6 February 2013 Last updated at 17:00
A gang member turned film director has had his short film on gang life in London screened at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta).
Fredi Nwaka used a number of young gang members in the film If Only, which was filmed in Wandsworth, Lambeth and Croydon in south London.
Ayshea Buksh spoke to Nwaka and actors Gomes Garcia, Malakai and Naye Forsythe.
Footage courtesy of @creatingrm and @fredikruga - see additional footage here