The much anticipated AGN International Festival took place with pomp and pageantry at the Double Tree by Hilton Airport Convention centre 72nd road Miami, Florida.
The event was attended by Nollywood big names, both from Nigeria and in diaspora.
Among the Guild’s members in the US that attended the three day festival are, Joseph Benjamin, Daniel K. Daniel, Tamara Eteimo, Grace Charis Bassey, Nzube Onyia, Miltex Ene Ojiri, Femi Ogedegbe and many others.
Leading the galaxy of stars from the home front from Nigeria to Miami are, Destiny Etiko, Uju Okoli, Steve Ebo SSA to Mr President on Military, while the National President, Dr. Ejezie Emeka MON led some National Executives and members of his kitchen cabinet to the event.
National Secretary Abubakar Yakubu, Ifeoma Okeke Mr President Chief of Staff, Brown Ene Chairman of AGN Enugu state chapter and chairman of all the chairmen of AGN states, Hon Rolland Igbadume aka Youngest Old Man.
The opening day started with a workshop led by a renowned resource person recommended by the US Consulate in Nigeria. Andrienne Weiss of Film Independent.
The workshop centered around skills development and how to win roles in international productions..
Distinguished Senator Ben Murray Bruce led Awardees who clinched the Industry pillars Award, followed by Ego Boyo others wereDESTINY ETIKO , CHARLES INOJIE ,DEYEMI OKANLAWON, EMMANUEL OGUGUAH ,SEGUN ARINZE ,STEVE EBOH ,KANAYO O KANAYO JOKE SILVA, OSITA IHEME CHINEDU IKEDIEZE.
Speaking with the press after the gala and award night, the elated national president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Dr Ejezie Emeka Rollas, MON, said the objectives of the festival was met with resounding success as the event was attended by targeted practitioners and guests.
High point of the event was the unveiling of the maiden edition of AGN all gloss magazine, ON-SCREEN.