‘Sex Education’ Producers, ‘The End of the F***ing World’ Exec Team Up (EXCLUSIVE)
The producers of two of Netflix’s buzziest series are joining forces to develop new shows, with a focus on work by women and people of colour.
Dominic Buchanan, the executive producer of THE END OF THE F***ING WORLD, and Eleven, the shingle behind SEX EDUCATION, have inked a production pact giving Eleven first look at Buchanan’s TV projects. The partners will co-develop and take new shows out to both streaming platforms and linear broadcasters.
About 45% of Eleven’s work already comes from female writers and directors, but the company wants to increase the proportion of its shows from people of colour.
“There are a disproportionately small number of stories that are told by women and people of colour,” Eleven co-founder Jamie Campbell told Variety. “We have been quite self-analytical as a company to work out how we can find more of these stories and how we can be more inclusive.”
Buchanan is a seasoned producer and has worked on both sides of the Atlantic in film and TV. He produced Hong Khaou’s 2014 Sundance movie LILTING, which starred Cheng Pei-pei and Ben Whishaw. In TV, he has been homing in on writers and directors of colour as his slate comes together.
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