After the huge success of our first Yorkshire Games Festival in 2016, we decided to do it all over again!
Head of the Museum at the time of the very first BIFF, Amanda Nevill recounts the early years of the festival and what role it plays in the industry today.
As he recalls his visit in 2010, actor John Hurt reflects on Bradford’s cinematic heritage and the British voice in the film industry.
Ahead of the world premiere of Hell’s Hinges on 3 April, Neil Brand tells us about performing with the Dodge Brothers, and his love for the sound of cinema.
Magnum Photographer David Hurn writes about his recent visit to our archives.
Former festival director Tony Earnshaw looks back at some of his fondest BIFF memories, including appearances by Jean Simmons and Michael Parkinson.
Press officer Emily Philippou reports on the launch of our Moving Stories exhibition, including some very special guests.
We’ve been asking staff to recall their fondest memories of the museum. Audience Development and Volunteer Coordinator Mandy Tennant reminds us why this is such a great place to work.
Deb Singleton, Director of Bradford Animation Festival, looks back at some of the highlights of the last 20 years of BAF.
When I arrived at the museum and met a couple who had driven up specially from Nottingham who were anxiously waiting for our star to arrive, I knew it was going to be a good day.
We began with a glittering opening night, and followed suit with some magnificent special guests over the weekend.