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Adapted from iFeatures, a premier UK filmmaking programme driving the development of low-budget high-quality debut features and realising the talent of the next generation of filmmakers,Lagos Film Lab aims to produce the most outstanding, daring and distinctive storytellers in Lagos, by giving them the tools and the support to experiment, develop their voice, and create contemporary films that speak to a world audience.

Programme Features

Development Labs

These labs will be aimed at developing film ideas. Selected teams will take part in an intensive, exploratory Lab programme, which will include dedicated support, access to industry and networks, as well as mentoring and high-level training with established industry professionals. The programme will focus on a dedicated period of development for 12 projects and teams, with each receiving bespoke support as they work towards market engagement.

Following the lab, these scripts will be made in to feature films.


An opportunity to educate a wider group of film makers around various topics relevant to film making, financing and distribution, delivered by local experts.

Upcoming Seminar


Creating, producing and protecting your craft in Nollywood


  • Kemi Lala Akindoju -  Producer and Actor 
  • Bode Asiyanbi - Script writer, Nollywood top grossing movie 'Chief Daddy'
  • Asibodun Adewale - Intellectual property and technology lawyer


17 March 2020

Fireside Chats

This is an opportunity for a wider audience to meet and hear from visiting film experts and view examples of their work and practice.

Lagos filmLAB is a partnership between the British Council and Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), delivered by Creative England and Biola Alabi Media