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Blitz the Ambassador

Ghanaian Filmmaker, Author, Artist & Singer-Songwriter Known for "The Color Purple" & "The Burial of Kojo"

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Blitz the Ambassador Biography

Samuel Bazawule, known professionally as Blitz Bazawule and Blitz the Ambassador, is a Ghanaian filmmaker, author, visual artist, rapper, singer-songwriter, and record producer. His directing work is featured prominently in the Beyoncé Knowles-Carter project, "Black is King," for Disney+. His feature directorial debut, The Burial of Kojo, was acquired by Netflix through Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Films. The film won Best Narrative Feature at Urbanworld Film Festival and has become a critical breakout, scoring the rare 100% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Blitz shot the film in Ghana with a local cast, and he composed and performed the score.

He most recently directed the musical reimagining of The Color Purple, produced by Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, and Quincy Jones. Released in 2023, the film stars Fantasia, Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, and Colman Domingo.

Blitz’s debut novel, "The Scent of Burnt Flowers," was published by Ballentine Books in 2022. Blitz is also a Senior TED Fellow and a recipient of both the Vilcek Prize and Guggenheim 2020 Fellowship. In 2022, he founded his production company Inward Gaze.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Blitz the Ambassador for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Blitz the Ambassador, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Blitz the Ambassador or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Blitz the Ambassador?

    Speaking fees for Blitz the Ambassador, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Blitz the Ambassador charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Blitz the Ambassador, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Blitz the Ambassador?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Blitz the Ambassador for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Blitz the Ambassador for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Blitz the Ambassador or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Blitz the Ambassador or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Ghanaian Filmmaker, Author, Artist & Singer-Songwriter Known for "The Color Purple" & "The Burial of Kojo"

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Blitz the Ambassador Biography

Samuel Bazawule, known professionally as Blitz Bazawule and Blitz the Ambassador, is a Ghanaian filmmaker, author, visual artist, rapper, singer-songwriter, and record producer. His directing work is featured prominently in the Beyoncé Knowles-Carter project, "Black is King," for Disney+. His feature directorial debut, The Burial of Kojo, was acquired by Netflix through Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Films. The film won Best Narrative Feature at Urbanworld Film Festival and has become a critical breakout, scoring the rare 100% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Blitz shot the film in Ghana with a local cast, and he composed and performed the score.

He most recently directed the musical reimagining of The Color Purple, produced by Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, and Quincy Jones. Released in 2023, the film stars Fantasia, Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, and Colman Domingo.

Blitz’s debut novel, "The Scent of Burnt Flowers," was published by Ballentine Books in 2022. Blitz is also a Senior TED Fellow and a recipient of both the Vilcek Prize and Guggenheim 2020 Fellowship. In 2022, he founded his production company Inward Gaze.

Blitz the Ambassador Videos

  • Blitz Bazawule - “The Scent of Burnt Flowers” & “The Color Purple”
    “Stories can be nonlinear. They’re powerful tools.” Filmmaker, artist, and writer Blitz Bazawule describes how his grandmother’s storytelling...

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  • How to book Blitz the Ambassador?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Blitz the Ambassador for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Blitz the Ambassador, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Blitz the Ambassador or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Blitz the Ambassador?

    Speaking fees for Blitz the Ambassador, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Blitz the Ambassador charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Blitz the Ambassador, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Blitz the Ambassador?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Blitz the Ambassador for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Blitz the Ambassador for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Blitz the Ambassador or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Blitz the Ambassador or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Blitz the Ambassador is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Blitz the Ambassador for your event is available upon request. Blitz the Ambassador generally travels from Atlanta, GA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Spike Lee, Amy Jo Johnson, Mitch Teemley and Kali Uchis. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Blitz the Ambassador for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Blitz the Ambassador Speaker Videos

  • Blitz Bazawule - “The Scent of Burnt Flowers” & “The Color Purple”
    “Stories can be nonlinear. They’re powerful tools.” Filmmaker, artist, and writer Blitz Bazawule describes how his grandmother’s storytelling in Ghana led him to create art in many mediums,...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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