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Meet Your Makers – Janelle

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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 second episode of this series you meet Actress 'Janelle', who is all things diva, glitz and glamour. In this episode Janelle channels her inner diva as she makes ridiculous demands within the workplace. Needless to say her colleagues aren't too…

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People of colour discuss the lack of representation in Film and TV!

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In the UK and the US the creative industry have been largely criticised about the lack of BAME talent on our screens. This became so much of a problem earlier this year, that it birthed the hashtag, #OscarsSoWhite on Twitter and caused many famous actors such as Michael Moore, Will Smith and Ava DuVernay to boycott the event. In this set of interviews, young people discuss their opinion on the matter, talking about the well known notion that Black actors always seem to die first in films and Asian actors are usually cast in a very stereotypical light. They also discuss the…

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MadeTV introduces the ‘Most Likely To Be …’ series!

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   MadeTV brings to you ‘Most likely to be …’ This new series challenges  a group of mixed individuals to do the exact thing we have been told not to do all of our lives. ‘Judge a book by it’s cover’.  This lighthearted series consists of a group of 5-8 strangers who are are asked one compelling question in each episode. "Who in this room is the most likely to be racist?" "Who is most likely to be gay?" And many more.  In this setting, they are asked to order themselves in ranking, from left to right representing ‘Most likely’ to ‘Least…

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#BlackGirlMagic

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With Essence magazines’ #BlackGirlMagic Class of 2016 February cover, 2016 may be the year for black females to get the recognition they deserve. 2016 has already started with a bang. Beyonce dropped her song Formation, where she unapologetically owned and celebrated her blackness. Her performance at the Super Bowl played homage to the Black Panthers and celebrated black culture. It brought racial politics and Afro-American history to the world stage. We also have Jada Pinkett Smith calling for an Oscars Boycott this year. The Academy failed to nominate any black actors, despite films like Creed, Beast of No Nations and…

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