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Afriff Call for Entries

The Africa International Film Festival – AFRIFF is Africa’s most vibrant film festival experience. AFRIFF consistently delivers an energetic and exciting hub of reel people making reel connections and has gradually built a reputation for delivering real value.

Le Festival International du film d’Afrique – AFRIFF – est l’aventure cinématographique la plus dynamique en Afrique. AFRIFF est une plateforme énergique et passionnante, où se rencontrent chaque année des personnes nouant des liens personnels et économiques forts. L’AFRIFF, depuis sa création, s’est construit une importante réputation et offre un contenu de grande valeur.

AFRIFF offers Awards in categories such as Feature, Documentary, Short, Animation and Students Short, as well as awards and prizes in Directing, Acting and Screenplay. it also features special awards for Audience choice and a Jury award for outstanding film.

L’AFRIFF offre des récompenses dans des catégories telles que les longs métrages, les documentaires, les courts métrages, l’animation et les courts métrages étudiants, ainsi que des récompenses et des prix dans les catégories “Meilleur réalisateur”, “Meilleur acteur ou meilleure actrice”, “Meilleur scénario”. Il propose également des prix spéciaux, le prix du public et le prix du jury.

Entries must be submitted on online via Foreign language work must be subtitled in English. Please include a concise and complete press kit.

Les inscriptions doivent être faites en ligne via le site

Les œuvres en langue étrangère doivent être sous-titrées en anglais.
Veuillez inclure un dossier de presse concis et complet.

All entries will be viewed by the selection committee/Programming team. The Festival will make no cuts or changes. Festival selections will be announced in October, annually. All entrants will be notified by email. Selected films will also be posted on our website. The festival does not pay rental/screening fees for submitted works in competition.

All Short films submitted will automatically be eligible for the AFRIFF Mobile Film Festival powered by Envivo, a mobile film festival leveraging new and emerging technologies to stream short content through a content delivery network, providing a technology based platform for filmmakers to showcase their work. The Nvivo Application will serve as the digital delivery service, using 4G and 5G LTE data solutions in the delivery of a curated programme of short films on multiple screens (Smartphones, Tablets, Desktop and Mobile Computers, Game Consoles and smart TVs) in optimum format.

The Nvivo app which will be downloaded free, will allow members of the public to watch films also for free over a period of 1 month. The app will also serve as a tool to allow the audience to vote for films they like which in turn will earn the top 20 short film directors funding up to make films. The rights of all films submitted remains 100% the Filmmaker’s and permission can be withdrawn at any time.

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