OCTOBER 10, 2022 - LONDON, UK - La'Chris Robinson Jordan was recently selected for Creative Corridor, a program created by the U.K.'s Independent Film Trust (IFT) and U.S.-based Roadmap Writers. Seven writers from the U.K. and seven writers from the U.S. were selected to come together to create, co-produce, network and successfully pitch commercial projects. The second iteration of the program is backed by Sony Pictures Television.
Creative Corridor was devised by Adquanita K. Curtis, Charlotte Knowles and Tolu Stedford of the IFT to increase diversity in the film and TV industries. They will work with TV exec Stacey Carr, who will curate the initiative.
U.S. writers include Adrian Burks, Derege Harding, David Carmon, Aden Suchak, Moni Oyedepo, La'Chris Robinson Jordan, and Meemee Taylor. U.K. scribes Sylvia-Anne Parker, Mariem (Mim) Omari, Cristina Sebastian, Vincent Gwyn, Babatunde Apalowo, afshan d'souza-lodhi and Rory D Bentley.
2021’s Creative Corridor program saw 90% of the projects considered for further development by major entities and 4 writers gain agency representation.