About Me

Amirah Adem is a filmmaker working on her MFA at the University of Southern California. She is originally from Stone Mountain, Georgia. She is a first-generation South African and Ethiopian American.

Amirah received her BA in Media Studies at Pomona College. After pivoting from the pre-medicine track and biology she spent time shortly as a CS Major where she won a 5-school-wide hackathon alongside 4 other young POC women. Just before the pandemic she eventually found her natural calling in film and media while maintaining her pre-med track. 

She looks forward to being a multi-hyphenate creative in Directing, Producing, and Screenwriting. She hopes to represent multicultural stories through every element and genre of film, whether it is sci-fi, thriller, comedy, etc.

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