All3Media, BFI, BET UK, PBS Feature In British Urban Film Festival 2022
Organisers of the British Urban Film Festival have announced the lineup of guest speakers and panellists who will feature in BUFF’s annual industry programme at Rich Mix.
Continuing a tradition which began at Channel 4 back in 2013, this year’s edition will also host the climax to the live script reading competition (30 November) which has previously been won by Adriel Leff (Granite Harbour), Danielle Moseley (Dreaming Whilst Black) and Isis Davis (Killing Eve).
The programme kicks off on 28 November with a double header of interviews featuring film & TV director Clare Anyiam-Osigwe (Hollyoaks) and Annika Allen, head of diversity, equity and inclusion at All3Media.
On 29 November, the British Film Institute (BFI) will be represented in person with presentations from Attica Dakhil, UK Global Screen Fund Manager – International Co-production and Chris Filip, International Business Development Fund Manager for the UK Global Screen Fund. Later in the day, BUFF 2022 will host a virtual documentary session with Erika Dilday, executive producer, POV on PBS and executive director for AmDoc .
The industry programme is rounded off on 1 December with an encore screening of The Evolution of Black British Music (episode 1) followed by a live Q&A with directors Femi Oyeniran and Nicky “Slim Ting” Walker. The documentary series was commissioned by the UK arm of Black Entertainment Television (BET).
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