Makez Rikweda is a filmmaker and television producer whose past clients include Al Jazeera English, France 24, ITN productions and the Associated Press. She has also made a number of short documentaries including 'Indian Summer' as part of the NFTS 'Summerdocs' programme, 'Young Afghans' in conjunction with ORTV International and 'Blood, Sweat & Chokes' with her brother Sol. In 2017, she was one of five filmmakers selected for Sheffield Film Festival's Doc/Next emerging talent programme. That same year, she was also selected for Channel 4’s Director Programme which promotes emerging BAME talent within the UK, as part of which she was given bespoke training at the National Film and Television School by director Gilles Mckinnen.
  • Director (2 Credits)
    ONLY VOICE REMAINS
    Only Voice Remains 2019
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Acting (1 Credit)
    Blood, Sweat & Chokes2016
    Web / New Media
  • Producer (1 Credit)
    Blood, Sweat & Chokes2016
    Web / New Media
'BEST BRITISH SERIES' PRIZE
Blood, Sweat & Chokes
Raindance Film Festival
LONDON
2016
Selected for the Guardian Pitch
Blood, Sweat & Chokes
Sheffield Doc Fest
Sheffield
2016