Eko International Film Festival has an operational office.
We want to draw your attention to an article ‘The best film festivals in Nigeria’ where the Eko International Film Festival which was misrepresented by www.nigeriansreport.com and was republished by http://www.indiewire.com/ as not having operational office and many other libelous and defamation comments against the platform was a fraudulent and a malicious report.
PRESENT OPERATIONAL ADDRESS
Eko International Film Festival
Supple Communications Limited,
No.17 Modupe Johnson Crescent
Surulere Lagos, Nigeria.
And you can reach us with the following email addresses.
Eko International Film Festival was registered under the Ministry of Trade and commerce of Nigeria and also registered under the copyright laws of Federal republic of Nigeria.
Eko International Film Festival currently on her 6th edition attracted 3.114 films from over 118 countries around the globe and the committee are working round the clock over these films and the festival date remain November 16-21,2015. The festival official selection will soon be announced.
In 2013 Lagos State Government endorsed the Eko International Film Festival.
The mission of Eko International Film Festival is to promote the appreciation of Arts and Culture through the motion picture arts and sciences and increase tourism in the global village.
Eko International Film Festival currently on her 6th edition have partnered with several multinational like Heineken International, Nexim bank of the federal republic of Nigeria, Multichoice the biggest tv cable network in Africa,African Magic Mnet Africa.
The festival have also partnered with some reputable media houses in Nigeria ie, Silverbird TV, Rhyme Fm stations, NTA which has the biggest reach in all the 36 states in Nigeria including the Federal Capital Territory, Galaxy TV, Guardian newspaper, Sun newspaper, National Mirror, The Nich, Daily Independent, Vanguard Newspapers, This Day Newspaper, Tribune newspaper and many blogs, like Bellanaija.com, onobello.com.etc.
We are not competing with any film festival in Nigeria but open to collaboration with others for a better film industry in Nigeria.
The President/Founder of Eko International Film Festival Hope Obioma Opara has the following academic qualifications, National Dip, Higher National Dip (Finance & Banking) Post Graduate , MBA (Finance) and also Membership of the following Professional Bodies :
Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM)
Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (ARPA)
Independent Television Producers Associations of Nigeria (ITPAN)
He is also the Publisher of Supple Magazine an on line film festival and movie magazine. www.supplemagazine.org
He is the Managing Director/CEO of Supple Communications Limited & Flonnal limited.
Owner and Organizer of the annual Eko International Film Festival. www.ekoiff.org which her 6th edition is coming up November 16-21,2015. Venue prestigious Silverbird Galleria (Silverbird Cinemas) Victoria Island Lagos Nigeria.
The Film Festival president have earned press accreditation on www.supplemagazine.org platform to Festival de 3 continent in France in 2008, Cannes Film Festival 3 times, Berlin Film Festival in Germany, Rotterdam Film Festival and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: Oscars.org in 2014, he was also invited by University of Southern California as a panelist for their 9th annual cultural diplomacy country in Los Angeles United States. see link
We encourage and appreciate any genuine organization to partner /collaborate with our annual Eko International Film Festival in Lagos Nigeria.
Looking forward having you during the 6th edition of our annual Eko International Film Festival.
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