Theme: Local for Global
"Local Content Meeting Global Demand"

Nigerian International Film Summit
LAGOS, 4 September

Nigerian International TV Summit
LAGOS, 5 September

Nigerian International Film Summit
Los Angeles, 3-4 November

One badge - 3 Events

2days of

• Engaging business discussions and panel sessions on film and TV business with Nigeria
• Networking events (executive lunch, breaks, happy hours, cocktails, screenings e.t.c.) to meet and connect with film and TV executive
• Industry Workshops and round table discussions
• Organized Meeting Assistance Service

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about nifs
The Nigerian International Film Summit will be taking place during the annual American Film Market and packaged to enable business driven conversations on the bourgeoning film industry in Nigeria. It is for all those involved already or interested in the business of film in Nigeria.
The core focus will be  on theatrical distribution of Hollywood films from major studios locally in Nigeria, international distribution for Nollywood films and how to create the needed appeal for international distribution of Nollywood, the current and existing structures for distribution and the investment potentials and opportunities for more screens, analysis of current success of Hollywood films in Nigeria viz-a-viz performance of Nollywood films at the box office. Understanding fast close-up of  the gap between Hollywood  and Nollywood at the box office.
This summit is independently organized  to  focus on  Nigeria.

about nitv
 The Nigerian International TV Summit is an international business summit focusing on various aspects of the TV content business with Nigeria. This includes but not limited to content production, channel carriage,  licensing and distribution, project commissioning, dubbing and post production as well as innovative content delivery solutions in a digital era.
 
It will bring together top local and international TV  industry executives involved in the content business and create the needed platform to encourage cross-cultural productions and TV content business  between Nigeria and other African countries especially with the French speaking countries in Africa as well as other English speaking countries both within and outside of Africa.
 

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The Nigerian International Film Summit will be taking place during the annual American Film Market and packaged to enable business driven conversations on the bourgeoning film industry in Nigeria. It is for all those involved already or interested in the business of film in Nigeria.

The core focus will be on theatrical distribution of Hollywood films from major studios locally in Nigeria, international distribution for Nollywood films and how to create the needed appeal for international distribution of Nollywood, the current and existing structures for distribution and the investment potentials and opportunities for more screens, analysis of current success of Hollywood films in Nigeria viz-a-viz performance of Nollywood films at the box office.

Understanding fast close-up of the gap between Hollywood and Nollywood at the box office. This summit is independently organized to focus on Nigeria.



Why Attend NIFS


The main objective of this summit is to provide the needed platform to extensively examine issues related to the business of film in Nigeria as it relates to Hollywood distribution in Nigeria and the Nollywood appeal  for international distribution across territories.

The Nigerian International Film Summit is an event that seeks to discuss the opportunities, possibilities  concerns and challenges revolving around the business of film in Nigeria for international distributors and film investors and how fast the local Nollywood film industry is evolving  to meet with international  production standards and expectations .

Nigerian producers are constantly faced with the huge challenge of discovering new and dynamic models for revenue on  their films through various distribution channels in order to generate revenue and  guarantee ROI.

 Independent Producers from Nigeria need to find how to remain relevant in the international  film business being faced with increased demand for higher production values from the international market. The preparedness for this challenge will be discussed at the summit. .

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Why Attend NITV



An industry event on the Nigerian TV industry with the following objectives

Exploring business potentials and  opportunities  for revenue in  the  Nigerian TV content  ecosystem

Understanding the dynamics of both local and international TV content business with Nigeria

Convergence of local / international companies  and TV industry execs doing business with Nigerian content or interested in establishing and expanding their services and solutions for the Nigerian TV industry.

Discovering new opportunities   and potentials for international collaborations on  content production, licensing , distributing, dubbing

Exploring  innovative ways for  monetizing content in Nigeria and for monetizing Nigerian content outside Nigeria. 

 


nifs18 highlights
Engaging panel discussions focusing on the following
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International Best practices in distribution to guarantee return on investments from a Hollywood perspective.
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Evaluation of current film financing models in Nigeria, from the evolution, opportunities and challenges of current models for Nigerian films and co-productions.
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Session on understanding film distribution and working the American Film Market for Nigerian Film Producers.
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Discussions on The Implications of Piracy in a Digital Era for producers and film investors.
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The Impact of successful marketing campaigns for Nigerian films in creating international appeal for Nigerian films.
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Creating opportunities for investing into Nigeria Film Industry and the success stories so far.
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Screening and promotions for Nigerian films made for local and international distribution.
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Pitches for International Co-production of Nigerian film concepts and ideas.
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Sales pitches for distribution of Nigerian films.
nitv18 highlights

The opportunities and challenges for Content production with Nigeria.

Working with Nigerian producers for cross-cultural and international production collaborations.

Nigerian productions in Foreign languages

Project commissioning with Nigerian producers.

Technical expectations and quality control challenges with Nigerian productions.

Meeting international demand for Nigerian content.

Investing in Nigerian productions and projects in development.

Licensing and acquisitions for Nigerian content.

Licensing content to Nigerian channels and platforms.

Innovative content monetization and opportunities .

International monetization barriers for Nigerian content.

Technology and disruption in Content Delivery.

Tech solutions for innovative content monetization.

Telcos and Nigerian content specialization .

Dubbing , quality control and post-production solutions for Nigeria.


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Government agencies seeking to promote the Nigerian Film industry at the largest international film market place-The American Film market.

Government agencies seeking to attract foreign investors into the film sector of the Nigerian economy through various film incentive propositions.

Government agencies providing special film production schemes/incentives.

Financial institutions involved in financing of distribution channels in Nigeria as well as film financing.

Tourism Institutions both government and private seeking to promote locations in Nigeria and providing various film production incentives to attract international film production.

Major production companies empowering emerging filmmakers.

Distribution Companies.

Airlines.

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Business Opportunities.

Opportunity for international business to launch and promote new solutions and services that will benefit the huge Nigerian TV industry and for Nigerian companies to promote their local Nigerian content offerings for more international brand visibility..

Visibility Enhancement & New Business Partnerships.

With a population of over 180,000 Nigeria offers untapped potentials for content monetization and increased revenues in a digital era. No better place for enhanced visibility and launching new business partnerships..

Professional Assistance & Guidance into Nigeria’s TV Ecosystem.

NITV's professional assistance and guidance for international companies seeking an inroad into Nigeria's TV ecosystem and connecting your business with huge database of local TV industry contacts relevant to the business and providing same for local Nigerian companies seeking international visibility and new opportunities for international businesses..

Roundtable TOPICS

International Pitching/Commissioning Competition

Meeting International Post Production and Standardization Demands

Content Rules: Digitazation Demands for Broadcasters

Future of theatrical distribution in Nigeria

Marketing is Queen

The Future of Faith based films

Talent Spotlight and International casting

Production and localization of Kids Content.

What the buyers want: Porgramming and Content Acqusitions

Guest Country Production Roundtable

Women in Film and Television Business

Define your channel: Original Programming and Branding

Live Streaming and innovative content Delivery

Regulators Roundtable

Improving scriptwriting and story telling techniques

Animation Focus

Understanding Digital Content Distribution (SVOD,TVOD,YouTube)

Understanding International Version for film and TV Productions

Telcos and Content Monetization

Drama Focus-Reinventing Nigeria TV Series

Local & International demand for Dubbing and translation

Understanding Film Finance and Investment

Sponsorship