Djaka Souaré

Djaka Souaré

Saboteur Media

Full Bio
Djaka is an actress & producer, born in Paris from African & French descent. She started her career by performing in theater at a very young age before transitioning to Film & TV. Djaka is also a writer & filmmaker who just directed her first short film Jazz in Wakanda and starred in Phillip Youmans' latest short film, Nairobi, premiering on Solange Knowles' platform Saint-Heron in the Spring of 2019.

The past three years, Djaka worked at Goldcrest/Saboteur in both documentary & narrative films, overseeing projects from financing to casting. She was a producer on the Sebastian Junger & Nick Quested National Geographic documentary Hell on Earth that premiered at TriBeCa in 2017 & received a DuPont Award, and on I want my MTV doc, opening at TriBeCa in 2019. A fierce human's rights advocate, fighting for representation of minorities & the African diaspora across all media, Djaka has several projects in development - docs, narratives & TV series - all celebrating diverse voices and multi-dimensional characters.

Professional Credits

Jazz in Wakanda



An Afternoon in MonteCarlo

What my Love is for

The Rival


I want my MTV

Hell On Earth: The fall of Syria and the Rise of Isis.