Founder/CEO Keith Dawkins has over 25 years of experience in the media/entertainment, professional sports and social impact space. Experienced in overall business operations, setting company strategy, leadership and management of people, deal negotiations, and driving revenue growth…with a strong background in marketing, content strategy and creation, digital/social media strategy and execution and forging strategic partnerships with high-profile brands. Keith’s a former senior executive at a big media company and CEO in the non-profit (social impact) space.
Nupur is the founder of News Bling. Prior to founding News Bling, he worked at Netflix and Viacom in a variety of functions including strategy, business development, content planning, and digital publishing. He also worked in mergers and acquisitions at Jefferies investment bank. Nupur received his MBA from Harvard Business School and BS in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech.
Believe Entertainment Group, a New York City-based entertainment company, recently earned an Academy Award, an Emmy Award and an Annie Award for Dear Basketball, an animated short film with Kobe Bryant, scored by the iconic John Williams, and animated by Disney legend, Glen Keane. Additionally, in April 2019 Believe held its second premiere at Tribeca Film Festival with a new feature-length documentary entitled Between Me and My Mind, centered around Trey Anastasio, the lead singer and co-founder of the band Phish, in partnership with Stickfigure.
Other stand-out BELIEVE projects include: The LeBrons, a multi-season animated kids series with NBA champion, LeBron James; In the Booth, a four-season follow-doc series with DJ/producer Tiësto; Tiger Beat Entertainment, a young-adult pop-culture digital video series with Jennifer Lopez; Money Where Your Mouth Is, a two-season “guys knowledge” game show with comedian Jay Mohr; Uncorked, a celebrity-driven food series featuring MTV’s Steelo Brim and guests like Mel B and Darren Criss; and Poker Nights, a scripted short-form comedy series featuring SNL’s Chris Parnell.
BELIEVE’s studio division has produced premium content for Time Inc., MGM Television, Yahoo, Comedy Central, STX Entertainment, Hulu, CBS, TruTV, Fuse, and Verizon, among others. Further, BELIEVE stands at the forefront of building premium content partnerships with the world’s leading brands, including: Intel, Chick-fil-A, Sprite, Nike, P&G, HP, McCormick, J&J, Microsoft, Marriott, Progressive, Moët & Chandon, Campbell’s, McDonald’s, U.S. Army, Dell, Clorox, and more.
In 2014, the company signed an investment deal with ITV, who also joined the company's board of directors. Believe Entertainment Group is represented by CAA.