Foreign | 2 May 2018 17:38 CET

Actor, RMD Wins Most outstanding Individual in Nollywood Travel Film Festival

By Nathan Nathaniel Ekpo/

Recently some Nollywood practitioners converged in the US for the Nollywood Travel Film Festival, Atlanta Georgia.

The event had the likes of actor, IK Ogbonna, Robert Peters, Mary Uche, Emeka Amakeze and others who saw the platform as a means of discussing way forward on how to help position the Nollywood industry in the world.

The Nollywood Travel Film Festival Atlanta Georgia started on the 25th of April at the screening room Atlanta with ‘Excess Lugagge’ as opening film.

On the 26th April, an entertainment panel host took over the show where Mykel Parish Ajaere festival CEO, Khalimah Gaston festival partner and Kelechi Eke festival partner, joined other key industry players to discuss ways of growing the African entertainment industry.

The festival also hosted the short film series at the Morehouse College, in collaboration with the African students association from 6-10pm.

On the 27th of April; 3 films were screened which include, ‘Hakkunde’ by Oluseyi Asurf, ‘Love Birds’ by Lancelot Oduwarene Imasuen and ‘Dr. Mekam’ by Ike Nnaebue at the AMC classic cinema Mansell crossing 14, North point Alpharetta.

The festival came to a close with ‘The Wedding Party 2’ and the awards ceremony. It was a great night with lots of Nigeria movie stars.

Awards recipients are; Best Screenplay ‘DR Mekam’ by Ike Nnaebue, Best Music Score Michael Truth Ogunlade ‘The Encounter’, Best Cinematographer, Adekunle Nodash Iam Adejuyigbe ‘The Encounter’, Best Nollywood Film in Diaspora ‘A little too late’ Nevada productions, Most outstanding Individual in Nollywood Richard Mofe Damijo, Best Producer Neville Nevada Sajere ‘A little too late’, Best Actress Queen Nwokoye (Excess Luggage), Sana Kanu Idibia, Best Actor Kalu Ikeagwu (Dr Mekam), Best Director Niyi Akinmolayan ‘The Wedding Party 2’, Best Nigerian Film ‘The Wedding Party 2’, Elfike Film Collective.

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