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Tyler Perry signs Netflix deal

Tyler Perry and Netflix have formed a creative partnership that will see Perry write, direct and produce feature films under a multi-year first-look deal. Perry’s upcoming films with Netflix include Six Triple Eight starring an ensemble cast led by Kerry Washington about the inspiring true story of the the first and only Women’s Army Corp […]

October 24, 2023

Sky extends Kick It Out partnership

Sky has announced it will be extending its partnership with anti-discrimination organisation Kick It Out, pledging an additional £1 million investment over the next year in a mix of cash and Value in Kind support. With 67 per cent of those who experienced discrimination over the past 30 years expressing that they experience it less […]

October 19, 2023

NBCUniversal, Group Black partnership

Group Black, a media company a collective of Black-owned media, and NBCUniversal have announced that they will be entering an exclusive partnership aimed to amplify Black-led content. Through Black Excellence 365, NBCUniversal has curated a collection of Black-led and diverse content for exclusive marketing and sale by Group Black, growing full-year advertising opportunity and investment […]

June 19, 2023

David James explores lack of representation in goalkeeping in Sky Sports doc

Sky Sports has announced a new documentary, presented by football legend David James, the only Black goalkeeper to represent a senior England national team. Launching on the Sky Sports Premier League channel on May 14th, David James: The One and Only, will explore the past, present and future of representation in goalkeeping, drawing on stories […]

May 12, 2023

WBD, Media Trust launch season 2 of Black Britain Unspoken

Asif Sadiq MBE, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has announced the return of the Black Britain Unspoken programme for a second series, as part of the WBD Access programme, WBD’s talent development programme for under-represented creatives. Black Britain Unspoken aims to give opportunity and voice to Black British filmmakers who […]

March 29, 2023

AfroLandTV partners with FAST Channels TV

African movies are some of the most diverse and interesting stories in the world. Whether told around a campfire or passed down generations through cinematic excellence. Global audiences are now more receptive to African movies. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever had a record shattering box office thus November, opening to over $180 million domestically in the […]

November 23, 2022

Study: Marketers not connecting with black consumers

Nielsen’s Diverse Intelligence Series report, Amplifying Black voices in media: Creating informed, thoughtful and authentic experiences, explores why 2022 saw a 10 percentage point decline in Black viewers who are more likely to buy from brands that advertise in inclusive content compared to 2021. The report delves into the reasons behind this decline, examining the […]

October 18, 2022

E4 to broadcast Rated Awards

E4 will broadcast the Rated Awards, Britain’s premier award ceremony for black music, on October 25th. Returning for its 7th year, the awards will celebrate the best talent in UK music and will bring together a range of iconic talent and performances rarely seen at other award ceremonies. Full details of this year’s ceremony are now being announced, with Big Zuu and Julie Adenuga confirmed […]

October 12, 2022

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

Channel 4 appoints Williams as Director of Inclusion

Channel 4 has appointed Marcia Williams as it first Director of Inclusion. Reporting to Alex Mahon, Chief Executive, Marcia will join Channel 4 in August 2022 and will also be a member of the Executive Management Board. “Channel 4 believes that everyone, regardless of their background, ethnicity, sexuality or ability should be respected for their […]

July 13, 2022