Lion's Head of Pop Fact chairs unscripted TV jury for BAFTA’s Breakthrough 2022
This year’s BAFTA Breakthrough cohort was selected by a jury of international creative leaders including Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Ade Rawcliffe, Fiona Lamptey, Ruth Madeley, Nyasha Hatendi, Jodi Balfour, Bianca Lawson and Lion TV’s Head of Popular, Emma Morgan.
BAFTA selected 33 creatives from across the UK and US for Breakthrough 2022. The Academy’s flagship talent initiative supported by Netflix provides a springboard to creatives in film, games and TV. Breakthrough alumni include Florence Pugh, Tom Holland, Letitia Wright, Daisy May Cooper, Charlie Covell, Aisha Bywaters, Kayleigh Llewellyn, Aadip Desai, PC Williams and Jessie Buckley.
Over 200 people have passed through the programme to-date, including screenwriters, actors, games designers, producers, costume designers, casting directors, DoPs, editors and production designers.
This year’s TV Unscripted participants are: Alex Thomas (Director - Yorkshire Cop: Police, Racism and Me); Joanna Boateng (Producer – Uprising); Sophie Cunningham (Director – Look Away); Theo Williams (Director – Deeper than Drill). #BAFTABreakthrough
- 26 November 2022
- Emma Morgan