Ballet Black is a professional ballet company for international dancers of black and Asian descent. The aim of the group is to promote and celebrate diversity in ballet.
The film follows Cassa Pancho, founder of Ballet Black as she seeks to raise the profile of minority dancers in the world of ballet and provide role models to young, aspiring black and Asian dancers whilst highlighting some of the difficulties preventing greater diversity within ballet.
It was commissioned by Facebook as they celebrate some of the most inspirational young people and communities in the UK through a series of short films. The "Beyond the Screen" series consists of six shorts which shine a light on the powerful and personal stories behind some truly inspirational groups of people. They were screened in cinemas nationwide whilst simultaneously being released on their website.
Make Up Artist Wendy Rowe and stylist Karl Plewka teamed up for a water themed editorial shoot for the Times.
WoLF captured behind the scenes footage from the day's eventful shoot.
A female sumo wrestler fights against tradition and stigma to win her place in the ring.
An 18 minute short documentary produced by Walks of Life Films, funded by Film London, Tribeca Film Institute, ESPN and Sasakawa Foundation. The film premiered at BFI London Film Festival and is currently on it's festival run, screening in cinemas around the world.
Singer/songwriter Tristan C. Anderson commissioned ten music videos for his new album. He wanted each to have a 'real story' and this is the result.
Female sumo wrestler Hiyori fights against tradition to win her place in the ring. Made as part of the #Soundtracks project for Tristan C. Anderson's new album of the same name.
Paid To Fight is a collaborative short commissioned for the centennial of the Battle of the Somme. The film is in response to Yrsa Daley-Ward's poem 'When your mother calls you, come' and is about black people's involvement in World War One. Commissioned by 14-18 NOW the film is part of over 140 artwork pieces which have collectively been viewed over thirty million times.
This poetic short is a family focused project featuring contributions from four generations. The film is made by Matt Kay and features a poem by his mother, Jackie Kay. The poem is about Jackie’s grandfather and his involvement in the Battle of the Somme.
A side hustle can be a welcome distraction, a hobby, an extra source of income, for sex blogger Oli it is all three. He is an estate agent but lives for his passion, his side hustle video blogging. Side Hustlers is a pilot commissioned by Channel 4 for All4 Shorts.