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




Call for Entries: “Nikon International Photo Contest [2016/2017]”, for Photographers [amateurs and professionals] around the World. Submission Deadline: 27th Jan., 2017

wardrobes bannersssSince 1969 Nikon Corporation through the Nikon Photo Contest International has provided an opportunities for photographers around the world to communicate and to enrich image-making culture for professionals and amateurs alike. 

In the last 10 years, with the wide penetration of digital cameras with video capabilities, the environment surrounding image-making has dramatically changed. Adapting to this change, the 34th contest was reconceived, changing its name and its structure, and it continues to evolve to create new standards and provide new opportunities for discovery. 

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The contest is open to all, professional and amateur, regardless of age, gender or nationality. 

Entrants under 18 years of age require the permission of a parent or guardian. By entering the contest, entrants under 18 years of age indicate that they have obtained the permission of a parent or guardian.

The contest is not open to employees of Nikon [the “organizer”] or its subsidiaries or affiliates. 

Submission Deadline: January,27, 2017 

Submission Guidelines 

Photo Entries –

  1. Image data files created with any digital device including smartphones, digital still cameras [including medium and large-format cameras].  
  2. Images that have been retouched using software or by other means will be accepted. Retouched photography using a camera app or photo editing app is also accepted.
  3. Both color and monochrome images will be accepted.
  4. File size: up to 20 MB of image data per work
  5. File format: JPEG/150 dpi recommended 
  6. The standard color space for the judging process is sRGB.  

Extra Info: Winners may be requested to provide higher resolution images for publication or display purposes related to the contest.londretan banner

Video Entries –

  1. A video work comprising video footage and/or still images with a length of 6 to 180 seconds. 
  2. Any video-recording device may be used.  360° videos are restricted to edited works that do not rely upon a 360° video playback device or application for viewing.
  3. File size: up to 400 MB of video data at the time of submission per work. File format: MOV or MP4. 

Any music used must either be copyright-free and performed and recorded by the entrant or a person designated by the entrant or be works for which the entrant holds the copyright and for which the copyright has not been transferred to a copyright collective or other body.


To read more click – NIKON+PHOTOCONTEST+2016/2017


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

fb_img_1475607248123Theme: “CHANGE: Film as a tool for change in Africa.”

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 


IndieView Lagos: A Short Film Series, Date: 30th of October 2016, Time: 6:00pm, Venue: Freedom Park Amphitheater, Lagos Island, Gate: FREE plus Drinks & Popcorn!!!

indieIndieView Lagos is back!

The event will take place on the 30th of October 2016

Time: 6:00pm

Venue: Freedom Park Amphitheater. 

Bring your friends for free popcorn, cool folk and the outdoor movie experience. Also, if you are a movie lover and want to meet actors and movie producers

You can submit your short films for future screenings to 

See preview of “Ireti” below. Directed by, Tope Oshin


The Independence Carnival! Theme: One Nation, No Shaking! Featuring: Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, Joke Silva, Waje and more, Venue: TBS Lagos, Date: 2nd Oct., 2016, Time: 7:30am, Gate: FREE!!!

waterbrookFreedom Rally Independence Carnival!!

Organized in commemoration of Nigeria’s 56 Years of Independence!

Special Guest of Honour: His Excellency, Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Oluyemi Osinbajo  

Also featuring: Veteran Actor Joke Silva, Omawunmi, Nosa, Tosin Martins, Gaise Baba & more!!

Venue: Tafawa Balewa Square [TBS] Lagos

Date: 2nd October, 2016

Time: 7:30 am

Gate: FREE!!!


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