Shots: Akwasi Poku joins The Corner Shop

May 21st, 2024

Akwasi Poku is a Writer and Director based in South London, having directed commercials for the likes of FIFA, Apple and Netflix. A former creative at W&K London and MAL, Poku’s experience combines a deep understanding of commercial advertising and branded content, with his storytelling ability to capture contemporary stories that entertain, engage and reflect culture.

His first short film, Lock Off supported by We Are Parable, had its theatrical release across 70 Odeon Cinemas in July 2021 garnering a number of international film festival selections including Aesthetica Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival, Soul Fest & BBC Comedy Festival.

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