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Launched in 2021, Black Female Filmmakers is a film community organization based in Atlanta, GA. Our mission at BFF is to create a space where black self-identifying women in film can thrive in telling their stories. We want to pave the way for black women filmmakers by providing support in the form of mentorship and resources. Women in film of all levels of experience are welcome to join.



We believe in EQUALITY, both on camera and behind the scenes. In order to achieve this, we strive for INDEPENDENCE through education and empowerment. Black Female Filmmakers is a space of sisterhood, development and growth. All who support black self-identifying women in film are welcome. 

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Ayanda Magagula, founder of Black Female Filmmakers, is a South African born film editor based in the USA, best known for editing the award-winning experimental feature film, Final48, and athlete-driven investment TV show, Front Office, executive produced by the NBA's Chris Paul. After navigating the industry for more than a decade, Ayanda continues to build Black Female Filmmakers to connect black female industry talent and forge a new path. 


Help support our mission with a Classic BFF T-shirt. Our vision at BFF is to pave the way for black women in film through empowering education, support, mentorship. All proceeds go towards keeping Write Club alive. More events and more merchandise coming soon.



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