Meet Berlinale 2019: International Jury

January 30, 2019

Once again a multitalented International Jury will decide who will take home the Golden and the Silver Bears at the Berlinale 2019. 17 films are competing for the awards in this year’s Competition. The winners will be announced at the Berlinale Palast on February 16. Actress Juliette Binoche will head the jury (see press release from 11.12.2018). The […]

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Some High Points From 2019 Sundance Film Festival

January 29, 2019

Written by Brent Lang Studios hit Sundance with their checkbooks firmly in hand. It was a weekend of frenzied dealmaking, with Hollywood players showing an unexpected willingness to shell out big money for the chance to find the next indie film breakout. Here are some high points takeaways after five days in Park City. 1. […]

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Nigerian-American Female Director Is Bringing The first Black Panther Female Leader Story To the big screen.

January 29, 2019

Chinonye Chukwu is a Nigerian-born, Alaska-raised screenwriter, producer, director and activist. Her first feature film, Alaskaland, a story that follows the estranged relationship between a Nigerian-American brother and sister who reunite in their Alaskan hometown, was completed in 2012 and had a brief, successful film festival run. You can read more about her work leading up […]

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Black Panther Stars Win Big at the 2019 SAG Awards

January 29, 2019

Revisit Chadwick Boseman’s epic acceptance speech with the “Black Panther” cast here. As the 2019 awards season continues, the winners of the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards were given their Actor statues Sunday. You already know who we’re stanning—all things Black Pantherand Rami Malek. Malek took home the award for “Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in […]

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Chiwetel Ejiofor’s directorial debut is set to premiere on Netflix.

January 28, 2019

Netflix has released the official trailer for the highly anticipated depiction of Malawian inventor William Kamkwamba’s life—The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. The directorial debut of Nigerian-British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor  will be available for streaming on the platform March 1. In the clip, we are finally introduced to the compelling and inspirational storyline, which also might […]

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Smartphone filmmaking;the future is here by Michael Osheku

January 6, 2019

Smartphones are now considered one of the least expensive film equipment to be experimented by amateur and professional filmmakers. Which employ an innovative use of low cost digital equipment, to make highly entertaining and thought provoking content. This style of filmmaking often requires minimum training and field experience to shoot, but its existence opens up […]

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African Smartphone International Film Festival 2018 Award Winners

December 26, 2018

LIST OF ASIFF 2018 AWARD WINNERS Best Nigeria film– COLORS OF YESTERDAY  Directed by Oladipupo O’ Fresh Country: Nigeria   Best African film– CHOCHA  Directed by Sammy Mwaura Ngetich  Country: Kenya   Best International film– YET ANOTHER CHAPTER  Directed by Kushal Mittal  Country: India   Best Documentary (African)-BORN AND RAISED IN THE GHETTO  Directed by Johan […]

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List Of Films Screening At Africa Smartphone International Film Festival (2018)

December 18, 2018

  The 2nd Edition of Africa first and most prestigious smartphone film hold from 21-23 December 2018. The Festival aimed at changing the way people experience contents made with mobile device. ASIFF provides new emerging filmmakers an international platform to showcase ideas, talents and creativity irrespective of the budget or quality of the production. Here […]

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Films Made With Smartphone Now Go To The Cinemas – Welcome To The Future Of Filmmaking.

December 14, 2018

On the 1st of April 2018, ASIFF opened entry for films shot or made with mobile device, be it short films, Feature films, documentaries, web videos, animations, comedy skits, and inspiring photos to be submitted to the festival. The festival received over 1500 films shot with smarphone  and will screening over 200 films on the big […]

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Crazy People- Ramsey Noah plays his real self and look alike impostor in the new movie

May 14, 2018

Crazy People is a film in a class of its own as it is the first Nollywood film that has real life actors playing themselves as movie characters. The movie sheds light on mental health issues in a very entertaining yet educative manner. Ramsey plays a dual role of his real self and his look […]

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