Afro International Film Market and Festival is a dynamic and Africa’s fast rising film festival organization whose goal is to create, package and promote original African content to the rest of the world.
Our mission is to play a key role in putting Africa in the fore-front in the entertainment/films industry.
Our Vision is to become Africa’s number one entertainment, films and festival hub for show casing original contents and talent to the world.
We believe the world is yet to catch a glimpse of the best of Africa and our desire is to promote the good image of the African people all over the world.
* People’s Choice Awards
* Best Performance
* Best Director
* Best Screenplay
* Best Short Film
* Best Feature Film
* Best Documentary (Short)
* Best Documentary (Feature)
* Best Animation (short)
* Best Animation (Feature)
* Best Student Film
* Best Women in Film
✓ All films must be submitted in English or with English subtitles (if in a different language).
✓ All films must have at least one woman playing a principal role either as a cast or crew.
✓ All films must have been made in or after 2022.
✓ Filmmakers are responsible for sorting out the copyright on their own materials.
✓ By submitting to us, you give us consent and right to screen your film in front of a live audience, and, under special circumstances, online screening.
Nominations: These are all the films that have been nominated for an award in a category. Not all nominated films will be screened.
Official Selection: These are all the nominated films selected for screening, which will be notified via email. If you received a Nomination email, but no Official Selection email, it means your film will not be screened, but is still a contender for an award in its category.
Award Winners: Chosen from the Nominations (which includes the Official Selection).
✓ We may promote clips from your film on social media, based on the press kits you provide us with.
✓ We retain the right to change the date and venue of the festival under special circumstances. All filmmakers will be informed about any changes through email and our online platforms.
✓ We place no restrictions on your work in terms of premiere status or whether your work has been made available online.
✓ We do not accept partial screeners, trailers, or screener links that require access other than password protected links.
✓ Any technical issues with the submitted films are 100% the responsibility of the filmmakers. If, at the time of judging, your video file doesn’t work or doesn’t have English subtitles (if in a language other than English), it will be automatically rejected, without a refund. Please contact the festival team ASAP if there are any issues with the submission process, and a solution will be found.
✓ We cannot provide refunds.
✓ If you have submitted your project in the previous year, please do not resubmit the same project to the current edition.
✓ By submitting to us you agree to our terms and conditions and to receiving marketing newsletters and discounts about film festivals in the form of emails. We will never sell your information to third parties.
✓ We reserve the right to update our terms and conditions.