According to the press release, the competition was “designed to expand the conversations on issues about the African continent by Africans, motivate and reward young and emerging filmmakers who exhibit exceptional narrative skills using short movies and documentary as a medium. This competition is conceived entirely as an online challenge open to Africans from across the world creating or have created short films or/and documentary films of not more than 15 minutes.“
Entries were submitted online and the winners were decided by a panel as well as public voting. This is the first of its kind and the competition was done with the support and partnership of brands like MTN Nigeria, Blackberry, iRepresent International Documentary Film Festival, Goethe Institut and Google.
Remember the video you watched and laughed a lot? “The Promise Ring” by Akin Okunrinboye? Yeap! They won too – in the short movie category.
SHORT MOVIE CATEGORY
Here’s the official list of winners in the short film category
Also the official list of the winners in the documentary category
Congratulations to all the winners from us at BellaNaija. Wishing the very best in all future endevors.