French-Nigerian Cinema Co-production Workshop – Call for Projects

The French Embassy in Nigeria is organizing the second French-Nigerian Cinema Co-production meeting. It will take place in Lagos on the 30th of June and 1st of July 2020 at the Alliance française-Mike Adenuga Centre (9 Osborne Road).

This event aims at connecting Nigerian professionals with French producers who are interested in developing French-Nigerian co-productions (feature films and TV series, in the fiction and animation genres).

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

The applicant must fill the submission form below and send it back to: yoann.talhouarne@diplomatie.gouv.fr indicating ‘French-Nigerian Co-Production Meeting’ in the e-mail subject line.

The document should be submitted as one file (Word format) in English language. The picture should be sent in PDF format (minimum size 2mb / maximum size 4mb).
Incomplete application documents will not be reviewed.

For features, the applicant must have produced, at least, two feature-length films released in cinema theaters in Nigeria and / or selected in renowned Film Festival (exception for animated movies).
For TV series, the applicant must have produced a TV series that was acquired by a major broadcaster.

Applications - Selection

The deadline for submission is 1st March 2020.
The official selection will be announced by the latest on the 1st of April 2020.
The French Embassy will select a maximum of 10 projects.
Project representatives (producer, director and/or writer) will have to attend the two-day pitching training that will be organized prior to the French-Nigerian Cinema Days (30th of June and 1st July 2020).

Note: One submission form is for one project submission only.

The submission form is available here

Dernière modification : 12/12/2019

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