Sponsors of BUFF 2017 

Now is your chance to be a part of the most diverse film festival in the world! Differentiate yourself from your competition by supporting this progressive, iconic and successful film platform and prestigious awards ceremony, sharing your brand with a lucrative international fan base. 

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Tony Singh, Business Affairs and Business Development Director, BT TV said: “We are delighted to be working with the British Urban Film Festival. It is leading the way in celebrating diversity in film, and as the UK’s fastest growing TV platform, this is a great festival we are proud to support. Our famous BT Tower, which has long been a part of TV broadcasting in the UK, will be the home of BUFF, and will allow film fans to enjoy the movies and experience the unique views across London.”

Official Media Partner 2016 and 2017: Back for a 2nd year, voted “Best Radio Station” at the Urban Music Awards (2015), Colourful Radio is a unique family-friendly digital radio station for lovers of diverse music and conversation. Listen in at colourfulradio.com or get the Colourful App. For 2017 Colourful Radio will be streaming live the BUFF Media Day, Script Awards and BUFF Awards at BT. 


BUFF is happy to announce it’s partnership with leading news site Film-News.co.ukFilm-News.co.uk is a leading independent publisher featuring news, reviews, interviews, competitions, the latest releases and all the gossip from the worldwide film and movie scene. Launched in October 2007 Film-News.co.uk provides breaking news 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Under the Film News umbrella we also have Film News ItalyMusic NewsMusic News ItalyMusic News MaltaTheatre News and Game News.



Heineken are supporting BUFF2017 Opening Night Gala and Awards Ceremony by supplying film makers with their craft beers and cider brands. We are pleased to welcome the iconic beverage brand.  

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Blind Pig Cider, a liquor cider brand with unique exotic bursts of flavour – perfect for after dark. A Heineken brand, Blind Pig will be sponsoring our Opening Night Gala and BUFF Awards reception 2017. 

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Merchandise Sponsor since 2014. Back for a 4th year, the world’s 1st and only vegan beauty company to be Allergist approved for diverse skin type and skin tones: Premae first sponsored BUFF 2014 with refreshing face toniques for filmgoers at the UK premiere of ‘The Trials of Muhammad Ali’ in Leicester Square. VIP’s who attended the red carpet screening included Frank Bruno MBE, Johnny Nelson, Tamar Hassan, Lloyd Honeyghan, Ronald Mcintosh, Colin Hart and Mohammed George. Other VIP’s who use the skincare range include singer Beverley Knight, Stevie Wonder, Julian Clary and Dame Judi Dench.


Cantu UK has come on board to sponsor the UK Premiere of Back To Natural, the 69 minute Documentary by Gillian-Scott Ward. 

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GroHealthy has come on board to sponsor the UK Premiere of Back To Natural, the 69 minute Documentary by Gillian-Scott Ward. 


Lucy Myers, Programme Director for London Live said “We are thrilled to have partnered with BUFF to bring exclusive UK Premiere content to London audiences. As a festival which showcases and celebrates upcoming talent, this is a natural partnership for London Live. Airing as part of our highly successful London Film House strand, we are sure our viewers will enjoy these ground breaking titles, and possibly even spot a star director of the future!” 10 BUFF Selected films acquired by London Live until May 2018. 


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