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Momodou Musa Touray

Momodou Musa Touray is a young and up-and-coming film director. He graduated from the prestigious Arts Institute at Bournemouth in June 2008 where he specialised in film directing. His first short Mirrage was shown in film festivals around the world including the National Film Theatre in London and the
Camera Image Film Festival in Poland. His graduation film, Sweet Mother, recently won the Special Mention Award at the Royal Television Society Student Awards.

Momodou’s love for films started way back in the Gambia when he was a practising print journalist. After relocating to Britain he decided to pursue his first love, which is filmmaking. He enrolled at the Wigan and Leigh College where he studied Introduction to Filmmaking before proceeding to the
prestigious Arts Institute at Bournemouth to pursue a filmmaking degree. He has an unsurpassed passion for filmmaking and the visual arts.

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