The UK Nollywood Producers Guild will be hosting the UK Nollywood Film Festival during the Black History Month in October 2018.
The Opening ceremony will be held at the prestigious DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on Thursday 11/10/18 at 5.00pm. This will consist of Celebrity Red Carpet Reception, Screening and three-course dinner dance. The Patrons awards will be presented at this exclusive VIP ceremony.
The following day Friday 12/10/18 we will be screening multiple films nominated for various competition mixed with acting and production classes throughout the day on difference festival locations. The day will close with a glamorous Closing ceremony at the Odeon IMAX cinema where all the stars will gather for the final showdown.
The UK Nollywood Film Festival otherwise known as UKNFF is underpinned by the vision of the UK Nollywood Producers Guild to empower and showcase the work of independent filmmakers especially those from the African descent.
UKNFF is dedicated to Africans and Supporters of African Filmmakers especially UK Nollywood. Even though all filmmakers qualify to submit their films, particular emphasis are shown to the selection and screening of Nollywood films and films made by African youths or first and second time African Film Producers/Directors.
This unique UK Nollywood Film Festival is interested showcasing films and documentaries featuring African heritage and lifestyle even if produced or directed by non-Africans. These may include micro budget films of under £50,000 though the films or documentaries must meet an acceptable quality standard.
The winning films will be announced and the awards presented at the Closing ceremony following the screening of the nominated film.
Awards & Prizes;
The UK Nollywood Film Festival will present awards in the following categories:
Best African Feature Film, Best African Documentary, Best African Short Film, Best African Music Video.