Film makers are invited to submit films to be shortlisted for screening in the different categories of awards and endowed prizes during the 2017 Zuma Film Festival. Submissions will be accepted from the Director and/or Producer of the works in DVD (PAL, NTSC), Blu-Ray, Registration form for entries can be downloaded at, entries can also be registered and uploaded onloine at

Films in video or digital format that have not yet acquired distribution in commercial theatres within Nigeria completed production after January 1st, 2015 are eligible. Registration is free and there is no limit to the number of films that may be registered. All entries must be presented in the language of the Festival which is English or subtitled in English language.

Interested filmmakers are requested to submit three (3) copies of each film in DVD (PAL, NTSC). This is to be accompanied by Electronic Press Kit or CD including Synopsis of the film (English), Brief Biography of the Director, Director’s photograph and Still photo from the film (both in jpg or tiffin colour at 300 dpi).

Films can also be registered and uploaded online at

Download Entry Form