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Me+You Co-founder gives the Chair’s welcome speech to the EE BAFTA Film Awards 2021

Ahead of tonight's Awards, our Chair,
@KrishMajumdar, welcomes you to this year's #EEBAFTAs.
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Me+You Productions wrap on I Am Maria starring Lesley Manville

Wrapped filming on #IAmMaria starring #LesleyManville for Channel4
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OSCAR NOMINEE LESLEY MANVILLE TO HEADLINE CHANNEL 4’S I AM MARIA

Lesley Manville, Oscar and BAFTA nominee for “Phantom Thread,” leads the cast of “I Am Maria,” the next instalment of Dominic Savage’s “I Am” anthology series for U.K. broadcaster Channel 4.
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Me+You Co-Founder Krishnendu Majumdar chairs the BAFTA EE Rising Star jury 2021

Me+You Co-Founder Krishnendu Majumdar chairs the BAFTA EE Rising Star jury 2021 which includes Alicia Vikander, Naomie Ackie and Nina Gold
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BLACK PANTHER STAR WRAPS I AM SHOOT

Letitia Wright, who starred alongside the late Chadwick Boseman in “Black Panther,” has completed shooting on Dominic Savage’s BAFTA-nominated female-led anthology series “I Am.”
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NEW BAFTA CHAIR’S POWERFUL FIRST LETTER

In a powerful letter to BAFTA members, Majumdar said: “It is no longer acceptable to be just non-racist: BAFTA must be unequivocally and actively anti-racist. Organizations can no longer stand back from societal issues.”
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SURANNE JONES TO STAR OPPOSITE ASHLEY WALTERS ON CHANNEL 4

Channel 4 has renewed female-led anthology I Am for a second series, which will see Suranne Jones lead the cast of one episode.
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CHANNEL 4 ORDERS SECOND SEASON OF DOMINIC SAVAGE’S ‘I AM’

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has commissioned a second instalment of its original female-led drama anthology series I Am.
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Me+You Co-founder Krishnendu Majumdar selected in the Variety500

A list of the 500 most influential business leaders shaping the global media industry in 2020.
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BAFTA CONFIRMS KRISHNENDU MAJUMDAR AS NEW CHAIR

Emmy-winning and Bafta-nominated television producer Krishnendu Majumdar has been confirmed as the new chair of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta).
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MAKING IT IN MANHATTAN

Richard Yee, co-creator, co-writer and director of Sky1 comedy drama Sick of It, discusses a scene from the season two finale that took the production to New York.
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SICK OF IT 2 REVIEW: *****

italktelly gives second series of Sick of It 5 stars. Click to read
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SICK OF IT 2: BEYOND THE JOKE REVIEW

Sick of It Season 2 review on Beyond the Joke. Click to read
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SICK OF IT 2: RADIO TIMES REVIEW

SICK OF IT: SEASON 2 review in the Radio Times
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SICK OF IT 2: FIRST LOOK

First look at the second series of SICK OF IT
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Dominic Savage gives Drama Quarterly an insight into the making of I Am

A trio of honest, distinctive dramas created and developed alongside the three actresses who star in them
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Dominic Savage’s improvised anthology series I Am… is beautiful and moving

The films of Savage are marked out by their miraculous intimacy and their determination to put women centre stage.
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I Am Kirsty review: A raw and devastating portrayal of a woman drowning in debt

The second in Channel 4’s new anthology series I Am Kirsty delivers another masterfully raw insight into a devastating situation that will stay with the viewer long after it’s over.
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Ahead of release of C4 film I Am Kirsty, Samantha Morton says British welfare system is crumbling

Austerity is forcing women into sex work – Samantha Morton
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I Am Nicola review – rare, stunning TV about an awful phenomenon

Forget Line of Duty ... here, Vicky McClure gets to flex her talents to the full as a woman slowly realising she’s trapped in a toxic relationship
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The first-look trailer for female-led anthology series “I Am”

The first-look trailer for female-led anthology series “I Am” sees Gemma Chan, Vicky McClure and Samantha Morton performing in the much-anticipated show for Channel 4 in the U.K
– PROFILE –
AWARD-WINNING
INDEPENDENT FILM
AND TELEVISION
PRODUCTION COMPANY

Me+You Productions is an award-winning UK based independent film and television production company founded by EMMY winning producers Richard Yee and Krishnendu Majumdar. They make cinematic, authored drama, comedy and documentaries with the very best writing and directing talent.

Me+You’s critically acclaimed drama series I AM… for Channel 4 written and directed by Dominic Savage, starring Samantha Morton, Gemma Chan and Vicky McClure, was nominated for a BAFTA (Lead Actress – Samantha Morton), two Broadcast Awards, a Royal Television Society Award and C21 International Drama Award and won a WFTV award. They are production on Series 2 of I AM for C4 starring Suranne Jones, Letitia Wright and Lesley Manville. 

