BAFTA In Conversation With – video series
In this short film series created by BAFTA for Children’s Mental Health Week 2024, personalities from across film, TV, music and sport explore different ways young people make their voices heard.
BAFTA’s Young Presenters Jeriah Kibusi and Precious Assah sat down with four stars to delve into this year’s theme of ‘My Voice Matters’.
Conversations cover the importance of listening to others, using different art forms for self expression, prioritising open conversations about mental health, and practical advice for young people. The Young Presenters also question how respect and coming together can influence mental wellbeing.
These videos are aimed at older primary school pupils, and secondary / high school pupils. They could be used in school, or at home, as a conversation starter with children and young people. Watch them all below.
BAFTA In Conversation With – watch the videos now
BAFTA Young Presenter Jeriah Kibusi in conversation with sports broadcaster and former footballer Alex Scott. She discusses different ways to show respect, how collective voice can influence change in women’s sport, and using poetry to connect with others.Watch Alex and Jeriah's conversation
BAFTA Young Presenter Precious Assah in conversation with screenwriter and actor Taz Skylar, who played Sanji in Netflix series One Piece. Taz discusses the importance of learning to listen without offering solutions, encourages self expression through art and provides advice on what to do when dealing with difficult emotions.Watch Taz and Precious' conversation
BAFTA Young Presenter Jeriah Kibusi in conversation with actress Gwendoline Christie, star of Wednesday and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Gwendoline discusses self growth through listening to others, how acting helped her find her voice, and why empathy makes the world a better place.Watch Gwendoline and Jeriah's conversation
BAFTA Young Presenter Precious Assah in conversation with actor and musician William Gao, who played Tao Xu in Netflix series Heartstopper. Will discusses creating safe environments for others to express themselves, the importance of active listening, and weaving mental health into his music.Watch William and Precious' conversation