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Karena Evans

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Birthday ***, 1995
Place of Birth Toronto, Canada
Age 25 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
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Karena Evans is a Canadian director and actress. She garnered recognition for directing the music videos for Drake's 2018 Billboard Hot 100 chart-topping singles, "God's Plan", "Nice for What", and "In My Feelings". Evans won the 2018 Much Music Video Award for Best Director and became the first woman to receive the Prism Prize's Lipsett Award for music video direction. Evans has acted in the television series Mary Kills People and had a starring role in the 2018 indie film Firecrackers, which premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. In 2020, Evans directed the premiere episode for the Starz drama series P-Valley. She directed an episode in the fourth season of the FX crime drama Snowfall, and she will be directing the first two episodes of the upcoming HBO Max Gossip Girl reboot.

BornDecember 17, 1995, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationMusic video director, TV director, actress
Years active2016–present
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About Karena Evans

Director and visual storyteller who is known for her work on music videos and short films. She is known for working with the production company Popprok. She earned recognition for her work on Drake's music video for the song God's Plan.

Karena Evans before fame

She first began her career working as an intern for Popprok productions. She began working on lower budget videos that expanded on social media and int he virtual world. By bringing success to smaller projects, she began working on larger, more profitable productions.

Achievement of Karena Evans

She won Canada's highest honor in the music video direction industry when she was awarded the Prism Prize;s Lipsett Award for her innovative and creative approach to music video art.

Karena Evans family life

She was born and raised in Toronto, Canada.

Associations of Karena Evans

She directed Drake's music video for the song Nice For What which featured appearances from Issa Rae, Zoe Saldana, Tiffany Haddish, and Rashida Jones.

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  • Canadian music video directors
  • Black Canadian actresses
  • Black Canadian writers
  • Actresses from Toronto
  • 21st-century Canadian actresses

Latest information about Karena Evans updated on May 07, 2021.

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