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TV Pick | Aaron Roach Bridgeman presents Channel 5 doc ‘One Punch Killer’

Violence is a major problem on Britain's streets, but what happens when a single punch takes a life? Aaron Roach Bridgeman investigates in Channel 5 documentary One Punch Killer

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News | Netflix partners with The Box for short-form rap series featuring Dizzie Rascal, Lady Leshur & Akala

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Netflix has struck a partnership with music TV channel The Box for a short-form series promoting the subscription giant’s forthcoming hip hop drama.

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TV Pick | Angela Griffin, Don Gilet & Ben Bailey Smith star in ITV1’s ‘Brief Encounters’

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Penelope Wilton, Sophie Rundle, Angela Griffin and Sharon Rooney star as four women striving to find happiness and fulfilment in new ITV drama Brief Encounters.

The new frank, fresh and funny six-part drama from CPL Productions set in the early ‘80s also stars Peter Wight, Don Gilet, Karl Davies and Ben Bailey Smith.

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News | Amma Asante, Tom Hiddleston, Freida Pinto & John Boyega invited to join The Academy

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Amma Asante, Tom Hiddleson, Freida Pinto and John Boyega are among 683 new filmmakers to be invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in what the Oscar-awarding body has described as its largest and most diverse membership drive ever. Of the prospective new Academy members, 46 per cent are women and 41 per cent are people of colour.

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News | Kayode Ewumi & Tyrell Williams’ ‘Hood Documentary’ picked up by BBC Three

BBC Three has picked up Kayode Ewumi's viral mocumentary series Hood Documentary. Created along with Tyrell Williams, the series follows deluded wannabe Grime MC Roll Safe (played by Ewumi) as he guides viewers around the 'hood' and on his road to apparent stardom. 

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News | Malachi Kirby cast as lead in Charlie Brooker’s ‘Black Mirror’

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British actor Malachi Kirby is set to star in an episode of Netflix’s keenly anticipated new season of Charlie Brooker’s anthology series Black Mirror with Jakob Verbruggen directing. The episode is called Men Against Fire, although plotlines are being kept closely under wraps. 

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News | SBTV reaches out to indies to expand factual offering

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Music brand SBTV is planning to work more closely with indies to feature content aimed at its established online community after hiring Channel 4 commissioner Isaac Densu

Densu has set out his vision for SBTV’s future, which includes creating a stream of “binge-able” video, after joining in the newly-created chief creative officer role in January. He has been recruited by the Jamal Edwards-founded business following a year-long stint as a C4 shorts commissioner, where his role included ordering content for digital platform All 4 and producing brand-funded shows. He now plans to evolve SBTV’s output from predominantly offering in-house content to forging partnerships with third-party producers – creating factual content and ‘niche’ programming which is tailored to its fanbase.

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