ABOUT

BIG DEAL FILMS.

A BAFTA winning and Emmy Nominated, diverse-led production company with a passions for innovation and inclusive storytelling.

ABOUT

Big Deal Films is a BAFTA, Broadcast and Emmy nominated production company from London that produces content for leading UK broadcasters.

Founded by Dhanny Joshi and Thomas Stogdon in 2014, Big Deal Films is an Edinburgh TV Festival, Small Indie of the Year nominee, with a mission to create bold content and platform compelling stories. Big Deal Films are one of the UK’s leading diverse production companies committed to championing inclusive talent and breaking barriers in TV. The company has a first look distribution deal with BBC Studios and is part of the UK’s premier accelerator; Channel 4’s Indie Growth Fund.

OUR CLIENTS

Big Deal Has Worked With

DIVERSITY

We are passionate about the role we play in bringing diverse content to mainstream audiences.

We understand the importance of representation on and off screen and strive to make sure we give opportunities and create spaces for a diverse cross section of voices and perspectives. We take pride in the work we have already done that puts minority groups at the forefront of our storytelling and are driven by representing the underrepresented. Big Deal’s work in this area has been recognised with a MIPCOM Diversify TV Excellence Award, Lesbian Lives and National Diversity Award nomination.

We’re led by a team who constantly questions, tinkers, and challenges to unlock great creativity around every turn.

OUR ACHIEVEMENTS

Awards

/01

Broadcast Digital Awards

Best Short Form Drama Sparklers

2020

/02

MIPCOM Diversify TV Excellence Awards

Winner TV Excellence Award Representation of Race and Ethnicity Dreaming Whilst Black

2021

/03

BAFTA

(Adjani Salmon wins for Emerging Talent for Dreaming Whilst Black)

2020

/04

Royal Television Society

(Adjani Salmon wins Breakthrough Award for Dreaming Whilst Black)

2020

/nominations
/01

International Emmy® Kids Awards

 (Best Non-Scripted Entertainment Picture Perfect)

2021

/02

Broadcast Awards

 (Best Children’s Programme Picture Perfect)

2021

/03

Broadcast Awards

 (Best Comedy Dreaming Whilst Black)

2021

/04

Broadcast Digital Award

 (Best Digital Children’s Content This is My Life: Boys to Men )

2019

/05

I Talk Telly Awards 2021

 (Best New Comedy Dreaming Whilst Black)

2021

/06

New Voice Awards

 ((Debut Writer Coconut (2017) Thomas Stogdon)

2017

/07

Asian Entrepreneur Awards

 (Dhanny Joshi Nominated for Asian Entrepreneur of the Year)

2017

/08

BAFTA

 (Big Deal Films Nominated for Best Teen Program, This is My Life: Boys to Men)

2017

/09

BAFTA

 (Client Adam Deacon Winner of Rising Star Award)

2017

/10

BBC Talent Hotlist

 (Dhanny Joshi selected for Producer & Thomas Stogdon selected for Writer/ Director)

2017

/11

Broadcast Digital

 (Big Deal Films Nominated for Best Children’s Content, This is My Life: Boys to Men)

2017

/12

Edinburgh New Voices

 (Big Deal Films Nominated for Best Company for New Talent)

2017

/13

Edinburgh New Voices

 (Thomas Stogdon Nominated for Debut Writer Award, Coconut)

2017

/14

Lesbian Lives

 (Winner of Special Recognition Award for Young, Black and Trans film)

2017

/15

MIND Media Awards

 (Winner of Best Entertainment as part of The One Show entry)

2017

/16

MipTV

 (Thomas Stogdon selected as a Producer to Watch)

2017

/17

National Diversity Awards

 (Big Deal Films Nominated for Entrepreneur of Excellence)

2017

/18

Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards

 (Big Deal Films/ Humza Productions/ Penguin Random House Nominated for Best Children’s Fiction Book for Little Badman and the Invasion of the Killer Aunties)

2017

/18

The Wolverhampton Children’s Book Awards

 (Big Deal Films/ Humza Productions/ Penguin Random House Nominated for Best Children’s Fiction Book for Little Badman and the Invasion of the Killer Aunties)

2017