ACS committee members ventured out of London to support Fred Kuwornu giving a lecture on “Multiculturalism in Italy” and screening of his film 18 IUS SOLI at University of Reading. https://youtu.be/HjMnFsXpLO8 Thank you the the amazing lecturers from the Modern Languages department who showed us great hospitality. We’re looking forward to collaborating in the new … Continue reading Multiculturalism in Italy seminar with Fred Kuwornu
UAL ACS collaborated with TRiBE to host an engaging industry professional panel discussion on “Women of colour in the media“… Panel of experts included: Siana Bangura – Journalist, Poet and creator of No Fly On The Wall VV Brown: Singer, songwriter and record producer Baby Isako: Screenwriter and creator of Sky Living’s “Venus vs Mars” … Continue reading Diversity and the Media: TRiBE’s Women in the Media
April 1st might be April fools day, however the message Creative Access put across about increasing diversity within the media sectors by hosing their 7th Creative Industries Showcase in Channel 4’s upmarket contemporary setting, was no laughing matter. An estimated 150 black and ethnic minority graduates and final year students were in attendance, amongst 40 representatives from a range of leading UK media companies. The panel, … Continue reading Diversity Matters: Creative Access Industry Showcase
“If somebody called you up at 3am and asked ‘can you do this?’… Whatever that thing is you can do with your eyes closed -that is what you do first!” – Kojo on ‘finding your niche’ https://youtu.be/ndOH_pGq3eY We invited Kojo to be guest speaker on the topic “Diversity and the Media: Finding your niche in … Continue reading Diversity Icon: “Find that thing you can do at 3am in the morning… with your eyes closed!” – Kojo
For years I’ve been going to events that focused on “black” professionals in the music or media industries… I’d attend with enthusiasm to ask questions, network and most importantly – to feel inspired – a sense of hope that I could fit into these industries.And for years, I’ve left such events almost always feeling frustrated. Every panelist was … Continue reading CaribDirect presents Reflections of the British Media #DiversityMatters
There aren’t many “proud students moments” I can count during the 3 years I’ve been at UAL, however since taking on the role as UAL ACS President, I can count at least 5 – and the biggest was on Friday evening when ACS shook-up UAL with a welcome event “Beauty and the Beat“! Thank … Continue reading ACS shakes up UAL with “Beauty and the Beat” welcome event!