Channel 4 and We Are Parable team up to support Black TV & Film Makers across the UK

WEBWIRE – Friday, February 11, 2022 Channel 4 has teamed up with award-winning organisation, We Are Parable to create a mentoring and training programme for 60 Black TV, filmmakers and content creators across the UK. The new scheme Momentum, will be run in Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow and London as part of Channel 4’s…


Channel 4 has teamed up with award-a hit organisation, We Are Parable to blueprint a mentoring and training programme for 60 Murky TV, filmmakers and vow material creators all over the UK.

The novel scheme Momentum, will be bustle in Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow and London as piece of Channel 4’s power to blueprint novel alternatives for Murky of us to progress in the movie and TV sector, all over the UK. 

The 60 filmmakers will be paired with a mentor and equipped one to 1 sessions over a six month length. Additionally, they’re going to maintain secure admission to to masterclasses and discussions with high experts from all over the industry including from Channel 4 and Film4 as properly as Apple, Altitude, Park Circus, STX and heaps of more. These participating will come again with the whole lot from script pattern, financing and funding to participating, gross sales and even distribution as piece of a entire facts to what they can maintain to aloof fabricate subsequent to map their careers.

Channel 4 and We Are Parable first labored collectively on The Murky to Front Project. Final September, Channel 4’s entire programming agenda became once fronted by Murky skill and contributors all over all genres and ads for in some unspecified time in the future, with the aim of amplifying Murky voices and skill in entrance of and tiresome the mask.

Momentum, which is funded by Channel 4’s coaching and pattern map 4Skills, is piece of the vital legacy of the bottom-breaking Murky to Front Project.

Channel 4 Inventive Diversity lead Neila Butt says: “The Murky to Front Project became once an colossal dedication and an industry first from Channel 4, and we are very enough with it. We continuously wished it to maintain a right legacy and for it to result in necessary commitments. We cherished working with We Are Parable on the time so it’s wide to be partnering with them but again as we continue our work to nurture and pink meat up Murky skill, especially all over the nations and regions.”

Anthony Andrews, Co-founder and Inventive Director at We Are Parable says: “We’re in truth excited to collaborate with Channel 4 on the novel iteration of Momentum. Their dedication to supporting skill tiresome, as properly as in entrance of the digicam, has been evident especially with final one year’s Murky To Front Project. By offering us with the instruments and networks to scale Momentum to a nationwide stage, we’ve been in a local to pink meat up more Murky Filmmakers than ever.”

Teanne Andrews, Co-founder and Director of Operations at We Are Parable says they’ve extended the Procedure as a result of the question: “We had more than 300 candidates for Momentum, and it became once vital for us to back all people who approached us even in the event that they weren’t in the final choice. Due to the this truth, we’ve made our masterclasses obtainable to all people who utilized for the direction, whether or not they had been a hit or not.”

Channel 4 is committed to turning in a step exchange in various illustration all over its accumulate platforms and in the broader industry. It’s the first broadcaster to ring-fence commissioning utilize for ethnically various-led indies, and has assured a commission from every vogue crew for not much less than one novel exhibit with ethnically various skill and/or ethnically-various reviews at its coronary heart yearly. 

We Are Parable also labored with Movie 4 final one year on the birth of the short movie series Foresight, an anthology that explores alternate realities thru the lens of 5 Murky British directors that would possibly per chance per chance well even be shown on All 4 and Film4  later this one year.

Channel 4’s novel national HQ in Leeds as properly as Inventive Hubs in Bristol and Glasgow are core to its 4 The total UK solution to scheme and construct skill from all over the UK, both on and off mask.

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