Magazine article Screen International

BFI in Hunt for Diversity Executive

Magazine article Screen International

BFI in Hunt for Diversity Executive

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The British Film Institute is currently searching for a head of diversity, following the departure this month of diversity manager Deborah Williams.

The executive will spearhead implementation and development of the BFI's diversity drive, which includes its Diversity Standards, the Diversity Fund and an education push.

Williams, who was appointed to the role last summer, was active in implementing the BFI's 'standards' and helping to roll them out across the organisation's funding decisions.

She joined the BFI from Arts Council England (ACE) where she was senior officer, policy and research, equality and diversity.

According to a BFI spokesperson, Williams worked for the organisation on a temporary contract whereas the new executive will be employed on a permanent basis.

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Meanwhile, this year's BFI London Film Festival will support emerging BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) writers and directors within one of its industry development programmes. …

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