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BLACK STAR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SET TO BUILD CAPACITY OF AFRICAN CREATIVES …To Inspire the Business of Film in Africa

The 7th Black Star International Film Festival (BSIFF) aims to build the capacity of young creatives within the global film and creative space, with a focus on filmmakers from Ghana and Africa..

Skills and development workshops, film clinics and masterclasses will run from September 21st to September 24th.

There will be professional film editing workshops and intellectual discourses on topics including but not limited to the art of documentary filmmaking, marketing and branding for independent film and music artists, film characterization, screenwriting, and more.

In addition, there will be a panel discussion with expert representatives along the film value chain on the theme of ‘Inspiring the Film Business in Africa’. Focusing young and emerging creatives on marketable trademarks, this panel delves into the strategies needed to build a formidable creative industry.

Philippa Bentuma Arthur, Director of Black Star International Film Festival said: “

The 7th edition of the BSIFF is a media soiree (strictly by invitation) to create a platform for industry professionals to engage with the media, deepen existing relationships and establish new partnerships with key industry players. system).

Over 45 films by independent filmmakers from 15 countries will screen at Silverbird Cinemas from September 20-24. The BSIFF concludes its seventh edition with an awards ceremony that celebrates and recognizes the efforts and contributions of independent filmmakers around the world.

The Black Star International Film Festival brings together industry professionals, film students, film distributors, media partners and the creative community from France, Sudan, Kenya, Ghana, the United States, Uganda and 10 other countries for relevant industry conversations. is intended to do , inspires and develops strategies for the thriving film business environment in Africa.

This year’s event is in partnership with Meta Film Festival, Black Market Records, African Film Market, Infocus BCW, Sudanese Film Making Association, The Brew Show, GHMovieFreak, Avant-Afrik Entertainment, Silver Bird Cinemas, BSIFF EDU and GH Media School. increase. Media support from CitiFm and MX24.

The festival also launched a BSIFF membership drive that allows BSIFF members, called “Black Stars”, to watch all 45 films at Silverbird Cinema (Akramor) and attend all scheduled activities for free. The annual fee is GHC100.

The Black Star International Film Festival will take place in Accra, Ghana from September 20-25, 2022.
To register and participate in all programs within BSIFF, please visit www.bsiff.org.

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