Sharon Lewis is a director, showrunner, actor and writer.  Her first leading role was Rude, a Jamaican DJ in the film Rude. She directed and co-wrote Sistahs with Maxine Bailey, a play that continues to be produced all around the world. Her first feature, the afrofuturist film Brown Girl Begins, inspired by Nalo Hopkinson's Brown Girl in the Ring, has been winning awards and wow'ing audiences nationally and internationally. Her next project, SPADE, is a neo noir feature film with a modern twist.