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Actors Guild Of Nigeria Hosts Her Pioneer AGN International Festival In The US.

Mr. Emeka Rollas Ejezie MON with Nollywood actors.

The Nigerian Movie industry popularly known as Nollywood is about to witness her greatest outburst of ideas as the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN has set in motion to hold her pioneer International festival tagged NGN International Festival in far away Miami, the United States of America, USA.

Nollywood actors.

At a press conference in Lagos to announce the festival, the Chairman of the Organizing Committee and Nollywood Actor, Dr. Alex Okoroji said the festival would immensely grow Nollywood as an industry and the Nigerian economy at large.

Nollywood actors.

According to her, this festival would be the celebration of the brightest Nigerian film and television actors, and would feature a panel discussion, city tours, workshops, and seminars where actors and filmmakers can learn from each other as well as engage with their fans and supporters in the diaspora.”

Segun Arinze, Ego Boyo & Ejike Asiegbu.

Okoroji also said that as cultural ambassadors of Nigeria who are using their talents and skills daily to contribute to the growth of the country through Nollywood, the festival would be an excellent opportunity to build greater relationships with international filmmakers and producers to promote Nigeria’s arts and culture and some of Nigeria’s biggest brands.

AGN President with Nollywood actors.

“We believe the AGN International Festival will be a great opportunity to showcase Nigerian talents to a global audience in promoting cultural understanding, fostering bilateral ties between Nigeria and the United States of America.

AGN President with Uche Elendu.

Alex Okoroji went further to state that the AGN International Festival will not only foster quality relationships between our talents here and those abroad, but will be a springboard for opening channels for collaborations as the AGN is excited to be partnering with the African Travel Film Festival whom she said are in support of the project to showcase Nollywood actors to the world, providing them opportunities to network and to celebrate incredible talents from Nigeria. 

AGN President with Ago Boyo.

On his part, the National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Dr. Emeka Rollas Ejezie announced the launch of the AGN International Festival in the presence of some past presidents of the AGN like Ejike Asiegbu, Segun Arinze, veteran producer and actor, Ego Boyo, Victor Oswagu, Uche Elendu, Nkechi Nnaji, the Chairman of AGN in Lagos, Emeka Rising-Ibeh, Grace Ama, Paschaline Alex, Chinenye Uyanna, Ifeoma Okeke and so many other actors.

AGN President with Calista Okoronkwo.

The AGN president opinioned that the AGN International Festival swhich is scheduled for the 9th to the 11th November 2023 in Miami, Florida, USA, would see actors networking with international agents with a tour of Telemundo studios and other side attraction like masterclass which each participating actor will attend.

AGN President with Victor Osuagwu.

Mr. Ejezie used the press conference to announce former MTN Project Fame anchor and Nollywood actor, Joseph Benjamin and Nancy Isime as anchors for the International Festival which he said would have over 70 Nollywood actors attending an an initiative of the AGN to ensure a growth system in Nollywood for actors.

AGN President with Mama Ajasco.

Elaborating further, the President also said, that in the last 25 years in Nollywood, if you calculate the rate at which an average actor grows, especially in the international space, it is not encouraging which is why we initiated a programme where actors would have a physical interaction, collaboration, and relationship with the international market to gain recognition and global profiling and AGN in affiliation with the Federation of International Actors and the Screen Actors Guild of America to promote collaborations for her members.

AGN President with Paschaline Alex.

AGN President with Chinenye Uyanna.

AGN President with Emeka Rising & MC Senator.

AGN President with Nkechi Nnaji.

AGN President with Grace Ama.


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