Black Award-Winning Filmmaker And Author Launches A New Kind Of  OTT Streaming Platform

Nationwide — Kanithea Powell, founder/CEO, launches her new OTT streaming platform QFN TV with a hearty slate of uniquely curated content from a fresh, vulnerable, and eclectic perspective. QFN will bring together the diverse riches of international and domestic entertainment, groundbreaking narratives, cutting-edge documentary films, engaging TV series, and unforgettable originals.

QFN is a global streaming direct-to-consumer platform available worldwide for $4.99/month on Roku, Amazon Fire, IOS, Android TV, and Apple TV. It is currently available in 170 countries and 40+ million households and devices on over six OTT, mobile, Connected TV and desktop platforms. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles and led by an inclusive team of partners that bring decades of experience in film, TV, and digital media

For more details, follow the brand on on Instagram @QFNTV or visit the web site at

About the founder

Kanithea Powell started her career as one of the founding members of the Orlando Black Theatre, the first African American theatre company in Orlando, Florida. There she directed, produced, and performed in several plays before moving to Atlanta and starting her career as a television producer for a local station. In Atlanta, she formed Qwest Films where she began writing, directing, and producing films. After a stint in the new mecca, Powell moved to Washington, DC to work with the prestigious Duke Ellington School of the Arts. There she worked closely with the students of the Literary and Drama department.

Her hard-earned success has garnered a 2000 “Best Casting Director” for “Why The Cage Bird Sings”, 2007 “Audience Choice Award” and “Best Screenplay” for “00:02:02 (2minutes2seconds)”. Some of Kanithea’s creation credits include: “Mind’s Eye” (short film), “Mind Games” (TV series- co-creator), “Mic Check – The Search for the Sickest MC” (Reality Show) “Desperate House Hags” (TV series) “Zarabi” (Theatrical- creator), “Walk of Redemption” (documentary), “Super Heroes and Villains- The Importance of Tights” (TV series), “Finding Juliet” (short & TV series), and “KILL HER!” (feature film). Additionally, Kanithea has completed studies at the New York Film Academy.

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