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Jennifer G. Robinson Sight And Sound Magazine

DJ Yinka Bokinni and social media star Zeze Millz will host Channel 4’s Unapologetic chat-show. Women Of The Len Film Festival Founder, Jennifer G. Robinson writes in Black Film Bulletin (December 2021) about Channel 4’s programming titled Black To Front

Rachel Zegler is Snow White

Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo will star as the binary opposite, witch-sisters in a film adaptation of Wicked. 

Charlene White WomenOfTheLens

As part of its acknowledgement of the UK’s October Black History Month, ITV programmes a documentary that tries to pinpoint ‘Britishness’ and its application to Black Britons. Empire’s Child will be presented by popular journalist, Charlene White.


BAFTA has revealed that it pledges to improve diversity within its membership after the release of the results of its membership survey. Currently 37% for its members are women, 12.2% are from ‘BAME’ communities, 5.3% are disabled and 9.7% are LGBTQI+. 


“…So many black mixed people like myslef have come out to America becasue the opportunities just weren’t there for us…”

WendyCummins with WomenOfTheLens

Listen to our latest Insight to Industry podcast with Radiate Festival founder Wendy Cummins.

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From script to screen and all inbetween, carefully plan the marketing of your production.  What we’ve witnessed in the independent filmmaking process is that filmmakers forget about the marketing and promotional aspects of filmmaking. They suddenly ‘remember’…maybe,...

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