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By mmbfuk, Sep 18 2018 02:06PM

We are pleased to announce that MMBF Trust will be providing support and funding to reward exceptional individuals from Brighton through the Brighton Power 100 list.

The BrightonPower100 list aims to celebrate the 100 most influential and powerful people in Brighton & Hove! The list is led by President – Nicholas Taylor.

Megan Turner comments “We received an invitation to provide support for the Brighton Power 100 list and we loved how the organisation’s objectives matched ours, I am pleased to be working with the team at Brighton Power 100 to help identify the unsung heroes who make Brighton such a great place.”

Find out more about the Brighton Power list here – or on Twitter @BrightonPower10

By mmbfuk, Mar 12 2018 12:31PM

The 1st of March 2018 marked the release of 2018’s London Power 100 list, whilst HM The Queen was named the most influential Londoner – we take a look at who else made the list.

Here is the full list at a glance!

1 HM The Queen

2 Rupert Murdoch

3 David Beckham

4 Evgeny Lebedev

5 Sadiq Khan

6 Tony Hall

7 Roman Abramovich

8 Adele

9 Boris Johnson

10 Naomi Campbell

11 Prince Harry

12 Sir Phillip Green

13 George Osborne

14 Stormzy

15 Lakshmi Mittal

16 Kate Moss

17 Zayn Malik

18 Duke & Duchess of Cambridge

19 Sir David Attenborough

20 Richard Branson

21 Tom hardy

22 Idris Elba

23 Jimmy Carr

24 Tony Blair

25 Cara Delevigne

26 Benedict Cumberbatch

27 The Ruben Brothers

28 Sir Mo Farah

29 Lily Allen

30 Theresa May – PM

31 Andrew Lloyd Webber

32 James Corden

33 Daniel Kaluuya

34 Jeremy Corbyn

35 Dame Helen Mirren

36 Justin Welby

37 Rod Stewart

38 John Bercow

39 Anthony Joshua

40 Anna Wintour

41 Piers Morgan

42 baroness Shriti Vadera

43 jack Whitehall

44 Davina McCall

45 Ryan Gosling

46 Kelly Osbourne

47 Wiley

48 Tom Hiddleston

49 Stephen Fry

50 Cressida Dick

51 Tony Fernandes

52 Dua Lipa

53 Mark Carney

54 Rita Ora

55 Jamie Oliver

56 David Harding

57 Eddie Izzard

58 Jamal Edwards

59 Nigella Lawson

60 Naomie Harris

61 Nigel Farage

62 Dame Joan Collins

63 Princess Eugenie

64 Damian Lewis

65 Tom Parker Bowles

66 Krept & Konan

67 Amit Bhatia

68 Boy George

69 Keira Knightley

70 Michael Dapaah

71 Chiwetel Ejiofor

72 Edward Enninful

73 Barbara Windsor

74 Diane Abbott

75 Arsene Wenger

76 Ian Wright

77 Chris Eubank

78 Katie Hopkins

79 Noel Clarke

80 Jonathan Ross

81 Jimmy Choo

82 Vince Cable

83 Dev Patel

84 Dame Carolyn McCall

85 Spencer Matthews

86 Yianni Charalambous

87 Lord Aleem

88 Aneeta Prem

89 Jonathan Pie

90 Tinie Tempah

91 Micky Flanagan

92 David Essex

93 Zara Phillips

94 James Stunt

95 Chuka Umunna MP

96 Alisher Usmanov

97 Guido Fawkes

98 Dapper Laughs

99 Dumi Oburota

100 Elliot Grove

The list assembled by a team of researchers and was later judged by leading industry figures led by celebrated lawyer Nicholas Taylor who is the President of London Power 100.

By mmbfuk, Nov 1 2017 02:02PM

Jessica Arterton became the 3rd MMBF Rising Star Of The Year.

Meet Jessica

Jessica Arterton is a British Actress from Medway in Kent, born in 1998. During her childhood and teenage years she quickly gained an aptitude towards performing arts and gymnastics, showcasing her talents in competitions all over the country.

Attending St. John's Catholic Comprehensive School till 2015 when she joined Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School's sixth form. Excelling at A-Levels, she was awarded a place at King's College London to study Classics and Latin. After training at the Pauline Quirke Academy since she was 14, at 16 she was cast as Nancy, the lead character in James Crow's horror House of Salem, and at 18 was cast in the supporting role of Jennifer in the third instalment of the We Still Kill The Old Way franchise; We Still Die The Old Way.

Commenting on the award she said "To even be considered for an award when I've only been actively a part of this industry for just over two years is amazing, and I'm so grateful to have been recognised and even acknowledged by the industry's professionals. Thank you so much, and hopefully it allows me to carry on with the opportunity to work and study what I love simultaneously in London and opens more doors for me in the future."

By mmbfuk, Oct 23 2017 05:17AM

MMBF Trust is pleased to announce that Essex Power 100 has pledged support towards our Essex Creativity Fund which has so far this year been used to support our summer filmmaking competition, our support of Essex film festival - Colchester Film Festival and also been used to fund the Anna Kennedy Award for the autism community.

Essex Power 100 is an annual list of the 100 most powerful and influential people either residing in Essex or from Essex. Their 2017 list will be published on the 27th of October 2017.

Lewis Drazen the Witham based founder of the venture said "I am honoured to have the opportunity to give back to the local community of Essex, we love the work MMBF Trust are doing to support the community in Essex and we hope to further that work".

*To date MMBF Trust has received £3,500 in donations from EssexPower100.

We have more exciting Essex projects and competitions to announce soon in partnership with Essex Power 100, keep an eye on our Projects page.

By mmbfuk, Oct 22 2017 04:24AM

Epping Forest College student Deividas Balciunas earlier in the summer won the MMBF Amar Adatia Award.

The prize of the award entitled him to a DSLR film camera partnered with a crew role on Amar Adatia's feature film Dead Ringer.

The teenage rising star fought of competition from over 100 entrants to win the award.

Here is pictured collecting his Canon DSLR camera from Matthew Martino.

The local student who has previously spoke of how he plans to continue on to university to continue studying media is now a member of the MMBF Trust Alumnus.

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