AFRIFF Open Call for Entries

AFRIFF Open Call for Entries

Africa International Film Festival’s (AFRIFF) open call for entries is currently ongoing until July 30, 2017, as it will hold its 7th edition, from November 13 – 18, 2017 in various locations in Lagos, Nigeria.

Entries are also encouraged from French and francophone filmmakers in the following countries; Bénin, Burkina-Faso, Burundi, Cameroun, Central African Republic, Comores, Congo Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Gabon, Guinea, Mali, Madagascar, Morocco, Mauritania, Niger, Rwanda, Sénégal, Seychelles, Chad, Togo and Tunisia.

This major film event, which promotes and celebrates the talents of the African continent and the African diaspora, is expanding its range of films in competition on the occasion of its 7th edition, involving categories such as short films, feature films, documentaries and animated films.

AFRIFF will present a programme featuring more films from French-speaking Africa as well as French films. The festival wishes for its 7th edition to honour France and La Francophonie, in a long-term vision of artistic collaborations and partnerships.

Africa International Film Festival includes both local and international professionals filmmakers, celebrities, actors, directors, film critics, musicians, editors, students, equipment manufacturers, light engineers, cinematographers, sound engineers, visual artists, buyers, amateurs, equipment manufacturers, film students, distributors and international press. The event was put in place to bring together those in the film and entertainment industry with the purpose of improving and developing the film industry in Nigeria and Africa. It will provide a lot of opportunities for the film industry in terms of growth and establishment and will create a platform for investors and technical acquisition.

AFRIFF will also feature other exciting programs, conferences, seminars and workshops as well as will accommodate over 2000 industry guests, 500 workshop participants, 10,000 international and domestic audience, 500 international entries from global professional and amateur filmmakers.

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