Call For Applications: Pact Zollverein Residencies 2017, Deadline: 5th December, 2016

folio-baresiRunning all year round since 2002, the residency programme is at the heart of PACT Zollverein’s day to day work. Open to professional artists from home and abroad who work in the areas of dance, performance, media arts or music and closely linked to PACT’s two other core strands of activity in presenting work and facilitating research and development, the programme is a key element in PACT Zollverein’s profile as an Artists’ House supporting lively exchange between practice and theory. While occupying their own designated space and essentially working independently, residents may choose to take advantage of various kinds of production support such as dramaturgy, technical assistance, project management as well as press and publicity.

A residency can incorporate the following:

– Studio space [from 63 to 173 sq.m.]

– Local accommodation [maximum 6 people]

– Weekly grant allowance for all of the residency project participants [maximum group of 6 people]

– Travel costs covering one journey only per participant to and from PACT Zollverein [subject to prior agreement]

– Technical equipment [by arrangement and subject to availability]

– Stage rehearsals with professional technical supervision and support [by arrangement and subject to availability]

Application Deadline for residencies from August to December 2017 will be Monday, 5th of December 2016 at 5pm.

To apply click: Pact-Zollverein+Residencies+Application+2017

For more details click: Pact-Zollverein+Artists+Centre




Beyond Touch: A subtle act of Sexual Violence against Children, Date: 19th Nov., 2016, Venue: Feminar Hall, LTV, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm, Admission: FREE [registration required]!


Call for entries: LakeCity Film Festival [LACIFF] 2016 Theme: ‘The Reel is yours, Show your Story’, Entries closes 15th Nov., 2016

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The Lakecity Film Festival [LACIFF] has made a call for entries. The first edition of the three-day festival, which is to take place from December 16th to 18th in the beautiful town of Oguta, Imo State has been accepting films that will be in competition as well as screen to the public since September 24.

“This festival welcomes films from all over the globe that celebrate indigenous film irrespective of genre. LACIFF creates an environment necessary for the global cross-pollination of cultures, boosts cultural awareness and exchange in a bid to encourage filmmakers to look more inwardly and tell their individual stories through their own lenses. Hence the pay off line, ‘the reel is yours, show your story’,” he explained.

Entries will close in November.

To download your form click – LACIFF+Form+2016.

Interested filmmakers can find details click – LACIFF+2016


African Student Film Festival [ASFF] 2016, Theme: “CHANGE: Film as a tool for change in Africa”, Venue: UNESCO Reference Center, Lagos State Polytechnic Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria, Date: 17th – 19th Oct., 2016

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African Student Film Festival is an annual Pan-African festival targeted at discovering, encouraging and rewarding African young film makers and helping them to get funds and grants. With six days intensive training and workshop on various film making techniques, participants will learn from participants what will make them masters of their own.

African Student Film Festival after the 2015 Edition decided to be a Traveling Pan-African Student Film Festival. The reason why we decided on this is, since ASFF is a student event, it should be held in Higher Institutions to get more students participation and involvement.

Venue: UNESCO Reference Center, Lagos State Polytechnic Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria

Programme Schedule Day 1 Tuesday 17th Oct., 2016

Accreditation and Workshop starts. [Cinematography/ Directing] –  9:00am to 12noon

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Festival Opens – National Anthem / Laspotech Anthem – 1:00pm

Chairman Planning Committee – 5mins

Rector’s opening speech – 10mins 

Governor’s Speech – 10mins

—Dance— – 5min

Festival initiator speech – ‘Why the Festival’- 5mins 

— Dance Break — 5mins 

Festival Theme paper presentation – Fidelis Duker – 20mins 

—Dance Break—

Vote of Thanks – 3min Networking Film slot by LASPOTECH

Screening of Films Entries

Day 2 – Wednesday 18th Oct., 2016

Workshop starts. [Cinematography/ Directing] –  9:00am to 12noon


Panel discussion:  ‘Why are Festivals important’ [Hussieni, Didi Cheeka, Mike Praise] – 1:15pm


How to prep for a Job Interview – 1: 45

Women Discussion Forum [Funmi Aofiyebi, Grace Agu, Bose Oshin] – 2: 30


DG Copyright Commission of Nigeria – 2: 35

Why do we need Lawyers in Showbiz? – 3: 00


Festival AWARDS – 3: 30

Entertainment – D.J  

Festival End

For detailed information about this event click – ASFF+2016 


Calling for Application: International Film Festival Rotterdam 2017 IFFR Trainee Program for Young Film Critics [Funded to Rotterdam, Netherland]

wardrobes bannersssiffrInternational Film Festival Rotterdam is looking for participants for the 19th IFFR Trainee Project for Young Film Critics, taking place during its 46th edition [25 January – 5 February, 2017]. If you are a talented young film critic interested in joining this project and you meet the criteria listed below, please send us your application before Friday 4 November, 2016.

