The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) has assured that preparations have reached advanced stages for a successful ZUMA film festival, 2018. The theme of the festival is “Archiving For Creativity”.
Speaking to film stakeholders in Lagos, NFC’s Managing Director and Chairman of ZUMA Film Festival Organising Committee, Dr. Chidia Maduekwe, said that the nation is set to witness another film fiesta that is intended to up the payment of film production activities.
Domestic and foreign participation for ZUFF 2018, has improved as against last year especially in collaborations and partnerships. Madueke announced that over three thousand, seven hundred films have been received from filmmakers for both the competitive and non-competitive categories of ZUFF entries.
He also disclosed that delegates to the film festival, scheduled for the first to the seventh of December, in Abuja, stood at over one thousand, three hundred. He cited as impressive the collaboration and partnership for ZUFF 2018, including participation of the embassies of Spain, Germany, France and the United States of America, Arsenal Film Institute, among others.