Arthur Pratt


Arthur Pratt, is a Sierra Leonean filmmaker and community leader based in Freetown, Sierra Leone.


Arthur is Sierra Leonean filmmaker, pastor and the co-manager of the Freetown Media Centre,

founder of the Sierra Leone Film Council, the country’s first media-makers’ union. He has started and leads multiple community film and theater groups, collaboratively writing and performing numerous films and plays with ex-combatants, former child prostitutes and community members. He is the co-founder and manager of the WeOwnTV Freetown Media Centre in Sierra Leone with numerous credits and awards for the films and plays he has produced.

Film credits include; SURVIVORS (Director) 2018, which was broadcast on the PBS award winning series POV and was nominated for Peabody and Emmy awards in 2019, CHARITY 2010 (Writer/Director), which revived festival awards at the Pan African Film Festival Los Angeles, Cinema by the Bay San Francisco, Semana del Cine Experimental de Madrid, Spain. Black Sugar 2011 (Director, Writer and Camera), They Resisted 2011 (Director/Writer), Hustler 2011 (Director, Writer and Camera), Gift of My Eyes 2012(Filmed and Editor), M'Pora 2012 (Camera and Editor).