African toons, movies screened at NIFS
The three-day Nigerian International Film & TV Summit (NIFS) concluded with screenings of an array of local movies and content in different styles and genres at the Genesis Deluxe Cinema in Maryland, Lagos.
The film screenings included Body & Soul, which consists of six short films: Finding Jomijo, Soul Beats, Flight Plans, Imoles, Against the Wind and The Journey to Paradise.
Also on the list were Nigerian animated film Halima’s Vote, Spoof Animations’ 2D animated series Hero Corps, Biodun Stephen’s movie Sista, and the African remake of the classic Cinderella story, Tarella.
Others included Sham by Christian Ochiagha, Clarence Peters’ Inside Life, Ovie vs Wale by Lagos-based animation house Orange VFX Studios, Kiliwe: The Time Bender by Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya, Strike Guard by Spoof Animation, Skelebe by Quadron Studios, Voyager, Ami, The Exchange by Omoyefe Majoroh, and Spoof Animation’s Ajaka Lost in Rome.
The NIFS organisers said: “It’s so amazing and encouraging to see all that is happening with respect to our African content.”
The screenings were organised and sponsored by the French Embassy in Nigeria and Animation Nigeria.