Prizes and criteria for feature film category to be announced soon

SACE Criteria  

Criteria for Selecting the Disability Film Prize Endowed by Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement (SACE) with the theme:

Increase visibility and raise awareness about issues that persons with disabilities, especially disabled women and youth, face in Nigeria.

The winning film should ideally meet all or some of the following criteria:

Award Criteria

  • Foster  issues of equality and addressing the needs and rights  of marginalised groups  especially for  women and youth with disability
  • Portray youth and women with disability In a positive context overcoming challenges
  • Promote civic engagement and  good and responsive  governance

Technical Criteria

  • Have been produced in Nigeria by a Nigerian aged 18 or over
  • Be a drama film
  • A film not more than 120mins long
  • Be of modern  broadcast standards with clear sound  and vision
  • Be realistic, dramatic and entertaining
  • Produce documentation to show clearance of music rights, script and talent.
  • Show evidence of censorship with NFVCB (if the film has been  released)
  • Meet individual criteria for the applied prize category

Film Criteria

  • A film suitable for children or family viewing  and  
  • A film that creatively highlight the challenge(s) faced by people  living with disability and 

proffers solution.  

  • Have a storyline that is believable, realistic, dramatic and entertaining. 


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