Maeyen Bassey
Maeyen bassey

Maeyen Bassey is a two time Emmy Award Nominated filmmaker who amplifies critical stories that uplift, inspire, and have powerful historical significance. Having crafted a multi-award winning career in short form and branded content, Bassey is also a long form filmmaker which began when she was invited to create a documentary chronicling the history of Black students on the campus of Stanford University. She also collaborated with the Academy Award winning company Dirty Robber on the Emmy-nominated Why We Fight, an ESPN+ documentary series Executive Produced by champion fighter Ronda Rousey exploring the intimately personal stories driving world-class athletes to pursue combat sports.

Recently, Maeyen has directed, series produced & EP'd long form documentary works for Lebron James' UNINTERRUPTED, BBC Films, BBC Studios,, and Amazon Prime Video. Notably, she directed a cable series episode of A Life In Ten Pictures which uniquely shared untold layers of the life and death of the iconic rapper Tupac Shakur. In Bassey's most current work she has teamed up with 2022 Academy Award Nominee Matt Ogens to direct a half hour branded sports documentary that is sponsored by Nissan, and that stars celebrity quarterback and 2023 NFL first overall draft pick Bryce Young, the film premiered and was released by ESPN in summer 2023.