Frances Acquaah

Frances Acquaah

StorytellerLondon, United Kingdom
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Frances Acquaah

Frances Acquaah

StorytellerLondon, United Kingdom
Projects
  • Grazia airbrushing out Lupita Nyong'o's hair erases a significant part of black culture
    Grazia airbrushing out Lupita Nyong'o's hair erases a significant part of black cultureIncidents highlight the obvious lack of diversity – in front of the camera and behind it
  • Skepta’s Mercury win is vindication for grime, the soundtrack of my generation
    Skepta’s Mercury win is vindication for grime, the soundtrack of my generationLast week’s triumph for Konnichiwa is a sweet moment for a genre too long overlooked
  • Zoe Saldana in dark-makeup is no way to represent Nina Simone onscreen
    Zoe Saldana in dark-makeup is no way to represent Nina Simone onscreenThe decision to use a lighter-skinned actor in a prosthetic nose only proves that, in Hollywood, colour is still an issue
  • Black people shouldn’t have to pretend to be white to have a good night out
    Black people shouldn’t have to pretend to be white to have a good night outThe tale of women being turned away from Dstrkt London is depressing but not surprising. As a black woman, I have long resorted to tactics to get into clubs
  • BET Mancave
    BET MancaveSocial media campaign
  • BET Black History Month 2017
    BET Black History Month 2017Identified poets to appear in a TV ad break and assisted on shoot day
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Projects credited in
  • This International Women’s Day 2019, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industry
    This International Women’s Day 2019, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industryDiscover our 2020 list here This International Women’s Day, we’ve launched our latest ‘10x10’ – asking 10 influential industry icons to each nominate 10 trailblazing women and non-binary people who they believe are redefining the creator landscape. The result? An incredible list of 100 trailblazers inspiring change. Our list will be accompanied by a takeover on The Dots – look out for brilliant profiles and projects on the platform as we aim to inspire, as important as ever when considering ‘88
Work history
    Channel 4 logo
    Channel 4 logo
    Press & PublicityChannel 4
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Viacom CBS Networks International logo
    Viacom CBS Networks International logo
    PR and Marketing ExecutiveViacom CBS Networks International
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    BET (Black Entertainment Television)
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Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Storytelling
  • Influencer Marketing
  • Social Media
  • PR
  • Journalism
  • Mentoring