The Gulu International Film is honoured to have these distinguished organizations serve as its pioneer Festival Sponsors for the 2017 edition.

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is the government regulatory body of the communications sector in Uganda. Although owned by the Ugandan government, it acts independently. Its mandated responsibilities include licensing, regulation, communications infrastructure development and the expansion of rural communications service.

The Islamic Republic of Iran enjoys a rich and lavish history and boasts one of the world’s oldest civilizations. Iran is located in southwest Asia, in the Middle East and is the 18th largest country by area in the world, spanning from as far north as Armenia or Turkmenistan to as far south as the Persian Gulf.