The African Film Festival and Academy Awards also known as ZAFAA Global Awards is a highly regarded film event in the UK. ZAFAA Global Awards was held in Lagos Nigeria for the first time in collaboration with Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and is ready to be hosted in any African Country to promote African Cultural Heritage for the big exchange - the Biggest Tourist Festival is taking place in the global business capital - London UK.
ZAFAA Global Awards from Diaspora's perspective, dedicated to promoting African movies and entertainment industry makers to the outside world. It is the biggest African Film Festival ever that attracts crème de la crème of African International stars outside of Africa, to meet and socially meet-one-on-one, deliberate, network during and after the exhibition of Africa’s post-colonial culture the ZAFAA Global Awards is always ready to make it happen again but not without the energy of all of you - the Kingmakers and professional promoters around the world.
Nollywood Entertainment Limited UK, is a body registered in England & Wales in association with ZAFAA Global Awards, both entertainment companies also registered in Africa to host ZAFAA in London, UK in 2021.
‘We introduced the name “NOLLYWOOD” to the Nigerian Film Industry and we promote the African entertainment industry through film festivals and Academy awards
- Leading international Actors/Actresses
- The British Film Institute (BFI) or
- Other Partners Training System (On/Offline)
- Film Makers
- Motion Picture Equipment Manufacturers
- Motion Picture Investors
- High-Level Government Functionaries
- International Media
- Cultural Ambassadors
- Large public
- Grand Finale (with all African Big Show)
THE ACADEMY AWARDS:
• It is the high point of the event
• The Academy Awards is in honour of African filmmakers who have contributed to the development and progress of the African film industry over the years in diverse ways
• It is also to reward actors and actresses who have been outstanding in their performances in films during the year 2020/21/22
• The Award is segmented into Film and Cultural brackets.
*Entries for the award must be submitted under the stipulated guidelines with the digitalization of online film submission partnership with the Filmfreeway.com company.
1) All Africa movie makers within the film and video spectrum to submit their most recent audiovisual contents produced between the 1st of January 2021 to 30th of November 2022, for consideration under the different categories of the forthcoming 2023 edition of ZAFAA Global Film and Academy Awards for more visit http://zafaa.org
2a) Filmmakers are required to submit their work in DIGITAL copy online through this platform (FilmFreeway) https://filmfreeway.com/zafaaawards/
DIRECTLY FROM ZAFAA GLOBAL AWARDS OFFICIAL WEB PORTAL
2) Fill the film application form at ZAFAA website at http://zafaa.org/filmregister/
and after successful form submission, a copy of the Film in a minimum of 1GB ZAFAA CLOUD DRIVE is provided after a full application is considered. (Call the following numbers for the directive: UK: +44 7958331241 or NGR: +234 8033446000 and WhatsApp messages could be sent via numbers above)
3) ZAFAA Global Awards no longer accept Films in the following formats: VCD, DVD or Flash Drive, and any application received in such formats WILL NOT BE SCREENED or considered for nominations at the ZAFAA Global Film and Academy Awards.
4) Films in Native languages should be subtitled in English. Those without subtitles will not be accepted.
5) *Not more than 120 minutes
6) Ensure compatibility
- Commercials and adverts are not accepted in the entered work
- All non-English language entries must be subtitled, including Pidgin English movies
- Content owners must submit an attestation form or letter of authority from the content owners
- All entries must be watermarked in a way that does not impair viewing during the screening by our Jurors.
- Be informed that Nollywood Entertainment Limited UK organizers of ZAFAA Global Awards is upgraded with multipurpose Studio and Online Android and WebAPP platform for income generation for only partners.
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Response from festival:
Yeah! It is really a life experience celebrating our heritage. Africans, especially Nollywood wants ZAFAA back home for the second time.
Now you asked for it.
The highly prestigious award is returning to Nigeria for the 2nd time after several years of hosting the event in London