Elevate your skills through exclusive masterclasses conducted by industry experts. Gain valuable knowledge and receive participation certificates to showcase your commitment to learning and growth
Immerse yourself in a world of creativity as we showcase a selection of captivating student-made short films. Experience the vision and talent of emerging filmmakers in an inspiring cinematic journey.
Celebrate excellence as we honor outstanding contributions to the art of storytelling. Win prestigious awards and exciting prizes, recognizing your remarkable achievements in the world of filmmaking.
Samuel Dedetoku, popularly known by his stage name Sam Dede is a prolific Nigerian actor, director, producer and lecturer. Sam Dede as he is widely known in movies studied Theatre Arts at the University of Port HarcourtSam Dede is a producer who has made an enduring mark on the country's dynamic film industry, Nollywood.
Hilda Dokubo is a Nigerian actress, is known for her prolific career in Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry. Hilda Dokubo has acted in numerous Nollywood movies and is recognized for her remarkable performances.Throughout her career, she has received various awards and nominations for her acting prowess.
Walta Anga is a famous Nollywood actor and model. He has acted in more than 150 Nollywood movies and has been nominated and won several movie awards in Nigeria which include Best Actor of the Year at the City People's Entertainment Awards， Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Best Supporting Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Monalisa Chinda is a renowned Nigerian actress, talk show host. Monalisa was crowned the Face of Port Harcourt Carnival Queen, in her hometown of Rivers State. 2010 she was nominated for Best Actress in a drama series at the Terracotta TV and Film Awards Best Actress, Afro Hollywood Award 2009 at the Monte Carlo Television festival
Enyinna Nwigwe is a Nigerian actor, movie producer, model and entrepreneur. He is well known for his role Obinna Omego in the remake of Living in Bondage: Breaking Free. Nwigwe also played the lead in Badamasi, a biopic on the former military President of Nigeria. He got the Best Actor in a Leading Role nomination at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, for his portrayal of President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida in the film.
Ibinabo Fiberesima is a Nigerian actress and former beauty queen. Ibinabo Fiberesima's journey to fame began when she won the Miss Nigeria beauty pageant in 1997. She later transitioned into acting and gained recognition for her performances and established herself as a respected actress in the industry.
Yibo Koko is a Nigerian film maker, art director, creative artist and producer. Koko created the Seki Dance Drama, telling the story of the Rivers State people through dance.He is the Director General of the Rivers State Tourism Development Agency and a voting member of the Nigerian Oscar selection committee. Yibo koko will be live at the uniport short film festival.
Editi Effiong is a Nigerian writer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur is the founder of Anakle, a digital agency and technology company based in Nigeria, which has been involved in various digital marketing and technology projects. Editi Effiong is the producer and director of the biggest Netflix blockbuster movie in Nigeria, The Blackbook. He is a confirmed guest for the uniport short film festival.
Uniport Short Film Festival (USFF) in association with the Nollywood International Centre of
Excellence This exciting film festival aims to showcase the talent and creativity of emerging
filmmakers while pushing the boundaries of storytelling.
As a platform for aspiring filmmakers, USFF provides an opportunity for them to shine and
gain exposure. The festival is committed to nurturing the next generation of cinematic
visionaries, fostering creativity, and supporting their journey in the industry.
Featuring a diverse lineup of films, USFF will captivate audiences with compelling narratives,
innovative storytelling techniques, and a wide range of genres. The selected short films will
offer immersive and thought-provoking experiences, showcasing the unique perspectives of
In addition to film screenings, USFF will host engaging panel discussions and workshops. Led by industry experts, these sessions will provide valuable insights, enhance skills, and encourage collaboration among filmmakers. The festival aims to create a supportive environment for learning, networking, and inspiration. USFF proudly embraces inclusivity and diversity, seeking out and promoting films from underrepresented voices. The festival aims to amplify diverse perspectives and stories that deserve to be heard, fostering a vibrant and inclusive film community. Film enthusiasts, industry professionals, and supporters of emerging talent are encouraged to proceed with registration early for this exciting inaugural event.
Win cash prizes in the following film categories. Documentary | Animation & New media | Experimental | Science fiction (Sci-fi) | Drama | Musical
Registration & Film Submition are not limited to students of uniport
Welcome to Our Student Film Festival!
Dear Film Enthusiasts,
It is with immense pleasure that I extend a warm welcome to you all to our maiden edition of
the Uniport Student Short Film Festival. This event will be a celebration of creativity,
innovation, and the passion that drives young filmmakers.
Our festival is not just about showcasing films; it's about nurturing talent, offering valuable
insights through masterclasses, and recognizing outstanding work through awards. We are
committed to providing a platform for emerging filmmakers to shine and learn from the best
in the industry.
From captivating stories to breathtaking cinematography, this festival will immerse you in the
world of filmmaking like never before. Whether you're a budding filmmaker, a dedicated film
lover, or simply looking for inspiration, you've come to the right place.
I encourage you to explore the masterclasses, enjoy the diverse array of short films, and join
us in celebrating the next generation of cinematic talent. Your support and enthusiasm are
what make this festival truly special.
Thank you for being a part of our journey. Together, let's make this year's Student Film
Festival an unforgettable experience.
Dr Sam Dede
Director, Nollywood international Center of excellence, Uniport Short film Festival, University Of Port Harcourt.