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Beach House African Short Film Festival: A Cinematic Celebration in Lagos

Lagos, Nigeria – Get ready for an immersive experience as the Beach House African Short Film Festival unveils its dynamic live event activities scheduled for Saturday, March 30th, 2024, at the picturesque Mera Mera Lagos – Beach House. Nestled along Water Corporation Dr, Victoria Island, Lagos, this event promises to be a lively celebration of African cinema, providing unique opportunities for emerging filmmakers, industry professionals, and enthusiasts alike.

This year’s festival is set to showcase a diverse range of interactive sessions crafted to inspire, educate, and foster connections within the filmmaking community. The highlights include:

Pitch to Fund: A dynamic session where aspiring filmmakers can learn the art of presenting their projects to potential funders and investors.

Documentary Tips: Expert advice on crafting compelling documentaries that convey powerful stories.

Budgeting Workshop: Practical sessions on effectively managing film budgets, tailored for productions of all sizes.

Culture and Heritage: Engaging discussions exploring the rich tapestry of African culture and heritage through the lens of cinema.

Filmmaking Workshop for Youths: Hands-on training aimed at nurturing the next generation of African filmmakers.

Selling to Netflix and Streamers Q&A: An insightful Q&A session on navigating the digital distribution landscape and getting projects featured on platforms like Netflix.

Deep Dive into Cinematic Lighting Q&A: An immersive exploration of the art and science of cinematic lighting, led by industry experts.

The festival is honored to host an esteemed panel of judges, comprising renowned figures in the African film industry. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a vibrant celebration of African storytelling and cinematic excellence.

  • Best Okoduwa, celebrated Filmmaker and Director.

  • Velton Lishke, distinguished Filmmaker and Director.

  • Scarlet Gomez, acclaimed Actress.

  • Duncan Mofe Jay, respected Actor and Filmmaker.

  • Aniedi Awah Noba ( Chief Judge) eminent Filmmaker ( Directors Guild of Nigeria) Lagos Chapter

  • William “2Shotz” Orioha, renowned Musician and Cinematographer.

The Beach House African Short Film Festival is more than just a competition; it’s a platform for cultural exchange, professional development, and showcasing the incredible talent within the African film industry. We invite filmmakers, industry professionals, and cinephiles to join us for what promises to be an unforgettable celebration of African storytelling.

For more information and to secure your participation, please visit our website or contact our event coordinators.

BHASFF 2024 live event will be HOSTED BY Michael Uba Actor / Comedian

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, 30th of March, 2024

Venue: Mera Mera Lagos – Beach House Address: The Good Beach, Water Corporation Dr, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria


[Event Coordinator’s Name]:  Frank Nosa

[Phone Number]:  +234 808 999 3881

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Join us at the Beach House African Short Film Festival to celebrate the art of filmmaking in the heart of Lagos!

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