Michael Jenkins is a self-shooting, director, producer and writer of film and TV.He was recently voted among the 100 most influential people in Bristol in the BME power list 2018. An award winning filmmaker, he won Best Short film for ‘Check the Label’ at The Royal Television Society Awards 2018 and won two BBC Local Radio Gillard Awards for the Diversity and Community award categories. He recently directed his first short for CBBC called Topknot or not. Currently part of the BAFTA/BFI Network Crew 2020 as well as a TV Collective Future Breakthrough Leader. A short film he has written and directed – Pickney – funded by the BFI, is currently doing the festival circuit.