The IFFR Trainee Project for Young Film Critics, created in 1998, is IFFR talent development programme that offers up to four young [under 30 years], motivated and talented professional film critics from outside the Netherlands a chance to travel abroad, cover a major international film festivals and, in particular, get acquainted with International Film Festival Rotterdam and the broad range of independent cinema it offers.

Eligibility Requirements: 

Age under 30 years

Fluent command of the English language [written and spoken]it-connect-bannerad

Demonstrable experience in film criticism [print or online media] 

Not yet established enough to profit from facilities as attending international film festivals outside your country. 

Have agreement[s] with relevant print and/or online media to publish reports on International Film Festival Rotterdam 2016 


Complimentary IFFR 2017 press accreditation 

Budget hotel accommodation in Rotterdam 

Partial refund of travel costs when traveling from outside Europe  A full schedule. IFFR wants its trainee film critics to really participate in the festival and interact with other industry professionals. The trainees will form a team, hosted by the IFFR Press Office and the festival editorial staff. You get to explore all aspects of IFFR [screenings, exhibitions, Q&A sessions, and debates] as part of the program and to cover for your own media.

If your participation is successful and you have published reports that meet IFFR standards [in both quality and quantity] you get the opportunity to visit the next edition of the festival as an accredited journalist.  

How to Apply:  

Your application should include digital versions [Word, JPG or PDF] of the following documents and information:

A motivation letter to support your application: explain why this project and the Rotterdam festival appeals to you and what you can offer the festival.

Your resume [CV] including your contact details and date of birth.

Up to three proofs of recent work you published on [independent] film or film festivals. If not in English, provide the original articles with English translations to demonstrate your command of this language.

Information about your affiliation[s]: title, name of chief editor, postal address, phone number, email account, periodicity, circulation, web address, estimated unique page views per month.

A recommendation letter [on company letterhead] of your principal affiliation’s chief editor assigning you to cover IFFR 2016 and confirming that your report will be published.

Please send in your application by email to before Friday 4 November 2016. You will receive notification on the selection Friday 2 December at the latest

Application Deadline: 4 November, 2016.

For more information click – IFFR+2017 londretan banner


Register for the “Be Your Boss Bootcamp” with Kelvin Uchemefune; founder of Kelvin Inspires & Jessen James; Serial Entrepreneur, Business Mentor, Multi-Award Winning Speaker and Coach, Date: 6th October, 2016, Time: 7:30pm – 8:30pm [WAT]

Join Kelvin Uchemefune Founder of Kelvin Inspires, the Host of Life Beyond Limits Radio Programme, Master Coach, Entrepreneur and International Speaker and Jessen James; Serial Entrepreneur, Business Mentor, Multi-Award Winning Speaker, Coach & Father, share with you in this live webinar, Life Transformational strategies to help you start up your business and ultimately gain the freedom that you deserve in this free live masterclass.  londretan banner

The Be Your Boss BootCamp live webinar is a vehicle designed to empower you with:  

  • Business Start-up strategies for start-up entrepreneurs and for those working full or part-time but want to start up a business whilst still employed or for those who want to make the transition from working 9 -5 or a day job to becoming their own boss.
  • Life Shift blueprint Skills that will help you make the full transition to becoming your own boss if and when you decide to play full out as your own boss.
  • Business start-up strategies that will help and support start-up entrepreneurs take that step and how to remain and grow continuously in doing what they love.
  • Life Transformational skills that will help you get unstuck 100% of the time.
  • Activities and exercise that will break mental barriers that may be stopping you from making the necessary change is needed to achieve your goals.
  • Strategies to breakthrough your fears After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

To participate click – REGISTER 

totoSerial Entrepreneur, Business Mentor, Multi-Award Winning Speaker and Speaker Coach & Father.  He owns multiple businesses in private health care, hair & beauty, property and training & development. Jessen specialises in taking businesses from the £0 to £300,000 per year bracket into the lifestyle business bracket. He now dedicates his time to mentoring fellow entrepreneurs to do the same as well as ‘break free’ from their businesses and live the lives they truly deserve.  As a serial entrepreneur who has quadrupled the income of his business in two short years from start up, Jessen is the natural choice for any entrepreneur wanting to grow their business as well as break ‘free’ from it. He will coach you on how to make your business a ‘lifestyle’ business where you ‘choose’ when to work without reducing your paycheck. itconnect-banners-ad