Moyo will soon be appearing in Series 2 of The Rebel for UKTV Gold, starring alongside Simon Callow, Bill Paterson and Anita Dobson.
1745 will be featured alongside some other fantastic International shorts in the Shorts: 'Thrill of the Chase' Strand.
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Excited to announce 1745 will have it's UK premiere at the 71st edition of The Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017 AND have been nominated for the Best Short Film Award! 🎉
Screening on June 30th at 6.25pm and July 1st at 6.10pm at Cineworld Edinburgh.
Moyo developed the script with her sister Morayo Akandé who wrote 1745, which they both star in alongside Scottish veteran actor, Clive Russell. Congratulations! 🎉
Congratulations to Moyo who has been selected for the BAFTA Crew x BFI Network 2017! She will join the year long professional development programme for crew, writers, directors and producers based in the UK.
Moyo will soon be appearing in a remake of Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais’ beloved 70s classic prison comedy, PORRIDGE for BBC1.
Moyo has recently completed filming the feature THE HURRICANE HEIST. The Fast & the Furious director Rob Cohen, is behind the camera for this action thriller.
The Hurricane Heist follows a team of thieves embarking on a $600 million heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its U.S. coastal Mint facilities. Toby Kebell (Ben Hur, Warcraft, Fantastic Four), Maggie Grace (Taken, Twilight, Lost) and Ryan Kwanten (True Blood) will also star.
SCOTTISH SHORTS 2016 | 6 Projects Commissioned
Moyo and her younger sister Morayo Akandé, who is also an actress, have teamed up together to create their first short film, '1745'.
'1745' has been commissioned for the Scottish Film Talent Network to enter the Scottish Shorts 2016 for new talent. Their team pitched to an industry panel comprising of representatives from the British Film Institute (BFI), Creative Scotland, Centre for the Moving Image, DigiCult and Hopscotch Films. Out of hundreds of applicants '1745' was shortlisted and made the final six projects. The successful six projects where awarded budgets of £15,000 each. Post production is now underway for '1745'.
The '1745' team also stars actor Clive Russell (Game of Thrones, Outlander, Ripper Street) as Master Andrews, Scottish director, John McKay, (Ordinary Lies, We'll Take Manhattan, Not Another Happy Ending, Life on Mars, Piccadilly Jim) who will be acting as Producer, and Gordon Napier (Tide, Anam) recipient of the highly coveted Prince William BAFTA & Warners Bros. Scholarship for Film who will be on board as Director.
Moyo recently appeared in the brand new wartime musical, 'Only the Brave' at Wales Millennium Centre last Spring 2016. Based on the true events leading up to the D-Day landings. 'Only the Brave' is a moving new musical which delves into the lives of the men and women who made the most astonishing sacrifices in order to protect their country and provide a better future for those they loved.
'Only the Brave' has been created by writer Rachel Wagstaff (Birdsong) composer Matthew Brind and director Steve Marmion (Artistic Director of London’s Soho Theatre), and premiered at the Donald Gordon Theatre.
Moyo recently appeared in the brand new British musical, 'Flowers for Mrs Harris' which had it's first world premiere at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre last Spring 2016 directed by it's Artistic Director, Daniel Evans.
'Flowers for Mrs Harris' is a new musical by Richard Taylor and Rachel Wagstaff, based on the novel by Paul Gallico.
Listen to Moyo discussing the recent casting of black actress Noma Dumezweni as Hermoine Grainger in the new Harry Potter stage play, 'The Cursed Child' on the Kay Adams Programme. She also discusses her experiences working as a black actress in the UK.
Listen to the interview below:
Brian Beacom, the Senior Features Editor at The Herald interviews Moyo about her experience working as a black actress in the UK and about landing a role in 'Macbeth' at The Shakespeare's Globe.
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