Nzingha Stewart attended NYU’s Gallatin School and upon graduation went on to shoot over a hundred music videos for artists like Common, Eve, Jay-Z, and 50 Cent breaking down barriers for women of color in the music video world along the way.
An equally in-demand commercial director, Nzingha has also filmed clips for ESPN, McDonald’s, and Coors Light among others.
She broke into the world of film as an Executive Producer on the groundbreaking Lionsgate film, For Colored Girls, and has recently directed episodes of Little Fires Everywhere, Black Monday, Greys Anatomy,A Million Little Things,Good Girls,Scandal,How To Get Away With Murderas well as the feature filmTall Girlfor Netflix.
She has also proven herself as a writer having writtenWith This RingandThe Tenth Date(Lifetime/ A+E Networks) which she also directed. Both movies were ratings hits for the network andWith This Ringwent on to be nominated for three NAACP awards and won the Women In Film Award for Best Television Movie.
Next up on the directing front is the feature filmLife In Motion(New Line) a biopic about powerhouse prima ballerina Misty Copeland.