Nik Powell, Producer and Director, National Film and Television School ©

British Council 'Knowledge is GREAT' Lecture Series

British Council in partnership with Puttnam School of Film and Animation, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore and facilitated by the School of Film & Media Studies, Ngee Ann Polytechnic presented Inclusiveness in Film, A ''Knowledge is GREAT'' Lecture by Nik Powell

In a world that is seemingly less and less inclusive, how do we make the film industry more inclusive?

Nik Powell, co-founder of Virgin in the late 1960’s and producer of more than 45 Feature films including Oscar and Bafta winning films like the Crying Game is currently Director of the UK National Film and Television School which is also an Oscar and Bafta winning school as well as being named by the Hollywood Reporter as the number 1 International School in the world.

Nik spoke about the challenges of making the film and tv industries properly inclusive in a world that was becoming less and less inclusive. He specifically looked at what was convergence and how it both helped and hindered inclusiveness’.

As part of British Council’s Inclusive Arts Programme, there was sign language interpreter at the session for audience members with hearing impairments.

The event was held on 1 December 2016 at LASALLE College of the Arts