fidelis dukerAs the Countdown to the 13th edition of the prestigious Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF) in 2016 continues, movie producers have been requested to send entries of their films/videos shot in the last 24 months and stand a chance of being listed in the roll call of honours.

A press release by the founder/initiator of AIFF, Mr. Fidelis Duker, stated that such submissions should have the potentials of being nominated in any of the following categories:

1. Best Documentary Film

2. Best Animation Film

3. Efere Ozako Best Experimental Film

4. Best Feature Film Nigeria

5. Best Feature Film Foreign

6. Best Short Film Nigeria

7. Best Short Film Foreign

8. Outstanding Comic Film

9. Best Student Film

10. Outstanding Male Act

11. Outstanding Female Act

12. Outstanding Film in Directing

13. Outstanding Music Score

14. Golden Jury Award

According to the statement, the deadline for entries is Sunday, 31st July, 2016; and interesting persons must forward three (3) DVD copies of such submissions to:

The Festival Manager

13th Abuja International Film Festival

85 St. Finbar’s Road, Akoka-Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria



GSM: +234-812-066-1930; +234-802-326-0448

It will be recalled that the Abuja International Film Festival ((AIFF), founded by Fidelis Duker, an accomplished film producer/director, which predates Peace Anyiam-Osigwe’s Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), has become a very big event, attracting filmmaker from several African countries and beyond.

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