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Rashida Seriki

Director / Writer

Represented by:

Francesca Devas

Rashida is a BFI supported filmmaker based in London. Her award winning short The Fence screened internationally and won Rashida the New Talent Award at the BFI Future Film Festival.

For TV, her pilot script The Four was a finalist for the Triforce Amazon Studios Writerslam scheme and the All3Media New Script Award at the Edinburgh TV Festival New Voice Awards. She was selected to be part of 2020’s BBC London Voices scheme, has written five episodes of EASTENDERS for BBC and has an original idea in development with Various Artists & ITV.  Her play, BABYDYKE, has just been picked up by Talawa Theatre Company.

Her latest short COLBY, which she wrote & directed, was funded by BBC Drama & BFI, and was selected for Short Of The Week. It is a proof of concept for her debut P WARD.  She also has a couple of feature projects in development that are being considered for development funding, which she will write & direct. Rashida recently finished production as Shadow Director on GET EVEN for BBC, THE CROWN (Netflix) and WAR OF THE WORLDS 2 (Netflix).

 

Credits

FEATURE FILM
Date: 2019-
Production (role):
P Ward (Director / Writer)
Company:
In development
Project details:
Part of the BFI / Film London Early Development Fund
Date: 2019-
Production (role):
1% (Director / Writer)
Company:
In development
TELEVISION
Date: 2022-
Production (role):
Wild West (Writer)
Company:
Various Artists / ITV
Project details:
Script commissioned
Date: 2021
Production (role):
Get Even (Director)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Official Shadow Director
Date: 2021
Production (role):
Eastenders (Writer)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Written 5 episodes
Date: 2019-
Production (role):
The Four (Writer)
Project details:
In development.

Finalist for WriterSlam Amazon Studio Scheme

Nominee of All3Media New Script Award
SHORT
Date: 2021
Production (role):
Colby (Writer / Director)
Company:
BBC Drama / BFI
Project details:
Proof of concept for debut P WARD

Selected for Short Of The Week
Date: 2019-
Production (role):
LOLA (Director / Writer)
Company:
Spinster Films
Project details:
In development. Production set for April 2020

Producers: Qila Gill and Rosanagh Griffiths
Date: 2018
Production (role):
Invisible Strings (Director / Writer)
Company:
BFI
Project details:
Developed and supported by BFI
Date: 2018
Production (role):
The Fence (Director / Writer)
Project details:
Featured at BFI Future Film Festival

Won New Talent Award & Film Lab Award

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2019-
    Production (role): P Ward (Director / Writer)
    Company: In development
    Project details: Part of the BFI / Film London Early Development Fund
  • Date: 2019-
    Production (role): 1% (Director / Writer)
    Company: In development
    Project details:
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2022-
    Production (role): Wild West (Writer)
    Company: Various Artists / ITV
    Project details: Script commissioned
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role): Get Even (Director)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Official Shadow Director
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role): Eastenders (Writer)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Written 5 episodes
  • Date: 2019-
    Production (role): The Four (Writer)
    Company:
    Project details: In development.

    Finalist for WriterSlam Amazon Studio Scheme

    Nominee of All3Media New Script Award
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role): Colby (Writer / Director)
    Company: BBC Drama / BFI
    Project details: Proof of concept for debut P WARD

    Selected for Short Of The Week
  • Date: 2019-
    Production (role): LOLA (Director / Writer)
    Company: Spinster Films
    Project details: In development. Production set for April 2020

    Producers: Qila Gill and Rosanagh Griffiths
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): Invisible Strings (Director / Writer)
    Company: BFI
    Project details: Developed and supported by BFI
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): The Fence (Director / Writer)
    Company:
    Project details: Featured at BFI Future Film Festival

    Won New Talent Award & Film Lab Award
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