The 2016 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) schedule has been released

It’s only 3 more days to the 6th annual Africa International Film Festival holding in Lagos. Please see all details of the festival below:
DAY 1: OPENING NIGHT FILM – Premiere

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Birth Of a Nation – a film By Nate Parker (only Invites and “All Access” Pass admits)

Venue: Filmhouse IMAX Cinema The Rock Drive off Bisola Durosinmi Etti Drive Lekki, Lagos

Time:   7 pm – 10 pm     Red Carpet & Cocktails begin at 6 pm

Soirée: Opening Night Party  “strictly by Invitation”  FilmHouseIMAX The Rock Drive off Bisola Durosinmi Etti Drive Lekki, Lagos  10.30 pm

 

DAY 2 – 6: Monday, November 14, 2016 – Friday, November 18, 2016

SCREENING AT THE CINEMAS 
155 world class films by African Film makers, Africans in the Diaspora and Friends of Africa
***Admission is Free
Venue 1:  Genesis Deluxe Cinemas The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki, Lagos

Venue 2:  Silverbird Cinemas Silverbird Galleria, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos

Venue 3:  FilmhouseIMAX Lekki, Lagos

Film Genres:   FEATURE FILMS, SHORT FILMS, ANIMATION, STUDENT SHORT FILMS, DOCUMENTARIES, INTERNATIONAL PANORAMA

Time:   10 am – 8 pm

DAY 2 – 5: Monday, November 14, 2016 – Thursday, November 18, 2016

AFRIFF TALENT DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS
***For Registered Students only

Venue:  AFRINOLLY SPACE  Plot 5 Etal Avenue, off Kudirat Abiola Way Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos

Beginners & Intermediate Classes

ACTING facilitated by Hilda Dokubo

BASIC DSLR FILMMAKING with CANON SCRIPTWRITING facilitated by Tunde Babalola courtesy of BRITISH COUNCIL

Time:   10 am – 5 pm

DAY 6: WORKSHOP INDUSTRY DAY

Monday, November 14, 2016
Focus is to expose the young upcommers to professional and educational opportunities immediately and dialogue in keynote conversations, aimed at sharing knowledge, ideas and trends to empower for the future
***Pre-selected trainees and registered delegates only

Venue:  AFRINOLLY SPACE  Plot 5 Etal Avenue, off Kudirat Abiola Way  Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos

Session 1  Social Justice Filmmaking Master Class  By Tom Nicholson and Nancy Cornwell (Montana State University)  12 Noon – 3 pm

Session 2  FILMMAKING ON THE GO – Lagos 48 hour Film Project Presentation  By Ike Nnebue of Lagos 48 hour Film Project  3 pm – 3:30 am

Session 3  Ford Foundation Social Justice Grant for Documentary Filmmaking

Screenings:  The Lesser Human, If Only, Off the Streets and Oppressing The Future by the awardees of the Ford Foundation Grant and 2015 Montana Alumni
3:30 pm

DAY 2: INDUSTRY PROGRAM

Monday, November 14, 2016
Focus is to dialogue in keynote conversations, master classes and seminars, aimed at sharing knowledge, ideas and trends to empower film industry professionals.

***For Registered Industry Delegates & Media Delegates (only “All Access” Pass admits)

Venue:  Genesis Cinemas,  The Palms Lekki Mall, Lagos

Session 1 Creative Distribution Panel Discussion By Kene Mkparu (FilmOne/Fox Distribution), Denis Pagnac (Summview), Uche Nwuka (BOI) 10 am – 12 pm

Session 2 Filmmakers and their works (Roadmap to a commercially viable Film Industry) Panel Discussion By African Film Consortium – AFC 12:30 pm – 2 pm

Session 3 Policies and Institutions – The Do’s, Dont’s, How’s and Why’s of the African film industry Panel Discussion By African Film Consortium – AFC 2 pm – 3:30 pm

Session 4 Film Festivals and Exhibitions  Panel Discussion By African Film Consortium – AFC 3:30 pm – 5 pm

DAY 3: INDUSTRY PROGRAM 

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Focus is to dialogue in keynote conversations, master classes and seminars, aimed at sharing knowledge, ideas and trends to empower film industry professionals.

***For Registered Industry Delegates & Media   (only “All Access” Pass admits)

Venue:  Genesis Cinemas,  The Palms Lekki Mall, Lagos

Session 1 Film Marketing 301- Box Office Success: Facts or Fiction? Seminar By Uzoma Onwuchekwa (CEO, Marverick Equinox) 11 am – 1 pm

Session 2 COPYRIGHT CONCERNS Seminar By Punuka Attorneys and Solicitors  1 pm – 3 pm

Session 3: Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Engagement.  Business Clinic By Akin Oyebode   3 pm – 5 pm

DAY 4: INDUSTRY PROGRAM 

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Focus is to dialogue in keynote conversations, masterclasses and seminars, aimed at sharing knowledge, ideas and trends to empower film industry professionals.  .

***For Registered Industry Delegates & Media    only “All Access” Pass admits
Venue:  Genesis Cinemas & Eko Hotel & Suites  The Palms Lekki Mall/Adetokunbo Ademola, Victoria Island, Lagos

Session 1 COLOUR GRADING AND POST PRODUCTION  Master Class  By Juhana Myllyniemi (White Space OY Helsinki, Finland) 3 pm – 5 pm

Session 2 ‘SOUTH AFRICA DAY’ SA/Nigerian Filmmakers Engagement Sessions on Coproduction By KwaZulu Natal Film Commission, NFVF, South African Embassy   1 pm – 5 pm   Eko Hotel & Suites

Session 3 AFRIFF ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT Reunion And Mentorship Sessions By Ronke Macaulay and AFRIFF   1 pm – 4 pm   Genesis Cinemas

AFRIFF Hangout

*** only “All Access” Pass admits  7 pm – 12 am  Backyard Garden & Grill Lekki  Admiralty way, Lekki Phase 1

DAY 5: INDUSTRY PROGRAM 

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Focus is to dialogue in keynote conversations, master classes and seminars, aimed at sharing knowledge, ideas and trends to empower film industry professionals.

***For Registered Industry Delegates & Media (only “All Access” Pass admits)

Venue:  Genesis Cinemas The Palms, Lekki Mall, Lagos

Session 1 Creativity in Filmmaking with Canon.  Master Class By Raul Gabat 11 am – 1 pm

Session 2 Kannywood Calling – facilitated by the British Council  Panel Discussion  By Sani Muazu, Ali Nuhu and Aisha Halilu 1 pm – 3 pm

Session 3 Innovation Warehouse Panel Discussion By Omotola Jalade, Bolanle Austin Peters, Biola Alabi, Oke Maduewesi    3 pm – 5 pm

DAY 6: INDUSTRY PROGRAM ENDS

Friday, November 18, 2016
Focus is to dialogue in keynote conversations, master classes and seminars, aimed at sharing knowledge, ideas and trends to empower film industry professionals.  .

***For Registered Industry Delegates & Media (only “All Access” Pass admits)
Venue:  Genesis Cinemas The Palms, Lekki Mall, Lagos  Session 1a. Poise & Grooming.  Acting Master Class By Rita Dominic 10 am – 12 pm   Session 1b. Directing  Master Class  By Kunle Afolayan 10 am – 12 pm
 
 DAY 6: CLOSING FILM

Friday, November 18, 2015
76 – a film By Izu Ojukwu (only “All Access” Pass admits)

Venue:  FilmhouseIMAX Cinema The Rock Drive off Bisola Durosinmi Etti Drive Lekki, Lagos
Time:   7 pm – 10 pm
Rave:  Festival Party  Boat Club  Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos  10 pm

DAY 7: AFRIFF GLOBE AWARDS

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Venue:  Eko Convention Centre  Eko Hotel & Suites,Victoria Island, Lagos

Time:   7 pm – 11 pm     Red Carpet & Cocktails begin at 6 pm

After Party: Soirée avec Réserve  COVA Lounge  Mega Plaza Rooftop, Idowu Martins, Victoria Island, Lagos

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