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27th - 29th November 2020, Scotland
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Diversity and Inclusion on Screen

Panel Discussion Sunday 17th November 2019, 15:00 to 16:30

There is a big push for greater diversity and inclusion in the world of film and television, but how well is the industry responding?  In this panel event we will explore some of the challenges and some of the successes of on-screen diversity – and will explore how our fantastic panel of speakers are pushing the boundaries with their careers.  Our panelists are:

Bea Webster is a Glasgow based Actor & Theatre Maker who recently graduated from BA Performance in British Sign Language & English degree at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Raisah Ahmed is a Scottish Asian Muslim Writer/Director based in Glasgow. She began her career as a screenwriter before moving into directing. She is currently in development with Film4 with her first feature film.

James Price is a self taught screenwriter and filmmaker born and bred in the North of Glasgow. He was the writer of BAFTA Scotland best short film nominee Dropping Off Michael. He is currently working with World Productions on developing a drama pilot and has a comedy pilot JoyTown going on BBC iPlayer in October.

There will be BSL Interpretation at this event

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