Reposted from @bluewaterssolutions - UKNFF IS HERE AGAIN! CELEBRATING THE TALENTS WITHIN THE NOLLYWOOD INDUSTRY!
Following a very successful launch of the UKNFF 2018 at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, attended by the stakeholders and big names in Nollywood, The UK Nollywood Producers Guild will be hosting the second UK Nollywood Film Festival during the Black History Month on October 2019.
Last year, the UKNFF festival screened fantastic films such as Oath Bound winning Best Short and Behind the Wheels winning Best Feature, both films receiving the UKNFF 2018 awards on the closing night.
The UKNFF 2019 Opening ceremony will be held on Friday 04/10/19 at the Odeon IMAX cinema in Bugsby Way Charlton Greenwich. This will consist of Celebrity Red Carpet Reception, Screening and after party. The Patrons awards will be presented at this exclusive VIP event. The following day Saturday 05/10/19 we will be running various workshops and screening multiple films nominated for the film festival competition at difference festival locations. The day will close with a glamorous Closing ceremony where all the stars will gather for the final result and celebration.
Tosin Akintokun CEO Nollywood Movie Review said “it is important to recognise the upcoming talents in the movie industry. The film festival provides a platform for producers, directors and film makers to showcase their movies and tell their stories. We will not relent until Nollywood takes its rightful position on the global map in the world of entertainment. The journey continues”
Benjamin Omage CEO Silah production added “to move forward, we need to go back”, for an industry that has provided both in Net worth, fame, creative and talented practitioners that brought about lasting memories, “ Nollywood”
This unique UK Nollywood Film Festival is interested in showcasing films and documentaries featuring African heritage and lifestyle even if produced or directed by non-Africans. These may include micro budget films of under £50,000 though the films or documentaries must meet an acceptable quality standard
#shomoagemini (at London, United Kingdom)