Letay Williams

Letay Williams
Position
Sessional Instructor
Writing
Credentials

BA (UWI), MFA (UVic)

Area of expertise

Screenwriting, film production.

Letay Williams is a middle child screenwriter from Kingston, Jamaica who shot her first short film, Encounter, on a cellphone and won third place in a mobile film competition. Her next project When A Man Loves & Lies was an official selection in the GATFFEST Film Festival in 2019 and that same year, she pitched and won funding for her film Traytown that wrapped production in early 2020. With a B.A in Literatures in English and Film from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Letay’s passion for writing has earned her multiple awards but it’s about more than that. Letay is intentional about creating stories infused with the diverse, vibrant culture of her Jamaican heritage that resonate with a global audience.