- My boyfriend isn’t allowed to cry unfortunately | TEDxClaphamMen aren’t allowed to be weak, and that’s a damn shame. We explore the conditioning of men in the 21s century, and discover why they are slowly becoming less and less human. A desperate plea for expression to be pumped into our young boys.
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- This Black History Month 2021, meet 100 Black trailblazers redefining the industryIn celebration of Black History Month, we’re thrilled to share our annual list of Black rising stars – as nominated by The Dots community – who are making history, transforming the industry today and inspiring the generation of tomorrow. We still have a long way to go to diversify the creative, tech and digital industries – which is why it’s important for us to celebrate and be inspired by the incredible Black leaders that surround us. The list we’ve put together is one that shines with brilli54
- Give This Heart A Pen - Canon Global x Sophia ThakurA short film to mark the release of Canon's new cine-camera, the EOS C70 and it's amazing abilities. Give This Heart A Pen is a story of London-based writer and poet Sophia Thakur and her process. It also features UK Parkour athlete Georgia Munroe. This film was the first production in the world to be shot on the C70, directed and shot by me, assisted by Charles Rare, Chantal Azari and facilitated/edited/graded and produced by the incredible Verri Media.
- International Women’s Day 2020, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industryAt The Dots, International Women’s Day isn’t just a day – it’s a whole month! A time to take over the site and shine a light on the women and non-binary people redefining the creator landscape. For #IWD2020, we asked industry leaders to nominate the trailblazing women and non-binary people they think will redefine the creative and digital industries over the coming years. The list we’ve put together is one that beams with brilliant, talented people and their dedication to positive change. Book163
- Top 100 Creative SuperheroesTo celebrate the launch of Creative Social’s 3rd book, Creative Superpowers: Equip yourself for the Age of Creativity, we have pulled together a list of our Top 100 Creative Superheroes. These are people that we believe are brilliant examples of makers, hackers, thieves and teachers and are helping to define the upcoming Age of Creativity. We have tried to make the list as diverse as possible (because diversity in itself breeds creativity) and is made up of architects, artists, authors, change-m
- Championing Diversity: this Black History Month, meet 100 creatives inspiring changeWe asked 11 of our creative heroes to each nominate 10 leading black change makers and creators who are shaping the current climate with raw talent, big ideas and crazy hard work. There is still a huge disparity of BAME individuals in the creative industry. Currently only 13% of the creative industry workforce identify as coming from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. In addition, only 8% of senior positions have BAME representation. Spotlighting this subject is as important as ever. True d136
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London, United KingdomFull Time
● Developed new and innovative means of connecting artist from across the UK with other creatives and major blogs such as MTV. ● Conducted investigations into the current state of digital marketing within the online UK media front. ● Offered consultancy to major labels and blogs regarding artist outreach and online presence.
Event SpeakerSophia Thakur
- Performed on over 400 stages, those of which include that of KPMG, EY, Barclays, Ted X, Channel 4, Twitter HQ, The Evening Standard, Glastonbury and recently announced, Lovebox 2018. - Compared the annal Tech Awards 2017 - Chosen as the key poet for the International Arts Youth Festival 2015 - Organised and performed at over 20 universities across England as part of a University Tour, 2015.
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