Working with Industry to reduce Inequality

About Us

Evolution Film was established in 2022 for the purpose of Examining and Addressing Inequality in the Film and Television Industries. The project forms part of the British Academy Innovation Fellowship between Prof CJP Lee, De Montfort University, and Jones Bamber Productions Ltd. We are now an organisation with 700+ members across 6 continents. Join us: evolutionfilm2022@gmail.com

Our Steering Group

Our steering group includes academics, filmmakers, screenwriters, film exhibitors, mental health professionals, and those who work in student support and have expertise in neurodiversity, mental health including PTSD, and disability. 

British Academy Innovation Fellowship

Read the abstract for this project and others.

Our Projects

We have run highly successful workshops on equality and filmmaking, details of which can be read on https://cjplee.com where you can also find our blogs. We have completed several film projects, both fiction and documentary. This includes Ryan Can’t Read (Rhys Chapman, 2023), and Paw (Richard Elson, 2023).

Evolution Film

Founded in 2022, Evolution Film aims to provide equal opportunities for people wanting to work in film and television who have a disability


Evolution Film,

Clephan, Oxford Street
Leicester, LE1 5XY