NBC BAGS AWARD OF HONOUR AT THE ZUMA FILM FESTIVAL
The Nigerian Film Corporation in partnership with the National Broadcasting Commission and other stakeholders hosted the 6th edition of the Zuma Film Festival, a 4- day event which took place in Abuja at the Nicon Luxury Hotel from 6th – 10th May 2012 with the theme ‘’The Human Story: Connecting People’’.
The event was formally kicked off on the 7th of May, 2012 by its Chairman Ven.Prof.A. Akindoyemi. The 4-day event featured exhibition shows and lectures on issues affecting the film industry. Screening of films at the Silverbird Cinema/Galleria was also part of the attractions at the event.
In attendance at the exhibition were the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC),Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN),Nigeria Export and Import Bank (NEXIM),Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC),Ministry of Information, WTS, Rivers State Government, Ondo State Government and the Kano State Government.
The 4- day event ended with a closing ceremony and Award nite which featured the presentation of Awards in different categories to winners of best film, best actress, best photo shoot and partnering organisations. The National Broadcasting Commission bagged an Award of Honour for its Partnership with the Nigerian Film Corporation on Africast, shoot and Zuma Film Festival. The prestigious award was received on behalf of the Commission by the Director General, Engr. Yomi Bolarinwa.