Appointed in 2009 by the President of Ghana as one of five Industry and Educational leaders to oversee the revitalization of the Ghanaian National Film & Television Institute (NAFTI), Gbormittah is a Ghanaian production designer and producer, and a lecturer in film studies and production in the Department of Performing Arts at the University of Ghana, Legon. He holds a graduate degree in Film Studies from the University of Glasgow (Scotland), where he studied the impact of language on dramatic performance.