Nancy Mac Granaky-Quaye

Nancy Mac Granaky-Quaye


Nancy Mac Granaky-Quaye is a director, author and vision mixer for cinema/TV/online. She has shot multiple short films, a mid-length documentary film, advertisements for cinema, and magazine reports, and has worked as programme planner for the Afrika Film Festival Köln (AFFK) for two years. Her personal highlights as a vision mixer include working on the MTV Unplugged concert by Sportfreunde Stiller. Her graduation film at Cologne’s international film school, BEENTO (2007), spent six months in cinemas (as part of the compilation AM ENDE KOMMT DIE WENDE) and was shown at the Max Ophüls Festival in Saarbrücken and at the AFFK. It received the award for the best student film at the Short Cuts Cologne festival, where her short film GEHENLASSEN also won the Audience Award. Her documentary I HAVE A DREAM about the Black Lives Matter protests in Cologne was among those featured in the Black History Month 2021 programme. Nancy’s debut HOMESHOPPERS’ PARADISE (SWR, ARTE) was recently completed and will be shown in 2023 on ARTE and by ARD.




14. Afrika Film Festival - Eröffnung / Opening / Ouverture : Guest

Kurzfilmabend mit Nancy Mac Granaky-Quaye, Esther Doknor, Otu Tetteh & Tarik Tesfu (2015): Guest

Kniffel (2013): Screenplay, Guest, Direction

BEENTO (2007): Screenplay, Guest, Direction

IN DEUTSCHLAND (2019): Guest