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Koumbie is an award winning actor, director, writer and producer. In front of the camera she has appeared in a number of local productions with reoccurring roles on shows including YTV’s Aquateam, CBC’s Mr. D, Studio Black, and Diggstown, and the final season of Outtv’s Sex & Violence. Since going behind the camera, Koumbie has directed a number of award winning short films, including the Short Film Face-Off winner Hustle & Heart, a 1k wave feature, Ariyah & Tristan’s Inevitable Break-Up, and an episode of Studio Black S2. In 2016 she was named a “One to Watch” by Sea in Be Scene, in 2018 she was selected as a Five in Focus – Atlantic director and in the same year one a Telefilm Talent to Watch grant. Currently in development on a number of projects, Koumbie is drawn to stories that feature new voices and perspectives.

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Most Recent Acting Reel 2019

Directing Reel 2018

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Sex & Violence

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Project Title: Sex & Violence

Project Type: TV Series

Character: Reoccurring as ‘Aria’ Season 3

Promotional Page: outtv.ca/shows/sex-violence/

Mr. D

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Project Title: Mr. D

Project Type: TV Series

Character: Reoccurring as ‘Sheila’ seasons 1-6

Full Episodes: www.cbc.ca/mrd/

Aquateam

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Project Title: Aquateam

Project Type: TV Series

Character: Reoccurring season 1

Full Episodes: N/A

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/3598520

 

 

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Hustle & Heart

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Project Title: Hustle & Heart

Project Type: Short Film

Status: Completed

Director: Koumbie

Writer: Taylor Olson

Producer: Jake Ivany

Cinematogrsapher: Chelsea Comeau

Editor: Chris Fudge

Cast: Taylor Olson, Nathan Simmons, Adrian Bromfield.

Synopsis: Hunter makes the high school football team as the back-up quarterback but things get tense when hist first pass is aimed at the star.

Country: Canada

Ariyah & Tristan’s Inevitable Break-Up

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Project Title: Ariyah & Tristan’s Inevitable Break-up

Project Type: Feature Film

Status: Completed

Director: Koumbie

Writer: Taylor Olson & Koumbie

Producer: Taylor Olson & Koumbie

Cinematographer: Paul McCurdy

Editor: Colin MacDonald

Cast: Taylor Olson & Koumbie

Synopsis: Ariyah, an ambitious young animator, reluctantly gets involved with a club photographer, Tristan. The film follows the couple as they struggle through the ups and downs of a modern romance and an unplanned pregnancy.

Country: Canada

Horizontal Concavity

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Project Title: Horizontal Concavity

Project Type: Short Film

Status: Complete

Director: Koumbie

Writer: Koumbie

Producer: Afro-Viking Pictures

Cinematographer: Paul McCurdy

Editor: Colin MacDonald

Cast: Taylor Olson, Juanita Peters, Adrian Choong, Bria Cherise Miller

Synopsis: A depressed alien goes to a party.

Country: Canada

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