Will Niava is an Ivorian-Ghanaian film director based but not bound to Montréal, Canada. After his education in film production at Concordia University, Will directed a number of projects around the world. One of them is “Violence Of The Lambs”, a music video released on NOWNESS from which he made his first short film “ZOO”.
ZOO racked up 10 awards so far including Best Actor for the lead at the French Riviera film festival in Cannes. The film is selected at over 50 international film festivals of which 15 are Oscar qualifying. After its online release on the Vimeo Staff Picks,
ZOO has now been made available on The Criterion Collection Chanel.
Will is in the post-production process of his 2nd short film “Element”. He's preparing his first feature film experience, co-writing alongside Jérémy Comte,
the Oscar-nominated director.