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    Edo State International Film Festival unveils winners.

    The Edo State International Festival (ESIFF) concluded on a high note with an awards ceremony celebrating the cream of global filmmaking talent.

    Head juror Victor Okhai beamed as he announced they’d received a record-breaking 3,000 entries from 196 countries, solidifying the festival’s position as a true melting pot of cinematic excellence.

    Here’s a list of the winners:

    Best editing: The Book of Mountains

    Best sound: Obito

    Best makeup: Sleeping dogs

    Best screenplay: Obito

    Best costume: Ek Bhagavad ek Gita

    Best Cinematography + gift of a new Sony camera : Ek Bhagavad ek Gita

    Best documentary + $5,000 cash prize: I will never leave you

    Best male actor: Jinmi Ahmed in The Delectable Azeezah Samson

    Best female actress – Josephina ‘Phyna’ Otabor in Osato

    Best director – Obito

    Best international film – Obito

    Best international short film + $5,000 cash prize: Edeleyo

    Best feature film + $10,000 cash prize: Ifediche

    Sam Loco Efe was honored posthumously.

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