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

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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

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

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How to prep for a Job Interview – 1: 45

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

—Break—

DG Copyright Commission of Nigeria – 2: 35

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

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Festival AWARDS – 3: 30

Entertainment – D.J  

Festival End

For detailed information about this event click – ASFF+2016 

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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 

Benefits: 

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 press@iffr.com 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

 

Eko Theatre Carnival: in commemoration of Crown Troupe of Africa’s 20th Anniversary, Date: 1st – 7th August 2016, Venue: Freedom Park, Lagos, Time: 10:00am – 9:00pm Daily, Gate: Gate: FREE [Freedom Park entrance fee applies]

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One week of mesmerizing theatre performances, workshops, poetry, concerts, exhibitions, boxing competition and lectures by renowned speakers etc.  

Date: 1st – 7th August, 2016

Venue: Freedom Park, Broad Street, Lagos.

Gate: FREE [Freedom Park entrance fee applies]

See programme line-up below:  

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4th Edition of the World Entrepreneurs Day! Theme: “THE DREAMER”, Date: 19th August, 2016, Venue: University of Lagos, Akoka Yaba, Lagos, Time: 9:00am

wardrobes bannersssentre dayWorld Entrepreneurs Day is a platform for young entrepreneurs and renowned Entrepreneurs, Industry captains and Business Associates to discuss topics bordering on:

Youth aspirations and employability,

Life of an entrepreneur,

Entrepreneurial culture and the vital role entrepreneurship plays in assisting the nation to become more competitive and reduce unemployment thereby creating an economically

Socially and environmentally sustainable future.

Expected to speak at this event includes:  

Chude Jideonwo – Co-Founder/Managing Partner of Red Africa  

Dr. Kunbi Wuraola – Principal Consultant of Discover Your Potential Ltd

Opunimi Akinkugbe – Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Bestman Games Ltd  

Gbenga Sesan – Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative Nigeria  

Adeola Ogunkolade – Founder/Volunteer of AFEDC  

Lanre Tyson – Chief Errand Officer of MSQUAD  

Igwe Tobias – Chief Operating Officer of Speedmeals Catering Ltd  

Mofolusade Sonaike – Chief Executive Officer of Trezorlandia  

Chuks Ajali – Author, Entrepreneur

Bukola George -Managing Partner of Glades Consulting

To register click – World+EntrepreneursDay+2016+REGISTRATION+FORM

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“Write Your Way to FAME Workshop!”, Date: Saturday 10th, September 2016 Time: 10:00am Venue: Financial Literacy Resources Centre: 92 Adeniran Ogunsanya Street, Opp. Sky Bank, Surulere Lagos, WHO CAN ATTEND: Writer, Authors, Publishers, Professional Speakers, Journalists, Editors, Proofreaders, and all who desires to make a living through writing

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Every aspiring Writer, Authors, Publishers, Professional Speakers, Journalists, Editors, Proofreaders, and all who desires to make a living through writing.

WHAT YOU WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS WORKSHOP

  • In this conference we shall unravel the secrets of:
  • How to become a celebrated writer. 
  • How to develop your writing skills.
  • Can a Writer Become a Celebrity?
  • Unraveling the Secrets of Writing a Great Novel.
  • How to become an international writer.
  • How to attract international publishers to publish your work.
  • How and where to source for information as a writer.
  • How and where to find an editor and a proofreader to work on your manuscript.
  • How to market your writing skills. How to choose a Title for your book. How to become a self-publisher. 
  • How to attract and sell over 1000 copies of your books within a month through marketing.
  • How to write and publish a book within 30 days.
  • How to get an ISBN number for your book.
  • 10 errors every writer must avoid.
  • 10 websites on which you can market your writing skills.
  • The great writing secrets all writers have in common  

Speakers: 

Damilola Oluwatoyinbo – click ASKDAMI.COM for more info on him

Ebuka Ewuzie, a Nigerian based Ghost writing expert and publisher.  He has written several books and has been helping people to publish their books. Ebuka is a sought after motivational speaker and more.

Paago Aleele Imabel, an inspirational author, motivational speaker, life coach, and Organizational strategy consultant. He is the initiator of Save Nigerian Schools, and the 9ja Bible Project – a street level translation of the Bible into Nigeria’s lingua franca – Pidgin English. He consults for several organizations including leading banks in Nigeria and enjoys speaking to youths and business executives. His experience cuts across banking, maritime, organizational culture and strategy development and church consulting. 

SIDE ATTRACTIONS FOR ATTENDING

  • You will get 50% discount for purchasing all of our materials/books 
  • You will have a good discounted price for publishing any of your book(s) with our publishing firm.
  • You will get 1month of free personal mentorship.
  • We will offer a 20% discount for any transcription job with us.
  • We will help get your book on Amazon kindle, where your books will sell all over the world if you publish your book with us.
  • A professional Proofreading and editing of your manuscript before going to the press.  
  • And lots more.

TRAINING FEE:

N10, 000 only.  Participants who pay on or before Friday, August  stands to get a 25% discount slash from us, this amount to N7, 500 only. Hurry and maximize this opportunity.   

To be a part of this;

KINDLY PAY INTO the account details provided

Account name: BUKASIN UNIQUE TOUCH

Account number: 0126312866 [GTBANK]

Send your deposit slip number and name to 08098078294 after payment has been made.

Enquires: call Amaka 08092030462, 08066786250. Email: bukasin06@gmail.com 

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