Africa Film For Impact Festival (AFFIF) goes virtual, November 3-7, 2020.

AFRICA FILM FOR IMPACT FESTIVAL (AFFIF) GOES VIRTUAL, NOVEMBER 3-7, 2020.

Film For Impact Foundation in partnership with High Definition Film Studio is set to go virtual with the maiden edition of the “Africa Film For Impact Festival (AFFIF)”, the theme “Break The Cycle”. The film festival which was originally scheduled to hold May 28-30, 2020, and was suspended due to the COVID 19 pandemic, will now hold via Virtual Access from November 3-7, 2020

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

The hybrid Film Festival, which will screen short and feature narrative and documentary films with purpose over a 5 day period, will also host film premieres, master classes, panel discussions, workshops, an Impact Carnival, and climax with an Impact Award ceremony, which will honor extraordinary achievements in filmmaking and driving social change through films.

Themes to be explored at the festival include Building Accountable Systems & Leaders for a Corruption free Society, Women Empowerment & Gender-Based Violence, Women in film, Human Trafficking, Human Right & Criminal Justice, Climate Change, Security, Peace & Conflict Resolution, The future of Film Distribution & social change contents, Reflections on the COVID 19 pandemic & Opportunities, Technology as a tool for social change

EXTENDED DEADLINE for submission of films to AFFIF 2020 is open from August 20 to Sept. 18, 2020, via “Filmfreeway” at www.filmfreeway.com. Official selections for the festival will be announced on October 1, 2020, by 8:00 PM WAT.

Africa Film For Impact Festival will stream live to audiences across the world via the festival Youtube channel @ FFIF TV from November 3-7, 2020, while also streaming on partnering television stations across the continent.

Partnership Opportunities avail for Organizations and individuals to partner with the Africa Film For Impact Festival in whatever capacity you are willing to partner.

Subscribe to the festival Youtube channel @ FFIF TV so you get notified of upcoming events. Also follow Africa Film For Impact Festival on Instagram, Facebook, and twitter @affif.ng and @filmforimpactng

For enquires or correspondence, please send an email to affif.com.ng@gmail.com or call 08171152769. 08118134152. For more information on the festival please visit www.affif.com.ng or www.filmforimpact.org

We welcome you to join a host of impact film producers and change-makers from around the world, as we begin to take active steps across the decade, to change the narrative of the African continent through films. One film at a time, we will make a difference.

God bless Nigeria, and God bless the continent of Africa.


Script2screenafrica 2019 Zonal Boot-Camp successfully concluded, next phase anticipated

High Definition Film Studio and Film For Impact Foundation unveiled the 2nd edition of Script2Screen Africa, (a film-making project with a mission to train and engage film-makers each year to produce and distribute films that tackle social ills across the continent of Africa) on Monday, July 22nd, 2019.

Interested persons filled an online application form at http://www.s2safrica.com and also sent their show-reel to script2screenafrica@gmail.com.

A film-making training boot camp was held in each of the 6 geopolitical zones in Nigeria: Port-harcourt, Enugu, Lagos, Kano, Bauchi, and Abuja and based on a panel review, 65 persons were selected (15 from South-West and 10 from the other zones) from the online entries.

As at the time of this publication, the boot camp has been successfully concluded and the 65 persons selected already and inducted as Film For Impact Fellows from the different zones while they await the next phase of action. [Read previous post on Bella Naija <HERE>]

Summarily, it is expected that at least 5 Fellows will be selected from each zone (a total of 30 Fellows) for a further 4 months Film For Impact Fellowship program in training and mentor-ship and afterwards, each zone empowered and supported with production funds to make an exceptional impact-driven short film which will premiere at the maiden edition of the Africa Film For Impact Festival (AFFIF) coming up May 28th-30th, 2020.

For partnership and  further inquiries, kindly call 08161704676, 08171152769 or email script2screenafrica@gmail.com.

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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!


Become a Fellow Today!

BECOME A FELLOW TODAY

Film for Impact Foundation has launched the Film For Impact Fellowship (FFIF), a community of filmmakers who share a common goal to drive positive change in the society 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.

FFIF recognizes 3 membership status:

  1. MEMBER (Fellows In training): One becomes a member of the fellowship after passing through a selection/audition process, shortlisted for training, and undergoing training by the foundation. This membership status applies to the 1st year of acceptance into the fellowship, and has a duration for just One Year, after which the phase is concluded and successful members will be inducted and have a status update to FELLOW, while unsuccessful members will also be celebrated at the end of year’s program, and expected to make good of the training they have received during their one year membership.
  2. FELLOW: We define a Fellow as an individual recognized by the foundation to have made a truly significant contribution to the fellowship and its aims and objectives. The process of becoming a fellow is managed by the foundation. The grade of a Fellow is reserved for full members of the fellowship, having successfully completed the 1 year membership phase.
  3. HONORARY FELLOW: This fellowship status defines established and veteran filmmakers & Actors in the industry who are driving social change in the society using film, and who also commit to the aims and objectives of the fellowship.

CLICK HERE to APPLY


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!