The Eagle Online recalls that the worldwide acclaimed award was held on October 29, 2023 in Lagos State.
The Board of the Africa Film Academy and organisers of the Africa Movie Academy Awards has announced nominees for the 2023 edition of the awards ceremony.
The Board of the Africa Film Academy (AFA), the organizers of the Africa Movie Academy Awards – also known as AMAA, has announced the re-appointment of Zimbabwean born but UK-based international film curator and programme advisor, Keith Shiri as President of the Jury for the 19th edition of the premier and most prestigious film award in Africa.
Ozokwor stated this during a candle procession night in honour of the late Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and founder, Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), Madam Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, on Tuesday night in Enugu.
Four voters are randomly selected weekly to share two-hundred and fifty-thousand-naira prize money.
The short films selected from over 500 entries across Africa and African Diaspora are aired daily at 8 pm on ST Nollywood Plus channel on StarTimes and also, all the movies are available on the StarTimes-ON mobile app throughout the festival period.
A special prize of $1000 has been added for the best documentary by the well established pay television service.
The AMAA is the leading, most glamorous awards event that recognises and rewards excellence in creativity on the continent of Africa founded by veteran filmmaker, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe.
While RMD emerged the overall Best Actor in a Leading Role, for his role in Cross Roads, Silva, bagged the Best Actress in a Supporting Role award for her character in Potato Potahto.
Regina Udalor, the Producer and Writer of the “Lost Cafe’’, said on Monday that the film had been nominated in seven categories of the 2018 African Movie Academy Awards.
Nollywood actress, Ini Edo, and her Ghanaian counterpart, Jocelyn Dumas, are once again set to battle for the Best Actress…
The Chief Executive Officer of AMAA, Dayo Ogunyemi, said the leadership of the award body decided to take the nominations event to Hollywood this year to begin the concrete step of taking African cinema to the home of global cinema for a mutually and economically viable cooperation
The organisers of the pan-African reward system for motion picture professionals shifted the 2015 edition of the event in honour of the memory of Michael Anyiam-Osigwe, the elder brother of the founder of the awards who passed on recently
The nominations into the 27 categories of the awards were announced by the AMAA Jurors at a well-attended gala night, which took place at the Emperor Palace Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa
The awards organisers, according to the Chairman of College of Screeners, Shaibu Hussein, received 428 films from different parts of the world
The unveiling event, which took place at the African Sun, Amber Residence Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos State, was a huge media event that had tens of journalists covering print, broadcast and online news media organisations
AMAA sources in Yenegoa hinted that Nollywood stars such as Bryan Okwara, Ivie Okujaiye, KC Ejelonu, Brevely Maya, Wole Ojo amongst others have been spotted in the state
The trio were unveiled as the host of the 9th edition of the awards, which is billed to hold in Yenegoa, the Bayelsa State capital