Tuesday, September 4, 2018

2018 Nigerian International Film and TV Summit Begins in Lagos


Nigerian International Film and TV Summit 2018 is beginning from September 4-5, at the Protea Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos. It is going to be a gathering of the major practitioners and stakeholders in the Nigerian entertainment industry with focus on the sustainable development of film and TV productions in Nollywood and Kannywood  for international distribution.



Theme: Local for Global
"Local Content Meeting Global Demand"

Two days of:
• Engaging business discussions and panel sessions on film and TV business with Nigeria
• Networking events (executive lunch, breaks, happy hours, cocktails, screenings e.t.c.) to meet and connect with film and TV executive
• Industry Workshops and round table discussions
• Organized Meeting Assistance Service.

Ms. Ijeoma Onah.

"The Nigerian International Film and TV Summit is convened to position the Nigerian Film and TV Industry at the global film business map, attract Investment into the ecosystem and explore every opportunity for increased revenue for Nigerian Independent producers. This sums up this year's Summit Agenda with a focus theme tagged, Local For Global. So it's action time, let's move forward, let's use our collective efforts to showcase the huge potentials of film and TV business in Nigeria. We are excited and it's going to be amazing," said Ms. Ijeoma Onah, the Founder.
Ijeoma Onah is a Film and TV industry executive experienced in aggregation, acquisitions and distribution of Film and TV programming both foreign and local for exploitation of rights by different platforms /across territories.

She is happy to have pioneered major inroads to Africa TV/ Film industry by various international events by nurturing their confidence in Africa as an emerging market.

Opening Session
8:45-9:30 am.

Film Making as a Panecea for National Development

Speakers

Welcome Note and Address: Nigerian Films Meeting Global Demand and Expectations: Potentials and Limitations by Adedayo Thomas - Executive Director NFVCB
Paper on: Film Making as a Panecea for National Development by Dr. Ngozi Okpara, HOD, Mass Media and Writing SMC Pan-Atlantic University
Q&A Conversation with Mr. Adedayo Thomas and Dr. Ngozi Okpara.

NIFS Distribution, Theatrical and Exhibition Summit
9:30-10:30am.

Box Office Focus in Nigeria: The Past Present and Future Film Business dynamics.

*Broadening the Cinema Audience in Nigeria: Potentials for Teenage and 50+ market
*Is Nigerian cinema going becoming too expensive?
*Nollywood films are priced differently to boost patronage and growth?
*Meeting up with the much expectation on and scrutiny of Nigerian cinema
*The role of box office information in film marketing and attendance growth
*Meet and Greet in Nigerian Cinemas: A Blessing or a Curse?
*Issues on film selection times for showing in Nigerian cinemas
*Influence of Social Media on cinema audience growth and how its impacting cinema audience growth
*Focus on Classification or Censorship

Speakers

Kene Okwuosa - Group Managing Director Filmhouse Cinemas
Rosana George-Hart - AGM,Silverbird Distribution
Patrick Lee - CEO Ozone Cinemas
Michael Ndiomu - Managing Director Maturion Cinema
Opeyemi Ajayi - Executive Vice President/COO Genesis Deluxe Cinemas
Moses Babatope - Managing Director Filmone Distribution.

See the complete programme of the 2018 Agenda - Nigerian International Film and TV Summit on
http://nifsummit.com/agenda.



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