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MOPIFF News

THE IMPORTANCE OF FILM FESTIVALS TO THE FILMMAKER AND HIS FILM

Film has over the years grown to be a popular form of mass media with the capacity to reach a large sum of audience all around the world. While its primary function is to entertain, film could also be a veritable tool towards the resuscitation of a depleting society and the emancipation of its people. Film is an important part of day to day life and its essentiality cannot be overemphasized. However, the purpose of this paper is to discuss the importance of film festivals both to the filmmaker and to his film.  Research has shown that film festivals originated ...
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FILM MAKING; THE NEED TO COLLABORATE.

The Director of Motion Picture International Film Festival, Kris Mokwunye, is encouraging upcoming filmmakers worldwide to embrace the collaboration of cinematographers for film production as this will impact positively on the creation of films especially for Filmmakers who are having a hard time producing movies of high cinematic standards. Kris said this in one of his interview during the week. He emphasized the need for prospective and existing Filmmakers who have not the required paraphernalia to properly tell a filmic story. “This discourse is not unfounded considering the cost and technicalities involved in the production of a movie”, he said. ...
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2018 AWARD WINNERS

The first rendition of our touring film festival; MOPIFF, was held at the Clementine Cinema Lekki, Lagos Nigeria. In the presence of special guests, veterans and renowned actors in the likes of John Njamah; Nollyhood star, filmmaker and director of the popular Nigerian comedy series-‘FLAT MATES’, the impeccable Asurf Oluseyi and seasoned Actor Effah Belinda, who received honorary awards for their expertise and attendance. The occasion was supported by Presh media, CAAFA, Kwod media concepts (KMC) and Garri place with Abimbola Jegede as the host. It was a cinematic and nothing short of impressive experience which also featured the screening ...
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