Launched in 2022, TAFM is a film festival set up to spotlight the best and brightest of the future of African cinema with unique narratives and styles. It is a special initiative of Film Rats, a community of circa 150 cinephiles, i.e., film enthusiasts and filmmakers on a mission to educate, appreciate & document cinema, with sharp focus on African cinema. second Pan African edition. This year, our theme is #ShootTheCulture. This theme is a call to action for us to tell stories that reflect and celebrate our uniqueness in an innovative and global way. It also refers to unlearning the things we have come to accept as norms, as well as attitudes that often limit us as creatives.
TAFM is very passionate about driving FilmTech in Africa and as such, in partnership with Impact Hub Lagos’s Creative Fridays platform, we are pleased to announce our first annual FilmTech Conference. This will be a one day conference that will assemble key creators & innovators, startups, and other stakeholders in the FilmTech space. The theme for the conference is “Innovation For Local”. We will spotlight the growth of local solutions to local problems in the African film industry. The overall goal is to discuss initiatives that will pave the way for a Globally competitive talent pool to effectively compete in the 4th revolution. The conference will hold on 29th April 2023.