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Industry Session & Events 
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Corrections & Updates 

Day 6, November 10, 2023 

  1. Ms. Abby Ajayi + Tsitsi Dangaremgba fireside chat at 10.00 AM

Registration

Industry Program Registration Process & Rules  

Industry Sessions: At AFRIFF, industry sessions are usually

  • 60 to 90 minutes panel discussions with 4 to 6 speakers and one moderator 

  • 45 min to 60 minutes fireside chat between 1 or 2 speakers and a moderator 

 

There are between 3 to 5 industry sessions - of roughly 90 minutes each -  per day from November 6 (Day 2) to November 10 (Day 6)  at AFRIFF 2023 . AFRIFF 2023 offers a total of 26 industry sessions, you are welcome to register for free for a maximum of 3 sessions per day.

Activities & Business Networking Events: There are at least 3 networking events per day organized by AFRIFF partners. AFRIFF participants can register for at least 1 activity or networking function per day. Access to these activities are by invitation only. You can register to be shortlisted. If shortlisted, you will receive an individual confirmation for the event you have elected to attend. 

AFRIFF ISANR (Industry Sessions, Activities & Networking Registration)

Without proof of ISANR (Industry Sessions, Activities & Networking Registration), you may be barred access to the session.  Please follow the simple steps to confirm your AFRIFF ISANR and receive confirmation by email. AFRIFF ISANR is open from November 2nd to November 9th, 2023

ISANR Process 

Step 1

  • Select the references for 3 sessions you want to attend each day 

  • Select the references for the networking activity you are interested in

Step 2: Complete the registration process

Step 3: Receive your confirmation email 

Step 4: Show your confirmation at the gate and attend the session 

 

Rules of access (you are invited to respect these guidelines):

  1. Please show up at least 15 minutes before the start of the session: Doors will close as soon as the moderator starts introducing the topic. 

  2. Mute your phone: If you are caught conversing during the industry session, you will be excluded from the room and banned from attending any other industry session at AFRIFF 

  3. Questions: Raise your hand, or wait for the moderator to open the floor for questions 

  4. Photos with the speakers or moderators: Wait until the session is finished, that the speakers have cleared the stage and take your picture outside the room

  5. Dress code: Business casual is the rule 

  6. Language and etiquette: Verbal or physical assaults are strictly forbidden at AFRIFF. Any disrespectful behavior will be sanctioned by a swift removal from the session and AFRIFF festival premises, and, a ban for life from attending the festival. 

List of Industry Sessions  

DAY2SE1-10AM - Creating an enabling environment in Africa for the film industry

DAY2SE2-11AM  - The future of indigenous content    

DAY2SE3-2PM   - African storytelling 

DAY2SE4-3PM   - Local grants & available fellowships 

DAY2SE5-5PM  -  Conversation with GMM (Global Media Makers) 

DAY3SE1-10AM  -  Film distribution & marketing 

DAY3SE2-11AM   -  The making of a Nollywood arthouse film: Mami Water

DAY3SE3-2PM   -  Agents, managers & lawyers  

DAY3SE4-3PM   -  French & Nollywood filmmakers

DAY3SE5-3PM   - NEFTI Competition 101

DAY3SE6-4PM   -  The making of a Nollywood blockbuster: Jagun Jagun

DAY4SE1-10AM   - International collaboration: Nigeria & Brazil + France + Germany + South African + USA 

DAY4SE2-11AM  -  The role and importance of industry guilds 

DAY4SE3-2PM   -  Women in film; between sisterhood and competition  

DAY4SE4-3PM   -  Filmmaking for and with global studios 

DAY4SE5-4PM  - The making of a Nollywood blockbuster: The Black Book 

DAY5SE1-10AM  -  iSTREAM platform launch

DAY5SE2-11AM  -  Enhancing cultural representation in video games

DAY5SE3-2PM  -  Going global with African animations

DAY5SE4-3PM  -  Story and screenplay with a successful author and an award-winning TV writer

