Ciara Boniface is a 24-year old director and writer currently based in Los Angeles. Ciara graduated from the University of North Texas with a B.A in Media Arts and honors as Summa Cum Laude. In February 2018, Ciara won a nationwide search for the ‘Next Visionary Filmmaker’ -- an award presented by Walt Disney Studios, Nissan, and Wrinkle in Time director, Ava DuVernay. Ciara has directed and written a total of sixteen short films. Ciara strives to shine a light on social and Southern-based issues in her work while providing representation for Black women in the horror/ thriller sphere. In 2019, Ciara's short film Skintight launched on Gunpowder and Sky's horror platform ALTER, an online space aimed at giving a voice to emerging horror filmmakers. Ciara is currently in the process of producing the feature film version of Skintight, which will be her very first feature production. She is also available for hire as a director and editor.