Unveiling Africa Film For Impact Festival

Africa Film For Impact Festival (AFFIF) is a film festival dedicated to showcasing, celebrating, and empowering films and filmmakers committed to social change themes in movie production across the African continent.

The Film Festival which will screen select films with purpose and discussions on social change through films over a 3 day period, will also host filmmaking workshops, a Pitching Session with donors, and climax with an Impact Award Night. Stakeholders in both filmmaking and the social change sector are a major audience for this festival.

The maiden edition of the Africa Film For Impact Festival is scheduled for May 28-30, 2020.

Entry types for the festival includes Narrative films (Short & Feature), and Documentary films (short).

Award Category at the festival includes Best Story/Screenplay Award, Best Cinematography Award, Best Creativity (Director’s) Award, and Best Impact Award.

To enter your film for the film festival, visit www.filmfreeway.com

Learn more about Africa Film For Impact Festival and other opportunities at www.filmforimpact.org

For SPONSORSHIP and ENQUIRIES, please email filmforimpactfoundationng@gmail.com or call 08171152769, 08118134152

…films for social change!

Join the Film For Impact Fellowship, apply today.

Film For Impact Foundation has launched the “Film For Impact Fellowship” (FFIF), a community for filmmakers who share a common goal to pioneer change using films. FFIF is a high impact program that discovers, train, mentor and support socially conscious filmmakers.

A member of the film fellowship is called a FELLOW.

Requirement for being a member of FFIF includes:

  • A passion and commitment for socially conscious films
  • Verifiable socially conscious films/videos or publications you have done previously
  • A Blueprint/Proposal of a socially conscious film project you are currently working on.

Benefits of the Film For Impact Fellowship to its members includes:

  • Training and mentorship by professionals in the film industry
  • Capacity building for you and your organization in other aspects of influencing behavioral change through films.
  • Equipment Support for your socially conscious film projects
  • Financial Support for small budget film projects
  • Stipend over a period of 4 months (For select Fellows from the Script2Screen Africa Reality TV project for emerging filmmakers)
  • Connect to Grant Opportunities: An Opportunity to PITCH your big project to a host of Grant Donors at the Africa Film For Impact Fellowship (Only available to fellows).
  • A community to expand your knowledge and also extend the reach of your film.
  • Networking

To learn more about Film For Impact Fellowship, visit www.filmforimpact.org

For enquiries and sponsorship please email filmforimpactfoundationng@gmail.com

or call 08161704676, 08171152769

Follow Film For Impact Foundation on Instagram, twitter and facebook @filmforimpactfoundation

…filmmakers driving social change!

Applications are open for Script2Screen Africa 2019

High Definition Film Studio and Film For Impact Foundation have unveiled the 2nd edition of Script2Screen Africa, a Filmmaking project with a mission to train and engage Filmmakers each year, to produce and distribute films to tackle social ills across the continent of Africa, educate viewers while entertaining them, and hopefully pique effective action once the screen’s glow diminishes.

Entries/Audition for the 2019 script2screen Africa filmmaking project opens ONLINE from July 22 to August 9, 2019. Interested persons are to fill an online application form at www.s2safrica.com, and also send their showreel to script2screenafrica@gmail.com.

The 2019 edition of the project will hold BOOT CAMP filmmaking training in each of the 6 geopolitical zones in Nigeria. Based on a panel review of the online entries, 10 filmmakers will be invited for a 6 day Boot Camp in each of the zones, a cumulative of 60 filmmakers across the 6 geopolitical zones in Nigeria.

At the end of the 3 day boot Camp across the 6 geopolitical zones, 12 most outstanding filmmakers (2 from each zone) will be selected for Induction as Film For Impact Fellows. The Fellows will go through further training and mentorship in the 4 months Film For Impact Fellowship program. At the end of the 4 months each fellow will be supported with production fund to make an exceptional impact driven short film.

Nollywood trail blazing filmmakers and star Actors will facilitate courses in filmmaking, while other special guests on the project will facilitate special training on Film For Social Change, Behavioural Insight, Communication, Monitoring & Evaluation, etc. This special guest lectures will background the Fellows on the above mentioned key areas, hence improving the quality and innovations in the scripts to be produced by the fellows, as well as their overall work on the impact field.

If you are passionate about creating impact in the world using film, this project is for you.

To apply, visit www.s2safrica.com and fill the application form and submit the required materials.

For Sponsorship and Enquiries please call 08161704676, 08171152769

Follow us on instagram, facebook, and twitter @script2screenafrica

…film as a catalyst for revolution!