DAY5SE5-4PM  -  The making of a Nollywood blockbuster: Battle on Buka Street 

DAY6SE1-10AM  -  African actors global crossover  

DAY6SE2-11AM  - The economics of music, soundtracks and films

DAY6SE3-2PM  -  Content commissioning and licensing

DAY6SE4-3PM  - The making of a Nollywood hit series: Shanty Town

List of Networking Events  

DAY1SCRE - Opening FIlm: Orah 

DAY1PARTY - Opening Ceremony 

DAY2NET1 - 12PM - French & African filmmakers Meet-Up

DAY2SCRE  - French Showcase 

DAY2PARTY - Evening Networking Parties 

DAY3NET1-12PM - Festival de Cannes Meet Up 

DAY3PARTY - Evening networking event 

DAY4NET1-12PM - Sao Paulo Film Commission Meet-Up

DAY4PARTY - Evening Networking 

DAY5NET1-1PM - French & African producers Meet-Up

DAY5NET2-6PM - NEFTI Awards Ceremony

DAY5PARTY - Networking Event 

DAY6SCRE - Closing Film: Breath of Life 

DAY6PARTY - Evening Networking 

DAY7GLOBE - Globe Awards Ceremony

DAY7PARTY - Globe Awards Afterparty 

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Industry Sessions & Networking Events Outline

Day 1

DAY1SCRE

Opening Film

Screening

ISANR confirmation 

MIKANO BUILDING, Victoria Island Lagos

November 5, 2023

ORAH by Lonzo Nzekwe 

6.00 PM - Red Carpet 

8.00 PM  - Screening 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Red Carpet

Screening 

DAY1PARTY

Opening Day Party 

By invitation 

MIKANO BUILDING, Victoria Island Lagos

November 5, 2023 

10.00 PM 

Reference

Ref Title

Access 

Venue

Date

Start Time

DAY2SE1-10AM

Creating an enabling environment in Africa for the film industry

Panel Discussion

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 6, 2023

CREATING AN ENABLING ENVIRONMENT FOR THE AFRICA FILM AND TV INDUSTRY 

Baba Agba, Managing Director, BCI Studios (with 4 panelists) 

  1. HE Hannatu Musa Musawa, Minister of of Art, Culture and Creative Economy, Nigeria 

  2. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor, Lagos State Government, Nigeria 

  3. Herbert Wigwe, Founder, Wigwe University, Nigeria  

  4. Chris Oshiafi, Chairman, PAC Capital, Nigeria 

from 10.00 AM 

to 11.15 AM 

1h15 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY2SE1-11AM

The future of indigenous content 

Panel Discussion

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 6, 2023

THE FUTURE OF INDIGENOUS CONTENT -  AN AFRICAN EXPRESSION 

BB Shasore, Screenwriter, Director, Co-founder of NEMSIA Films, Nigeria (with 6 panelists) 

  1. Kayode Kasum, Film Director, Nigeria 

  2. OON Charles Okpaleke, Film Producer, Nigeria 

  3. Busola Komolafe, Channels Head, Paramount Africa 

  4. Abba Makama, Film Director, Nigeria 

  5. Lonzo Nzekwe, Filmmaker, Nigeria - Canada 

  6. Kenneth Gyang, Filmmaker, Nigeria 

from 11.30 AM 

to 12.30 PM 

1h00 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY2NET1-12PM

France and African filmmakers Meet-Up

Networking event 

ISANR confirmation 

Location to be disclosed to the shortlisted participants

November 6, 2023

NETWORKING LUNCH WITH AFRICAN FILMMAKERS 

from 12.45 PM 

to 1.50 PM 

1h05 min

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY2SE3-2PM

African storytelling  

Panel Discussion

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 6, 2023

EMPOWERING FILMMAKERS TO TELL BETTER AFRICAN STORIES 

Bikiya Graham-Douglas, Executive Director, Lagos Theatre Festival (with 5 panelists) 

