The 1st Annual Film Gala dedicated to celebrating and honoring the works of the game changers and ground-breaking members of Nollywood held on Saturday, the 26th of January 2019. The event, a partnership between FilmOne and Moët & Chandon, showcased the business of film, provided recognition to filmmakers and, most importantly, gave room for less popular filmmakers with already produced short films to shine in an evening that will be long remembered in the industry.
As part of its commitment to the growth of emerging film makers, Triequity Capital partnered with FilmOne to reward the winner of the Best Short Film Award, Michael ‘AMA Psalmist"‘ Akinrogunde. His short film, Penance, carried the day at the conclusion of the live voting which took place during the event at The Wings Office Complex, Ozumba Mbadiwe Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The winner was formally accompanied by officials of FilmOne to the corporate office of Triequity Capital for the prize presentation.
About Triequity Capital (Nigeria):
Triequity Capital, LLC is a finance and asset growth company with key investment focus on technology companies, capital markets, real estate and alternative investments such as film production and international commodity trading. The company’s strategic international operations cut across major world commerce hubs such as Dubai, Lagos, London and New York. Triequity Capital (Nigeria) is currently headquartered in Ikoyi, Lagos. Triequity Capital’s involvement in Nollywood is its response to the industry’s need for massive investment and collaboration. Banana Island Ghost (2017) and King of Boys (2018) represent two major efforts in this regard.
About FilmOne Distribution and Production:
FilmOne Distribution and Production Limited is the leading West African independent distributor of filmed entertainment. Based in Lagos, Nigeria, we distribute a wide-range of mainstream, commercial pictures including international and indigenous titles. Since its foray into production, the company has also become one of the leading production houses releasing crowd pleasing hits such as The Wedding Party Series, My Wife and I, New Money, Lunch Time Heroes and the upcoming Merry Men: The real Yoruba Demons. Further information on FilmOne can be found at www.filmoneng.com