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AFRIFF 2018 JURY

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Lesedi Oluko Moche

Lesedi Oluko Moche is a Johannesburg based film festival programmer, television producer and documentary film advisor. Born in Germany and raised in Zambia and Canada she studied Media and Broadcasting and has an Honors degree in Anthropology with specific focus on diaspora and transnational migration. During her tenure as Festival Director for the Encounters Documentary Festival, she curated award-winning international films and in partnership with Al Jazeera English managed a pitching forum for African storytellers.[/text-with-icon][/item][item id=”1541826195-2-5″ tab_id=”1541826429897-7″ title=”Item”][text-with-icon icon_type=”image_icon” icon_image=”5573″]

Mildred Okwo

Mildred Okwo is a Nigerian film director and producer. She is a Juris Doctor Degree holder from Whittier College School of Law in California and a  Theatre Arts graduate from University of Benin in Benin City, Nigeria. She practiced law for several years in Los Angeles before relocating to Nigeria to make films. Okwo is a member of the Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee and Film Marketers Association of Nigeria.[/text-with-icon][/item][item id=”1541826195-3-48″ tab_id=”1541826430086-7″ title=”Item”][text-with-icon icon_type=”image_icon” icon_image=”5573″]

Dr. Tunde Onikoyi

Babatunde Olamitundun Onikoyi teaches African Cinemas and Screen Media in The department of Communication, Adeleke University Nigeria. He had earlier Taught Film Studies in Kwara State University and Elizade University. Not only was he very significant to the establishment of a Department of film and Photography production inKWASU in 2016, but was also Director of thevElizade University African Curatorial program, between 2016 and 2017[/text-with-icon][/item][item title=”Item” id=”1541827321718-0-8″ tab_id=”1541827321725-4″][text-with-icon icon_type=”image_icon” icon_image=”5573″]

Andy Okoroafor

Andy Amadi Okoroafor is a Nigerian born, Paris based filmmaker and the founder of the creative studio Clam, an international network of creative people around the world (France, Germany, USA, Brazil, Nigeria, Japan). He edits the internationally successful Clam Magazine and loves to use imagery in different ways, from fashion to film.[/text-with-icon][/item][item title=”Item” id=”1541827616488-0-9″ tab_id=”1541827616495-10″][text-with-icon icon_type=”image_icon” icon_image=”5573″]

Claude Haffner

Claude Haffner is a French-Congolese director and production manager of documentary films. She studied documentary filmmaking at the Altermedia School in Paris (2002). She directed her first “film-essay” titled Ko Bongisa Mutu (Arrange your head) in a Congolese hair salon in Paris. In 2004, she filmed La Canne musicale (The Musical Cane), a promenade with the French filmmaker/ethnographer Jean Rouch, a few days before his death. She went back to France in 2011 to achieve her documentary Footprints of My Other (Noire ici, blanche là-bas). She is now based in Paris.[/text-with-icon][/item][item title=”Item” id=”1541827720941-0-0″ tab_id=”1541827720948-1″][text-with-icon icon_type=”image_icon” icon_image=”5573″]

Obi Asika

Obi is the Founder of Dragon Africa, a strategic communications agency and conference producer and is the Chairman of Social Media Week Lagos which is the largest new media and technology conference in Africa. He also co-Founder other media and entertainment companies which include Cabal entertainment (a new 360 entertainment company), and is a co-Founder/director of 5ive Music, which provides support to independent artists in Nigeria.[/text-with-icon][/item][item title=”Item” id=”1541827821058-0-6″ tab_id=”1541827821069-5″][text-with-icon icon_type=”image_icon” icon_image=”5573″]

Charles Courdent

Charles Courdent is the Director of the Alliance Française in Lagos and délégué général of the Alliance Française in Nigeria. After being posted in Vietnam, France and Scotland, he discovered African energy with a real passion. He was the director of the Alliance Française in Addis Ababa Ethiopia and director of the French institute in South Africa. He is currently working on building the new headquarters of the Alliance in Ikoyi, thanks to the generous sponsorship of Dr Mike Adenuga.[/text-with-icon][/item][item title=”Item” id=”1541827880396-0-10″ tab_id=”1541827880403-9″][text-with-icon icon_type=”image_icon” icon_image=”5573″]

Ebele Okoye

Ebele Okoye, has been working as an independent animator since 2006. Her films have won numerous awards including the Africa Academy Awards, AFRIFF, DEFA research prize and Robert Bosch Foundation prize for Animation. She is the founder of Shrinkfish Media Lab (smedLAB), the first ever Animation training initiative in Nigeria. Also a media and apparel designer, she runs the wearable art label “Ulonka Berlin ®”[/text-with-icon][/item][item title=”Item” id=”1541828017147-0-4″ tab_id=”1541828017154-7″][text-with-icon icon_type=”image_icon” icon_image=”5573″]

Jean-François Fernandez

After studying film production at UCLA, Jean-François worked as an assistant director and as a production manager for various L.A based companies (E! Entertainment, Paramount et al). He left for India , where he co-directed a documentary on the Jews of India : “The Bene Israel : a family portrait”. Back in France, after several tasks as production manager on large events (Coca Cola, Novell, Bolloré Group) and a spell at Disney France (Buena Vista Productions) he produced the first Disney show on French television (TF1).[/text-with-icon][/item][/carousel]

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