BAFTA

VIDEO: BBC LONDON NEWS – FORMER GANG MEMBER’S BAFTA HONOUR

Former gang member turned actor and film director Fredi Nwaka showcased his short film on gang life (If Only) in London at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) earlier this month. [Thanks Russ] In December of last year I posted a piece about the film and Fredi’s new organisation C.R.I.M.E (Creating Role Models In Media Enterprise), which works with ex offenders, gang members and troubled teens, and turns their stories into short films. CLICK HERE to read if you missed it.

UK NEWS: ‘MEDIA PERSONALITY’ AND BUSINESSMAN BEN DOUGLAS CALLED THE N-WORD AT BAFTA AWARDS / “I’M FROM SURREY NOT HARLEM”

Self proclaimed “successful businessman” / delusional Ben Douglas who recently appeared on the BBC Big Question show (CLICK HERE TO WATCH SHOW) where he discussed being adopted in to a white family, described himself as an English man, had no interest in embracing his culture, and is quoted as saying “it’s ridiculous for me to be running around in tribal gear and trying to cook over an open fire”, was called a “nigger’s bitch” at the prestigious BAFTA Awards which took place last Sunday in []

UK EVENT REVIEW: THE LAUNCH OF AML AMEEN’S AMEENDREAM ENTERTAINMENT AND SCREENING (LONDON)

Last night I attended the official launch of British actor Aml Ameen’s film and television production company, AmeenDream Entertainment held at UK film body headquarters BAFTA. (Yeah that’s right “haters” Miss Mad News was swanning around BAFTA headquarters! Deal with it! *sarcasm*.  After starring in the hit film Kidulthood,TV drama The Bill and other TV/stage projects, Aml set up production company AmeenDream in 2009 ‘with a clear mission to deliver stories that entertain, provoke thought and inspire, as well as providing alternative representations of youth and the urban community in the []

UK NEWS: NOEL CLARKE LAUNCHES T-SHIRT COLLECTION

Actor, writer and director Noel Clarke has launched his very own T-shirt. Check out the merchandise below… Click HERE to view more….  The T-shirt’s are expensive. I was looking for Primark prices. But I can guarantee that they will go down a storm with the guys and gals who spend  their days and nights inside and outside Tennessee Chicken. Your thoughts please….