he Abuja International Film Festival kicks off its nineteenth version from October 31 to November 3 on the Silverbird Cinemas, Abuja.
Themed The Digital Revolution: Harnessing the Potentials in (*31*) Streaming, Downloads of Contents, this yr’s competition is focused at revealing the alternatives and challenges inherent within the world digital movie house, of which Nigeria is a serious participant.
About 1,771 movies from 87 nations have been submitted to the competition, whereas about 91 movies and filmmakers made the ultimate lists choice this yr. The current version noticed extra entries from totally different extra nations throughout the globe, whereas Nigeria accounted for 35 % of the full entries.
List of movie classes for choice embrace Experimental Film, Short Films, Feature Films, Outstanding Actor, Outstanding Actress, Best Feature Fill, Outstanding Director, Outstanding Music Score, Outstanding Student Film, and Outstanding Documentary.
“As the global filmmaking industry moves towards new digital revolution in online streaming and downloads of contents, it has become expedient to discuss the new storytelling traditions used by filmmakers in captivating the online viewers,” stated Festival Director, Temitope Duker.