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Entertainment of Saturday, 4 April 2020


Meet Scilla Owusu: The Ghanaian on the 2020 Forbes Africa's 30 Under 30 list

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Ghanaian-born British music producer, Scilla Owusu has been named in Forbes 30 Under 30 2020 for Africa.

The screenplay writer featured on the list after her application successfully made it in the top 30 names out of 3,000 nominations forwarded to Forbes at the start of this very year.

The list features 120 young African change-makers for the first time, increasing from a list 90 young Africans last year; with 30 finalists in each of the four categories – business, technology, creatives, and sport.

Scilla Owusu is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Youngtrepreneurs, a social impact workshop to provide youth led workshops in different creative sectors.

The renowned music director, who couldn’t hide his excitement, swiftly took to her socials to share the amazing news with her followers.

About Scilla Owusu

Priscilla Akosua Boatemaa Owusu, also known as Scilla Owusu, is based in London. Set on changing the conversation through film & music videos with her creative talents & intricate eye for detail.

In 2015, Scilla Owusu started her career as a Screenwriter & film producer. Creating her first project, an online series entitled ‘A Lesson Learnt’.

In 2016, it was awarded as the best web series ensemble at the prestigious Screen Nation Media Awards for the Digital online category.

After graduating college in 2015 with a degree in business studies, Scilla took a gap year and dived straight into the music video industry.

Starting as a production assistant to production manager then eventually as a producer for a few years andl later developed a love for directing.

Scilla has since worked professionally with some of Africa’s most renowned artist on their music videos. Featuring the likes of Wande Coal, Fuse ODG, Burna Boy, Patoranking, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Mr Eazi, Davido, and many more.