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Film festival to give US scholarships to 10 students

11 September 2014, 13:34

Lagos - The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) will sponsor 10 students to get training in film making from the United States, reports The Nation

According to Chioma Ude, founder of AFRIFF, the brightest  10 students at the forthcoming AFRIFF training/ workshops scheduled to hold between November 9 and November 16, at the Tinapa Business and Leisure Resort, Calabar, Cross River State, will be eligible.

The proposed training will be in short film at one of the American universities.

Also read:Abuja Film Festival announces award categories

The theme for the workshops and seminars is tagged ‘AFRIFF Talent Development Workshops’, and covers training in acting, scriptwriting, directing and cinematography.

 AFRIFF  have also worked directly with students of the National Film Institute, Jos, the Creative Arts Department of University of Port-Harcourt, PEFTI Film Institute, Lagos as well as other aspiring young film makers.

Also read:Eko Film Festival has opened for entries

The beneficiaries will  shoot a short film that will be entered into the festival’s students’ short category at the festival in 2015.

Read more at The Nation

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