Amandla Baraka is a self-taught Director and Photographer raised in Montclair, NJ with strong roots in Newark, New Jersey.
Amandla established herself as a photographer through Fashion which eventually transformed into Fashion filmmaking. She spent a year directing short video content for Pyer Moss before she was hired to direct the "Focus Breathe-In" Global Adidas campaign. Shortly after that, she was hired to direct two music videos for RCA signed artist, Wesson Desir.
Now based in Brooklyn, NY — Her experiences influence her contemplative images, holding space for the stillness in any given moment and what that might translate to. Her video work is an homage to empathy, humanity, and curiosity.