The UK and U.S. selectees will be unveiled on November 16, with applications opening for India and China later this year. The initiative highlights rising talent from the film, TV and games industries. More info on the program’s new incarnation is available here.
Two juries have been appointed to select the participants. The UK jury will be led by Ade Rawcliffe, Group Director of Diversity and Inclusion at ITV, with select jurors including actress Fiona Shaw and filmmaker Amma Asante. The U.S. jury will be headed by Sony TV exec Kathryn Busby and all3media’s Maria Ishak, with select jurors including No Time To Die director Cary Fukunaga and I May Destroy You actor Paapa Essiedu. The full list of jurors is below.