WI-MOTO NYOKA is a writer and transmedia artist. She is the founder of Dusky Projects, creating and producing horror & sci-fi content for young adult and adult audiences.
Awards and honors include: Puffin Foundation grant recipient, the Brick’s Comic Book Theater Festival selected librettist, Indie Boots Theater Festival Finalist & Audience Award Honorable Mention A.R.T/New York Creative Space Grant recipient, MultiStage New Works Contest Semi-Finalist, One-Eyed Rabbit Black Screenwriters Grant Semi-finalist.
Official Selections include: Urban Action Showcase, MeccaCon International Film Festival, Official Latino Short Film Festival, The Art of Brooklyn, Motif Film Festival, Atlanta Women's Film Festival, Oregon Scream Week, Other Worlds/Under Worlds Film Festival, Kwanzaa Film Festival.
Residencies include: Tanzhaus NRW Interdisciplinary Works, The Playwriting Collective Writers Group, Fresh Ground Pepper Playground Playgroup, Hartbeat Ensemble, Crosstown Arts.
She holds a BFA in Music Theater from the University of the Arts and an MFA for Performance & Interactive Media Arts from Brooklyn College.