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Adnan Ahmed

Series Producer/Director

Adnan is an award-nominated documentary Series Producer/Director with over 15 years experience in the TV industry. He is currently the Series Director of Hometown: Another Killing for BBC3, investigating issues of race, class and education brought into sharp focus after the tragic death of a Manchester school boy. Previous directing credits include 999: What’s Your Emergency for Channel 4 and Africa with Ade Adepitan for BBC2. Outside building narrative arcs in the edit, Adnan can be found building Lego creations with his son and daughter.

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Nominated by Remy Blumenfeld,  Coach

Adnan is a very talented producer director who is ready for a big breakthrough. He needs support and guidance to allow him to break into directing a different level of programme. His experience is in factual entertainment, and where he wants to be is authored films.

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Dr Mena Fombo is a global speaker, diversity and inclusion facilitator, coach and consultant. She is the co founder of Blak Wave Productions, an indie TV/Film company where she recently directed short doc Home Carnival Queen for the BBC. She is the founder and director of Black Girl Convention, the South West’s largest event for women and girls of African


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