Celebrating a decade of iREP International Documentary Film Festival

(Transcript of a Keynote Lecture Delivered by Filmmaker, Dr Joanna Lipper March 18th, 2021) Good afternoon. I am honoured to be here today to celebrate iREP’s 10th Anniversary. I want to begin by going back in time to when I…

Leadership, advocacy in film in Africa and the power of authenticity – Femi Odugbemi

I think we must begin this conversation by recognising that we live in a golden age of storytelling where the world is ready to embrace African stories of Africa and by Africans. There’s an openness to the nuances of our…

iREPRESENT International Documentary Film Festival 2020 postponed indefinitely

The 2020 edition of iREPRESENT International Documentary Film Festival has been postponed indefinitely. A statement by Co-Founder/Executive Director, Femi Odugbemi, said the painful decision is to keep the country and festival participants safe. “Over the past weeks, the world has…

Exploring the entrepreneurial possibilities in Nigeria’s media entertainment industry – Femi Odugbemi

A paper delivered at the 5th Distinguished Annual Guest Lecture of the School of Communication, Lagos State University on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Thank you very much for your invitation to speak to the subject ‘Exploring Entrepreneurial Potential in Nigeria’s…

Creating the future – Femi Odugbemi

Keynote address presented by Femi Odugbemi, at the Lagos International Animation Festival on June 6, 2019, at Freedom Park, Broad Street, Lagos. Let me begin by offering my hearty congratulations to my brother Muyiwa Kayode and the organising team of…

iREP announces 2019 films, speakers and date

The iREPRESENT International Documentary Film Festival (iREP) has announced its 2019 programme. The ninth edition of the popular annual festival, which is the biggest on the West African coast, a statement said, is scheduled to hold from Thursday, March 21st…

President Macron’s special birthday gift to me – Steve Ayorinde

Steve Ayorinde, art writer, editor and critic is Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture and in this piece he speaks about the significance of Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the shrine as well as The French president’s decision to…

MultiChoice to train 20 filmmakers at Talent Factory Academy

Africa’s leading video entertainment and internet company, Multichoice, has announced a fully-funded 12-month training programme for African filmmakers through the Multichoice Talent Factory Academy. The fully-funded educational programme aimed at furnishing African filmmakers with the skills to work and innovate in film and…

Femi Odugbemi loves Lagos

Femi Odugbemi loves to tell stories and most of his films be they documentaries or features have been about Lagos. Perhaps that is the only other thing the film-maker loves better than Lagos, the city of his birth and residence.…

Lai Mohammed to open iREP 2018

Femi Odugbemi, the Executive Director/Festival Director of iREPRESENT International Documentary Film Festival (iREP) has said that the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, will declare this year’s edition open on Thursday, March 22 at Freedom Park, Lagos. He…

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