Cameroon Film Festival working towards ameliorating the Cameroon Film Industry!

The award night which took place on April 29th 2017 under the patronage of the Minister of Arts and Culture Mr. Narcisse Mouelle Kombi was a night filed with grandeur hosted by Nene Jimla .

The Cameroon International Film Festival is an initiative of a Cameroonian Filmmaker, Agbor Gilbert with the aim of promoting Cameroonian Film industry through workshops with international filmmakers, creating partnerships and awarding excellence in Cameroon and International film. CAMIFF is a 6- days event that takes place in Buea at the foot of beautiful Mt Cameroon. This event entails entertaining activities rich and diverse in culture. Unfortunately, we could only participate during the last 2 days and I must say it was an amazing experience. Meeting, dialoguing and networking with so many talented individuals is something we would wanna do over and over again.

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The award night which took place on April 29th, 2017 under the patronage of the Minister of Arts and Culture Mr. Narcisse Mouelle Kombi was a night filled with grandeur hosted by Nene Jimla . A lot of other important personalities graced this event. A lot of promises towards the film industry were made by the government and other individuals.

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We can only hope and pray that these promises will begin to materialize. It was a fun-filled evening but aside that we had a lot to take home intellectually. After long film screening sessions and shortlisting, here is the complete list of the awarded filmmakers and movies for CAMIFF 2017.

Best feature film – Overnight Flight

Best short film – Enemy of Time

Best documentary film – Africa

Best Cameroon film – Kiss of Death

Best Actor – NTAMACK THIERRY ROLAND

Best Actress – Onyama Laura

Best director – George Tiller

Lifetime achievement Award – Tangyie  Peter Suh-Nfor

The event was finalised by a mind blowing performance from Kamer heart throb, Tzy Panchak, who succeeded in getting everyone on their feet dancing and singing along.

We hope for a bigger and better edition next year and also that all the innovative ideas and all the promises made in relation to the movie industry in Cameroon will be realised.

Singer Daphne already in the US for the Afrimma 2016 Awards!

Good morning guys… Guess who is already in place for the Afrimma 2016..

Good morning guys… Guess who is already in place for the Afrimma 2016…. Our very own Daphne and she is already hitting the gym. Yass she be getting that body ready for the read carpet.

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All the Daphnites in the US make sure you turn up for her! Meanwhile hope y’all are still voting if not here is the link
http://afrima.org/index.php/voting/continental-categories-2016/the-regional-categories/category-best-female-arti

 

Mimie – Dance Fi U (Video Teaser)

The young and sexy Mimie is here to raise the bar higher and set a trend. With sexy dance moves and a soothing voice

The young and sexy Mimie is here to raise the bar higher and set a trend. With sexy dance moves and a soothing voice she brings to you Dance Fi U video teaser directed by Nkeng Stephens. From this teaser, we already can picture what the video will look like… Watch and enjoy while anticipating the video which will be released on October 5th!

If you haven’t listen to the audio click on the link below to do so

M.I.M.I.E – DanceFiU

An Open letter to the people of Cameroon by Santher Mbacham|| Support your own

Santher Mbacham a young Cameroonian girl took to her facebook page this morning to express her heartfelt worries about how unsupportive we Cameroonians are..

Santher Mbacham a young Cameroonian girl took to her facebook page this morning to express her heartfelt worries about how unsupportive we Cameroonians are.. She said and I quote

Facebook what’s on my mind??
I am vexed at how shallow our media is…

I am enraged at how talented people have to literally become their “nchindas” in order to be promoted

I am perplexed by the amount of mediocrity “professional journalists” display.

I am ashamed that it only takes foreigners or those in the diaspora to make us love our homemade products

I am disturbed after watching a video earlier this year but failed to address the fact that, #KIBONEN the talented designer, who has done nothing but put Cameroon’s name at the forefront in the US, had to be CHARGED over 500.000 BY JOURNALISTS for a press conference to talk about her clothes meanwhile a very popular Facebook account with millions of followers #HumansOfNewYork told her story for free.

I am gobsmacked by the fact that those who uphold the responsibility to put us on the map, tell our story, showcase our talent are failing dismally.

JUST WATCH!!! Every Cameroon media person who thought she was a nobody will now scramble for #KIBONEN

Did you know ALL OF THE CLOTHES ARE MADE HERE and BY CAMEROONIANS?

Let the #ScrambleForKibonen begin and may the odds never be in your favor. #Pmaaaaaaaaa

I think all of our “celebrities” should start wearing Camer made stuff… That’s why Nigerians proper, #UNITY

With that said y’all go visit, SUBSCRIBE, STREAM and BUY songs on the CAMEROON ITUNES, (CAMER MIX). made by a Cameroonian, in CAMEROON and for Cameroonians ONLY!! This is the future… Please shareeeeee

Together we stand divide we fall. Please listen to her petition and support your own!