  1. Ike Nnaebue, Film Director, Nigeria 

  2. Mykel Parish, Filmmaker, Nigeria

  3. Kunle Afolayan, Film Director, Producer, Founder, KAP Academy & Golden Effect Pictures, Nigeria  

  4. Beverly Naya, Actress, Nigeria - UK 

  5. James Omokwe, Film Director, Producer, Nigeria 

from 2.00 PM 

to 3.00 PM 

1h00 min

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY2SE4-3PM

Local grants & available fellowships  

Panel Discussion

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 6, 2023

INDEPENDENT STORYTELLERS AND LOCAL SUPPORT - LABS, GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS 

Segilola Ogidan, Actress & Writer, Nigeria (with 6 panelists) 

  1. Julia Mckay, Cultural Affairs Officer, US Mission in Nigeria, USA

  2. Welket Bungué, Actor, Guinea-Bissau + Portugal 

  3. Paul Robinson, Filmmaker, Founder, NEFTi Competition, USA 

  4. Léa Baron,  Project Manager, Cinémathèque Afrique de l'Institut français, France 

  5. Ziphozakhe Hlobo, Production Analyst,  Kwazulu Natal Film Commision, South Africa

  6. Souraya Kessaria, Film Residence and Partnership Manager, Cité Internationale des Arts, France 

from 3.30 PM 

to 4.30 PM 

1h00 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY2SE5-5PM

Conversation with GMM (Global Media Makers)  

Panel Discussion

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 6, 2023

GLOBAL MEDIA MAKERS IN CONVERSATION WITH AFRICAN FILMMAKERS 

Enyi Omeruah, Regional VP Acquisitions & Development, AAA Entertainment, Nigeria (with 4 panelists) 

  1. Louay Khraish, Writer, Producer, Lebanon

  2. Angel Kristi Williams, Film Director, USA 

  3. Erin G. Wesley, Cinematographer, USA

  4. Yolanda Keabetswe Mogatusi, Writer, Producer, Film Director, South Africa 

from 5.00 PM 

to 6.00 PM 

1h00 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY2SCRE

French Showcase

Screening 

ISANR confirmation 

TBC

November 6, 2023

SUPER WOUMAN, a film by Julio Teko 

6.15 PM 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Start Time

DAY2PARTY

Evening Networking Events 

By Invitation only 

November 6, 2023

US Mission Event

TBC 

Obi's House at the Hardrock Cafe

10.30 PM 

Reference

Ref Title

Access 

Date

Party 1 

Start Time 

Party 2 

Start Time 

DAY3SE1-10AM

Film distribution and marketing strategies  

Panel Discussion

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 7, 2023

KEY DISTRIBUTION AND MARKETING STRATEGIES FOR AFRICAN FILMMAKERS

Greg Odutayo, Group Managing Director, Royal Roots Cinemas, Nigeria | AFRIFF Member of the Jury (with 7 panelists) 

  1. Moses Babatope, Co-Founder & CEO, FilmOne Distribution

  2. Pape Boye, Founder, Black Mic Mac, France 

  3. Alain Modot, CEO, DIFFA Distribution, France 

  4. Shakur Nadira, Co-Founder, Okada Media,  Nollywood Film Festival, Nigeria 

  5. Gabe Converse, Creative Director, The Refinery, USA

  6. Murphy Awana, CEO, Founder Afrorevo TV, Nigeria 

  7. Alexandre Rideau, Co-CEO, Mediawan Africa, France - Senegal  

from 10.00 AM 

to 11.15 AM 

1h15 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY3SE2-11AM

The making of a Nollywood arthouse film

Panel Discussion

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 7, 2023

MAKING OF A GLOBAL NOLLYWOOD ARTHOUSE FILM 

Oluyomi Ososanya, Head of Department, Director's Toolkit, Ebony Life Creative Academy, Nigeria (with 2 panelists) 

  1. CJ Obasi, Film Director, Nigeria - Film:  Mami Water

  2. Babatunde Apalowo, Film Director, Nigeria - Film: All the Colors of the World Are Between Black and White

11.30 AM 

12.30 PM 

1h00 min 

Reference

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Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY3NET1-12PM

