Introduction The Uganda Communications Commission will hold the 8th edition of Uganda Film Festival from 23rd to 27th May 2022. The festival will entail various activities, which include; film exhibition market, film screenings, workshops and forums, organised 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 spotlight to the young Uganda Film & Video industry To build capacity in the Film & Video industry through training To give an opportunity for Ugandan Film & Videomakers 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 an 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 the festival.