LEADERS — these are not photographs, they’re stories

Tell your Story. Here’s Britain’s diverse talent and their impact in the creative industry.

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SAMPLE OF THE LIST. PLEASE NOTE THESE PHOTOS WILL CHANGE TO REFLECT THE LIST : Sir Lenny Henry — Actor, Comedian, Producer, Exec Producer; Maxine Watson — Director of Programmes, Twenty Twenty; David Olusoga — Producer of historical programmes; Angela Ferreira, MD Douglas Road Productions; Jasmine Dotiwala — Broadcaster, Exec producer, Head of Youth Media; Pat Younge — CEO of Sugar Films, producer of factual programmes; Marcus Ryder — Diversity media champion, Exec Producer, @Caixin; Ade Rawcliffe, Head of Diversity for ITV Commissioning; Brenda Emmanus — Producer of cultural, entertainment and arts programmes; David P. Davis — Script Editor, Dr Who; Eloise King — Exec Producer for Vice.com; Joanna Abeyie OBE, MD Hyden S Three; Aaqil Ahmed Ofcom, Professor, fmr Head of BBC Religion ; Miranda Wayland, BBC’s Head of Creative Diversity; Simon Frederick, Photographer, Filmmaker, Black is The New Black, BBC; Harjeet Chhokar, Series Producer.

Inspired by the iconic “A Great Day in Harlem” which featured 57 Jazz musicians in New York City by freelance photographer Art Kane for Esquire magazine (August 12, 1958).

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The secret behind this photo begs you to look closely. You may find some are holding something. In fact they all are. This is one giant super selfie, where everybody took their own photo. They were then comped together to form this giant photo, which hangs on the wall. See it’s actual size below

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced ~James Baldwin.

Britain’s diverse talent tell their stories.
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Please note this is a mock up. There is no new Leaders’ list planned for 2020

1. GALLERY

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DOCUMENTARY VIDEOS

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COFFEE TABLE BOOK

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THE LAUNCH

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NEED YOUR HELP

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Cover picture: Baroness Lawrence, amongst guests, admiring ‘The Leader’s List’

FEEDBACK ON THE LIST

BEHIND THE SCENES

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Wayne ( left- middle of photo); Gerald ( middle shot- closest to camera); David (Right — middle of shot).
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Simone ( left); David ( middle); Prof Mey ( far right).
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With old friend Rageh Omaar, and Clive Myrie

Written by

Top Writer & Creative Technologist, Int. Award Winner. Cinemajournalist. Cardiff Uni @jomec. PhD (Dublin). Visiting Prof UBC, Ex BBC/C4News. Apple profiled.

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