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FORMER EASTENDERS STAR CHUCKY VENN WORKING ON NEW UK WEB DRAMA ‘THE METHOD OF LOVE’

Former Eastenders star Chucky Venn will produce and star in a new web drama titled ‘The Method of Love’. Series synopses: On the surface, Chris Nduka is the picture perfect man; charming and attractive. Women are enamoured and captivated by him, but with his obsessive desire and preference for sex over love, committing to just one woman is as remote to him as taking a sabbatical to Tibet to be an understudy of the Dalai Lama. In direct contrast, his newly wed []

NEW BLACK BRITISH WEB SERIES ‘ONES N TWOS’ COMING SOON!

Ones n Twos is a unique online comedy series that follows the lives of an eclectic bunch of DJs that broadcast live on pirate radio station OnesNTwos FM –  the biggest little station in London. in each episode the DJs broadcast from the stations custom built studio in the station manager’s girlfriends flat. With clashing personalities, secret crushes and power struggles life is never simple for the team at OnesnTwos FM. ‘Ones N Twos stars – Danny ‘Slim’ Gray, Kat B, Mighty Moe, Axel []

UK NEWS: AWARD-WINNING FILM MAKER MARK STRAKER DIES

Local news website The Comet reports that British award-winning film maker Mark Straker died suddenly on Thursday (17 October). The writer and filmmaker’s many accolades include Best Acting at the London Black Film Makers International Film Festival in 2009 for Second Chance, a Hollywood VSM award in 2009 for Hitchin-based short film One of Us, and a British Cinema Inspiration Award for PUKKA in 2004. Mr Straker was also the founder of Stevenage-based charity Positive Strides UK, which delivers arts programmes for []

FUTURE LEADERS MAGAZINE: CELEBRATING THE UK’S MOST OUTSTANDING BLACK STUDENTS AND GRADUATES

Published by Powerful Media Ltd, Future Leaders magazine is used as an inspirational tool for younger students from Britain’s African and African Caribbean communities, and each year copies are sent, free-of-charge, to schools and colleges across the UK, with a special focus on hard-to-reach and underperforming students. This years’ edition, the 5th, was launched at the prestigious Plaisterers Hall, in St Pauls, London this week, and is sponsored by Barclays, with renowned global consultancy firm McKinsey & Company and the University of []

BLACK BRITISH DOCUMENTARY (FULL LENGTH) – WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

… ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’ will probably divide opinion for various reasons (e.g. footage of a few contributors should have ended up on the cutting room floor) but other than that I think Jaja has made an interesting and thought provoking documentary here for the younger generation. For me the first 30 minutes of the documentary brought back memories of what it was like growing up black in the 1980s/1990s in South London and what was going on culturally and []

UK NEWS: FORMER CORONATION STREET STAR ZARAAH ABRAHAMS CAST IN NEW SPIKE LEE FILM

The British Blacklist reports that former Coronation Street star Zaraah Abrahams has been cast in a new Spike Lee film. Lee announced the news on his Kickstarter page. English Actor, Ms. Zaraah Abrahams has been offered the Woman Lead in my New Film here on Kickstarter. I first saw Zaraah in Black Girl in Paris, this is a NYU GRAD Thesis Film Directed by Kiandra Parks, a Student of mine. I remember Kiandra screening a rough cut of her film in my NYU Office, as I watched I []

UK WEB SERIES: UNFAMOUS – (DOUBLE EPISODE SPECIAL 5 & 6)

Rolling Stones: Is dating an ‘Unfamous’ guy more than its worth and when everybody’s out for themselves, it’s hard to know who to trust. … Ever Mine: Losing your first love is hard, accepting them back into your life can be just as difficult. … Watch previous episodes below: Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Unfamous is getting pretty deep and steamy. First you had the Unfamous books and now this. Writer and creator Scotty Unfamous is doing a really []