The 2nd edition of the international film market in Central Africa (MIFAC) has been launched in Yaoundé on Monday, July 16TH 2018. The event focuses on exchanges between broadcasters and distributors in the Sub Region.
Opening ceremony, the General Delegate of Ecrans Noirs Festival, Bassek ba Kobhio announces the creation of a new award dubbed “price of the scenario of central Africa”.
According to the coordinator of MIFAC, Armel Onogo, the International Film Market of Central Africa is a legroom that aims to make visible and accessible to buyers, the best of films and audiovisual productions in central Africa.
Armel Onogo laid emphasis on the objectives of International Film Market, which includes; to promotes market access for programs and projects in Central Africa, facilitates the linking of rights holders and promoters of the Sub Region.
“MIFAC is a meeting place to film producers and broadcaster for exchanges on content and broadcasting policies”, he added.
The Yaoundé gathering is also for amateurs and professionals of the 7th art to reconnect with the film actors, directors and other stars of the continent, to enrich themselves with all the ancillary activities developed outside the projection rooms.
Founded in 1997 by the Association Ecrans Noirs, the Ecrans Noirs Film Festival aims to promote and enhance Africa and Black World cinemas. In 2008, it became a competitive festival downstream of numerous awards and talents. It is one of the unavoidable annual meetings of the 7th art in Central Africa.