How Michael Osheku and a New Generation of Filmmakers are changing Africa Storytelling with Mobile Phones.

How Michael Osheku and a New Generation of Filmmakers are changing Africa Storytelling with Mobile Phones.

Internazionale a major Italian weekly magazine published an article that features Michael Osheku, The critic's Company, Oladipo O'fresh, Samuel Mwaura and Lcharles Degreat. In an...
Internazionale a major Italian weekly magazine published an article that features Michael Osheku, The critic's Company, Oladipo O'fresh, Samuel Mwaura and Lcharles Degreat. In an article written by Italian award winning journalist Vincenzo Giardina. Titled;Lightsabers in the Sahel A little girl wields a pink lightsaber: she's wearing boots of the same color and has just dodged the rays of a flock of spaceships. At the bottom of the esplanade awaits Darth Vader, the hero of the Star Wars clone wars converted to the dark side. It is the last scene, but it must be done again. To die before the duel begins, she is not there:...
CALL FOR ENTRIES ASIFF 2021

CALL FOR ENTRIES ASIFF 2021

The first and most prestigious smartphone film festival in Africa is calling filmmakers, video content creators and Animators to submit their project for the 5th...
The first and most prestigious smartphone film festival in Africa is calling filmmakers, video content creators and Animators to submit their project for the 5th edition of the African Smartphone International Film Festival. Africa Smartphone film festival was founded in 2017, by Nigeria filmmaker Michael Osheku who saw the need for new emerging filmmakers in Nigeria and Africa to start experimenting and making a film with their pocket device. SUBMISSION CATEGORIES Feature Film, Short Film, Documentary, Music Video, Animation, 360/VR videos & Photos AWARDS & PRIZES Best Nigerian filmBest International filmBest DirectorBest ProducerBest Short FilmBest Original soundtrackBest Production DesignBest CinematographyBest...
4th Edition of African Smartphone International Film Festival Award winners

4th Edition of African Smartphone International Film Festival Award winners

The fourth edition of Africa's most prestigious smartphone film festival, themed; Connecting filmmakers to a global cinema, ended on Sunday 20th December 2020. We have...
The fourth edition of Africa's most prestigious smartphone film festival, themed; Connecting filmmakers to a global cinema, ended on Sunday 20th December 2020. We have the winners! Congratulations to all the award winners for excellence in smartphone filmmaking at ASIFF'20 BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM QUE SERA SERA  Directed by SOHRAB KHANDELWA  Country; INDIA BEST NIGERIAN FILM   WAZOBIA  Directed by  PETERS CLINTON  Country: NIGERIA  BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM  MONSTERS ARE REAL Directed by SHRECO BAKARI Country; UNITED STATES BEST NARRATIVE SHORT ONSLAUGHT Directed by OLADIPO O’FRESH Country; NIGERIA BEST AFRICAN SHORT FILM MAKENA Directed by STEVE WERU Country; KENYA BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT...
Women In Mobile Filmmaking Special Showcase ASIFF’20

Women In Mobile Filmmaking Special Showcase ASIFF’20

At the 4th edition of African Smartphone International Film Festival, we curated and showcase works of some amazing women making films with Smartphone. In a...
At the 4th edition of African Smartphone International Film Festival, we curated and showcase works of some amazing women making films with Smartphone. In a very male-dominated industry, we found some women who are experimenting with the use of a mobile device. At the end of the screening, we had a Q and A session with the women filmmakers who open our eyes to why they make films with a smartphone and the inspiration behind their films. The African Smartphone International Film Festival is dedicated to empowering women with our platform where they can access opportunities and also showcase their...
SPECIAL PRESENTATION- SMARTPHONE FILMMAKING

SPECIAL PRESENTATION- SMARTPHONE FILMMAKING

Four Melbourne based smartphone filmmakers & researchers in the Center for Transformative Media Technologies at Swinburne University of Technology (Australia) (https://transformativemedia.swinburne.edu.au/) will present their current...
Four Melbourne based smartphone filmmakers & researchers in the Center for Transformative Media Technologies at Swinburne University of Technology (Australia) (https://transformativemedia.swinburne.edu.au/) will present their current smartphone filmmaking projects at the African Smartphone International Film Festival (http://africansmartphonefilmfest.com/).  Max Schleser will set the scene providing an overview of the developments and directions in mobile, smartphone and pocket filmmaking, Felix Gyebi explores the potential to give communities a voice, Darcy Yuille explores smart lighting choices for smartphone feature film productions and Shuai Li presents TikTok as a storytelling platform for mobile stories. Max Schleser Max Schleser (B.A. Hons, M.A., Ph.D.) is Senior Lecturer...
FESTIVAL PROGRAMME- African Smartphone International Film Festival (ASIFF2020)

FESTIVAL PROGRAMME- African Smartphone International Film Festival (ASIFF2020)

African Smartphone film festival Check out the films screening schedule and programmes for ASIFF'20 below; ASIFF-2020-INNER-UPDATE-1Download For more details on official selected films click here...
African Smartphone film festival Check out the films screening schedule and programmes for ASIFF'20 below; ASIFF-2020-INNER-UPDATE-1Download For more details on official selected films click here Subscribe to our Youtube channel Follow on Facebook Instagram Twitter
ASIFF 2020- Connecting Filmmakers To a Global Cinema.

ASIFF 2020- Connecting Filmmakers To a Global Cinema.

Africa's first and most prestigious Smartphone film festival is here again!!! The 4th annual edition of the African smartphone International film festival is going virtual....
Africa's first and most prestigious Smartphone film festival is here again!!! The 4th annual edition of the African smartphone International film festival is going virtual. We are presenting some of the best films made with smartphone and filmmakers from over 60 countries will be participating. The virtual festival features a screening of over 200 films including documentaries, short films, animations, web series, music and travel videos. Q & A session, panel discussion, industry session, workshops, FilmConnect meetup session, online film market and many more. This year ASIFF 2020 edition will be one of the biggest online gatherings of talents, film...
OPEN FOR ENTRIES

OPEN FOR ENTRIES

Smartphone filmmaking age has come, we are celebrating smartphone filmmakers and their works. It is no longer the question of can a great film is...
Smartphone filmmaking age has come, we are celebrating smartphone filmmakers and their works. It is no longer the question of can a great film is made with a smartphone? this is the time to experience the beautiful, creative and powerful art of storytelling using a pocket device. ASIFF is here again get excited. Calling mobile Filmmakers: African International Smartphone Film festival- ASIFF 2020 is open for submissions, all works shot or made with mobile devices qualify. Categories: - Short Films, Feature Films, Documentaries, VR & 360° Films, Music Videos, Travel Videos, Photos We are looking for a new generation of...

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