Bafta has selected 20 producers from under-represented backgrounds to receive support and access to networking and career opportunities on its two-year Elevate scheme.
The selected producers include Ameenah Ayub Allen, a 2018 Screen Star of Tomorrow who produced Bafta winner Rocks.
The cohort was selected by a panel of industry experts led by Nahrein Kemp and including Annabel Jones, Cameron Roach, Fozia Khan, and Marcus Ryder.
The producers will be supported by a variety of industry consultants that include Dark Pictures producer and previous Screen star of tomorrow Yaw Basoah.
This is the fourth year Bafta has run the programme; for the first time it will run across 24 months, finishing in 2024.
Previous recipients of the Elevate scheme include Limbo actor and 2021 Screen Star of Tomorrow Amir El-Masry.
Bafta 2022-2024 Elevate producers
- Alexander Newland
- Ameenah Ayub Allen
- Ashleigh Ashley
- Barrington Paul Robinson
- Bushra Siddiq
- David Chikwe
- Dominique Unsworth
- Dominique Webb
- Emily Everdee
- Farrah Solim
- Fi Lewis
- Gina Lyons
- Janet Chute
- Jessi Gutch
- Kevin Muyolo
- Nelson Adeosun
- Shantelle Rochester
- Sofia Martin
- Sunita Mirchandani Hyams
- Tobi Kyeremateng
Elevate mentors 2022-24
- Christiana Ebohon-Green – Director, Elevate Cohort 2017
- Farah Abushwesha – Producer and Founder of BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Competitions
- Nic McNeilis – Talent Executive, Lime Pictures
- Sarah Asante – Commissioning Editor, Comedy, UKTV
- Stephen Lee - VP EMEA Brand & Portfolio Strategy & Innovation, Warner Bros. Discovery
- Yaw Basoah – Producer, Dark Pictures