Veronique N. Doumbe imdb.com/name/nm1926036
I was born in France and raised in Cameroon, France and Ivory Coast. I am fluent in French and English.
I am first and foremost an editor. I work with a variety of filmmakers.
Contact me here : info*at*ndolofilms with your upcoming project.
I AM CURRENTLY DEVELOPING A FEATURE-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY ABOUT TAP DANCE AND DOWN SYNDROME. THE PROJECT IS FISCALLY SPONSORED BY NEW YORK WOMEN IN FILM AND TELEVISION
In 2002, I formed Ndolo Films,LLC, a production company. www. Ndolofilms.com
Some of the projects I directed :
"Denis A. Charles: An interrupted conversation", a feature-length documentary about the late Jazz drummer was released in 2002 and received several awards:
- Best Film/Video Documentary Production at the XVII Black International Cinema 2002 in Berlin-Dusseldorf (Germany).- 2002 Audience award/Best feature at the Detroit Docs (Detroit, Michigan) - Ciny award 2002 for Outstanding Documentary, CinewomenNY.
"Luggage", a short fiction was released in 2007. The film was awarded Honorable Mention" at The Pen and Brush "Hands, Heads, Hearts". A Juried Exhibition for Women of African Descent (2008)
"The Birthday Party" based on a screenplay written by Sherry McGuinn won
The Dikalo award for best fiction short at the 2009 Pan African Film Festival in Cannes.
The Award of Merit in the category Contemporary Issues, Ethics, Religion in the 2009 Accolade Competition and
the Micro Mini Award at the 2009 Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival
The Award for Best Film/Video on matters relating to the Black Experience/Marginalized People.
“Woman to Woman”, a collaboration with daughter Malika Franklin about the perspective of teenage girls growing up in New York City and the women raising them is available online womantowomanmovie.com
My first international co-production:
Imbabazi, director Joël Karekezi's first feature was co-produced by Ndolo Films, llc with Karekezi Film Productions. imbabazi.com
- Nile Grand Award at 3rd Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF2014) March 2014
- Best Director Award at the International Images Film Festival for Women (IIFF 2014) August 2014
I served on the Board of New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT) from 2009 to 2012 as membership director.
I am a member The New York Coalition of Women in the Arts and Media, Inc. (NYCWAM) and Cast and Crew of Color.