Lorraine Maher says: ‘As a mixed race Irish woman born to an Irish woman growing up in Ireland in the 60s, ‘No Blacks. No Dogs. No Irish’ was the only explanation for my existence…Presenting #IamIrish as part of Black History Month is a powerful and symbolic opportunity to unite these celebrations of Black and Irish heritage and put Ireland’s long history of dual heritage firmly into focus.’Read More
Month: September 2017
UK’s Biggest Documentary Fund The Whicker’s World Foundation Opens for All. Deadline 31st January 2018.
The Whicker’s World Foundation which was set up in 2015, is Alan Whicker’s legacy, providing funding for documentaries that will continue to stimulate and inspire audiences. The Foundation seeks to use Alan’s documentary heritage to further his vision and to help those with talent to take the first step up a ladder which is increasingly difficult to climb.Read More
I Am Not A Witch, Director Rungano Nyoni Makes Shortlist For £50k IWC Schaffhausen/BFI Bursary Award!
At an event this morning at BFI Southbank, the three finalists vying for the second IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Bursary Award in Association with the BFI were revealed by Sam Lavender. At £50,000, it is the most significant bursary of its kind in the UK film industry. Hope Dickson Leach won the inaugural Bursary in 2016 when her debut feature The Levelling had its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival. The film went on to be released in May 2017 to great critical acclaim. Oscar®-winning director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, 2010, Les Miserables, 2012, The Danish Girl, 2015) will...Read More
The Stage today announced the winners of the inaugural The Stage Debut Awards. The awards recognise the best breakthrough actors and creatives in theatre. The winners were announced at a ceremony at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London on September 17, 2017.Read More
The 69th Emmy® Awards took place last night, Sunday, September 17, 2017 in LA. The Television Academy, recognised excellence in primetime programming and individual achievement for the 2016 – 2017 television season.Read More
95% Out of 100: Clarke Peters’ Revival “Five Guys Named Moe” A Glorious Tribute To Jump Blues Pioneer Louis Jordan
Five Guys Named Moe is the revival of a full-bellied tribute to ‘King of The Jukeboxes’ Louis Jordan (1908-75) and his Jump Blues (or jump jivin’) legacy. Merging a book by stage and screen legend and TBB Treasure Clarke Peters  and Jordan’s greatest hits, covering everything from Hot Jazz through to Boogie Woogie Blues it is a must-see! With drum & bass legend Goldie’s recent video  claiming music as an escape to shut out the noise and be transported to a better place of endless possibilities, it should be acknowledged that no-one knows this better than the African...Read More
The BIFA Marketing Assistant will support the Awards & Events Coordinator and the BIFA Directors to deliver the 20th British Independent Film Awards nominations announcement, ceremony and supporting events.Read More
Normal Festival (iAM Fest) is an intergenerational wellbeing and arts festival curated with young people for the community iAM Fest is a fun-filled, energetic day of arts and celebration as well as highlighting wellbeing for the community.Read More
Helmed by University of Bath PhD biochemist Alex Lathbridge, the first Minorities in STEM networking event convened in London on August 30th 2017. This, of course, led TBB to the consideration of our representation in STEM fields on-screen.Read More
TBB breaks down the schedule for the 2017 London Raindance Film Festival. Running from September 20th – October 1st at various Central London locations.Read More