Pogus Caesar, was born in St Kitts, West Indies, and grew up in Birmingham, England. He has produced and directed programmes for Central TV, Carlton TV and BBC TV. He was also the first Chairman of Birmingham International Film & TV Festival. In 1993 he set up Windrush Productions Ltd, a film, television and radio production company, and has worked with people such as Lennox Lewis, Stevie Wonder, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sir Paul McCartney, Isaac Hayes and the late Aaliyah. An award winning broadcaster, Caesar is also a multi media artist, his work is collected in private and public collections throughout the world. He is a much sought after motivational speaker, and also lecturers on Media and Cultural related issues. In 2002 Caesar directed his first cinema film drama, commissioned by Artangel Interaction, 'Forward Ever - Backward Never' is a tragic love story set against the backdrop of slavery in 19th century Cuba.
Pogus Caesar's life story is documented in the inspirational and moving book 'Portraits of Black Achievement - Composing Successful Careers', written by Jacqui MacDonald and published by Lifetime Careers Wiltshire. Lenny Henry and Paul Boateng MP are also featured in the book.
The images on the Digital Handsworth website are taken from The OOM Gallery/ Windrush Productions U.K.
Main photograph by Claudette Holmes, montage by Andy Willis.
Gallery photographs courtesy of Pogus Caesar. The OOM Gallery/ Windrush Productions U.K.
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