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Congratulations to Loop Talent’s Intimacy Coordinator Rufai ‘Roo’ Ajala who has been selected for the hugely prestigious Screen International’s Screen Stars of Tomorrow cohort for 2022.

Roo is a non-binary certified Intimacy Coordinator, who completed their training with Yarit Dor under a special mentorship programme by Screen Skills and Moving Body Arts to introduce more diverse genders and identities to the Intimacy Coordination field and community. Now Roo brings their wealth of experience to sets, crafting and safeguarding nuanced intimate scenes and stories.

Roo’s recent projects include Better (Sister Pictures) and short films including Alix Eve and Olivia Dowd’s Minutes (BFI Flare, 2022). 

Rufai is in good company with other Screen Stars including:

Adjani Salmon (writer-director), Creator or Dreaming Whilst Black. The pilot of which was lensed by Cinematographer Jon Muschamp.

Ayo Akingbade (writer-director), Director of Jitterbug, lensed by Cinematographer Emma Dalesman and Dear Babylon with Hair and Makeup by Claire Anne Williams, also lensed by Emma Dalesman. John Ogunmuyiwa (writer-director), Director of Precious Hair & Beauty, with Costume Design by Rhona Ezuma.  

George Jaques (writer-director-actor-producer), Director of feature Black Dog, with Production Design by Declan Price and Costume Design by Lex Wood.  

Contact Lucy at Loop Talent for bookings.