Hey guys The 9th edition of the Nigeria Integrity Film Awards Homevida held on the 6th of December at the Jabi Lake Mall, Abuja. The Awards was a night filled with good music, good food, friends and partners.
The awards had in attendance the director general of Nigerian Film Corporation, Chief of Party USAID/SACE Charles Abani, Titi Akinsanmi who is Google’s Lead Public Policy and Government Relation, Reboot’s regional director for Africa Adam Talsma, Nollywood Veteran Sam Uche Anyamele who was also the MC for the night.
As you may know, HomeVida has focused on providing incentives to young script writers and filmmakers which has birthed the production of 24 Homevida Short Films. However, this year, we expanded our scope and launched the Internet for all Campaign with support from google, to include other forms of art, such visual arts, skits and spoken words videos, which birthed the #internet4all competition, we called for entries for skits and spoken word videos which highlights the economic and socio- cultural benefits of the internet.
The winner Mr. Akwuruaha Ikenna received a cash prizes of ₦250,000 while the 2nd and 3rd Ms. Anita Abada, and Mr. Joel Adegboye went home with ₦150,000 and ₦100,000 at the award, the winning skit was screened at the awards see link here.
Another highlight of the event was the Homevida impact documentary which was screened for the first time. The documentary highlighted Homevid’s past award winners and the impact of Homevida has had on their professional lives and the Nollywood Industry see here.
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Enjoy some pictures from the event!