Tobi Kyeremateng is a producer and writer working across film, television and theatre. With no formal training, Tobi started out at Battersea Arts Centre in 2013 as an apprentice producer. As she moved into film production, she has worked for the BBC, British Vogue, the ICA and Tate Modern, among others.
Her scripted work includes the five-part miniseries How To Be a Person (2022); short films Devi – देवी (2022), Rise Up (2021) and Blue Corridor 15 (2021); and interdisciplinary films Matriarch’s Garden (2021), Secret Life of Gs (2019) and Wishbone (2018). Her documentaries include Brixton Stand Up (2022), Black Love is the Revolutionary Act (2021) and The Rise of No Signal: Black Radio – Here to Stay (2021). She was one of 10 recipients of the inaugural Netflix Documentary Talent Fund, which led to her directorial debut: documentary short Ówàmbé (2022).
In 2020, Tobi was invited to become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and was nominated by presenter Clara Amfo for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s inaugural Black History Month Next Generation Trailblazers. The same year, she was named in ELLE’s ‘10 Trailblazing Women Changing the Future You Need to Know’ list, and in 2022 she was featured in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 – Europe – Art and Culture list.