The annual Eko International Film Festival (EKOIFF) is an international film festival in the coastal megacity of Lagos of an estimated population of 21 million (2017) in southwestern Nigeria
It was founded and established by Hope Obioma Opara in 2009 and Hope Obioma Opara is also the CEO of Supple Communications Limited under which the festival is Holden. He is also the publisher of Supple magazine a film festivals and culture magazine in Africa showing previews and reviews of movies and interviews on www.supplemagazine.org.
The mission of Eko International Film Festival is to promote the appreciation of Arts and Culture through the motion picture arts and sciences and increase tourism in Nigeria.
Eko International Film festival is owned (Trade Mark and Copy Right) and organized by Supple Communications Limited.
The inaugural edition was held in the megacity of Lagos in summer, July 7-12, 2010, at the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas of The Palms in Lekki, Lagos, with filmmakers from Nigeria, Kenya, UK, Germany, France, Spain, and America.
The subsequent editions were held at the Silverbird Cinemas of the Silverbird Galleria on Victoria Island, Lagos. till date
Our film festival is on her 11th edition slated to take place on March 08 – 12, 2021Awards & Prizes
EKO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS
Best feature film
Best Nigerian Film
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Feature Documentary Film
Best Short Documentary Film
Best Indigenous Film
Best Short Film
Best Nigeria Short Film
Best Actor Short Film
Best Actress Short Film
Best Film AnimationRules & Terms
Films must fit into one of the seven categories: Feature Film, Short Film, Fiction, Documentaries, Short Documentaries, Indigenous Film)Subtitled in English), Animation
All music and other copyrighted materials used in the films must be original or filmmakers must have obtained permission in writing from the owner, such permissions to be submitted with the film.
All films must be submitted in English or subtitled in English.