April 30, 2014  - 7pm @ The Market Arcade Film & Arts Center

FILM FINANCE FORUM with Frank Muggia, 25 years experience as attorney/producer in the entertainment industry with special guest attending. THIS IS A FREE EVENT. Limited Seats – First come first serve. Frank and special guest will be heading this film forum as an interactive juncture. You will be getting some of the best feedback that you could ever imagine by one of the pros. An event you will certainly not want to miss! See you there!

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May 3, 2014  - Starting at 12 Noon @ The Market Arcade Film & Arts Center 


Check out Generation Iron at the 2014 Buffalo Niagara Film Festival! The film will be screening on May 3, 2014 at 12 Noon at The Market Arcade Film & Arts Center.


Also be sure to check out before the screening a special live bodybuilding performance! The performance will feature the Top 4 Competitors in the Ontario Physique Association (OPA)among others:

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Kelly King - Kelly is competing in the Canadian Nationals this year for Figure athletes.

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Mai Ines - A top Bikini model.

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Anya Ells - Anya placed 2nd for Bikini athletes in this year’s Arnold Classic in Columbus, Ohio.

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Setanta Carroll - The Male Physique champion at this year’s Arnold Classic in Columbus, Ohio.

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Ania Anvaryfar - An Iranian immigrant to Canada, Ania is a Figure and Physique competitor who placed 2nd at this year’s Arnold Classic in Columbus, Ohio.

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Brandon Lee - A top, up-and-coming bodybuilder.

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Nkechi Nwafor Robinson - One of the most successful newcomers to the presitigious IFBB Figure Competition.

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Tracy Blakely - A figure and Physique model coming off several major professional wins

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Monika Kovacs - Recovering from a severe car accident three years ago, Monika has used her unique yoga-influenced approach to Figure modeling to bring her body back into shape and recover.

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Alvin & Terrence Bayley - The unstoppable bodybuilding twins and top bodybuilding competitors.

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Jill Bunny - Arnold Classic placing Bikini competitor.

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Mindi O’Brian - Mindy is an IFBB Professional Athlete in the Female Physique division and an IFBB Fitness Routine competitor. She is an 8-time Olympia competitor in the categories of Fitness and Physique. Mindi also runs one of the top Canadian bodybuilding contests of the year and is an avid competitor.

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Mike Kwao - An African immigrant to Canada, Mike is an expert poser, actor, musician, and a National level bodybuilding competitor.


Stephanie Merli - A Bikini competitor and mother of 3 who owns her own sport conditioning facility/boot camp.

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Steve Weigel - A cast member on MTV’s “MTV Creeps” representing the sport of bodybuilding in 3 episodes.

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And last but not least, your host and MC for the event: James Hergott. James is a TV and film writer, director, producer and bodybuilder. He wrote and was executive producer of the UFC Champion Georges St-Pierre documentary, which received international distribution. James also competed at the 2013 Cobourg Naturals.

We’ll see you there!


Come meet Larry Bishop (Hell Ride, Underworld, Kill Bill Vol.2) & Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill 1 & 2, and Buffalo’s own The Natural)
















Both Larry and Michael will be in attendance along with a special premiere of Hell Ride and Walk Of Fame Celebration from April 12-14. If you want to engage with Michael & Larry during our special engagements and closing ceremonies here is our April 14th agenda, all at The Adam’s Mark Hotel:

Starting at 12 Noon - Johnny Cash Documentary “My Father The Man In Black”

1:30pm Michael Madsen & Larry Bishop to arrive at the Adams Mark Fountain with an entourage of Bikers for a special premiere of  Executive Producer Quentin Tarantino’s & Director Larry Bishop’s “Hell Ride” which premieres at 1:45pm – if you own a bike (motorcycle) and want to be part of this event, be sure to arrive at the fountain with your bike prior to 1:30pm – staff will assist you when you get there

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3:15pm – immediately following the screening of “Hell Ride” starring Larry Bishop and Michael Madsen – Larry and Michael will do a Q&A with attendance

4pm – at The Adams Mark Fountain the BNFF will be honoring Michael Madsen & Larry Bishop with the next BNFF Walk Of Fame Stars – Previous guests honored with the Walk Of Fame Stars are William Fichtner, Tom Sizemore and Evander Holyfield – you do not want to miss this – there is nothing like it this side of Hollywood

4:30pm – immediately following the Walk Of Fame Ceremonies Michael Madsen & Larry Bishop will be available to the public for one-on-one autographs and photo opportunities

5:30pm – The BNFF will announce its winning filmmakers and closing film with a celebration party including Michael Madsen and Larry Bishop attending

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Prior Guests & Events Below

Sat. – April 21, 2012 @ The Rapids Theatre & Arts Center, Buffalo, NY

STAFF SERGEANT ANGIE JOHNSON  – Recent contestant on “The Voice” will be here at The Rapids Theatre to perform opening songs for Awards Celebration revolving around the fallen soldiers of the Iraqi/Afghanistan War.


Wed. – April 18, 2012 @ The Market Arcade Film & Arts Center, Buffalo, NY


- Panel: “A Breakthrough Guide To Screenwriting”with writer/director/author/lecturer Alyn Darnay – This is a FREE EVENT open to the public – 1st come 1stserve

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Fri. – April 20, 2012 @ The Market Arcade Film & Arts Center, Buffalo, NY

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-       Emerging Cinematographers (8 Shorts, 120m) (These block of films are from the International Cinematographers Guild, which recently won top awards at the Emerging Cinematographer Awards. These are 8 short films by Camera Guild members who have not yet reached the status of Cinematographer but occupy that role for these films. Their work is in the forefront of today’s cinematography, both in q

uality and innovation. There will be representatives here from these films and the guild to present a panel discussion after these showings. This is a FREE EVENT open to the public.
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