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9am – 12 noon (Three-day Masterclass)
Producing a Feature Film Masterclass . REGISTRATION CLOSED
11am – 1 pm
Actor as a Commercial Brand
1pm – 3pm
Criticism Workshop – The Entertainment Writers Series
3pm – 5pm
Score, Soundtrack, Synergy and Alternative Income Streams
9am – 1pm
Towards a Sustainable Business Framework for African Cinema
3pm – 5pm
The NollyFund Industry Engagement
5pm – 6pm
Afrinolly Marketplace Launch
9am – 6pm
Lighting Design Masterclass . REGISTRATION CLOSED.
10am – 1pm
Relativity Education Engagement
3pm – 5pm
Practical Solutions to Minimising Piracy
9am – 11am
Rebates, Funding Projects, Funding Requirements, Partnerships & Skills Sharing between SA & Nigerian filmmakers
11am – 1pm
Co-production Project Pitching
3pm – 5pm
Possible market sharing and co-distribution dialogue
10am – 12noon
Exploring Digitization with NBC
12 noon – 2pm
Collaboration and Trade opportunities between UK & Nigeria film industry
3pm – 6pm
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This session explores whether if in today’s world of cutting edge, content focused entertainment artists need to become brands and if so what does it take to become one?
Host : Uzoma Onwuchekwa (MD, Maverick Equinox)
Afrinolly will be launching a revolutionary movie service at AFRIFF 2015; a uniquely secure mobile distribution platform which connects movie fans with films in a convenient way. A platform for producers to monitize their content without the fear of piracy.
Hosts – Afrinolly
Art and Entertainment reporting in the digital age and Film Criticism. This workshop is expected to provide an insight into international film festival coverage and prepare the entertainment reporter for exemplary performance on his daily job in this changing times.
Hosts – Jahman Ankulapo (Editor Sunday Guardian) & Muritala Sule (Film Critic)
This Panel of discussion will explore unique and innovative ways to minimize the effects of piracy in the film industry by looking at options in Technology, Law Enforcement and Distribution
Panelists: Gabriel Okoye (Gabosky Films), Chike Maduegbuna (AfriNolly), Mrs Toyosi Alabi (Olaniwun Ajayi LP
A few hours of engagement with AFRIFF stakeholders/delegates on Relativity Workshops, a review of 2014 workshops, lessons learned and next steps. Examining the impact of the workshop and the vision of its partnership with AFRIFF for Nollywood going forward. A half day program at AFRIFF that will showcase the summer program and serve as a recruitment platform for the next Nollywood cohorts.
Facilitators: Stephen Ozoigbo, Emma Greer and Jeff Grace
This session aims to open up the festival to Artistes and Music Producers as well as explore the collaborative process of scoring a film, sound tracking and the alternative income opportunities that film making offer the music producer/composer.
Panelists: Tunde Jegede, Cobhams Asuquo & Dr. Bayo Adepetun
Part of BC’s UK/NG season of cultural collaboration, the programme aims to help 6 Nigerian and 6 UK screenwriters develop their skillsThe workshops kicked off with a five-day module at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in June 2015. A second five-day module will be held in Nigeria during AFRIFF. At AFRIFF, all 12 participants will also pitch their projects to an expert industry panel and get valuable feedback on their work.
Designed to bring together, inspire and motivate a cohort of contemporary screenwriters to explore, develop and create screenplays, the programme offers a range of workshops, talks and mentoring delivered by top industry professionals and visiting guest experts.
Pitching Panel: Don Omope (FilmOne Productions), Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu (Africa Magic), Neil McCartney (Independent Film Trust UK)
In continuation of BOI’s support for the Nigerian Creative Industry, the BOI will engage with industry delegates to dialogue on its special industry product offering called “BOI NollyFund” under which Nigeria’s leading movie producers will receive financial support to produce international quality films and screen them through various platforms of movie distribution available both in Nigeria and internationally.
Facilitated by the Bank of Industry (BOI)
This Session will feature Key note presentations and conversations by highly placed African industry professionals who represent the increasing diversity and richness of the industry. Key issues in focus are sustainability, growth and harvesting opportunities in the film industry.
Facilitated by The Africa Film Consortium (AFC)
Guest Speakers and Contributors: Prof. Hyginus Ekwuazi, Hon. Ama Tutu Muna of Cameroon, Zama Nkosi (NFVF), Firdoze Bulbulia, Femi Ayeni (Ultima Studios), Ismael Ntihabose (Rwanda film federation), Lizzie Chongoti (Kenya Film Commission)