CEO & Founder
Iola Nguyen is a multi-award-winning artist (actress, writer, producer, director, songwriter). She recently won the Creative Business Award by Women’s Business Club (awarded by BAFTA nominee Dan Gable) and she was one of the finalists in the Arts & Culture Category for the 2022 AWA (Asian Women of Achievement Award) in association with NatWest. In July 2022, she joins the panel of judges for the UK Business Awards. In August 2022, she won the Bronze Stevie Award in the "Creative Executive of The Year" category in the 2022 International Business Awards and has been asked to judge the next 2022 Stevie Awards ("Women in Business").
But all started in 2012, when she moved to London and started working in the Entertainment Industry as a Freelance Photographer/Videographer/Editor for various Fashion Shows (including the Fashion Week) and other Events (such as: The Nollywood Film Festival).
In 2016, her work as a model is published in « Femina », a French Photography Book by Marco Helena.
In 2017, she developed, produced and directed a Comedy web series on her own, called: "It's all I am". The first episode achieved 20 000 views on YouTube in only a day. In 2018, she signed with an Acting Agent. In 2019, she won a CAAFAS Award for a Music Video that she has produced and directed.
In 2020, she signed with a U.S Music Publisher in Los Angeles and two of her songs have been used on the hit American soap opera "The Young and the Restless" on CBS. The same year, she was a Quarter-Finalist in the Big Break Screenwriting Contest for her comedy TV pilot "How to be Cool" which also made the second round in the Austin Film Festival in September 2021 and her thriller TV pilot "Talion" was in the top 20 of the Coverfly Red List in June 2021.
In January 2022, she was awarded Double Semi-Finalist in the prestigious UK Songwriting Contest. In February 2022 she also reached the Semi-Final of the famous International Songwriting Competition. Recently, she wrote, produced and directed a Short Film called "The Dormant Truth" and has been selected for a mentorship program from Coverfly (in partnership with "Act Two" by Tasha Huo : ("Tomb Raider animated series”, Marvel’s upcoming feature "Red Sonja" writer) Her mentor is Nneka Gerstle ("High School Musical", "Just Beyond"...)
Finally, she's an influencer with 24K followers and has collaborated with brands like: 'Femme Luxe Finery » while appearing in a number of ads, TV Shows, and Movies as an Actress and Supporting Artist.
What she loves the most is music, writing, traveling and connecting with people. Her goal is to make the world a better place.