BUFF Studios is a Black British Female-led production company, based in London and the West Midlands, United Kingdom. Originally acting as a sales agency for short and feature length content acquired from BAFTA-Qualifying Film Festival, BUFF, the studios formerly known as BUFF Originals has licensed over 500 movies to various broadcast and streaming suppliers including AppleTV+, BBCiPlayer, Bohemia Euphoria, Channel 4 and many more since 2013.
BUFF Studios rebranded and expanded into original productions after the success of the BUFF Awards streamed live by BT, following Clare Anyiam-Osigwe BEM’s tenure as Lead Script Judge and TV Director (Sky TV) in 2017, the team were developing talent and packaging scripts, treatments and decks for pitch and presentation to the industry. Clare developed, wrote, directed and starred in her debut Rom Com ‘NO SHADE’ in 2018 and Producer/Director Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe MBE completed production on his debut ABSOLUTELY MARVELOUS in 2022.
Together with a small but mighty team of execs and creatives, the pair have over 20 years experience in the complete film and tv supply chain: Developing IP and Packaging, Writing, Directing, Producing and Distributing content across all genres in all markets and presenting their slate of in-house and external projects at key buying markets including Cannes, EFM, AFM and MipTV.
BUFF Studios launched its Packaging Services at Cannes 2022.
To date, BUFF has developed 20 projects including The Mudhut (Benjamin Johns), The Naked Truth (David Ayeni) and Ancestors (Rain Pryor).
BUFF Studios is proud to be an official Disney EMEA supplier, March 2023.
Buff Studios is proudly backed by BeyGOOD Foundation, founded by Mrs. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter.