DAY 1 - Sunday, November 11, 2018 - OPENING NIGHT FILM

Sew The Winter To My Skin

Venue: Genesis Cinemas, The Palm Mall, Lekki – Lagos.

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

DAY 2 - 6: Monday, November 12, 2018 - Friday, November 16, 2018 - CINEMA SCREENINGS

Over 130 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

Film Genres:

  • FEATURE FILMS
  • SHORT FILMS
  • ANIMATION
  • STUDENT SHORT FILMS
  • DOCUMENTARIES
  • INTERNATIONAL PANAORAMA

Time: 10 am – 11 pm

DAY 2 - 6: Monday, November 12, 2018 - Friday, November 16, 2018 - AFRIFF TALENT DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

***For Approved Pre-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
SCRIPT WRITING facilitated by Yinka Ogun

Time: 10 am – 5 pm

DAY 2 & 4: Monday, November 12, 2018 - Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - MASTERCLASSES

Venue: Gensis Cinema, The Palm Shopping mall., Lekki, Lagos

DAY 2 Monday, November 12, 2018 9.00am -11.00am POST PRODUCTION MASTERCLASS (Colour Grading and Sound Design) In conversation with Juhana Myllyniemi and Alexi Pillai

DAY 4 Wednesday, November 14, 2018 10.00am -1pm FILM JOURNALISM AND CRITICISM MASTERCLASS In conversation with Christopher Vourlias and Didi Chika

DAY 2: INDUSTRY PROGRAM - Monday, November 12, 2018

Focus is to dialogue in keynote conversations, roundtables and seminars, aimed at sharing knowledge, ideas and trends to empower film industry professionals.

***For Registered Festivalia & Media Delegates Venue: Genesis Cinemas, The Palms Lekki Mall, Lagos.

Session 1 ACCELERATE FILMMAKERS PREMIERE
Presentation/Premiere of final films by the young filmmakers that participated in the Accelerate filmmakers project. 11 am – 1pm

Session 2 BRITISH COUNCIL/PORTMOUTH/LASU Film production course design-Best Practice with Dr Abayomi Bello, Dr Babafemi Babatope, Rebecca Belinger and Neil Hunt. 2 pm – 4 pm

Session 3 FRENCH DAY ROUNDTABLE Roundtable 1: International Co-Production with Nigeria
Conversation with Eric Garandeau, Olivier Ayache Vidal, Kunle Afolayan, Baba Agba and Genevieve Nnaji.

Roundtable 2: Content circulation between France and Nigeria
Conversations with Francis Nébot, Jean Christophe Baubiat, Rosana Hart, Opeyemi Ajayi and Moses Babatope.

4:30 – 6 pm

DAY 3: INDUSTRY PROGRAM - Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Focus is to dialogue in keynote conversations, roundtables and seminars, aimed at sharing knowledge, ideas and trends to empower film industry professionals. .

***For Registered Festivalia & Media Delegates

Venue: Genesis Cinemas The Palms Lekki Mall

Session 1 CREATIVE CONTENT CONFERENCE
series of panels and round table discussions covering the following topics. -Exporting African Culture-meet the Directors

10am-11.30am -Distribution- Content as we know it. 11.30am-1.00pm -Digital Revolution
1.30pm – 2.30pm -Funding and Nollywood Co Production 2.30.pm-4.00pm -Discussion session 4.00pm-4.30pm

Session 2 Canon EOS C100 MARK II- PERFECT FILM CAMERA FOR LOW LIGHT DOCUMENTARY FILM MAKING

Seminar 4 pm – 6pm

LAGOS FRINGE OPENING/FRENCH EMBASSY COCKTAIL

Strictly by Invitation

6 pm – 10pm Terra Kulture, 1378 Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island.

DAY 4: INDUSTRY PROGRAM - Wednesday, November 14, 2017

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

***For Registered Festivalia & Media Delegates

Venue: Protea Hotel, Kuramo Waters. Victoria Island, Lagos

Session 1 SOUTH AFRICAN CO-PRODUCTION FORUM (strictly by invitation) Presentations by The KwaZulu Natal Film Commission (KZNFC)

10 am – 1 pm

Venue: Genesis Cinemas The Palms Lekki Mall

Session 2 GENRE FILMMAKING – TOKOLOSHE SCREENING AND Q & A
Screening and disco ssion with Dumi Gumbi and CJ Obasi

2pm – 5pm

AMERICA DAY COCKTAIL AND BLACKKKLANSMAN SCREENING

Strictly by Invitation

6 pm – 10 pm

Twin Waters Okunde Bluewater Zone, Remi Olowude Road, Water Corporation Road, Lagos

DAY 5: INDUSTRY PROGRAM - Thursday, November 15, 2018

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

***For Registered festivalia & Media Delegates

Venue: Genesis Cinemas The Palms Lekki Mall

Session 1 WOMEN IN THE ARTS (screen 1)
Key Note conversation in association with The Lagos Fringe Festival

10 am – 1 pm

Session 2 AMERICAN EMBASSY SHOWCASE – “BALANCING THE SCALES” SCREENING
(screen 6) Documentary Screening/Panel Discussion On Female Filmmakers and Diversity in the Workplace

10 am – 1 pm Session 3 BUILDING A PARALLEL INDUSTRY- MUSIC VIDEO
Panel Discussion By Clarence Peters, Oliver Aleogena, Emeka Ossai, Ani James Ekiko,Olalekan Bihari and Charles Oleghe. Moderated by Onyekachi Banjo.

2 pm – 4 pm

Session 4 REGULATORS ROUND TABLE
Key Note Conversation On Industry Regulation Conversation with Nigerian Film and Video Censors Board, Bank of Industry and the Rwandan Film Commission

4 pm – 6 pm

Rave: PARTY
Bar Escobar 9 Goriola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
9pm

DAY 6: INDUSTRY PROGRAM ENDS Friday, November 16th, 2018

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 festivalia & Media Delegates

Venue : Genesis Cinemas The Palms, Lekki Mall

Session 1 COPING WITH CO-PRODUCTIONS
Presentation by Punuka Solicitors on Legal and Business tips for Filmmakers seeking to engage in local and International Co- productions Insurance Pension with Royal Exchange General insurance

10 am – 1 pm

Session 2 UNICON- THE EMERGENCE
The UNICON Industry Summit will convene local stakeholders in a discussion on the opportunities and challenges in the local comic book, animation, and video game industries

The Unicon is a presentation of BIAYA Consulting

2pm – 5 pm

DAY 6: CLOSING FILM - Friday, November 16th, 2018

Nigerian Prince – a film By Faraday Okoro Open Access

Venue: Genesis Cinema The Palms Lekki Mall, Lagos

Time: 7 pm – 10 pm

Rave: FESTIVAL PARTY

Rooftop Deck, Landmark Landmark Towers, Water Corporation, Victoria Island, Lagos

DAY 7: AFRIFF GLOBE AWARDS - Saturday, November 17th, 2017

Strictly by invitation

Venue: Twin Waters Okunde Bluewater Zone, Remi Olowude Road, Water Corporation Road, Lagos

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

After: AFTER PARTY
The rooftop Twin Waters Okunde Bluewater Zone, Remi Olowude Road, Water Corporation Road, Lagos

DAY 8: AUGUST MEETING STAGE PLAY Sunday, November 18th, 2017 (Lagos Fringe Closing Showcase)

Ticketed event- =N=5,000

Venue: Freedom Park Lagos Island.

Time: 3 pm and 7 pm