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16 April 2016

Call for Entries: Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) 2016 – Nigeria

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6th Edition of the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) Call for Entries. Lagos, Nigeria. April 2016

Nigerian entertainment executive Chioma Ude founded the Nigeria-based Africa International Film Festival in 2010. She envisions it as a platform to train individuals in film then develop and monetize content for the public.

Competition categories: Features, Documentaries, Animations, Shorts and Student Shorts  

The Africa International Film Festival AFRIFF is Africa’s exciting new annual destination for fantastic film experience and celebration in Nigeria every November. AFRIFF aims at establishing itself as a major international film festival, while continuing to act as a platform for showcasing excellence in African cinema and simultaneously contributing to the development and growth of the industry and its talent.

The 6th edition of the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) billed to hold from the 13th to 20th of November 2016 has begun with a notice of its Call for Entries.


Website: AFRIFF
Facebook: Africa International Film Festival

Mr. Keith Shiri, Artistic Director for AFRIFF, reiterated that this year's programme would encourage entries particularly from countries in the north and central African regions as well as animation and experimental strands that are always under represented.

Only films produced between January 2015 and when the call for entry closes in July 2016 will be eligible to compete. Complete information on the guidelines and procedures for submission can be found on the festival website  

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