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Alex Thomas

Director and co founder of Milk First

Alex Thomas is an award-winning director with a forte for specialist factual and immersive documentaries. In lockdown 1.0 he cofounded indie Milk First to amplify unheard voices and partnered with Channel 4 as part of their indie accelerator program.

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Nominated by Babita Bahal,  Head of Creative Diversity Channel 4

Alex Thomas is co founder of Milk First a new production company that has been selected for the Channel 4 Accelerator scheme.  Alex is an exciting new director – one to watch.


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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Managing Director, Quay Street Prod.