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AGN International Festival Heads to Los Angeles to Celebrate Nigerian Actors

The Actors Guild of Nigeria’s annual festival promises a showcase of Nollywood talent and global collaboration.
February 21, 2024
6:57 pm
AGN International Festival

The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) gears up for the second annual Actors Guild of Nigeria International Festival (AGNIF), Set to take place from August 8 to 10, 2024, at the Dream Magic Studios in Los Angeles, California.


This festival aims to celebrate the best of Nigerian film and television actors under the theme “The Actors Marketplace.”


Emeka Rollas Ejezie, the president of AGN, shared in a statement that the festival will be held in association with the Africa Travel Film Festival (AFTRAFF) and Dream Magic Studios.


With a diverse range of activities planned, including film screenings, panel discussions, city tours, workshops, and seminars, the festival provides a unique platform for cultural exchange and creative collaboration between Nollywood and the international film industry.


Leading up to this grand event, AGN announced 29 new appointments, showcasing a mix of experienced professionals and fresh talent to contribute to the growth and development of the guild.


Notable names in the appointments include Gideon Okeke as SA on Intellectual Property, Charles Inojie as Director of AGN Film Project, Hilda Dokubo as Director of Training for Members, and Deyemi Okanlawon contributing to Planning/Strategy and many others.


Dr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas MON – President, Actors Guild of Nigeria

The diversity of roles reflects AGN’s commitment to addressing various aspects of the industry, ensuring a comprehensive and strategic approach to its development.


The festival, being a vital event for Nollywood, provides a global stage to showcase the incredible talent within the industry.


Supported by key entities such as the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, the Nigerian Film Corporation, the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council, and the Bank of Industry, among others, the AGN International Festival is poised to elevate Nigerian cinema on the world map.


Check the Full appointment list below.

  1. Amb. Ifeoma Okeke-Ozzoude: Chief of Staff
  2. Agility Onwurah: Chief Protocol
  3. Femi Durojaiye: SSA Media/Press Secretary
  4. Alex Okoroji: Director of International Affiliations & Brands Communication
  5. Kevin Uvo: National Taskforce Chairman
  6. Gideon Okeke: SA on Intellectual Property
  7. Okunzuwa Nosa Baba Rex: SA on Youth Development
  8. Steve Eboh: SSA on Military
  9. Dorothy Njemanze: SA on National Assembly/SDG Goal
  10. Charles Inojie: Director of AGN Film Project
  11. Sir Victor Osuagwu: SA on Special Duties
  12. Jude Ororha: SA on Violence & Harassment in Workplace
  13. Tracy Edwin: SA on Gender Equality
  14. Dumkenenna Nnadi: Personal Assistant on AGN Website
  15. Benedict Johnson: SA on Government Affairs
  16. Wash Waziri Hong: SA on AGN Film Projects Northern Nigeria
  17. Joseph Benjamin: SA on Nollywood Actors in Diaspora
  18. Roland Igbadumhe: SA on International Travels
  19. Ify Eze: SA on Child Actors Welfare
  20. Ideanyi Ezekwe: SA on Guild Strategic Partnership
  21. Sedeter Saviour: SA on Occupational Health & Safety
  22. Mary Patrick: SA on AGN Entrepreneurial Development
  23. Chidi Ihezie-Okafor — SA on HMO/Insurance
  24. Emeka Ossai: Chairman Disciplinary Committee
  25. Ijeoma Thomas: SA on AGN Film Projects South
  26. Hilda Dokubo: Director of Training for Members
  27. Deyemi Okanlawon: Planning/Strategy
  28. Rita Edochie: AGN Women Leader/Welfare of Members
  29. Prince Ebakumo: SA on Social Media Handles


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