Sade Ndya is a visual artist based in Pasadena, CA. She specializes in cinematography and photography.

At only 19, she's opened her own freelance studio space called The Red Futon, where she actively shoots narrative films, music videos and branded photo content. Through her studio productions, she is actively dedicated to providing safe creative spaces for POC's and women to carry out their personal visions. Thinking the world was hers as soon as she owned her first DSLR, Sade began by just making films about people with stories to tell. All of these moments collectively becoming a part of her and who she is, shaping her knowledge and awareness of the world. She wants to promote this sense of self-actualization with her work. To help people become proud of who they are, where they came from, and what they believe in. Sade is currently studying at Art Center College of Design, with an upcoming BFA in Cinematography and Film Production.


100 Portraits, Bloody Gums Collective, LA Taco

Meet Sade Ndya of The Red Futon, VoyageLA

How Does It Feel to Be a Woman in 2019?, MILK

On the Rise: Sade Ndya, Queen Media Collective

Meet Sade Young, Repp Magazine


Sade Ndya 2019 Cinematography Reel

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