Director Biography – Letia Solomon (GOD TOLD ME)

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Based in Los Angeles, CA, Letia Solomon graduated from the University of California Riverside with a degree in Chemical Engineering and worked as a Materials Engineer in Aerospace for four years. In lieu of working, she started her career in entertainment as an actress. In 2015, she wrote, produced, and starred in her first short film “Untold” which was centered on domestic violence and screened at the 2015 Black Woman Film Network Summit in Atlanta, GA and the 2016 SE Manly Short Showcase in Los Angeles, CA. Her interest in filmmaking blossomed and she founded L. Solo Productions in 2015 to house her creative ventures. Letia went on to complete a directing course at the New York Film Academy in Burbank, CA and wrote and directed two more short films. One of which, “Elevate” won for Best Student Film in the 2017 Philadelphia Independent Film Awards. Also in 2015, she created the LA Film & Arts Showcase to showcase the works of new and experienced filmmakers and artists within the Los Angeles area. In 2016, she took on another business venture partnering with Lightsup Entertainment to create the African World Film Festival in Detroit, MI which highlighted films on people of African descent. She is currently attending the University of Southern California in Los Angeles for a Masters in TV & Film Production. Woman of many talents, she enjoys acting, directing, producing and entrepreneurship.

Director Statement

In the lack of comfort, we are forced to come face to face with our truths.
Accept, Release, and Make Art.

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