CastingAfrica becomes the only film business shortlisted for the Next Phase of the Pitch Series organized by the National Film Authority in partnership with Multichoice and Ghana Investment Promotion Center.
The NFA Pitch Series is an all film-related pitching event intended to bring filmmakers and the Ghanaian film ecosystem to the attention of investors, broadcasters, distributors, sponsors and platforms around the world for potential collaborations, sponsorships, investments, sales and advertising opportunities.
CastingAfrica is a casting platform and talent directory focused on connecting African talents (Actors & Models) to jobs across the globe. The initiative creates the opportunity for African actors and models to get discovered by A list agents, casting directors, agencies and production companies locally and internationally.
The Committee received close to hundred (100) different genre of projects on documentaries, feature films, short films, series, film infrastructure etc
Twenty (25) projects out of the many have been shortlisted to defend their projects to the committee and six (6) will be selected for the final pitching session.
The Pitch Series Selection Committee is been chaired by Mr Ivan Quashigah the Chief Executive Officer of Farmhouse Productions with other members including Mr Kofi Ohemeng-Owusu, a board member – National Film Authority, Mr Eric Osiakwan, Managing Partner at Chanzo Capital, Mrs Afua Takyi-Mills, Head of Corporate Affairs – Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), Mr Oludele Sonekan, Director of Investment at Growth Mosaic, Mr Kennedy Dankyi-Appah, Channel Manager – Multichoice Ghana Limited and Mr Collins Amlalo, head of Productions at Ad-Visors media
The NFA Pitch Series proposes to close the gap by introducing well-packaged projects within the Ghanaian film ecosystem for investments and other opportunities.
The overall objectives of the Pitch Series is to help evolve a dynamic, economically self-sustaining film industry in Ghana, promote the creation of a conducive business environment for the local production, distribution, exhibition and marketing of films and facilitate high-quality local production to appeal to a global market
Kindly find more about Casting Africa on www.castingafrica.org