They produced two series of the critically acclaimed 6-part scripted comedy drama series SICK OF IT, written by Karl Pilkington and Richard Yee for Sky One, RTS winning THE DALI AND THE COOPER, a single film for Sky Arts / Showtime written by Roger Drew + Ed Dyson, directed by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, and starring David Suchet and Noel Fielding with music by Jarvis Cocker and Richard Hawley.


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Me+You’s other output includes two series of INTERNATIONAL EMMY winning comedy HOFF THE RECORD (starring David Hasselhoff + Asim Chaudhry) for UKTV and Netflix, and two series of THE MOANING OF LIFE (Grierson shortlisted and Broadcast Award nominated). Richard and Krish are also the co-creators and makers of three series of the BAFTA-nominated AN IDIOT ABROAD starring Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington. 

They are developing series with Tony Grisoni (Red Riding trilogy), Vic Levin (Mad Men, Larry Sanders Show), Paul Viragh (Sex And Drugs And Rock and Roll), Justin Chadwick (director: The Long Walk To Freedom), Joe Ahearne (Bafta winning writer/director of The Replacement), Bekka Bowling (The Switch)  Stephen S. Thompson (Sitting in Limbo), Asim Chaudhry (star and co-creator of People Just Do Nothing), Aki Omoshaybi (Real), and a feature film LEIGH & ME for the BFI with Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard (20,000 Days on Earth). 

Me+You Productions is represented by WME in the US. 

DIVERSITY
Diversity is in the DNA of Me+You. The company is owned and creatively led by two people of colour. Krish has an Indian (Bengali) heritage and was born in Wales. Richard has Chinese heritage and was born in Scotland. Krish has been elected as the Chairman of BAFTA making him the youngest in 35 years and first person of colour to hold the position in it’s 73-year history. He has a track record of leading on diversity issues across the Industry for BAFTA, PACT and Directors UK.

They are committed to reflecting and representing the diversity of the UK and beyond. They ensure that Diversity and Inclusion is hardwired into everything they do – how they work with their audiences, their partners and especially the types of stories they tell. They’re passionate about championing diverse voices and talent in front of and behind the camera.
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Krishnendu Majumdar
Krish is an EMMY winning Producer and Director who has worked in the industry for 20 years. He started in television working for ITN as a journalist before making hard hitting documentaries and current affairs shows including the BAFTA nominated WHO YOU CALLIN’ A NIGGER? Krish co-created the BAFTA nominated AN IDIOT ABROAD, the International EMMY winning comedy HOFF THE RECORD and produced the BAFTA nominated drama series I AM…. Krish has been elected as the Chairman of BAFTA making him the youngest in 35 years and first person of colour to hold the position in it’s 73-year history and has a long history of leading on diversity issues across the Industry for BAFTA, PACT and Directors UK.
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RICHARD YEE
Richard is an award winning Writer, Director and Producer. He Co-created and wrote 2 series of the comedy drama SICK OF IT (Sky One) with Karl Pilkington, was co-creator and lead writer on the Emmy winning comedy HOFF THE RECORD, and was Co-Creator of THE MOANING OF LIFE. Before co-founding Me + You, he set up RiSK Productions with Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington, and directed and produced the hit series AN IDIOT ABROAD.
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HANNAH WILCOCK
Hannah started her television career at Hat Trick Productions on the award winning sitcom OUTNUMBERED for BBC1. Over the course of her career she has worked across both scripted and entertainment programming for a wide range of production companies and broadcaster on series that include MUM (BBC), THIS WAY UP (C4/HULU), DEAD PIXELS (C4), TURN UP CHARLIE (Netflix), EPISODES (BBC) and HANNA(Amazon).
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FELIX MALCOLM-STILL
Felix has been at Me + You for four years, working across productions including THE MOANING OF LIFE, HOFF THE RECORD, THE DALI AND THE COOPER, SICK OF IT, and I AM… He is working in the development team as an Assistant Script Editor, working alongside a raft of talent from established award-winning screenwriters to new up-and-coming writers and playwrights.
AWARDS
I AM
Winner – Women in Film and Television
– Best Performance
Nominee – BAFTA Television Awards
Nominee – Broadcast Awards
Nominee – C21 International Drama Awards
Nominee – RTS Craft Awards
THE DALI AND THE COOPER

Winner – RTS Craft & Design
– Make Up Design
HOFF THE RECORD
Winner – International EMMY
– Best Comedy
AN IDIOT ABROAD 1
Shortlisted – Grierson Awards
AN IDIOT ABROAD 2
Nominee – BAFTA
Nominee – Royal Television Awards
Nominee – Broadcast Awards
Nominee – British Comedy Awards
Nominee – National Television Awards
AN IDIOT ABROAD 3
Nominee – National Television Award
THE MOANING OF LIFE 1
Nominee – Broadcast Awards
Shortlisted – Grierson Awards
THE MOANING OF LIFE 2
Nominee – Broadcast Digital Awards
FRIGHTBUSTERS
Nominee – Broadcast Digital Awards
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