West Givens is a writer, director, and producer from Senatobia, Mississippi. Born into a family of artists, his interest in art and filmmaking developed at an early age. While honing his craft in film school, he recognized an absence of organizations that focused on independent work. To fill this gap, Givens founded Tungsten Originals, a multi-media production company that celebrates independent filmmakers. Givens has a passion for telling honest and down-to-earth stories. His work showcases an acute attention to detail and immense respect for the storytelling process.
In 2020, Givens graduated from SCAD with a BFA in Film & Television Production. He currently resides in Brooklyn, NY, and works in the television industry.