‘October 1’, a film still under production by celebrated filmmaker and actor, Mr. Kunle Afolayan has won the Fiction Film Trailer Award category of the International Movie Trailers Festival Awards for December 2013.
Kunle who was very excited by the development described the award as a better way to wrap up the year 2013.Afolayan will pocked $3,000 about N474,000 for winning the award. The film was made with about N200 million.
I’m happy about this award. It’s not about the money but the recognition of the hard work, the efforts of the cast and crew of October 1. It is a pointer to the fact that the film has great potentials to go places when it is eventually released. I can’t wait to see the complete film in 2014.”
The grand prize for the 2013 Trailer Contest was won by ‘Not Anymore’ a film by Mathew VanDyke. The competition drew more than 200 entries from 20 countries including the U.S., Nigeria, Israel, South Africa, Italy, and Indonesia.
Other winners are:People’s Choice Award: “Battle of Surabaya”–Aryanto Yuniawan, Documentary trailer: “Istanbul United”–Olli Waldhauer & Farid Eslam, Web series trailer: “Still”–Jonathan Holbrook, Book trailer: “Can You Hear the Music?”–Dennis Farris, Best student trailer: “The Unearthing”–Tristan James Jensen, Micro trailer: “Land of the Little People”–Yaniv Berman, Trailer shot with a mobile: “Magic Bullet”–Errol Schwartz