Day 1 / 30th Aug 2022

Start: 08:00am
End: 08:30am
Session: Power Breakfast Presentation
Details: Awakening the Giant in Nigerian Film Industry by Showcasing the Numbers Through Proper Record Keeping as a Foundation For Local and Global Film Business
Speaker(s): Iskilu Yekini, Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 08:30am
End: 09:00am
Session: Speed Meetings
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 09:00am
End: 09:10am
Session: Welcome Speech: NIFS Founder
Speaker(s): Ijeoma Onah
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 09:10am
End: 09:30am
Session: Keynote Presentation + Q&A
Details: Topic: Nollywood and the Cinemas: The Past, Present & Future
Speaker(s): Opeyemi Ajayi, President CEAN and Executive Director, Cinemas and Entertainment Genesis Group
Moderator: Ijeoma Onah
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 09:30am
End: 09:50am
Session: Keynote Speech + Q&A
Details: Topic: Streaming and Convergence : The Untapped Opportunites for Nigerian Film Industry
Speaker(s): by Bola Atta, Executive Producer, Red TV
Moderator: Ijeoma Onah
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 09:50am
End: 10:10am
Session: UK Focus in Partnership with British Film Institute + Q&A
Details: The BFI Presentation
Speaker(s): Annabel Grundy, BFI Global Screen Fund
Moderator: Edima Otuokon
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 10:10am
End: 10:25am
Session: UK Spotlight Presentation
Details: Navigating International Distribution for Nigerian Movies?
Speaker(s): Yemi Daramola
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 10:25am
End: 10:50am
Session: UK Focus: Producers Spotlight + Q&A
Details: Working with UK Film Makers, the spotlight of producers from the UK with projects in different phases of development
Speaker(s): Rodney Charles, Victoria Thomas, Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe
Moderator: Toyosi Etim-Effiong
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 10:50am
End: 12:00pm
Session: NIFS Film Finance Conference + Q&A
Details: Understanding International Film Finance and the Challenges of Local Film Financing in Nigeria.
Speaker(s): Joy Odiete | Obi Emelonye | Victoria Thomas | Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe | Fela Oke | Walter Banger
Moderator: Ijeoma Onah
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 12:00pm
End: 01:00pm
Session: Technical Delivery to Streaming Companies in Partnership With Hiventy Africa
Details: Reaching Global Audiences and Maximize Revenues - the Value of Localisation and Asset Management
Speaker(s): Juliette Vivier – International Director – Hiventy Group | Caroline Mbindyo- Koroso – Head, Kenya and Nigeria, Hiventy Africa | Malcolm Marwa Senior Technical Manager Hiventy Africa
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 01:00pm
End: 02:00pm
Session: Hiventy Happy Hour Drinks and Networking
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Access:
  • Executive Gold Badge
Start: 01:00pm
End: 02:00pm
Session: BFI VIP Lunch
Location:
  • Radisson Hotel, Ikeja
Access:
  • By Invitation Only
Start: 02:00pm
End: 05:00pm
Session: NIFS Producers' Hub Activities
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 02:00pm
End: 02:30pm
Session: A Presentation on How UK & Europe Presents Film Pitches
Details: Creating a Bible and Pitch Document for International Broadcasters and Streamers + Q&A
Speaker(s): Farah Abushwesha
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 02:30pm
End: 03:30pm
Session: Script writing Panel Session
Details: Local and Original Storytelling for a Global Audience.
Speaker(s): Biodun Stephen | Femi Odugbemi | Yinka Ogun | Yemi Daramola | Dami Elebe | Farah Abushwesha
Moderator: Victoria Thomas
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 03:30pm
End: 04:30pm
Session: Nigerian Film Industry Regulatory Spotlight session
Details: By Nigerian Film Corporation Industry
Topic: Imperatives of Co-Production/Cooperation Engagements as Impetus for Sustainable Cross Border Film/Cinema Market Development and Growth

Speaker(s): Edmund Peters - Director, Production & Industry Support Services | Brian Etuk - Director, Public Affairs | Dr. Folakemi Ogungbe - Lecturer/Resource Person, National Film Institute Chaired by Dr.Chidia Maduekwe: Managing Director Nigerian Film Corporation
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 04:30pm
End: 05:00pm
Session: Speed Meetings
Location:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA
Start: 05:00pm
End: 06:00pm
Session: BFI-NIFS Opening Cocktail
Location:
  • Radisson Hotel, Ikeja
Access:
  • Executive Gold Badge

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