The First of It’s Kind: ‘African Film & Entertainment Investment Summit’ to Hold in Nigeria Dec 11th-13th, 2013

AML people, this is an interesting inaugural event worth checking out if you will be in Nigeria this December, 2013. The event is produced by the School of Media and Communication, Pan African University, FEPACI Western Region 1 and Trend Media City Limited.

This event will be the first of its kind. Check out the details below and watch a press briefing on the upcoming summit.



“The African Film and Entertainment Investment Summit is projected as an annual event, the African Film & Entertainment Investment Summit will  provide an opportunity for leading financiers, studio executives, media experts and regulators to participate in a high-value learning and interactive experience aimed at enhancing investment in film and television in Nigeria and in all of Africa.

Main Objectives

  • Link cinema professionals with potential investors
  • Equip investors with right information to appraise projects
  • Understand new trends in film/TV production in Africa
  • Discuss increased financing for film and television content, infrastructure and development
  • Explain funding opportunities available
  • Network on prospects and projects
  • Facilitate financing agreements

Highlights of the Programme

  • Business clinic on film/television financing
  • Presence of Global investors
  • Special welcome to African-American investment community
  • Presence of key African film and TV personalities
  • Media moguls in Nigeria and Africa
  • Doyens of Nollywood and beyond
  • Cultural attractions include screenings of some award winning movies in Nollywood
  • High powered African government delegations

Investment Partners 

  • Africa/ USA International Chamber of Commerce

Expected Participation

  • Established and aspiring filmmakers looking to raise capital for their film projects
  • Film/TV Industry Executives & Producers
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Financiers & Financial Executives
  • Institutional & Angel Investors
  • Commercial & Investment Bankers
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Digital Distribution Executives
  • Tax Professionals

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