BUFF Founder and Chair Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe MBE pays tribute to his mentor, pioneering black British filmmaker Menelik Shabazz whom passed away yesterday, June 28th 2021 whilst filming in Zimbabwe where he resided.
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Calling all film students! Fancy becoming a juror for this year’s British Urban Film Festival? If you’re aged 18-21 and looking for something to do this summer, send us a 1 page A4 cover letter telling us why you’d like to be part of Britain’s biggest film festival for diversity – now on Apple […]
A STATEMENT ON BAFTA AND NOEL CLARKE.”As the result of a newspaper report which documented the recent conduct of one of our partner organisations and the alleged historic conduct of a previous winner of a BUFF award, senior management at The British Urban Film Festival met late last night to discuss what action to take as a result of these revelations.
Consequently, we have taken the decision to revoke our status as a BAFTA qualifying film festival with immediate effect.
Furthermore, our founder Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe and managing director Clare Anyiam-Osigwe will revoke their BAFTA voting memberships – also with immediate effect.
BUFF will also strip Noel Clarke of the honorary award he received in 2019 – with immediate effect.”
The BBFA collective(Black British Female Artist) will be exhibiting at this years BUFF Awards 2016, showcasing their incredible artwork, that will stir your senses with their evocative displays. The collectives inception founded by Multimedia Textile Artist Enam Gbewonyo aims to bring and showcase a platform for eight of the best female emerging artists of the […]
Christina Jansen’s photographic work of the celebrated and iconic figure Muhammed Ali will be exhibited at this years BUFF Awards 2016, as well as photographing the late great Muhammed Ali, she has also had the pleasure of photographing such celebrates as, Fred Trueman, Bob Hoskins, Samantha Janus and many more. Her ability to bring out […]
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The British Urban Film Festival is 7 days away now and glam Africa has what you need to know, see the link below. http://www.glamafrica.com/2016 /09/07/british-urban-film-fest ival-unveil-2016-line-up/
Diana Vickers the actress and singer who shot to fame on the X Factor in 2008, who is original from Lancashire and is now based in east London. Speak’s ahead of the screening, ‘To Dream’ which is opening the British Urban Film Festival, to read this interview, check out the link below. http://www.standard.co.uk/show biz/celebrity-news/rocky-horro r-star-diana-vickers-i-ll- […]
The founder of BUFF (British Urban Film Festival) Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe with, Actress Isis Davis and Actor, writer, Daniel Rustaeu, interviewed by Linda E, on Pulse88 radio, check out the link below. https://m.mixcloud.com/Linda_e 1/the-linda-e-show-feat-the-br itish-urban-film-festival-buff /?play=fb&fb_action_ids=101537 41657748456&fb_action_types= mixcloud%3Aupload
Wandsworth Radio interview with the founder of BUFF (British Urban Film Festival) Mr Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe, live with Simmy King, catch this interview on the link below. https://www.mixcloud.com/Simmy k/the-simmy-king-show-friday-w ith-live-interview-with-the-fo under-of-buff-mr-emmanuel-anyi am-osigwe/