L​ANFA  International  Film Festival
The Miracle Theater : 266 S. Market St. Inglewood Ca 90301
                        Our 6th Annual Film and Music Festival
Over the years our goal has been to provide a platform for our creative artists to produce and showcase the unique artistic abilities, increase the level of awareness in the community, promote the brand, strengthen and grow the credibility of the group. To also foster the creation of successful working partnerships, empower networking, raise visibility, and strengthen distribution and marketing channels
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LANFA has experienced tremendous growth since it’s inception, The Los Angeles Nollywood Film Association a home for a multicultural event in which diversity is embraced and cherished in our community.  Over the years our goal has been to provide a platform  for our creative artists to produce and showcase the unique artistic abilities, increase the level of awareness in the community, promote the brand, strengthen and grow the credibility of the group. To also foster the creation of successful working partnerships, empower networking, raise visibility, and strengthen distribution and marketing channels.
​      To recognize leading contributors who are working towards the growth and development of international films and Music industries.  LANFA being  an independent company working with Hollywood on the production of quality African and other International works in film and television in the Americas and other countries worldwide. Showcase the skills, ethics, and artistic expressions that demonstrate the excellence and professional work standards in our performances.
 Mel Novak (Bruce Lee’s Game of Death, Samurai Cop 2) has starred in more than 60 feature films. He has starred in films opposite the likes of icons such as Steve McQueen, Yul Brenner, Chuck Norris, David Carradine, Rosie O’Donnell, Dan Ackroyd and many others. Mel is also inducted in four different Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Mel has been bestowed with numerous awards for his acting work as well as humanitarian awards. He has been volunteering on Skid Row for over 30 years and has counseled prisoners at the most dangerous prisons in the country and has also volunteered with the Special Olympics. He has guested on outlets such as TBN and the 700 Club. Mel starred in Samurai Cop
2: Deadly Vengeance, the #1 grossing indie martial arts action movie of 2015 and currently stars in the Sony Studios released Check Point alongside William Forsythe, WWE Wresting Champion Bill Goldberg and Kenny Johnson. He also recently guest starred in the three time Peabody nominated series Suspense show on XM satellite radio. 
 Dawna Lee Heising is a working actress and the vice president of Aki Aleong’s Mustard Seed Media Group.  Dawna has worked on Gregory Hatanaka’s “Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance” with Tommy Wiseau; Ted V. Mikels’ “Ten Violent Women; Part Two”; Richard Rossi’s “Canaan Land Gregory Blair’s “Garden Party Massacre; Michael S. Rodriguez’s “Lake of Shadows”; Nicholas McDonald’s “Fight or Die”; She won Best Actress for her role as Naomi Perkins in "After School Massacre" at the 2014 Mockfest Film Festival.  She also won a 2013 EOTM Award for Outstanding Television Talk Show Host for her television show "Eye on Entertainment", soon to be on Amazon Prime.
 Dawna won Ms. World 2008; Ms. Universe 2009; Mrs. California United States 2000; Mrs. American Achievement 2001; and Miss Galactic Film Festival 2015. She is a past winner of Miss Los Angeles Chinatown; Miss Orange County Universe: Miss San Francisco Universe; and Miss California Hemisphere, among other titles. She has worked as a model for Ujena Swimwear; Venus Swimwear; Catalina; Bikini Magazine; Glamour Magazine; FVM Global Magazine; Glitz Magazine; and CVH 1st Class Magazine.
The Los Angeles Nollywood Film Awards Goes International​​
Los Angeles, CA , August 28, 2017 (Newswire.com) - ​​​​​On Saturday, August 26th, the Los Angeles Nollywood Film Awards (LANFA) had their much anticipated film awards ceremony and music festival at 8039 S Vermont Ave in Los Angeles and screened an international slate of films.

​Numerous celebrities and VIPs were in attendance at this esteemed event such as LANFA founder King Bassey, Honorees Mel Novak (Bruce Lee’s Game of Death, Check Point) and Dawna Lee Heising (Bladerunner, Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance), Special Guest noted radio host and media personality Mother Love, HPC’s own Vida G. (The Mindy Project, Holy Terror) as a presenter and Co-host Ford Austin (Live By Night, Bosch). 

Emma Etukudoh-   A Dakkada Ambassador, An Award winning Actor, A Stake Holder in the Entertainment Industry. Ekarika Adia Ubok Nasia fondly called by his fans came into the Movie Industry in 2000. he has featured in more than 20 movies, an international Movie  AMAZING GRACE, Akan (Victory, Unbreathable Pot, Cross & Tinapa, Ultimate Crises, Who owns the Kingdom, Flaming Desire, The Heartless Judges, My wedding Night, Princess Makamba, Princess Ekanem, The Evil Throne, Aba Crises, Precious Throne, State of Crime,
 He has won several Awards from organisations, groups, and churches within and outside the State such as : An Award of Excellence by the Student Govt, Obong Itam University. Best Performing Actor from Cross River Movie Association, The Best Actor of the year from Brollywood Industry,  Best Emotional Actor from ZAFAA London  and lots more.
 Ernesto Jam born in Venezuela, currently reside in Miami, Florida. he studied acting and have starred in multiple films, stage productions and commercials. He believe is a great opportunity to learn more about human behavior, is to enter into the life of characters of different nature, with its miseries and their lies, with their disappointments and successes, it is the discover on the pages of the great book of the world where each individual is deemed to be exclusively unique.
Nominated Best Actor – Official Playwright Awards, Honorary Award  “Supporting Cast Member of the Year, Best Support Actor Awards
 Best WebSeries, Supporting Cast – Lovers Lane, Best Support Actor- Feature Highlights Awards. Dirty Deals, Best Ensemble Cast in a Drama Series, Nominated Best Actor – Down East Awards. The Maestro
 Actor of the Year - Slander Vs True, Best Actor - Down East Awards-Trauma
  Carole Gray was born into a host of family members who are musically inclined; and sports figures; and celebrities; such as Warryn "Baby" Dubb Campbell who is an American record producer and multi-instrumentalist.  Carole has been Spokesperson for Ambiance Magazine; Local Spokesperson for breast cancer awareness; along with Cerdan A. Smith worked as  Lifetime Exclusive Personal Media  to Dr. Antonio Gellini -Founder and Chairman of The Family Film Awards and Olympia Awards Seven Arts of the World.;  Chief Correspondents  for CVH 1st Class Magazine; CEO/Founder Christina Howard; and  Spokesperson, Producer, Publicist, Executive Editor; Celebrity Media Co-Host, for Cerdan.
Designs Art Entertainment Media.  Carole was recently appointed Ambassador for Peace by Dr. Antonio Gellini and the Universal Peace Federation.
Cerdan A. Smith is a Celebrity Media Host and Celebrity Videographer/Photographer; who has interviewed many celebrities; such as the Founder of Family Film Awards and the Olympia Awards Antonio Gellini, Actor Chris Tucker, Comedian/Actor Michael Colyar, Actor Lou Gossett Jr.,Actress Sheri Bellafonte; Entertainer Freda Payne,Actor Richard Roundtree, Actor Glynn Turman, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Actress Marla Gibbs, Reverend Jessie Jackson; Congresswoman Diane Watson and many more, Because of his notoriety for his extraordinary look; the suits, the black cowboy hat; his humble nature when he conducts an interview; many celebrities request him to grace their Events and Red Carpets. Although Cerdan is actively involved with celebrities; his greatest passion is painting. He has created paintings for Ellen Degeneres, Tommy Lasorda, Magic Johnson, and Simon Cowell; and more. 
2017 Winners