September 6th kicks of f the13th year of BUFF, the leading diverse film festival in the world, and what a line up on offer.
Angela Douglas (DivaScribe) with Ashley Walters and KanoOver 30 movies, including premiere’s, Black Lives Matter, African Highlife, live script readings, 2 masterclasses, directors and actors Q & A’s, networking, a chance to meet agents and an incredible BUFF Awards ceremony honouring exceptional contribution to film, TV and theatre.
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Leading actors Ashley Walters (TOP BOY), Wil Johnson (EMMERDALE), David Harewood (HOMELAND), Omari Hardwick (POWER) and David Oyelowo (SELMA) all make an appearance during the seven day celebration.
Best of all, you can bag a 3 hour MASTERCLASS tutored by this years Honorary Award Recipient, trailblazer and D.I.V.O Ashley Walters. If acting is your passion grab this amazing opportunity to be mastered by an outstanding accomplished and talented actor who is DivaScribe’s Top Boy. It’s only £16 so book your place now, Now NOW!Another highlight will see Wil Johnson, a multi-talented celeb in our Diva Got Soul Feature archives and last years BUFF Honorary Award Winner, hosting 3 Live Script Readings.
Wil Johnson. Read our review of Wills gorgeous and talented musical daughter- Ayanna Witter-Johnson HEREBut opening the festival will be London premiere of ‘Free In Deed’ starring David Harewood MBE, Brummie actor now Hollywood star, followed by a Q & A with him. In this role he leads as a pastor with healing powers, an all too familiar scenario in our community.
So if you want to take your career to the next level, punch the air and yell, “Hollywood here I come,” and make haste to meet the UK’s top four Casting, Writing and Talent Agents. Calling all budding and active actors, writers, directors and commercial models to be part of a Q&A followed by two whole hours speed networking. Remember to bring your portfolios, show-reels and head shots.BUFF definitely has something for everyone whether you are in the industry or the audience. All events will be held at the iconic BT Tower, London and the award ceremony can be watched on BT.com.
For more information visit www.britishurbanfilmfestival.co.uk
Link to buy tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/buff-british-urban-film-festival-4543156025 Hashtag: #BTBUFF2017
By- Angela Douglas