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Black History Month

Black Britain Unspoken films unveiled for Black History Month on discovery+

Following the launch of the Black Britain Unspoken filmmaking initiative earlier this year, Warner Bros Discovery and Media Trust has announced Richard Ampeh, Talisha ‘Tee Cee’ Johnson and Sheila Kayuma as the selected filmmakers whose short films, focused on what it means to be Black and British, will stream on discovery+ UK throughout Black History […]

September 23, 2022

ITV announces Fresh Cuts filmmakers for Black History Month 2022

After more than a hundred submissions, ITV has revealed the five producer/directors who have been commissioned to create films as part of the Black History Month 2022 Fresh Cuts strand. ITV opened submissions for the Fresh Cuts strand, which gives rising Black filmmakers the opportunity to get their first ITV commission, in March 2022 with […]

June 27, 2022

BBC Two acquires Fremantle’s Enslaved

BBC Two has acquired Enslaved: The Lost History of the Transatlantic Slave Trade and created a new four-part docuseries featuring Hollywood icon and human rights activist Samuel L. Jackson following a deal with global producer and distributor Fremantle. Enslaved sheds new light on 400 years of human trafficking, as millions of enslaved Africans were shipped […]

August 21, 2020