About NFI

NFI is film making/ training institution established under the Nigerian Film Corporation. The Institute’s academic/ programmes are designed to cater for filmmakers and intending filmmakers in Nigeria and abroad. With courses designed for intensive theoretical and practical needs of applicants, the Institute offer tailor-made courses to meet the needs of professionals as well as novices who want to pursue a career in filmmaking.

Academic activities at the Institutes begins from 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday, but additional time may have to be spent during weekends for production and post-production activities. All programmes are on full time basis, for professionals, however, a short-term course is designed for them to suit their needs.

The cost of training in film making is very high worldwide but considerable effort have been made to see that students enjoy training at appreciable cost.

Every student gets the opportunity to directly or indirectly participate in a production workshop a regiment for practical experience before the end of the academic session. Students also undertake SIWES (Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme) from 3 to 6months which expose them to work with, and under professionals in the industry.

Oppportunities exist in the industry for graduates of the Institute,there is no substitution for formal education, thus, it is a joyful experience to study at NFI Jos.



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