About the Event

Next Gen 2023 Mini Conference Themed: Next Gen Evolve will take place at The Marriott Hotel Ikeja, Lagos, on October 26th, 2023, from 10 a.m. in partnership with the Nigerian International Film and TV Summit. The Next Gen Mini Conference 2023 would be offering Next Generation Film Makers, Producers, Directors etc. a day long industry event to include Panel discussions, mentorship section and pitch section.

Who should attend

Venue Information:

The Marriot Hotel,
Ikeja, Lagos.

122 Joel Ogunnaike St, Ikeja GRA 100271, Lagos.

Date and Time:

October 26th, 2023

Conference: 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Close door film pitch session:
1:20PM - 2:00PM



The Pitch section will offer producers with great film and tv idea to be able to pitch their ideas before respected, award winning industry directors and producers. The best pitch will be rewarded a co-production movie deal with Blue Pictures Studios.


Joy Efe Odiete

Joy Efe Odiete is an Award Winning Film Distributor & the Managing Director and CEO of Blue Pictures Film distribution in West Africa. She is a renown local and International Independent film distributor/Film Sales Agent. She was a Sub distributor to Warner Brothers Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures, Black Sheep Entertainment & other Independent studios in the US, UK & South Africa for 19 years counting.

Over the decade of her work as a film distributor; she has recorded major successes for the foreign studios with franchise titles like – Harry Porter, Star Wars, Thor, Avengers, Batman, Iron Man....... She has also worked with Nollywood greats & distributed notable Nollywood Nigerian Box-office hits – The Return Of Jenifa, Phone Swap, Maami, Last Flight to Abuja, The Mirror Boy, Anchor Baby to mention a few


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Alhaji Adedayo Thomas

Spotlight Speaker

Uche Nwuka

Keynote Speaker

Chris Odeh


Dr Foy


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Attendance is Free! But registration is required.


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