Festival de Cannes Meet-Up 

Networking Event

ISANR confirmation 

The venue information will be disclosed to shortlisted participants

November 7, 2023

NETWORKING LUNCH with VIPs

  1. Christian Jeune, Director of Film Department, Festival de Cannes, France 

  2. Thomas Rosso, Manager, Semaine de la Critique, Festival de Cannes, France  

from 12.45 PM 

to 1.50 PM 

1h05 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

VIP Guests 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY3SE3-2PM

Agents, lawyers and managers 

Fireside chat 

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 7, 2023

REPRESENT! | LEGAL MATTERS ARISING IN TALENT REPRESENTATION 

Isioma Idigbe, Partner, Punuka Attorneys & Solicitors, Nigeria (with 5 panelists) 

  1. Tim McNeal,  VP Talent Development & Diversity, Disney ABC TV Group, USA 

  2. Carl Rumbaugh, Film Producer, CEO, 23 Management Group, USA

  3. Jennifer Okafor, Coordinator, Global Television, CAA, USA

  4. Kem Anyanwu, CEO & Founder, Kemystry, UK - USA - Nigeria 

  5. Angela Fadzai, Manager,  Range Media Partners, Nigeria 

from 11.30 AM 

to 12.30 PM 

1h00 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY3SE4-3PM             

French & Nollywood Filmmakers  

Panel Discussion 

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 7, 2023

GLOBAL STORYTELLING: FRENCH FILMMAKERS DISCUSS NOLLYWOOD 

Juliet Ibrahim, Actress, Ghana (with 6 panelists) 

  1. Denis Cougnaud, Film Producer, CEO,  Araucania Films, France 

  2. Manuela Cassuto, Development Coordinator, Federation Meac, Germany

  3. Eddy Charles, CEO, Sharly Dubbing Production, France

  4. Sébastien Hussenot, Producer, La Luna Productions, France

  5. Chris Odeh, Film Producer, CEO, Sozo Films, Nigeria 

  6. Judith Audu, Film Producer, Actress, Casting Director, Nigeria

from 3.15 PM 

to 4.15 PM 

1h00 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY3SE5-3PM             

NEFTI Competition 101  

Panel Discussion 

ISANR confirmation 

FilmHouse Landmark Centre - Screen room 1

November 7, 2023

ENABLING YOUNG CREATIVES WITH NEFTI COMPETITION  

Paul Robinson, Founder, NEFTi Competition, USA  (with 3 panelists) 

  1. Cheyi Okoaye, filmmaker, Nigeria 

  2. Temidayo Johnson, filmmaker, Nigeria

  3. Hassan the Kreator, filmmaker, Nigeria

  4. Joanna Okey Ogunjiofor, filmmaker, Nigeria 

from 3.00 PM 

to 4.20 PM 

1h20 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY3SE6-4PM

The making of a Nollywood blockbuster: Jagun Jagun

Panel Discussion

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 7, 2023

MAKING OF A NOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER: JAGUN JAGUN

Tolu Ajayi, Film Director & Producer, Nigeria (with 7 panelists) 

  1. Femi Adebayo, Film Director, Actor, Nigeria

  2. Bimbo Ademoye, Actress, Nigeria

  3. Aisha Lawal, Actress, Scriptwriter, Nigeria

  4. Lateef Adedimeji, Actor, Nigeria

  5. Fathia Williams, Actress, Nigeria

  6. Hakeem Effects, Make-up Artist, Nigeria

  7. Tunji Afolayan, Art Department Director, Nigeria

from 4.30 PM 

to 5.15 PM 

45 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY3PARTY

Networking Event 

By invitation only

November 7, 2023

TBC Party 1 

from 9.30 PM 

TBC Party 2

from 11.00 PM 

Reference

Ref Title 

Access 

Date

Party 1

Start Time 

Party 2

Start Time

DAY4SE1-10AM

International collaboration: Nigeria & Brazil + France + Germany + South Africa

Panel Discussion  

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 8, 2023

INTERNATIONAL FILM COLLABORATION OPPORTUNITIES WITH NIGERIAN FILMMAKERS 

Prudence Kolong, Founder, AfroCannes, AfroBerlin & Yanibes Productions, France - Sweden (with 7 panelists)  

