Michael Jenkins is a writer/director of Film & TV. He believes passionately in the role of film as an engine for change and understanding. Voted among the 100 most influential people in Bristol in the BME power list 2018. He has won Best Short film for ‘Check the Label’ -  RTS Awards West 2018, Best Documentary - RTS Awards 2021 for Monumental, two BBC Local Radio Gillard Awards for the Diversity & Community, among other awards.

A short film he has written and directed – Pickney - backed by the BFI, won an audience award at the American Black Film Festival in 2021. He is currently a writer in residence at 5 Acts Productions an ITV Studios Label. @michealdjenkins