Together TV's new Diverse Film Fund to tell stories of black British lives today

  • Broadcaster Together TV will open submissions for its Diverse Film Fund on 1st March

  • The £50,000 fund will commission five emerging filmmakers who do not yet have a broadcast credit as Director or Producer. Applicants may be working in film or TV or are graduates from a film/TV degree

  • Up to £10,000 in production costs will be allocated to each of five short documentaries (up to 10 minutes in durations), with filmmakers mentored and supported during the process

  • The theme is “Black British Lives today” with the films set to Premiere during Black History Month in October

  • ITV Commissioning Editor and Together TV Trustee Satmohan Panesar to chair the seven-strong judging panel  

  • TV news anchor Charlene White on the judging panel alongside many others

  • Naked’s Managing Director Fatima Salaria is joining the initiative with her colleagues Natalie Rose and Cal Turner being judges and mentors

  • Partners supporting the fund are drawn from broadcasters, TV trade bodies and equality charities

  • The initiative comes on the back of the Crowdfunding campaign run by Together TV’s Chair and Founder Caroline Diehl last summer, to promote and support more diverse content on Together TV

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Secrets of Sex: Healthy Sex and Relationship Resources

Here at Together TV, we aspire to encourage positive change in the lives of our viewers, for you to stay happier and healthier. And a happier life also means healthy relationships.

 

Below you can find an assortment of resources for supporting healthy relationships with yourself and other people. These resources are specially collected for the viewers of our Secrets of Sex series that run in the evenings on Together TV. 

 

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5 British Unsung Heroes You Need to Know

Britain is home to many heroes. What makes a hero is incredibly personal. As Afua Hirsch uncovers in the Battle For Britain’s Heroes, we can be protective of those that we consider heroes but others may see as villainous. There are many unsung heroes in Britain too. Together TV wanted to take a look at a few names that us Brits owe a lot to, and who may have slipped through the cracks.

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Things Worth Celebrating from 2020

Blue Monday has been considered the saddest day of the year. However, it is also Together TV’s anniversary, and we think there is a lot worth celebrating to help beat the blue. We’ve highlighted our favourite moments of 2020 with bright colours and the impressive numbers you’ve helped us achieve.

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New year, new job? Together TV is hiring

Are you experienced in production development, content distribution or broadcast editing? And fancy working at the UK's social purpose broadcaster? Well we have the perfect opportunities for you. Together TV has two open vacancies for an Editor and a Development Exectuive to join its small team that strives to inspire postiive change through telly. 

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