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Watch | The ‘Heels Off’ ladies are back for a second series

Heels Off is an online talk show hosted by five ladies: Rita Balogun, Amina Habeeb, Mercedes Benson, Oloni and Ashley Watt. Through their unique perspectives on life these five bold ladies are able to give their opinions and thoughts on a range of topics such as relationships, love, beauty, fashion, and much more.

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Opportunity | Channel 4 joins forces with NFTS to fund filmmaker bursaries for diverse talent

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The National Film and Television School, in partnership with Channel 4, is looking for applicants from diverse backgrounds to enrol onto its Directing Fiction and Cinematography MA courses in an exciting opportunity for budding filmmakers.

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Casting Call | Award-winning content creators BWNG TV and Black&Sexy TV team up for new series

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Top: The Couple from Black&SexyTV. Bottom: How Did We Get Here from BWNG TV

From the creators and producers of ‘Brothers With No Game’, ‘How Did We Get Here?’ and ‘A Day In The Life Of Daddy’ & the creators and producers of ‘RoomieLoverFriend’, ‘The Couple’ and ‘Sexless’ comes a new comedy-drama series. BWNG and Black&Sexy are casting for various roles for their new and exciting transatlantic co-production.

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Film Festival | British-Muslim women speak on media portrayal in Jade Jackman documentary ‘Exploiting It?’

In Exploiting It?, a thought-provoking documentary by first-time filmmaker Jade Jackman, several different British-Muslim women share their recent experiences of being negatively portrayed or stereotyped by the western media. The film will be screened as part of the 2016 East London Film Festival. 

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Opportunity | Applications now open for Doc/Next – a scheme for emerging documentary talent

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Sheffield Doc/Fest has announced a new bespoke training and mentoring programme for emerging talent – Doc/Next.

The programme is a year-long training initiative open to documentary and all other non-fiction directors, producers, line producers, editors and DOPs across all platforms. The programme is specifically aimed at UK professionals with their first handful of credits who have been in the industry for 18 months to five years, and are ambitious to move up to the next rung of the ladder.

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Watch | New trailer for Noel Clarke’s Brotherhood – in cinemas 29 August (Explicit)

 

A decade on from the events in Adulthood, and Sam Peel (Noel Clarke) has grown up, in a stable relationship with his lawyer girlfriend Kayla (Shanika Warren-Markland), and raise their child together, seeking a peaceful existence far away from the former's disruptive background. But having made a lot of enemies down the years who still hold a grudge against him, it's just a matter of time before Sam's past comes back to haunt him. Wanting nothing to do with this particular lifestyle, when his family are threatened, Sam knows that it's time to put an end to this ongoing conflict once and for all. 

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TV Pick | Reggie Yates explores mental health in Texan prison for new BBC Three doc

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Reposted from BBC Media Centre

In the first of two immersive documentaries for BBC Three, Reggie Yates enters Bexar County Jail in Texas to experience what it’s like to be an inmate in the American criminal justice system and understand how prisoners with mental health problems are treated behind bars.

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