Submitting your film to a festival is a crucial step
The Afro International Film Market and Festival (AIFMF) represents a dynamic fusion of cultural heritage and cutting-edge innovation, making it an irresistible destination for both seasoned industry professionals and a global audience. Our mission is underpinned by the paramount importance of preserving and celebrating the richness of global culture within the diaspora while providing a formidable platform for indigenous and African films to captivate the world.
AIFMF stands as a beacon of cultural celebration, offering a compelling canvas to showcase the multifaceted tapestry of African and diasporic traditions. In an increasingly interconnected world, we spotlight the essence of cultural preservation, uniting storytellers who hold the power to redefine global narratives. We wholeheartedly champion talented indigenous filmmakers, who often grapple with visibility in the industry, by providing them with an international stage to exhibit their craft and catalyze their growth.
We’re a dynamic hub for filmmakers and creators, fostering original content from diverse sources, both within and beyond Africa.
We proudly honor industry professionals and icons who’ve made positive impacts in Africa and the diaspora, inspiring future generations.
We encourage collaboration among creators and filmmakers, promoting the co-creation of compelling entertainment across borders and backgrounds
YOUR STORY ON SCREEN
The AIFMF is a celebration of cinematic excellence, driven by a profound commitment to innovation and preserving our culture and creativity. We’ve meticulously crafted a unique platform that embraces filmmakers and their artistry within the Afro International Film Market and Festival. Our passion for storytelling unites a global community of filmmakers, professionals, and audiences. Join us in celebrating the worldwide impact of storytelling and seize the opportunity to showcase your film on one of AIFMF’s dynamic stage. Submit your film today!
Experience the global essence of storytelling as our festival unfolds in Atlanta, Paris, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, and Lagos. This groundbreaking event, spanning these five vibrant destinations, breaks boundaries and brings the rich diversity of Africa and its descendants to the international stage, making a significant impact on the global cinematic landscape.
Afro International Film Market and festival is excited to have you participate as a volunteer. If you have dreamed of a career in the Creative Industry, we’re a place to test the waters. As a volunteer, you get to observe the industry close-up and listen to a robust exchange of ideas. And the best part is you get to attend the Event for FREE!
I first saw the need to establish the Afro International Film Market and Festival in partnership with the long-established Cape Town International Film Market and Festival in order to bridge the gap in the industry as well as connect Nollywood and the African film industry to Hollywood and other global brands.