Letia Solomon is an award-winning African American filmmaker of Jamaican descent based in Los Angeles, California. She graduated from the University of California Riverside with a degree in Chemical Engineering and worked as a Materials Engineer in Aerospace for four years before transitioning into a career of film.


She began her career as an actress and then pursued directing at the New York Film Academy in Burbank, California. There, she wrote and directed “Elevate” which won for Best Student Film in the 2017 Philadelphia Independent Film Awards.


Letia is the Co-Creator of the African World Film Festival in Detroit, MI and currently attends USC’s School of Cinematic Arts for a MFA in TV & Film Production. She completed an internship with Charles D. King's production company MACRO and was selected to direct The Cypher, one of SCA’s selective advanced 546 films during Fall 2019. The Cypher was selected to screen its World Premiere in the 2020 Don’t Look Back Shorts Program of Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. Her goal is to uplift, motivate, and inspire the community by being a vessel for women's stories and expressing them through film and acting. Woman of many talents, she enjoys directing, producing, acting and entrepreneurship.

2017 Award-Winner of Best Student Film for "Elevate"

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