Benin City Film Festival

Thu 8th Feb 18: The 2018 Benin City Film Festival planned for Nov, 2018 has officially opened our call for entries

We are glad to announce the much awaited first Benin City Film Festival (BCFF), schedule to take place at De Civic Centre, Airport Road Benin City, Edo State. Nigeria from the 14th – 17th Nov. 2018.

The major goal of the festival is to develop young film makers and to encourage people to be creative about communicating social cultural issues through film production and to support, promote and market Edo Film and Tourism Industry.
The theme for the festival is Film: a veritable Tool for Job Creation

The Festival promises to bring together films practitioners from all over Nigeria and beyond and is anticipated to include an exceptional commanding line- up of films, seminars and workshops, including panels and symposiums focusing on women and youth in film making, both as filmmakers and as subjects. Films will be screened throughout the day followed by discussions and commentaries from the filmmakers.
In addition, the festival will offer, Commissioners Forums which feature the Commissioners for Arts, Culture, Tourism, Youth and women affairs in Nigeria discussing the relevancy of films in youth and women empowerment.
The Festival will also include a Museum Day - visit to the Museum and major tourist destination in Benin City.

BCFF will be a resource for film makers, Directors, Scriptwriters Cameramen, Actors, Musicians, Artiste and Craft people as they share production experience in their locality.
We have lots of very interesting packages coming your way come 14th – 17th Nov 2018. We would like to encourage you to make an early decision on what you would like to do at the festival. If you want to make sales of products and ideas, this is the time to prepare them. You could also get a stand to exhibit your products and services as this come with a lot of benefits. If you want your film screened and premiere at the festival, this is the time to submit it. Advertising in the official brochure of the festival will go a long way to promoting your Goods and services. Booking early for stand and advertising in the brochure will attract discounts
We hope to see you in the Ancient city of Benin
Yours truly,
Omorodion, Godfrey
Festival Director.

The 2018 Benin City Film Festival planned for Nov, 2018 has officially opened our call for entries and will accept submissions nationally of short length and feature films focusing on social issues and women.
Early Deadline: June 30, 2018
Regular Deadline: September 31, 2018
Late Deadline: October 20, 2018

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