  1. Konstantin Korenchuk, Film Director & Producer, Germany 

  2. Nebot Francis: IFIND

  3. Axel Guyot, Film Producer, CEO, Black Armada, France

  4. Chuko Esiri, Film Director, Nigeria

  5. Carl Tamakloe, TV Series Development Manager,  UBISOFT, France 

  6. Representative, Sao Paulo Film Commission, Brazil 

  7. Hlobo Ziphozakhe, Production Analyst, Kwazulu Natal Film Commision, South Africa

from 10.00 AM 

to 11.15 AM 

1h15 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY4SE2-11AM           

The role and importance of industry guilds 

Panel Discussion

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 8, 2023

GUILDS AND THEIR RELEVANCE TO FILM INDUSTRY GROWTH 

Uche Okocha, Member,  Association of Movie Producers, Nigeria (with 4 panelists) 

  1. Representative, Directors Guild of Nigeria

  2. Representative, Actors Guild of Nigeria

  3. Representative, Association of Nigerian Movie Producers

  4. Representative, Cinematography Society of Nigeria

from 11.30 AM 

to 12.30 PM 

1h00 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY4NET1-12PM         

Sao Paulo Brazil Film Commission Meet-Up  

Networking Event

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 8, 2023

SPCINE SAO PAULO FILM COMMISSION IN CONVERSATION WITH NOLLYWOOD

from 12.45 AM 

to 1.50 PM 

1h05 min (this session is extended to 2 hours + and will be followed by one-on-one meetings done in collaboration with Mr. Baba Agba) 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY4SE3-2PM             

Women in film; a competitive sisterhood

Panel Discussion 

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 8, 2023

WOMEN IN FILM | COMMUNITY OVER COMPETITION

Chioma Onyenwe, Founder, Raconteur Productions, Nigeria (with 6 panelists) 

  1. Kemi Adetiba, Film & TV Director, Nigeria

  2. Chioma Ude, Founder, AFRIFF 

  3. Busola Tejumola, Executive Head of Content Channels, Multichoice, Nigeria | AFRIFF Member of the Jury

  4. Mary Njoku, Actress, Film Producer, Founder, ROK TV,  CEO, ROK Studios, Nigeria

  5. Uche Jombo, Actress, Screenwriter, Nigeria 

  6. Bolanle Austen-Peters, Lawyer, Film Director, Producer, Nigeria 

from 2.00 PM 

to 3.00 PM 

1h00 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration

DAY4SE4-3PM             

Filmmaking for and with global studios 

Fireside Chat

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 8, 2023

FILMMAKING FOR GLOBAL STUDIOS 

Steven Adams, Co-Founder, Alta Global Media, PGA Member, Oscar Voter, USA (with 2 panelists) 

  1. Stephen 'Dr' Love, Film Producer, USA  | President of AFRIFF 2023 Jury 

  2. Nicholas Weinstock, Film Producer, CEO, Invention Studios, USA | AFRIFF 2023 Member of the Jury 

from 3.15 PM 

to 4.15 PM 

1h00 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY4SE5-4PM

The making of a Nollywood blockbuster: The Black Book  

Panel Discussion 

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 8, 2023

MAKING OF A NOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER: THE BLACK BOOK

TBC (with 5 panelists) 

