MYKEL PARISH AJAERE
Full First and Last Names (Professional name): Mykel Parish Ajaere
- Organisation: Pan-African Film Consortium
- Biography (200 words max please)
Mykel Parish Ajaere is a Nigerian born filmmaker and founder of the Pan-African Film Consortium. He has worked with film festivals, film and cultural offices, international productions and film markets globally.
He is also the founder of Nollywood Travel Film Festival and publisher of Everything Nollywood Magazine, the only magazine focused on the Nigerian film industry. He has produced over 20 movies, shot countless music videos and documentaries.
Mykel has a very strong passion for the African film industry and has helped train over 500 filmmakers in Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Gambia, Tanzania, Uganda and Congo through the Pan-African Film Consortium.
This year, he launched, Africa to the World Film Festival and the first edition will hold in 2021.
He is a member of the prestigious Association of Movie Producers Nigeria and runs his multimedia company called iDeers Africa with office in Lagos.
- Comment (for use on social media) (optional) about why you are pleased to be involved in DFM and what you are expecting out of it this year:
DFM is a brilliant initiate for the realisation of a sustainable film industry for Africa and I am excited about the networking opportunities the market offers.
Social media handles:
@panafricanfilmconsortium and parishafrica on Instagram
@africanfilmcon on twitter
pan-African Film Consortium on facebook
The Pan-African Film Consortium