CALL FOR ENTRIES
The ZUMA International Film Festival Organizing Committee invites entries of films for competition for the 7th edition of the biennial Zuma Film Festival scheduled to hold from 4th - 8th May, 2014 in Abuja, Nigeria. The 2014 edition with the theme; Nationalism and Patriotism focuses on the centenary celebrations of the country and the film medium as connecting cords that bind and unite Nigeria and humanity in the common pursuit of global peace, progress and development. Significantly, it celebrates the role that the Nigerian film industry has played in uniting the country through building bridges across different cultures in the country. It will also celebrate film as a vehicle for transformation and patriotism amongst the diverse socio- cultural groups in Nigeria.
The 7th edition of Zuma International Film Festival has the following categories of entries and awards:
1. Best Director 2. Best Cinematography 3. Best Script 4. Best Actor 5. Best Actress 6. Best Documentary 7. Best Indigenous Language Film 8. Best Foreign Short Film 9. Best Nigerian Short Film 10. Best Animation Film 11. Best Student FilmPlease, note that all films/ videos submissions is open for entries for films produced within the eligibility period set by the Technical Committee. Features and Documentary films/ video produced between April 2, 2012 and February 27, 2014 are eligible for entry. Also only persons whose names are on the credit title of the film/ video are eligible for awards.