Big Deal Films

UK’s Channel 5 picks up shows from seven BAME-led indies

UK broadcaster Channel 5 has commissioned a range of projects from seven BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic)-owned and managed production companies, following the launch of its BAME indie initiative last year. Set up in collaboration with the TV collective, the initiative teamed nine prodcos with Channel 5 commissioners, with the aim of supporting their […]

BBC Studios backs Dhanny Joshi’s Big Deal Films

BBC Studios has struck a first-look deal with London-based prodco Big Deal Films.  The pact with Big Deal, whose programmes champion diversity and are targeted towards black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) audiences, spans two years and gives the distributor a first look across its production pipeline. With a key focus on youth-skewing investigative docs […]