The National Film Authority of Ghana, FilmOne Group (Nigeria), and Silverbird Cinema (Ghana) have announced a strategic partnership to host the inaugural Africa Cinema Summit (ACS) from November 14-16 at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel and Silverbird Cinema in Accra, Ghana.
The summit is a major milestone for the African film industry, and it aims to unite cinema stakeholders from around the globe to foster growth, innovation, and collaboration.
The event will feature a variety of speakers, panel discussions, and networking opportunities, and it will provide a platform for attendees to learn about the latest trends in African cinema and to forge new partnerships.
“Africa is cinema’s greatest opportunity in the 21st century,” Juliet Yaa Asantewa Asante, CEO of the National Film Authority of Ghana said.
“The Africa Cinema Summit serves as a call and pathway to realizing the potential of cinema for both the people of Africa and the cinema world globally.”
Moses Babatope, Co-Founder and Group Deputy Managing Director of FilmOne Group, added, “We are thrilled to be a part of NFA’s Africa Cinema Summit, bringing together industry leaders and visionaries to shape the future of cinema business in Africa.”
Funmi Onuma, Country Manager of Silverbird Cinemas, Ghana, said, “Silverbird Cinemas, Ghana has supported the development of the Ghanaian film industry for the past 15 years, and we see this relationship with the NFA for the ACS as a positive step.”
The Africa Cinema Summit is a unique opportunity for African filmmakers, distributors, and exhibitors to connect with international partners and to learn about the latest trends in the industry.
The summit will also provide a platform for attendees to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the African film industry and to develop strategies for growth.