  1. Richard Mofe-Damijo, Actor, Writer, Film Producer, Nigeria

  2. Shaffy Bello, Actress, Singer, Nigeria 

  3. Editi Effiong, Producer, Nigeria 

  4. Sam Dede, Actor, Film Producer, Nigeria 

  5. Denola Grey, Actor, Fashion Consultant, Author, Nigeria - UK 

from 4.30 PM 

to 5.15 PM 

1h15 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY4PARTY

Networking Event 

By Invitation Only  

November 8, 2023

NEFT Vodka Party

from 9.30 PM 

TBC Party 2 

from 10.30 PM 

Reference

Ref Title

Access 

Date

Party 1

Start Time

Party 2

Start Time  

DAY5SE1-10AM

iSTREAM platform launch   

Product Launch 

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 9, 2023

iSTREAM PLATFORM LAUNCH

Deyemi Okanlawon, Actor, Nigeria 

from 10.00 AM 

to 11.15 AM 

1h15 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY5SE2-11AM

Enhancing cultural representation in video games   

Panel Discussion 

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 9, 2023

CULTURAL REPRESENTATION IN VIDEO GAMING

Sidney Onoriode Esiri 'Dr Sid', Award Winning Artist and Gamer, Nigeria (with 5 panelists) 

  1. Edu Shola, Creative Director & Founder,  Deluxe Entertainment Studios, Nigeria 

  2. Oscar Michael, People & Product Manager, BDM of Immersive and Interactive Media,  Africacomicade, Nigeria

  3. Eniola Edun,  CEO & Co-Founder, Gamr, Nigeria 

  4. Hugo Obi, CEO & Founder, Maliyo Games, Nigeria 

  5. Bukola Akingbade, CEO & Founder, Kucheza, Nigeria 

from 11.30 AM 

to 12.30 PM 

1h00 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY5NET1-12PM

French & African producers Meet-Up 

Networking event  

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 9, 2023

FRENCH PRODUCERS IN CONVERSATION WITH AFRICAN PRODUCERS AND DIRECTORS 

from 12.45 PM 

to 1.50 PM 

1h05 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY5SE3-2PM       

Going global with African animation 

Panel Discussion 

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 9, 2023

EXPORTING AFRICAN ANIMATION TO THE GLOBAL MARKET

Ridwan Moshood, Animation Director, Cartoon Network, Nigeria (with 4 panelists) 

  1. Somto Onubogu, Producer, Creative Director, Schucks Media, Nigeria 

  2. Esther Kemi Gbadamosi, Cinematographer, Animator, CEO & Media Consultant, Radioxity, Nigeria 

  3. Tolu Olowofoyeku, Co-Founder, Kugali, Media, Nigeria 

  4. Godwin Akpan, Concept Artist & Illustrator, Nigeria

from 2.00 PM 

to 3.00 PM 

1h00 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY5SE4-3PM             

NEFTI Panel Discussion 

Panel Discussion 

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 9, 2023

NEFTI COMPETITION PANEL DISCUSSION 

TBC Moderator (with 4 panelists) 

from 3.15 PM 

to 4.15 PM 

1h00 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY5SE5-4PM

The making of a Nollywood blockbuster: Battle on Buka Street  

Panel Discussion 

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 9, 2023

MAKING OF A NOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER: BATTLE ON BUKA STREET

Jemima Osunde, Actress, Model, Presenter, Nigeria (with 6 panelists) 

  1. Funke Akindele, Actress, Nigeria 

  2. Mercy Johnson, Actress, Film Director, Film Producer, Nigeria 

  3. Nkem Owoh, Actor, Nigeria 

  4. Tina Mba, Actress, Nigeria 

  5. Sola Sobowale, Actress, Nigeria 

  6. Moshood Fattah, Actor, Nigeria 

from 4.30 PM 

to 5.15 PM 

45 min 

Reference

Ref Title

Session type

Access 

Venue

Date

Session Title

Moderator 

Speakers 

Start Time

End Time

Duration 

DAY5NET2-6PM        

NEFTI Awards Ceremony     

ISANR Registration

Landmark Centre - Screen 1 

November 9, 2023

from 6.00 PM 

to 7.30 PM  

1h30 min

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DAY5PARTY         

Networking Event     

By invitation only

November 9, 2023

Party 1 TBC 

10.00 PM 

Party 2 TBC 

11.30 PM 

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Party 1 

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DAY6SE1-10AM             

African actors' global crossover    

Panel Discussion 

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 10, 2023

INDIGENOUS ACTORS BREAKING GLOBAL BOUNDARIES

Michelle Dede, Actress, Nigeria (with 4 panelists) 

