NJINGA has been nominated for Best Documentary, Best Cinematography, Best Director and Best Editing at the 2014 ACTION ON FILM International Film Festival in Los Angeles. Exciting, but we won’t know how it goes until the end of August. Here’s part of a CNN report about the AOF Film Festival:
2014 Action On Film Festival Promises A lot More than Action Films
In 2004 Del Weston established the AOF as a venue to showcase unseen talent and since then it has evolved into many action-making entities of its own. The festival itself has become renowned for its quality selection of films and videos, and it’s sold out black tie galas attracting more celebrities into the mix each year. In addition to the AOF’s impressive list of past Lifetime Acheivment winners that include actor/writer/producer D.B. Sweeney, Harry Lennix of The Matrix and John Savage of the Deerhunter, each year the festival awards its biggest prizes to new talent with over $100,000 given out in cash and gifts.
Not only has the AOFF earned international acclaim and listed among MovieMaker magazine’s exclusive list of top festivals, in 2011 it became one of the only International festivals to have its own television show featuring the work of top AOF Filmmakers and celebrity guests.