Cynthia Dieyi honors a lifelong passion for storytelling through acting, filmmaking, songwriting and digital strategy. She co-produced “Keith Broke His Leg,” an Indie Series Award-winning web series starring Keith Powell, who played “Toofer” on the multiple Emmy Award-winning sitcom, “30 Rock.” She’s signed to a deal with Los Angeles-based production company, Winters Rock Entertainment, to produce “Conflict Jungle,” a TV series inspired by the true-life story of over 200 girls abducted by a Nigeria-based terrorist group, Boko Haram.
Cynthia Dieyi is the founder of Slate Seven Media, a TV/Film Production and Digital Strategy company. Slate Seven Media’s current slate includes a documentary surrounding the prevailing practice of infanticide within rural communities on the outskirts of Abuja in Nigeria, and a TV series tackling mental health. She is also the President of Digital Narratives, a digital filmmaking mentorship program where she teaches young, grassroots filmmakers how to optimize their creative processes using digital tools. Cynthia recently launched Okanga Live – an event series that celebrates African roots through performance. The sphere of her work is focused on telling nuanced African stories that challenge the linear narrative in mainstream, western media, and elevating the visibility of African roots around the world.