  1. Jimmy Odukoya, Actor, Nigeria 

  2. Uzoamaka Aniunoh, Actor, Writer, Nigeria

  3. Emeka Amakeze, Actor, Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Nigeria 

  4. Bikiya Graham Douglas, Actress, Nigeria 

from 10.00 AM 

to 11.15 AM 

1h15 min 

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DAY6SE2-11AM

The economics of music, soundtracks and films   

Panel Discussion 

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 10, 2023

HARNESSING THE POWER OF MUSIC IN STORYTELLING AND THE BUSINESS OF MUSIC SYNCHRONIZATION

TBC (with 5 panelists) 

  1. Efe Omorogbe, CEO & Founder,  Now Music, Nigeria 

  2. Tega Oghenejebo, COO,  Mavin Records, Nigeria 

  3. Larry Gaga, Songwriter, Record Producer, CEO & Founder,  Gaga Music, Nigeria 

  4. Bada Akintunde-Johnson, Country Manager,  Paramount Nigeria, Nigeria

  5. Kay Ikahzoboh, Managing Director, Virgin Music Nigeria

from 11.30 AM 

to 12.30 PM 

1h00 min 

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DAY6NET1-1PM           

African actors' Meet-Up 

Panel Discussion 

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 10, 2023

NETWORKING SESSION WITH AFRICAN ACTORS

from 1.00 PM 

to 1.50 PM 

50 min 

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DAY6SE3-2PM               

Content commissioning and licensing   

Panel Discussion 

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 10, 2023

COMMISSIONING AND LICENSING CONTENTS FOR AFRICAN FILMMAKERS

TBC (with 4 panelists) 

  1. Mary Njoku, CEO, ROK TV

  2. Victor Sanchez Aghahowa,  Head of Production, West Africa, Multichoice

  3. Murphy Anawana, CEO,  AforevoTV

  4. Busola Komolafe,  Channel Head, Paramount, Africa 

from 2.00 PM 

to 3.00 PM 

1h00 min 

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DAY6SE4-3PM

The making of a Nollywood hit series: Shanty Town   

Panel Discussion 

ISANR confirmation 

LaVida Pavilion - Sol Beach Mall - Victoria Island

November 10, 2023

MAKING OF A NOLLYWOOD HIT SERIES: SHANTY TOWN

TBC (with 6 panelists) 

  1. Ini Edo, Actress, Nigeria 

  2. Nse Ikpe Etim, Actress, Nigeria 

  3. Chidi Mokeme, Actor, Nigeria 

  4. Nancy Isime, Actress, Nigeria

  5. Mercy Eke, Media Personality, Influencer, Nigeria 

  6. Chinenye "Chichi" Nworah, Media Entrepreneur, Film Producer,  Nigeria 

from 3.15 PM 

to 4.15 PM 

1h00 min 

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DAY6SCRE

Closing Film   

Screening - Closing Film 

ISANR confirmation 

IMAX CINEMAS, Lekki, Lagos

November 10, 2023

BREATH OF LIFE directed by BB Shashore

6.00 PM - red carpet 

8.00 PM  - screening starts 

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Red Carpet 

Screening  

DAY6PARTY

Networking Event  

By invitation only

November 10, 2023

TBC Party 

11.00 PM

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DAY7GLOBE

Award Ceremony  / Award Night 

By invitation only

November 11, 2023

6.00 PM - red carpet 

8.00 PM - Globe Awards starts 

Categories 

  1. MTN Fan Favorites | Honorary Awards x11

  2. AFRIFF Honors Outstanding Performance x10

  3. Special Jury Prize for Outstanding Film

  4. Best Short film

  5. Africa No Filter Game Changers Award x1

  6. Access Bank Student Film Fund Award (Student Short Award) 

  7. Best Animation Film

  8. Best Documentary Film

  9. Best Actor in a Feature

  10. Best Actress in a Feature

  11. Best Screenplay