Trans Africa International Film Festival

Yola, Nigeria

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26 Oct 2024

Published: 14 May 2024
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films

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Welcome to Trans Africa International Film Festival 2024 (TAIFF). a groundbreaking event dedicated to fostering collaboration, capacity building for filmmakers, institutional strengthening, and empowering the next generation of storytellers. Join us from November 26th to 30th, 2024, for a transformative experience that celebrates creativity, innovation, and the power of cinema to inspire change.

The TAIFF serves as a platform for collaboration, bringing together filmmakers, industry professionals, and film enthusiasts to connect, exchange ideas, and forge meaningful partnerships. Through collaborative projects, networking sessions, and interactive workshops, participants will have the opportunity to collaborate on creative endeavors that push boundaries and spark new perspectives.

Empowering emerging filmmakers is at the core of the Trans Africa International Film Festival. Our program includes a series of masterclasses, hands-on workshops, and skill-building sessions led by industry experts. From script development to production techniques, editing to distribution strategies, budding filmmakers will gain valuable insights and practical knowledge to enhance their craft and navigate the competitive landscape of the film industry.

As part of our commitment to nurturing talent, the festival offers a Young Filmmakers Mentorship Program designed to provide guidance, support, and mentorship to aspiring filmmakers. Established professionals will mentor young talents, offering personalized advice, career insights, and hands-on experience to help them realize their creative vision and achieve their filmmaking goals.

TAIFF aims to strengthen the institutional framework of the film industry by engaging with key stakeholders, policymakers, and industry leaders. Through panel discussions, roundtable sessions, and policy forums, the festival will address critical issues facing the industry, advocate for positive change, and create a more inclusive and sustainable ecosystem for filmmakers to thrive

The festival provides aims to platform for stakeholders from across the film industry to engage in meaningful dialogue, share best practices, and collaborate on initiatives that drive positive impact. By facilitating connections between filmmakers, investors, distributors, and policymakers, the festival creates opportunities for collaboration, partnership, and collective action to shape the future of cinema.

Highlights of the Event:
- Masterclasses: Dive deep into the art and craft of filmmaking with interactive masterclasses led by industry experts.
- Film Screenings: Experience a diverse selection of films from emerging talents and established filmmakers that challenge conventions and inspire audiences.
- Networking Events: Connect with fellow filmmakers, industry professionals, and stakeholders at networking events designed to foster collaboration and partnerships.
- Awards Ceremony: Celebrate creativity and excellence in filmmaking at the festival's awards ceremony honoring outstanding achievements in storytelling and filmmaking.

The TAIFF was founded by Nixon Ayuba Waya, a festival programmer with vast experience in organizing international festival events and a prolific filmmaker with a decade of experience in this sector.

Join us at the Trans Africa International Film Festival 2024 for a week-long celebration of cinema, creativity, and collaboration. Together, we will shape the future of filmmaking, empower the next generation of storytellers, and inspire positive change through the power of storytelling.

Feature Length
This category describes film 45 minutes and above

Short film
this description comprises of films not more than forty (40) minutes in length

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental

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