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Watch madeTV’s new satirical webseries: The Studio

  6 months ago     69004 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Paul Khan is savage AF in the new Webseries, The Studio. Watch full episodes on http://www.youtube.com/madetvorg The participants of Make A Difference Entertainment (MADE) have recently produced a web series entitled The Studio, touching on issues facing young people today using both modern day and historical examples that are relatable to the viewers. The main aim of this series is to show that diversity matters amongst communities within modern day society. Topics are covered in short episodes use satire to highlight the various diversity issues.  Blaise Singh, CEO of MADE, believes that The Studio demonstrates to the viewers the importance of the…

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2017 OSCARS: Victory for the #OscarsSoWhite Campaign

  7 months ago     8506 Views     Leave your thoughts  

This year’s nominations for the 89th Academy Awards show that social media campaigns and boycotts do work.   After two years of a lack of diversity with the Academy’s nominations, this year the Oscars are not so white. The recognition of black actors highlights the Academy’s progress. For the first time in the Academy Awards’ history there is a black actor nominated in every acting category.   This year Denzel Washington was nominated for Best Actor for his role in Fences.   Washington's co-star, Viola Davis, was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for Fences.   Ruth Negga was nominated for…

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Summer Holiday Activity Project

  9 months ago     15303 Views     Leave your thoughts  

During this summer holiday 2016 Make A Difference Entertainment worked with young BAME people from the Ealing borough to create five horror shorts during the holiday period.  With Funding from John Lyons who understood the work we are trying to do with young people to build employablity, community cohesion and help young BAME people into the media industry.   We had scripts already produced but brainstormed with the young people to develop them further as well as finding talented cast, crew, location, costumes and make up artist!  Sounds like a lot which it was but that was the buzz about…

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Funny Horror Short Film – Breakdown

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During the summer holiday Make A Difference Entertainment worked with young BAME people from the Ealing borough on a project to create five horror shorts during the holiday period.  We were sponsored by John Lyons who supported us to work with the young people to develop and enhance their skills. One of the horror shorts was 'Breakdown' which is about a woman who is on her way to an indian wedding alone when her car suddenly breaks down in the night. She is in a dark, deserted woods and her car just won't start.  She begins to panic and frantically…

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Knife crime – Short film

  9 months ago     655 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Kageth Kathirgamalingam is a participant on MADE in HAYES - a two project where local young people collaborate to make online TV content. Kageth details his experience on making his first short with us:  I came with this idea in the second session of MADE in HAYES. I stated with a few simple ideas, and from those ideas I picked out the idea that would give a message to the audience, to impact their daily life and also I wanted it to be very simple and easy for audience to understand. When it comes to the shooting day it went…

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Shocking Horror Short – The Bed Bug

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During the summer holiday Make A Difference Entertainment worked with young BAME people from the Ealing borough on a project to create five horror shorts during the holiday period.  We were sponsored by John Lyons who supported us to work with the young people to develop and enhance their skills. For The Bed Bug we had our youngest cast member so it was important to focus on rehearsals to see what worked in getting the characters right for the short.  Trying to portray a alcoholic cruel mother and a young, neglected girl required different acting skills by our talented young…

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The Smiling Girl | Short Horror Film

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During the summer holiday young BAME people from the Ealing borough worked on MADE's film-making project. They created five horror shorts to be screened online. The Smiling Girl is about a girl who visits three men to seek revenge for running her over while intoxicated.  She haunts them at their workplace to deliver them their comeuppance. The Smiling Girl still resembles the little girl when her life was abruptly ended by the crime these three men committed, leaving her to fight for her life to the end.  She was denied growing up and seeing life to its full and is angry that…

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TEN BADASS FEMINISTS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

  1 year ago     30052 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Ten amazing women from around the world, who have actively fought for women’s rights and challenged what society thinks a woman should be.   Haifaa al-Mansour, Director Haifaa al-Mansour is the writer and director of Wadjda, the first feature length film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia. And what makes al-Mansour’s work even more of an achievement is the lack of women’s rights in the country. Mansour herself was forced to direct some of the movie from the back of a van using a walkie-talkie because she couldn’t publicly mix with the men in the filming crew. Al-Mansour explores the issues…

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A conversation with film director Naeem Mahmood: ‘Making the film was like going to war.’

  1 year ago     4768 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Made TV sat down with Naeem Mahmood, who released his hit directorial debut feature Brash Young Turks last year, to discuss independent filmmaking, diversity and how growing up on colourful Portobello Road influenced the stories he wanted to tell. First and foremost, what inspired you to become a director? To have a voice and a way of channeling my creativity. I found school uninspiring and got involved in street crime, so filmmaking was an escape. I grew up in West London. My dad had a shop on Portobello Road, a vibrant, multicultural and buzzing area and I realised that there…

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Meet Your Makers – Darius

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Meet your makers is a structured reality series where audiences are welcomed into a day in the life of one of the makers. These episodes display heightened versions of these characters personalities, but there is definitely elements of truth to these scenarios. Some might say it is in fact, a video portrayal of when one's subconscious is freed... In the fourth instalment of this series you meet Actor/Facilitator 'Darius', easy on the eye and quick with the charm and erm .. ego. Unfortunately Darius is a man who knows what he wants, and this does not go down very well…

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