The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) has called for entries for its 2010/2011 annual film essay competition. Submission of entries for the competition with ‘Film: A Tool for Socio-Cultural Integration and Tourism Promotion’ as its topic, will open on July 1 and close on August 31, 2010.

A statement by Brian Etuk, head, public affairs of the NFC explained that the topic was chosen to promote Nigeria’s tourism potentials to the world.

The competition, Etuk disclosed, is open to people aged 18 and above only. He added that staff of the corporation and members of their family, are exempted.

Essays to be considered, Etuk noted further, must have a minimum of 10 pages and a maximum of 15 pages. They should be typed double space with Calibri font type, 14 point size and on A4 paper.

Hard copies of entries can be submitted to the headquarters of the NFC at 213T, Liberty Dam Road, Jos, Plateau State or its offices in Lagos, Abuja and Kano. The NFC’s Lagos office is located at the National Theatre Annex while its Abuja office is on the First Floor, Shippers Plaza, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja. NFC is within the State secretariat in Kano. Entries can also be sent by e-mail to [email protected]