Beverly Hill, CA – Nigerian filmmakers, producers, actors, and fans from around the world will converge in Hollywood, as the Nigerian Chamber of Commerce-USA (NICOCUSA) and River Naija Productions, Beverly Hills host the NICOCUSA Nigerian Film Festival, June 12th -19th 2011.


The NICOCUSA Nigerian Film Festival is established to promote artistic and technological exchange between Nigerian filmmakers and Industry Leaders in Hollywood. The festival is expected to feature over 50 films, alongside premiere galas, panels & symposiums, workshops, music video showcases and other special events.


Screenings for the NICOCUSA Nigerian Film Festival will be held at the historic Regency Showcase theatre. Discounted guests hotel accommodations will be provided by the ultra-chic W Hotel, Hollywood.


With its theme as; “Nollywood at the Box Office” the festival focuses on raising the Nigerian film industry’s standard with regards to production quality, financing, marketing and distribution.


NICOCUSA is a US based business league founded in 2002, which serves as a liaison between business communities and their interests in the United States and Nigeria. Each year, NICOCUSA facilitates lucrative partnerships and contracts between businesses here in the United States and Nigeria, which have created jobs and literally changed the lives of thousands of people all over Nigeria. The NICOCUSA Nigerian Film Festival is now accepting submissions.


. For further information on submissions and registration, please visitwww.nicocusafilmfestival.com.


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