“Actors Guild of Nigeria set Miami agog with AGN International Festival!”


That was one of the raving headlines that met the much anticipated AGN International Festival which held recently in Miami, Florida at the Double Tree by Hilton Airport Convention centre.

According to a reliable source,
“The event was attended by Nollywood big names, both from Nigeria and in diaspora. Among the Guild’s members in the US that attended the three day festival were, Joseph Benjamin, Daniel K. Daniel, Tamara Eteimo, Grace Charis Bassey, Nzube Onyia, Miltex Ene Ojiri, Femi Ogedengbe and many others.


Leading the galaxy of stars from the home front from Nigeria to Miami were Destiny Etiko, Uju Okoli, Steve Ebo SSA to Mr President on Military, while the National President, Dr. Ejezie Emeka MON led some National Executives and members of his kitchen cabinet to the event: National Secretary Abubakar Yakubu, Ifeoma Okeke Mr President Chief of Staff, Brown Ene Chairman of AGN Enugu state chapter and chairman of all the chairmen of AGN states.
Hon Rolland Igbadume aka Youngest Old Man


The opening day started with a workshop led by a renowned resource person recommended by the US Consulate in Nigeria. Andrienne Weiss of Film Indepent. The workshop centered around skills development and how to win roles in international productions.
Distinguished Senator Ben Murray Bruce led Awardees who clinched the Industry pillars Award, followed by Ego Boyo others were DESTINY ETIKO , CHARLES INOJIE ,DEYEMI OKANLAWON, EMMANUEL OGUGUAH ,SEGUN ARINZE ,STEVE EBOH ,KANAYO O KANAYO
JOKE SILVA, OSITA IHEME
CHINEDU IKEDIEZE.


Speaking with the press after the gala and award night, the elated national president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Dr Ejezie Emeka Rollas, MON, said the objectives of the festival was met with resounding success as the event was attended by targeted practitioners and guests.


High point of the event was the unveiling of the maiden edition of AGN all gloss magazine, ON-SCREEN.”

By osibanews

Eliel Otote A is an Actor and Filmmaker, with a bias for journalism. He was a freelance feature writer with the Nigerian Observer in the 80's in Benin City, he also presented programmes on both radio and television. Eliel is the Editor and Publisher of OSIBAnews Network Magazine, of which this blog is an affiliate.

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