Missed opportunities – the sad reality… a window for tomorrow

Make no mistake, when we speak, we speak with facts! There is so much Ghana can benefit from this very very low hanging fruit – to create jobs, invite in FDIs etc… see how Tourism to these counties jumped after certain films were shot there… the phenomenon is called ‘film Tourism’ and Ghana can benefit … More Missed opportunities – the sad reality… a window for tomorrow

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Award winning Actress and Producer, Ama K, makes a great point!

The Burial Of Kojo as we know has been picked up in a distribution deal with Ava DuVernay and set to start on Netflix on the 31st of March. In this video at BSIFF19 last symposium, Ama K. The producer of the movie 🍿, gives insight on the journey and reiterates the importance of positioning … More Award winning Actress and Producer, Ama K, makes a great point!

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Did you know about this amazing opportunity?

ATTENTION ATTENTION PLEASE: My name is Juliet Yaa Asantewaa Asante and I am the Founding President of the Black Star International Film Institute, Organizers of the Black Star International film festival. I have had some questions about the Black Star International Film Festival Membership drive… and so let me explain a bit what it is… … More Did you know about this amazing opportunity?

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The entire team of the Black Star International film institute, organizers of the Black Star International film Festival, wishes the people of Ghana and Happy Independence Day

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A cry from the people of Ghana to leadership – We are the Black Star of Africa

To the Clerk of parliament Peaceful walk against rise of private militia in Ghana Ghana holds an enviable position in the subregion. Stable democracy, sustained economic growth, improvements in our pursuit of the SDGs and a growing international stature. However, the advent of criminal militias in our politics, enabled by political parties is placing this … More A cry from the people of Ghana to leadership – We are the Black Star of Africa

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Ghana as a Co-production hub? and why not?

  ‘A popular film can increase tourism to a prominent location in the movie anywhere between 25-300%’ – champion traveler Here are some of the more interesting examples we found: • Harry Potter – 50% increase in tourism to all filming locations (in some cities/towns as much as 200%) • Frozen – 37% increase in … More Ghana as a Co-production hub? and why not?

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A BOW FOR THE WOMAN

Black Star International Film Festival… …symposium in January had the theme ‘film as a tool for changing the narrative for women’ to drive home the message for the exciting evening the talented Apiorkor Seyiram Ashong-Abbey did a piece that had us all gasping with awe. I am happy and honored to share this with you: … More A BOW FOR THE WOMAN

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When the First Lady of Ghana attended my party!

I am at a panel session, great conversation going on. A most important subject – content makers and broadcasters- I get a call, security check for the arrival of the 1st lady of Ghana to the cinema – H.E Mrs. Rebecca Akuffo-Addo. Today is the last day of Black Star International film festival, which takes … More When the First Lady of Ghana attended my party!

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