Monday, April 10, 2017

Nigerian Filmmakers Compete for AT&T's $1 Million Grant at 2017 Tribeca Film Festival

Faraday Okoro.
Biyi Bandele.

Two Nigerian filmmakers in the Diaspora, Faraday Okoro and Biyi Bandele are collaborating in competition for AT&T's $1 Million Grant at 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.

Read more about the competition in the following press release.


AT&T to Award $1 Million Grant to Underrepresented Filmmaker at 2017 Tribeca Film Festival
5 Talented and Diverse Filmmakers Vie for Top Prize as Part of New Film Initiative, "AT&T Presents: Untold Stories"
   
DALLAS, April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* and Tribeca are teaming up to launch a new film initiative, AT&T Presents: Untold Stories. An Inclusive Film Program in Collaboration with Tribeca. AT&T will provide funding of up to $1 million for 1 talented filmmaker to create his or her film, and Tribeca will provide mentorship from seasoned industry professionals. AT&T plans to distribute the winning film across several of its video platforms, including DIRECTV NOW, AT&T's streaming over-the-top service.

Click here to read the full report.

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