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AFRIFF
The 7th edition of the Africa International Film Festival ( AFRIFF ) holds October 29th – November 4th in Lagos, Nigeria.

Check out the festival schedule below
DAY 1:     Sunday, October 29, 2017    
OPENING NIGHT FILM                
 Waiting For Hassana – a short film By Ifunanya Maduka 
 I Am Not a Witch  a film By Rungano Nyoni          
only Invites and “All Access” Pass admits
Venue: 

Genesis Cinema
The Palms Lekki Mall, Lagos.
Time:  7 pm – 10 pm
                                 
             


Red Carpet & Cocktails begin at 6 pm 
Soirée: 





Opening Night Party  “strictly by Invitation”
South Eatery and Social House
92b Younis Bashorun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
10.30 pm 

DAY 2 – 6:    Monday, October 30th, 2017 – Friday, November 3, 2017
SCREENING AT THE CINEMAS
167 world class films by African Film makers, Africans in the Diaspora and Friends of Africa

Venue 1: 

Genesis Deluxe Cinemas
The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki, Lagos
Venue 2: 



Film Genres:
Silverbird Cinemas
Silverbird Galleria, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos
            

FEATURE FILMS
SHORT FILMS
ANIMATION
STUDENT SHORT FILMS 
DOCUMENTARIES
INTERNATIONAL PANAORAMA
Time:  

10 am – 10 pm
***Admission is Free

DAY 2 – 5Monday, October 30, 2017 – Friday, November 3, 2017
 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
WRITING FOR TV facilitated by Victor ‘Sanchez’ Aghahowa 
Time:  10 am – 5 pm

DAY 5 & 6:     Thursday & Friday, Nov. 2-3, 2017
WORKSHOP INDUSTRY DAY
Focus is to expose the young up comers 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 


THE D.I.Y OF FILMMAKING
In conversation with UK filmmakers Moyo and Morayo Akande, facilitated by the British Council

Thurdsay 2nd Nov, 10 am – 11am 
Session 2 
BLACK DIASPORIC CINEMA
In conversation with UK filmmakers Shola Amoo 

Thurdsay 2nd Nov, 11 am – 12 noon
  

Session 4 
ACTING MASTERCLASS
with Segun Arinze

Friday Nov, 3rd, 10-12 noon pm


DAY 2:   Monday, October 30, 2017
 INDUSTRY PROGRAM  
Focus is to dialogue in keynote conversations, masterclasses and seminars, aimed at sharing knowledge, ideas and trends to empower film industry professionals. 
Venue: 

Africa Artist Foundation/Genesis Cinemas,  
54 Raymond Njoku Street, Ikoyi/The Palms Lekki Mall, Lagos
Session 1
Below The Line – Perspectives from behind the Camera keynote conversations centering on matters relating to technical film crew in
Nigeria. Facilitated by BCI studios featuring Queen Martin (Line Producer), Bose Oshin (Producer Manager/Line Producer) Baba Agba (Cinematographer), Ayodele Onyekachi Banjo (Post Supervisor and Editor), Michael “Truth”
Ogunlade (Composer)
10 am – 2 pm

Session 2



Understanding African Entertainment Across Borders
Panel Discussion
keynote conversation on divergent opinions held of African Films, the current place of African entertainment content on the global scene, partnerships, exporting our African content and the its future, riding on technology and strategic partnerships. By facilitated by Forde Pro.
3 pm – 5 pm


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

DAY 3 :  Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
INDUSTRY PROGRAM
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/Ultima Studios,   
The Palms Lekki Mall and Funke Zainab Usman Street, Admiralty Way, Lekki

Session 1
Lighting Design Masterclass with Christian Epps
Masterclass
By Christian Epps facilitated by the Embassy of The United States
10 am – 4 pm

Session 2
Film festival Success: Developing Your Festival Strategy
Seminar
By Nadia Denton facilitated by The British Council  
10 am – 12 noon

Session 3South Africa Co-financing and Co-production session.  

Business Clinic/Presentation

Facilitated by Mahmood Ali-Balogun, featuring presentations from the KwaZulu
Natal Film Commission and the National FIlm and Video Foundation South Africa.

At the Eko Hotels and Suites by 11 am – 1 pm

 
Session 4
Recording Sound and Producing for Television.  
Masterclass
By Steve Whitford, Professional Sound Recordist & Digital Film Expert (University of Portsmouth)Lucy Brown, Head of Film & Television (University of Greenwich) and Alex Lichtensels, Film & Television (University of Greenwich) 1 pm – 3pm

Session 5
MY STORY, THEIR MONEY: Packaging and Pitching African stories to the Global Film Market.  
Business Clinic/Presentation
By Victoria Thomas Facilitated by the British council.
3 pm – 5 pm


Session 6Screening of Dream, Girl/Women & Entrepreneurship
            
Keynote Conversation
With American documentary filmmaker Erin Bagwell, facilitated by the Embassy of the United States. Featuring Uche Jombo (CEO Uche Jombo Studios), Emem Isong (Royal Arts Academy), Blessing Egbe (BConcept Network Productions),
Moderated by Kemi Lala Akindoju
6:00 pm – 8 pm 

