Koumbie is an award winning actor, director, writer and producer based in Kjipuktuk/Halifax, Nova Scotia. In front of the camera she has appeared in a number of local productions with reoccurring roles on shows including CBC shows; Mr. D, Studio Black, Diggstown, Moonshine, and the final season of Outtv’s Sex & Violence. Since going behind the camera, Koumbie has directed a number of award winning short films, including the Short Film Face-Off winner Hustle & Heart, a 1k wave film, Ariyah & Tristan’s Inevitable Break-Up, and an episode of Studio Black S2. Her debut feature film bystanders recently premiered at Atlantic International Film Festival where it took home Best Atlantic Script. Koumbie is drawn to stories that feature new voices and perspectives.