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ETHOSHEIA HYLTON HAS PRESENCE
2 October 2020

Presence have signed American Black Film Festival prize winner Ethosheia Hylton for global representation.

The London-based writer and director developed a passion for storytelling at a young age, and spent many years acting on both stage and screen. This sparked a desire to create her own productions, and Hylton has been honing her directing skills ever since.

Determined to tell stories about people and cultures often overlooked by the mainstream, Hylton has been hailed as one of the most exciting voices shaping the future of women in film. Her award-winning film 'Dolapo is Fine' is a good example of her distinctive approach, as it depicts a black school leaver facing the pressure to conform to white beauty standards in the workplace.


As Hylton's talent behind the camera continues to blossom, it's no wonder Presence are thrilled to have added such an exciting talent to their roster.

Founder Danny Fleet explains: "Ethosheia Hylton is one of the most exciting and original emerging directors on the UK drama scene today. Her films feature powerful storytelling and gritty performances.

"Married with a natural flair for beautiful cinematography and editing, we think Ethosheia has a great future ahead of her in both commercials and features and are delighted to have her join the team."


Considering her rising-star status and wealth of critical approval, it's a testament to Hylton's values that her priority remains to amplify other female voices in the film industry, and ensure more diverse stories are told.

"Stay true to who you are and always make your voice come through prominently in your work," Hylton says. "It's challenging and can be intimidating, but don't give up."

For more information about Ethosheia Hylton's work and availability, get in touch with Presence's Danny Fleet at DFleet@presence.team or on 07768 998 280.

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