Born in Lusaka, Zambia and grew up in Wales. She graduated from Central Saint Martins School of the Arts in London with a Masters in Acting in 2009. Although she studied acting, she was always more interested in directing and started making short films. One of these, The List (2009) earned her a Bafta Cymru Award. Nyoni was accepted into Cannes’ Cinéfondation residence in 2013. Here she worked on her first feature film I Am Not a Witch (2017).


I Am Not a Witch (2017), Listen (curt, 2014), Nordic Factory (film col·lectiu, 2014), Mwansa The Great (curt, 2011), The List (curt, 2009)