"Rita Osei is a Director, Producer and Writer. Nominated for Seville European Film Festival's Europa Junior Award. Rita's directorial feature debut Bliss! had its World Premiere at the 70th Edinburgh International Film Festival, Best of British Strand. Graduating from University of the Arts, London with a Joint Honours BA in Visual Arts, she began her career in Film and Documentary development at 1515 Productions. There she assisted Executive Producer Nick de Grunwald, son and nephew of Producers Dimitri & Anatole de Grunwald, who produced such films as 'The Millionairess'. Rita produced Award-Winning animation for Turner Broadcasting Europe (Cartoon Network, CN Too, Boomerang, Toonami) for 6 years. She founded Sugar & Water Films Ltd to produce her first short film, Threesome. It screened in the Calling Card Program at Telluride Film Festival and numerous additional film festivals, and was nominated for a Stella Screen Award. Threesome sold to Sky Movies and Canal + and was distributed worldwide by Canada based Buzz Taxi. She directed, produced and wrote short films: Too Much Love, Room To Let and Screen South part funded The Curry Club starring Cleo Sylvestre, Ruth Sheen and Olivier Award Winner Kenneth Cranham. All her shorts screened at international film festivals. Rita has directed 2 theatre productions, both A.R Gurney Jr. plays. She also writes poetry."