UFF 2017, Eddy Kenzo

Introduction
The Uganda Communications Commission will hold the 6th edition of Uganda Film Festival from 26th to 30th November 2018. The festival will entail various activities, which include; film exhibition market, film screenings, workshops and forums, organized within the festival week.

“The Uganda Film Festival” initiative was established in 2013 to promote the local film industry both locally and internationally, and to bring all the industry stakeholders together in a more focused and structured environment. This is aimed at creating a lucrative industry economically and socially to preserve our national values through film just like many countries Nigeria and USA.

Objectives of the Uganda Film Festival

  • To stimulate, popularise and give a spot light to the young Uganda Film & Video industry
  • To build capacity in the film & Video industry through training
  • To give opportunity for Ugandan Film & Video makers to showcase their work to local and international audiences
  • To promote business linkages and development of the film industry through the festival
  • To create a forum to encourage linkages between local and international film producers, distributors and exhibitors through creating a Uganda film & Video market within the festival.
  • To promote in general, the Uganda creative industry by giving opportunity to local creators of the film and video works as well as music in the creative industry in Uganda to support the film industry through performances during festival.