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Masterclass Program

Special Announcement

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Nigerian acting powerhouse, Mr. Sam Dede, a native of River State is joining AFRIFF 2023, as a speaker in the Industry Program but also as a special guest for 3 Masterclasses and Workshops. AFRIFF 2023 Masterclass eligible participants will have the opportunity to interact with the Nollywood acting legend at the following classes: 

  1. Ronya Acting Workshop 

  2. Jeremy Zimmermann Acting Masterclass 

  3. The Animation Workshop 

He will share with the audience his experience in Nollywood but also his work with Wigwe University. 


WIGWE University whose founder, Mr. Herbert Wigwe, will speak at AFRIFF on Day 2, November 6, 2023, is supporting AFRIFF's efforts in enhancing the creative side of young and mature African filmmakers. 

WIGWE University will provide refreshments and educative gifts for AFRIFF Masterclass participants for the duration of the festival. 

Masterclasses  Registration Process & Rules 

Step 1: Check the list of masterclasses and workshop listed below 

Step 2: Select which one you want to attend 

Step 3: Make sure that you have already completed your general registration. Upload a snapshot of your general registration confirmation message 

Step 4: Proceed with the Masterclass registration 

Step 5: Make sure that you select masterclasses or workshop you can attend from start to finish and add its reference in the registration form.

Do not double book masterclasses or book masterclasses or workshops that are running at the same time. Each registrant is allowed up to 1 masterclasses. Given the high number of registrants, it will be on a first come, first served basis. If we reached the masterclass quota, you will be put on a waiting list. If you are not removed from the waiting list and given a seat, 6 hours before the scheduled start of the masterclass/workshop, then,  you should consider that you will not be admitted. 

Step 6: Click the submit button to complete your masterclass registration 

Step 7: Show up at least 45 minutes to an hour before the scheduled start of the scheduled masterclass. Failure to show-up will translate in a temporary ban from attending any other masterclass at AFRIFF 2023. 

The masterclass registration closed on the 3rd of November.

List of Masterclasses and Workshops 

There are 16 masterclasses and workshops at AFRIFF 2023

1. PRODUCERMAS by Stephen "Dr' Love (USA)

2. ARRICINEMAS by ARRI (Nigeria) 

3. RONYACTWORK by Ronya Man (Nigeria) 

4. JEREMYACTMAS by Jeremy Zimmermann United Kingdom) 

5. NICKWRITMAS by Nicholas Weinstock (USA)  & Tsitsi Dangaremgba (Zimbabwe) 

6. JOSHFUNDWORK by Joshua Alabi (Kininso Creative) (Nigeria) 

7. KONSFUNDMAS by Konstantin Korenchuk (Germany) 

8. ANIMATEWORK by Remco Lee  (The Netherlands) 

9. DRECTWORK (from Script to Screen) with Global Media Makers (USA) 

10. STUNTMAS by Femi Olatinji (Nigeria) 


12. WILDLIFEMAS by NEWF (South Africa) 



15. ZULUPITCH  by KwaZulu Natal Province (South Africa) 

16. TIKTOKMAS by TIKTOK (China) 


Masterclasses Outline

Masterclasses Registration Form 

Masterclass Registration

Please note that, applicants can only choose one masterclass or workshop and take the time to read the instructions before registering

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