Co-Founder & Head of Production, Fully Focused Productions | Million Youth Media (MYM YouTube)
Nicky aka 'Nick' Bedu (don't ask) is a visionary Producer who has led from the front in helping create a more diverse and inclusive industry.
After 14 years as a cameraman and Producer Director, Nick in 2010 co-founded youth-driven production company Fully Focused Productions and YouTube Channel MYM Million Youth Media (80M+ views, 440k+ subs), which has become the number one short film platform in Europe and beyond for filmmakers predominantly from underrepresented communities. Fully Focused creates content in collaboration with brilliant young people and provides free training and pathways into the industry.
Recent accolades include Winner: 2023 Best Production Company for New Talent @ Edinburgh TV Festival's 'New Voice Awards' and finalist in The Production Guild of Great Britain Inaugural Earl of Wessex Award 2023.
As a Producer, Nick's films have over 30M+ online views and have created tangible debate for positive change amongst the youth and intergenerational audiences.
TV and Film broadcast credits include:
PRU - 4x part comedy for Fully Focused/BBC Comedy/BBC3 (Exec Producer)
Teddy Pendergrass - If You Don't Know Me - Feature Doc for BBC Films/Storyvault Pictures and sold to Showtime in US (Co-Producer)
Private Passions: Hip-Hop and Me - Nihal - Doc for SKY Arts (Associate Producer)
TRACE Sports - Exclusive access, groundbreaking shows documenting lives of Premier League footballers & NBA stars (Producer/Director + Head of Internal Production)
Saturday Night Takeaway
Nick is delighted to be on the advisory board for the Be You Festival and hopes to encourage the industry to better reflect the communities and people around us both on and off screen.