Systemic Racism

Why we need to tackle racial inequality in TV and film

More Black talent is needed across the film and TV industry. Image: Unsplash/Steven Van

Sheldon Lyn

Partner, McKinsey & Company

Jonathan Dunn

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Nony Onyeador

Consultant, McKinsey & Company

Ammanuel Zegeye

Partner, McKinsey & Company


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Statistics how underrepresented Black people are in film. Image: Mckinsey & Company
More Black, off-screen talent is needed. Image: Mckinsey & Company
More black representation is needed in the film and TV industry. Image: Mckinsey & Company
Greater Black and minority representation is needed in leading TV roles. Image: Mckinsey & Company

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These are the barriers which stand in the way of Black talent being under-represented. Image: Mckinsey & Company
More Black actors need leading roles earlier on in their careers to close the gap. Image: Mckinsey & Company
Black actors should be given the opportunity to take on a more diverse range of roles. Image: Mckinsey & Company
Films with off-screen Black talent need to be provided with larger budgets to close the gap. Image: Mckinsey & Company
Evidence shows that market shocks have decreased the amount of Black talent. Image: Mckinsey & Company

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