Amina trained as an actress at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland She is also a trained communication skills role-player and facilitator having worked with several high-profile organisations. After 14 years she changed direction and re-trained at the National Film and Television School after receiving a scholarship from the Discovery Channel and gained a diploma in Factual Development and Production. After graduating she started her production career as a factual researcher and stepped up to Assistant Producer working for a range of broadcasters and independent production companies including BBC, Love West, Curve Media, Ricochet, Woodcut Media, Two Four and Crackit. She has worked on variety of programmes including consumer, formats, features, documentaries and specialist factual.
In 2019 she became a member of the BFI/BAFTA Crew programme and collaborated with fellow Crew members to make several scripted short films. She Produce her first two films, one of which went onto to win multiple prizes and entries into international film festivals.
Amina is now wanting to expand her skills set into commercials and promos. She is due to undertake the Advertising Producers Association Fastrack Producers Master class in February 2023, she hopes to draw on all her varied experiences to launch her in this medium