Crafting Dreaming Whilst Black

Dreaming Whilst Black. Image shows from L to R: Amy (Dani Moseley), Kwabena (Adjani Salmon). Copyright: Big Deal Films

Co-creator, writer, star and producer Adjani Salmon talks to BCG Pro about the making of his 2016 web series, Dreaming Whilst Black, and its journey through pilot to fully-fledged BBC Three comedy in 2023.

How did the original web series come about? Who funded it and how did you make it?

The idea for the web series came about from seeing the wave of successful web series in the UK, such as Kayode's #HoodDocumentary, and Michael Dapaah's SWIL. I used all my savings and borrowed money primarily from my mother, and quite a few aunties. 4Quarter Films and I would...

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Published: Friday 4th August 2023
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