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CMPA Prime Time: “We’re not short of talent – we’re just short of opportunity and recognition”


Black Academy creators discuss plans for first awards show for Black talent By Christopher Guly OTTAWA – On the second day of Black History Month, and five days after announcing their plans to produce an awards show honouring Black talent in the arts and sports, Black actor-siblings Shamier Anderson and Stephan James, who last year established The Black Academy in Toronto, talked about their idea Tuesday at the Canadian Media Producers Association’s first virtual version of its annual Prime Time conference. “It’s important to understand that when you can see it, you can believe it – and in Canada, we...