Director | Producer
With a background in directing, writing, presenting, producing, and event organization, Shirley Frimpong – Manso brings to African Cinema a rich and varied experience. Shirley joined the media and entertainment industry In Ghana right after completing her advance level education at Mfantsiman Girls Secondary School at age nineteen. During this time Shirley presented programmes on Radio Gold, TV3, Metro TV and GTV respectively.

She also anchored live events such as Miss Ghana and various corporate and State events.

She later graduated with First class honors in BFA at the National Film and Television Institute majoring in Film Directing. She formed Sparrow Productions in November 2003 whiles still in school and hired a collective of talented and creative minds.

Shirley has written, produced and directed several widely acclaimed African movies including award winning Kilms like ‘THE PERFECT PICTURE’ ‘A STING IN A TALE’, ‘CONTRACT’ ‘DEVIL IN THE DETAIL’, LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT’, ‘REBECCA’ POTATO POTAHTO and the Kirst ever cinema series on the continent ‘ADAMS APPLES’ and SHAMPAIGN.

Shirley’s aim is to tell progressive African stories and push boundaries using a touch of realism.