In line with our vision of global evangelism through the film medium, Elratam International Film Festival seeks to achieve the following objectives:


1.To challenge Churches and believers around the world towards global evangelism through films.

2.To explore the potential of film in propagating the gospel.

3.To identify potential regions around the world that can be reached with the gospel through films.

4.To provide a platform for interaction amongst brethren, churches, Para-church organizations and ministries on partnership and networking in Christian film ministry.

5.To identify media and film–based Christian ministries and churches that can be helped with films and media tools for evangelism.

6.To identify and explore ways of providing gospel films to private/government-owned and secular TV stations for airing.

7.To identify, develop and explore channels for exhibition and distribution of Christian films.

8.To conduct short-term training on film making during the Festival.


•Opening and closing ceremonies.

• Seminars, workshops and symposiums on film making and global evangelism.

• Master classes in film making - producing, directing, script writing, acting, editing, cinematography, costume, make up and Camera Operation.

• Film ministry exhibitions on missions.

• Participatory awards for registered participants.

• Media coverage and presentations on films featured at festival.


Participation is open to individuals, churches and ministries within and outside Nigeria.


1.Prospective participants are required to send short film entries (10-15 minutes) and full length feature on different film genres and musicals.

2.Entries MUST be seen to explore Biblical themes with focus on evangelical and faith-edifying themes.

3.Entries (such as documentaries) can explore regions that are facing challenges in having the gospel or are facing persecution or similar hard times as a result of their faith in Christ.

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