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Bayo Omoboriowo, Anthony Onah, Akin Okunrinboye, Soji Oyinsan II & Others Clinch Prizes at the Afrinolly Short Film Competition



We’re very excited to announce the “Next Generation of Film makers!”The winners of the Afrinolly Short Film Competition have been announced.

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.

We are proud to announce that Bayo Omoboriowo‘s “Hustle on a Mile” won the 1st prize in the documentary category and Soji Oyinsan‘s “A Short Documentary” won the 2nd prize.

Remember the video you watched and laughed a lot? “The Promise Ring” by Akin Okunrinboye? Yeap! They won too – in the 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.


  1. bukky

    March 11, 2013 at 7:36 pm

    Bayo Omoboriowo Congrats and well done! yaaay the promise ring was a nice short video. Kudos

  2. Cynthia

    March 11, 2013 at 7:51 pm

    Yaaay Go Soji. Congrats hon. The sky is your springboard. This is just the beginning of more great things to come.

  3. roomandpalor

    March 11, 2013 at 8:05 pm

    Hurray to all the wins. Nollywood no go die!

  4. Mama Dele Canada

    March 11, 2013 at 9:03 pm

    Amazing! Congrats Soji Oyinsan! Nice work! Well deserved!

  5. tomeloma

    March 12, 2013 at 1:27 pm

    Congrats bayo, really happy for you…

  6. charity lounge

    March 12, 2013 at 4:57 pm

    Bayo Omoboriowo Congrats and well done! lots of love from the charity lounge family guys watch out for the next one… THE PEACE MAKERS!!!

  7. Sisi Eko

    March 12, 2013 at 6:35 pm

    Congratualtions Akin! Well deserved!

  8. Eniola

    March 14, 2013 at 7:20 am

    Akin, more grease to your elbows sir!

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