Welcome to the CFC Website
Communicating for Change is a non-governmental media
organisation which uses radio, TV, print, market research, theatre,
capacity building, & special events to help change behavior and
attitudes about vital social and environmental issues from a distinctly
In June 2011, CFC launched its 5 part documentary series, RedHot Nigerian Creativity, celebrating 17 Nigerian film, music, performing and visual artists, at the Silverbird Cinema in Lagos.
CFC won 4 awards in 2010 for high quality film productions at the AFRICAST conference of broadcasters (Best Television Documentary, Best Television Short Advocacy Drama and Peter Igho Award for Best Producer).
New York University Faculty, Professor Frankie Edozien wrote an article about how CFC is using movies to educate people in his latest article in the April 2010 edition of African. The article is titled NGO goes Nollywood.
View trailers of CFC Films
View CFC's short documentaries Cash Madam and Mechanical Women online at Culture Unplugged!
What is Bayelsan Silhouettes? Visit www.bayelsansilhouettes.org for info on the project, photos, video clips & more!
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October 2011: CFC’s documentary, The Cassava Revolution, focusing on innovations in cassava farming & technology in Nigeria, which was commissioned by the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC), was launched by IFDC in Lagos & Jalingo, Taraba State.
In the first quarter of 2011, CFC organised four broadcasters’ forums across the country (Abuja, Lagos, Kano & Port Harcourt) to present two new, research based films and radio programs, Game Over & One Voice Makes a Majority, focusing on electoral issues. The short films, which were dramas based on research findings from community focus groups, were received with much enthusiasm by the broadcasters. The forum focused on “The Role of the Media in Successful Elections” and distinguished media & governance experts addressed issues ranging from equitable and balanced election reporting, conflict sensitive investigative reporting, promotion of non-violence to how to use the media for social change. The forums were attended by print journalists and broadcasters who received the films and discussed governance, democracy, accountability and power with the panelists. More
- August 14, 2010: Communicating for Change won the Special Youth Prize at 5th edition of the annual Lola Kenya Screen audiovisual media festival in Nairobi, Kenya for its film series, Bayelsan Silhouettes
- June 30, 2010: CFC screened Bayelsan Silhouettes to UNILAG students
- June 18, 2010: CFC partners with LEAP Africa and Paradigm Initiative to train Ajegunle youths. More
- May 31, 2010: Communicating for Change (CFC), TVE and three Broadcasting for Change partners in Kenya( OnScreen Productions), ), Zimbabwe (Media for Development Trust ,MFD) and South Africa (Rishile Bosele Communications (RBC, and Themartist Productions, Slum Dwellers International, presented their latest series, African Football Shorts
- May 4, 2010: Nigerian First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan launched the Bayelsan Silhouettes
- February 25, 2010: TV Broadcasters’ forum on maternal health
- December 6, 2009: CFC won 2009 Journalists Against AIDS (JAAIDS) Red Ribbon Award
- September 30, 2009: Film Premiere of Innovating for Africa: Uncommon Service
- September 24, 2009: Roundtable on Successes & Challenges of Nollywood
- September 16-17, 2009: "Basic Presentation Skills" Workshop
- August 26, 2009: Media Roundtable to Promote Safe Motherhood in Nigeria
- June 22 - 26, 2009: Final Cut Pro Video Editing Course
- May 21, 2009: TV Broadcasters' Forum on Bayelsan Silhouettes
- May 9, 2009:Earth Day Film Screening
- April 17 - 25, 2009:Video Storytelling for Adolescent Girls
- April 9, 2009: Launch of the Bayelsan Silhouettes Project