It is remarkable and ever important that these conversations continue to happen… 

Honest, compelling and real; finally, a documentary that speaks the truth about race in an inclusive, vulnerable and raw sense. 

Black is the New Black; Directed by Photographer, Filmmaker, Artist and Broadcaster Simon Frederick the documentary interviews an array of Black British talent who candidly articulate what it is like to be of black origin in the UK both now and while growing up. Topics that include struggles and success, historical and momentous events, modern day concerns, ancestry and on being the real “influencers and taste makers” of contemporary culture as we know it are all explored.

This BBC documentary spans 4 episodes, hosting talent that includes Lenny Henry, Supermodel Naomi Campbell, Thandie Newton, national treasure Trevor MacDonald, Chuka Umanna, Jazzie B and many more hailing from the worlds of music, journalism, politics, sport, and participants who are activists, actors, producers, writers, industry leaders and directors, this fascinating piece of TV explores how each interviewee approached childhood, career, family and living in a multi-cultural society. 

Black is the New Black was filmed at The Camden Studio, in the heart of London, with fully airconditioned and soundproofed services available. We also have dedicated make-up and green rooms and a production office to provide a complete package of services. With a green screen, an abundance of hiring options and a huge amount of experience hosting big and small film and TV productions, niche and commercial, reliability, flexibility and meeting our clients’ every need is what we strive for here at The Camden Studio.

We are both thrilled and proud to be part of bright, socially aware filmmaking and thought-provoking works such as this documentary series…

…which are so important to show the cultural differences and diversity that shape and strengthen our society in Britain today. Black in the New Black can be watched on BBC iPlayer right now.

“We are people of talent, people of vision, people of passion” Baroness Scotland, Former HM Attorney General.