Evening: Lights up/Red carpet including brief interview of notable personalities.

Opening Ceremony.
MD/CEO NFC's opening remark: welcoming all the creative giants who have gathered to celebrate cinematic excellence here in FCT. Welcome to all our partners.
ZUFF has remained the nation's foremost film festival because of the network of domestic and foreign collaborators who support it.
We commend FCT for finding it fit to designate Abuja as the host city of zuff.
This connotes that Nigeria has made her mark as a film producing country is now ready to designate Abuja as the film hub of Africa. NFC remains committed to grow the Nigerian Film Industry, ZUMA provides a platform for film networking between Nigeria and her counterparts all the world over.

Daily activities summary compiled by: 
Rosetta Ifeoma Nn​si (Ph.D ).