 
US Embassy Private Hosting      
8 pm – 11 pm
Consul General‘s Residence 

          Strictly by Invitation




AFRIFF Hangout                        
8 pm – Midnight
Venue to be announced Later!
                 
  only “All Access” Pass admits

DAY 4Wednesday, November 1, 2017
INDUSTRY PROGRAM
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/Ultima Studios,   
The Palms Lekki Mall and Funke Zainab Usman Street, Admiralty Way, Lekki

Session 1Lighting Design Masterclass with Christian Epps

Masterclass

By Christian Epps facilitated by the Embassy of The United States 10 am – 4 pm


Session 2

Creative Hustle: Alternative career pathways in film. 
Panel Discussion
By Shola Amoo, Isioma Osagie (TBC), Nadia Denton (Moderator), Steve
Whitford Facilitated by the British council
10 am – 12 noon
Session 3

NIgerian Arthouse Cinema – creating a new kind of Nigerian cinema 
Seminar/Keynote Conversation
By the Surreal 16 Collective, moderated by Newton Aduaka 1pm – 3 pm
Session 4

PUNUKA Presents – Preparations and Precautions for Film And TV production – Everything you need to know to make sure you are on the right side of the law” 

Masterclass
By Isioma Idigbe facilitate by Punuka Solicitors 3 pm – 5pm










Institut Francais/French Embassy Cocktails
7 pm – 10 pm
General Consulate of France, 
1 Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi

 Strictly by Invitation

DAY 5:  Thursday, November 2, 2017


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: 


Silverbird Cinemas/Genesis Cinemas/Terra Kulture
133 Ahmadu Bello Way/ Palms Lekki Mall/1376 Tiamiyu Savage St, Victoria Island.

Session 1

Funding Opportunities For Nollywood (Scriptwriting, Production funds)
Presentation
By Julien Ezanno, Head of bilateral relations at the National Center for Cinema and The Moving Image, France. Facilitated by Institut Francais/Embassy Of France
1 pm – 3 pm
Session 2
Le Cinema Au Service De La Diplomatie – The Role of Cinema in diplomacy  
Panel Discussion
By Julien Ezanno, Head of bilateral relations at the National Center for Cinema and The Moving Image, France, Hon. Desmond Eliott, Lagos State Legislature, Honourable Minister of Information Alhaji Lai Mohammed. Moderated by Bikiya
Graham Douglas  3 pm – 5 pm
  
Session 3Canon Live Streaming Masterclass 

Special Masterclass 

(Production houses/broadcast Media/vloggers/bloggers/religious organisations/event agencies only. Facilitated by Canon
  1 pm – 5 pm, Genesis Cinemas, Palms Lekki Mall
Special U.S Embassy Documentary Screenings  –  Open to Public. 11 pm – 3 pm at Terra Kulture, 1376 Tiamiyu Savage St, Victoria Island, Lagos.
French Cultural Night/Screening – only “All Access” Pass admits. 7 pm – 10 pm at Terra Kulture, 1376 Tiamiyu Savage St, Victoria Island, Lagos.
AFRIFF HANGOUT – only “All Access” Pass admits. 10 pm – till late at BNatural Spa 14 Abagbon Cl, Victoria Island, Lagos.


DAY 6:  Friday, November 3rd, 2017.
INDUSTRY PROGRAM ENDS
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/Eko Hotels and Suites
The Palms, Lekki Mall/Adetokunbo ademola Street Victoria Island Lagos

Session 1Accelerate Filmmaker Project Session
            



Presentation
With Lala Akindoju, facilitated by Accelerate TV and AFRIFF
10 am – 12 pm
Session 3
Technology Driven by Entertainment
Panel Discussion
Facilitated by Accessbank featuring Ntel, Cisco, 9Mobile
Introducing NVIVO TV
Presentation
By Cisco
1 pm – 3 pm
Session 4     

Production and Distribution of African Content (Production et distribution des contenus africains)
Panel Discussion
Moderated by Bikiya Graham Douglas. Featuring Alain Modot (MD DIFFA),
David Kessler (MD Studio Orange), Olukayode A. Pitan (MD Bank of Industry)
Kunle Afolayam (CEO Golden Effects Studio). Facilitated By Institut Francais/Embassy Of France

3 pm – 5 pm

              

DAY 6Friday, November 3, 2017
CLOSING FILM

Felicite  a film By Alain Gomis       
Venue:  Genesis Cinema, The Palms Lekki Mall, Lagos
only “All Access” Pass admits
Time: 7 pm – 10 pm

Rave:  Festival Party
Venue: Tilt Lounge 33 Olubunmi Owa Street, around CBC towers, Lekki Phase 1

Time: 10 pm 


 DAY 7Saturday, November 4th, 2017
AFRIFF GLOBE AWARDS

   
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 

Eko Convention Centre 

Eko Hotel & Suites,Victoria Island, Lagos
 

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