Joivan Wade stars, directs, writes and produces new short film, Amani, based on a true story to raise awareness of knife crime in the UK.
Seven years ago Amani was stabbed seven times after a series of negative choices. Today he is able to stand proud and share part of his story with the world. His mission is to save as many young lives as possible by speaking from experience and sharing the solutions that transformed his life. Since the films release they have begun to work with local councils, schools and youth organisations to ensure they impact the maximum number of young people with the film and exclusive workshops.
The video reached over 500 thousand views in 24 hours and is available to watch here; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jm6PwChWiJ8Overview
Joivan Wade is Vic Stone/ Cyborg in DC Universes newest TV series Doom Patrol.
Joivan stars as Isaiah in the 4th instalment of Hollywood franchise The First Purge for Universal and Blumhouse pictures.
He trained at Brit School, and was a member of The National Youth Theatre and rose to prominence in the comedy trio Mandem on the Wall, playing a series regular role in the hit E4 show Youngers.
He has worked alongside comedy legends David Walliams, Catherine Tate and Matt Lucas on BBC series Big School, Walliams and Friend and Pompidou. Joivan also worked with longstanding comedian Sir Lenny Henry in his TV adaption and theatre performance of Rudy’s Rare Records.
Other television credits include BBC crime drama The Interceptor, playing fan favourite Rigsy across two series of Doctor Who and series regular Jordan Johnson in Eastenders.
Film credits include lead roles in The Weekend Movie for Netflix Worldwide, VS. for BBC and Silvertown Films.
Joivan is also co writer and founder of the online platform The Wall of Comedy Since its launch in 2015 the platform has spanned over 3.2 billion views, reaching over 107,000,000 people per week.About Sainou
Sainou means talent and that’s what we’re all about.
Based in the heart of Shoreditch, Sainou represents a select list of actors including International industry award winners, household names and some of the finest, young British talent working today.
Clients are represented by agents David Marsden, Paul Martin & Hermione Halpin, with assistance from Dominique Munday and Kristian Wall. We work together as a close team covering all media with particular focus on Film, Television and Theatre in both the UK and overseas.