Abuja International Film Festival offers a contemporary and liberal platform for the filmmakers of the World to exhibit the excellence of the film art form.
The aim is mainly to contribute to the understanding and appreciation of cultures of different nations. We hope to present complex human situations of this rapidly changing world in the globalized era.
Film producers in Nigeria and abroad are requested to send entries of their films videos shot in the last 24 months and stand a chance of being listed in the roll call of honours.
Submissions should have the potentials of being nominated in any of the following categories:
1. Best Documentary Film
2. Best Animation Film
3. Efere Ozako Best Experimental Film
4. Best Feature Film Nigeria
5. Best Feature Film Foreign
6. Best Short Film Nigeria
7. Best Short Film Foreign
8. Outstanding Comic Film
9. Best Student Film
10. Outstanding Male Act
11. Outstanding Female Act
12. Outstanding Film in Directing
13. Outstanding Music Score
14. Golden Jury Award
The Festival Committee reserves the right to exclude films which are not in conformity with aims of the Festival, or which could offend the national feelings and susceptibilities of any participating country, or are likely to promote racial discrimination. Films not presenting sufficient technical qualities for good public screening can also be refused.
According to the founder of AIFF, Mr Fidelis Duker, the deadline for entries is 30th June, 2017; and interesting persons must forward three (3) DVD copies of such submissions to:
The Festival Manager
Abuja International Film Festival
85 St. Finbar’s Road, Akoka-Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone: +234-812-066-1930; +234-802-326-0448