Exclusive : Nominees for the 2016 Cameroon International film festival revealed.

CAMIFF 2016
CAMIFF 2016

Last night Sunday 30th January, 2016 in Cameroon was all full with blossom and blue sky with the official nominees revealed for the first edition of the Cameroon International Film Festival (Camiff), a platform to engulf film makers and animated film producers all over the world.

The prestigious event was remarkable sealed with the massive turnout of international representatives from all over like; USA, CANADA, GERMANY, NIGERIA, GHANA and many other African and European countries.

One of the important take back home that took the hall was the promise made by the Canadian Ambassador to Cameroon who expressed his grieve for the lack of the cinemas in the country and prays festivals like CAMIFF and with great men Like Agbor Gilbert Ebot behind, helps revamp the cinemas.

The ambassador on his point repeated said he will spread the good news and invites big companies and partners into Cameroon to spark up the cinema industry “I will send letters to Canada for what I have seen…” VIDEO coming soon.

At the exactly 8:24 PM, the nominees for the first edition were revealed with the video projection of the official nominated film from the almost two thousands requests sent all over the world said by the founder, Agbor Gilbert Ebot (AGE).

Nigerian   multiple award wining actor Ramsey Nouah, was among the ambassadors with Solange Yijiga; Cameroons silver screen goddess and Agbor Gilbert Ebot. The evolution and introduction Ramsey says started with him and  Agbor in Nigeria, will soon be made available to you (Youtube). Below are the  nominees for the CAMIFF from all over the world.

• BEST FEATURE FILM

HABIB AL-ARD – Sherif Awad (EGYPT)
THE MISSING GOD – Ubaka Joseph (NIGERIA)
W.A.K.A – Francoise Ellong (CAMEROON
EVA- Gery Barbot (BURKINA FASO)
BITS OF WHAT I HAVE – Saleh Sherif (BAHRAIN)
NICK (OUBLIER) – Alicia Albares (SPAIN)
THE PERFECT HUSBAND – Lucas Pavetto (ITALY)
SMOKESCREEN – Musing Derick (CAMEROON)
JOHNNY WALKER – Kris De Meester (BELGIUM)
EADWEARD – Josh Epstein (CANADA)
TCHANGA & INOMA – Musing Derick (CAMEROON)
AFRICAN GIRL – Stephanie Gireid (FRANCE)
ESCAPES – Mercedes Gaspar (SPAIN)
BEN $ ARA – Constance Ejuma (USA)
AS ONE – Chuck Gutierrez (PHILIPPINE)
THE DECENDATS – Yaser Talebi (IRAN)
REJECTED – Kang Quintus (USA)
KPIANS – Stanlee Ohikuare (NIGERIA)
THE SILENCE – Arpan Bhukhanwala (INDIA)
NIGHTFALL – Anurin Nwunembom (CAMEROON)

• BEST SHORT FILM

HUM!!
– Nabe-Deone (CAMEROON)
ALMA – Eka Christa Assam (CAMEROON)
CATCHING FIREFLIES – by Lee Whittaker (USA)
NUVOLA – Giulio Mastroraumo (ITALY)
G&M – Rostand Wandja (CAMEROON)
INTERIOR FAMILY – Esteve Soler (SPAIN)
DAMARU – Agbor Obed Agbor
OUT OF THIS – Keivan Mohseni (IRAN)
TIME – Herve Moukoko (CAMEROON/FRANCE)
IRETI – Tope Oshin (NIGERIA)
OBLIVIOUS – Stanlee Ohikuare (NIGERIA)
33 – Tebi Njei (CAMEROON)
BUS 43 – Alexis Lazaridis (GREECE)
NOT RIGHT – Judith Audu (NIGERIA)
WAR – Andrew Oldbury (United Kingdom)
INTELLECTUAL SCUM – Kevin Njue (KENYA)
DRAW TOGETHER – Kennedy Kihire (UGANDA)
ROUBADO – Eric Watson (USA)

• BEST DOCUMENTARY

SIX and ZERO – Walid Messnaoui (MOROCCO)
FALL – Yousef Abodan (EGYPT)
STILL KICKING – Osei Owusu Banahene (GHANA)
INDEPENDENCE – Mario Bastos (ANGOLA)
HOW MUCH – Sera Durmus (Turkey)
FORGOTTEN SEX – Bjoern Jensen (GERMANY0
JOHN – Good Boy Wolf (UNITED KINGDOM)
ELEMENTS OF REHEARSAL IN THE BLEAK MIDWINTER – Davide Abbatescianni (ESTONIA)
DORIS & HONG – Alessandro Bonifazi (ITALY)
ALL THE WORLD IN A DESIGN SCHOOL – Mattias Low (SWEDEN)

• ANIMATED SHORTS

THE SOUND OR ROAD – Barzan Rostami (IRAN)
LE CONSTRUCTEUR FOU – Philipp Gratzer
KITBASH KID – Chris Shaw (SINGAPORE)
BLUE – Breech Asher Harani (PHILIPPINES)
THE EAR OF VAN GOGH – Thiago Ribeiro (BRAZIL)
MIJNDERT – Guido Franken (Holland)
COCODILE – Wenting Wu (USA)
UNA VITA FUMO – Gianluca Fratellini (ITALY)
FATHER – Patricio Plaza (ARGENTINA)
DISOBEDIENCE – Mohammed Ali Ghadiry (IRAN)

NEXT: See the four great film makers you don’t who were at the CAMIFF.

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