iREPRESENT International Documentary Film Festival 2014 – INVITATION

We are very pleased to invite you to the fourth edition of the popular iREPRESENT International Documentary Film Festival. This year’s festival will hold from Thursday 20th – Sunday 23rd, March 2014, at Freedom Park, Hospital Road, Broad Street, Lagos, from 10am daily.

The festival is conceived on the traditional framework of Africa in Self-conversation and will explore the theme ‘RHYTHMS OF IDENTITY’. Images are important, they form the rhythms of our identity and are present in all the symbolism and rituals that define who we are – music, dance, language, religion, governance, dressing, etc. iREP 2014 will interrogate the patterns of representation in Africa using the metaphor of music and rhythms which significantly stands us out from the rest of the World. 

The opening Keynote Address for the festival will be delivered by Emeka Mba, Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). There will also be Interactive Panel Discussions, Incisive Paper Presentations, Training and Workshop, and robustopportunities for Networking.

 The 2014 edition of the iREPRESENT International Documentary Film Festival will feature highly respected filmmakers from different parts of the World and will offer ample opportunities for established and aspiring filmmakers to broaden their experiences, exchange ideas, and find international co-productions.

A rich collection of award-winning Documentary films by renowned filmmakers from across the World, especially Africa in the Diaspora and at home, complemented by works of young and old filmmakers in Nigeria will be screened during the festival in a cinematic ambiance.

Films submission for the festival is ongoing. Entries are opened till February 28, 2014, and can be submitted to:

3, Bishop Lanre Obembe Close,Off Emmanuel High Street,Ogudu, 100242,              Lagos,Nigeria.

As an alternative, you can upload your films to Vimeo, Youtube, Dropbox, WeTransfer, or any such online platforms, and send the download link to or

The African Oscars-NAFCA Hires Hollywood Business Startegist Consultant.


After four years, the African Oscars -NAFCA today announced the hiring of highly respected industry executive with over 20 years experience to serve as Head of African Oscars Business Development & Strategic Initiatives.

They will have them as its exclusive sponsorship sales and consulting agency to pursue advertising, sponsorships opportunities and increase the value of its brand within the American and International market highlights the award’s rapid growth and popularity as a prestigious award recognized beyond continental Africa. More information about the firm and its representatives will be released at a later date.

They will be responsible for contracting several key sponsorships for the African Oscars-NAFCA, which will allow the awards to develop new revenue streams via sponsorship sales and marketing programs.

African Oscars-NAFCA

The Nollywood & African Film Critics’ Awards, commonly known as The African Oscars, are U.S. awards for achievements in the film industry and The NAFCA Special Honors are awarded to recognize outstanding individuals whose professional careers have been marked by extraordinary personal and professional accomplishments.

Winners are awarded the NAFCA Trophies, officially the Award of Merit that is much better known by its nickname NAFCA. The awards, first presented in 2011 at the RTP Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham North Carolina, are overseen by the Nollywood Film Critics USA. The NAFCA Special Honors were presented for the first time in 2011 to President Nelson Mandela.  Recipients of this award in subsequent years include President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia, President Jonathan E. Goodluck and President Ellen J. Sirleaf. Presentations of the African Oscars and The NAFCA Special Honors are made yearly during the second weekend in September.  The African Oscars NAFCA is designed to globally promote African Cinema and culture. The prestigious Nollywood & African Film Critics’ Awards (African Oscars) are awards of merit and are considered the highest diaspora award. The 4th African Oscars – NAFCA Awards will be held on the 13th of September 2014