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EKWA (Fade Out)

EKWA is a short film which emphasises on time and how it plays an equal role in both human and material things. EKWA uses symbolism to indicate passage of time, as it takes us through the journey of a poor waitress whom accidentally offended a rich man in the society. A simple mistake caused her job and she had to face the consequence if her destitution as single mother with grief with every tick of the

  • Mortinno Morton
  • Mortinno Morton
    John Mawuli Nyadigbe
  • Mortinno Morton
    Edwin Elikem Amenyeawu
  • Habiba Sinare
    Key Cast
    "Waitress "
  • Kojo Boakye
    Key Cast
    "Kodjo "
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
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    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 28, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
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Director Biography - Mortinno Morton

Mortinno Morton is a Ghanaian freelance film director, editor, producer, and content developer. He is the founder and CEO of mXquared Studios, a film production company.
Mortinno is a graduate of the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) He has worked in the film and television space on documentaries and fiction films such as The Burial of Kojo, EKWA, The Return of Jamal Spirits We Dance, Tinted Chance, Single is Dynamic (SID), GoTv, IFIT-USA, Ghana’s Most Beautiful (GMB), Mfinfini, LA’ANTA, to name a few, these project have been selected and won awards at film festivals worldwide such as Hollywood Venus Awards, Africa Movie Academy Awards, FESPACO, Ghana Movie Awards, Montreal film festival, Accra indie film fest, Australia Inspirational Film Festival, Cannes film festival and many more,
He has and achieved more working experience with potential clients such as GIZ, Tunapanda Institute Kenya, Media General, Learning Lions- Germany/Kenya, Ghana and Ivory Coast Cocoa Board, Pan African savings and loans, Artrat Studio, Nuella tv.USA/Holland, 46 multimedia solution among many others, Mortinno works a lot with stories to entertain, educate and promote social change.

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Director Statement

This film teaches me to give love to those that need and pay attention to little mistakes we overlook in life. Ekwa inspires me to make sure I leave positive impacts wherever I find myself because life is short.