Waterbear at Cop26

Our lead sponsors Waterbear have been highly active at COP26. Firstly BFF attended the  launch of their COP Ness Monster in Grosvenor Square. Messy a sustainably-built artistic impression of the legend of the Loch Ness Monster was present during the duration of Cop26 to highlight the critical need for a circular economy. Waterbear teamed up… Read more Waterbear at Cop26

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BFF X CreativeLab

CreativeLab is Ravensbourne Institute’s in-house creative agency offering insight, connectivity, innovative thinking, new approaches and fresh solutions to our industry partners. As a part of BFF 2022 our own inhouse design team are working with graphic students from the CreativeLab to create a standalone, bespoke campaign just for the Youth Showcase Category. The aim is… Read more BFF X CreativeLab

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Charity Partners

Film and TV Charity If you work behind the scenes in film, TV or cinema, The Film and TV Charity is here to support you. Whether you’re a researcher or a writer, in casting or production, editing or sales, distribution or exhibition, we’re ready to help.    The charity have been around since 1924 and today,… Read more Charity Partners

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Unpacking Excelsior: Mental Health in Silver Linings Playbook

“Excelsior” says protagonist Pat to his family, “it means you know what I’m gonna do? I’m gonna take all this negativity and I’m gonna use it as fuel. I’m gonna find a silver lining, that’s what I’m gonna do… That takes work and that’s the truth.” “Excelsior” in other words means “ever upward” or “higher.”… Read more Unpacking Excelsior: Mental Health in Silver Linings Playbook

Barnes Film Festival programme – what to expect in 2021!

Our sixth edition of the Barnes Film Festival is just around the corner and it is safe to say you will not be disappointed as we have planned various film screenings, fascinating talks, workshops, and intriguing discussions for you! While all the planned activities will be celebrating young talent, they will also be raising awareness… Read more Barnes Film Festival programme – what to expect in 2021!

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Pompeii (2019): an Interview with Marco Alessi

Charming as his movies, young filmmaker Marco Alessi brings us behind the scenes of Pompeii and his filmmaking career. Despite its short length of around 9 minutes, Pompeii (2019) successfully manages to raise questions of representation, discrimination, and toxic masculinity. ©Marco Alessi Q: The name “Pompeii” fits very well with the explosive nature of the… Read more Pompeii (2019): an Interview with Marco Alessi

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11 LGBTQ+ History Films to Watch any Month of the Year

Since 1994, February has been appointed the title of LGBTQ+ History Month. So during February forget about Valentines day (except not completely because your other half will be pissed) and instead strive to deepen and expand your knowledge on the history of civil rights movements advocated by LGBTQ+ people. However important this monthly celebration of… Read more 11 LGBTQ+ History Films to Watch any Month of the Year

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