This year’s edition of the Eko International Film Festival billed to rally film stars, directors, producers, script writers, film makers among other allied tourism sectors is billed for November 16 to 21, 2015 in Lagos.
According to the Founder/President of Eko International Film Festival, Mr Hope Obioma Opara, “The film festival has already attracted 3,114 entries from 118 countries cut across the continents.
Opara said that the festival’s focus during this edition will be on contributions of the media to the growth of the film industry.
He added that with the encouraging numbers of entry received, there is strong hope that the film festival will continue to be bigger.
Opara said that the film submission for the festival, which was opened till June 30, 2015, has been extended to July 15, 2015 to avail those who are yet to put in for the festival.
“Film submissions must be in one of the seven categories; feature, short fiction and documentaries, short documentaries, horror, student film and one minute.
“Other activities during this week-long event include workshops and seminars with brand platform and support for corporate organizations to be part of the event.”
Written by: ‘Wale Olapade