USA to work for MTV and VH1. Where she produced the Jamie Foxx DVD which went on to sell a million copies, and she produced the 2 million dollar budget VH1 Hip-Hop honours awards.
On returning to the UK she continued to work in documentary, music video and promos.
She runs her 4 -year old unit Crybaby. Which is a production, PR and management company. Clients have included for PR: WAC one of the biggest stage schools in England and for management: The Underground Music awards which had attendees such as Cuba Gooding Jr, Dizee Rascal and Goldie to name but a few.
Focusing on feature film production, Samona wrote & directed the pop thriller "Reasonable Excuse" starring Natalie Stewart from six time Grammy nominated group Floetry. The film is currently being distributed internationally by Hollywood veteran Eric Louzil's LA based Echelon Studios and has been selected for screening at the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand festival in Paris.
Through Cry-baby she is currently securing media partnerships whilst developing her company IFACTORY FILMS' feature film slate, including headline project G-LUV.
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