Nahrein Kemp

Nahrein Kemp

Nahrein Kemp – Creative Diversity Partner, ITV

Nahrein is Creative Diversity Partner at ITV working with commissioners and producers to help diversify ITV programmes both on and off screen and delivering ITV’s Diversity Acceleration Plan.

In her previous role as Film & TV Executive at Film London, she founded and ran the Equal Access Network (EAN) with support from the Mayor of London, HBO and UKTV.

Under her leadership, over 390+ jobs were found for those from diverse backgrounds on productions for Netflix, Apple TV, Warner Bros, Marvel, Disney, HBO (amongst others) as well as in in-house roles at companies including Green Door Pictures, Two Brothers Pictures and Pathé. She also created the first ever Return to Work Scheme for Parents/carers in TV (now in its’ third iteration) where Returners are ‘retrained’ and placed in paid Returnships (companies who have taken a Returner on the three schemes include Carnival Films, Molinare, Tiger Aspect and Cuba Pictures to name a few). She also created Breaking the Glass Ceiling, a Leadership programme for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic professionals who received coaching and mentoring as well as access to top industry speakers as well as a Getting Into Film and TV, a new entrants programme which culminated in placements for participants at companies including Altitude, Heyday Pictures and Number 9 Films.

She has more than 20 years’ industry experience across genres, in development and as a producer. In recognition of her diversity and inclusion expertise in film and TV, she joined BAFTA’s Diversity Steering Group which met with over 450+ professionals from all backgrounds and disciplines to conduct a major review to improve representation in BAFTA’s film awards. 

Nahrein is also a member of the Mayor of London’s Skills for Londoners Business Partnership Group, BAFTA’s Learning, Inclusion and New Talent Committee and SIGN and XR Stories EDI Advisory Board.

Sessions with Nahrein Kemp

Accelerating Diversity with ITV

Dec 08 2021
10:00 - 11:00