The 5th Edition of the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, will be holding between the 8th and 15th of November, 2015 at a yet-to-be-announced venue in Lagos. It will be recalled that the 2013 and 2014 events took place at the Tinapa Business and Leisure Resort in Calabar whilst the 2011 edition was hosted at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos after the maiden festival held in Port Harcourt.
Register on http://www.acceleratetv.com/afriff/ to attend AFRIFF 2015
According to www.afriff.com, the festival awards monetary prizes in the following categories:
BEST FEATURE FILM – $6000
BEST AUTHENTIC NIGERIAN FEATURE – $2000
BEST ACTOR – $2000
BEST ACTRESS – $2000
BEST DIRECTOR – $2000
BEST SCREENPLAY – $2000
BEST DOCUMENTARY – $5000
BEST SHORT – $3000
BEST STUDENT SHORT – $2000
BEST ANIMATION – $3000
JURY SPECIAL PRIZE FOR OUTSTANDING FILM -$2000
AUDIENCE CHOICE – $1000
However, the organizers have stopped receiving entries for this year’s ceremony; which promises to be memorable and glamorous.