Africa Movie Academy Awards returns for it’s 20th Edition.

Africa Movie Academy Awards returns for it's 20th Edition.

The 20th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards will take place.

Submissions for nearly thirty categories will be accepted through April 2024.

The 20th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), which honors and showcases accomplishments in the African film industry. Is now taking submissions.

In a news release, AFA board member and designated chair Raymond Anyiam-Osigwe stated that the event this year would. Honor the late founder Peace Anyiam-Osigwe as well as the contributions the academy has made to the African film. Industry since its founding.

“This is a way to formally close the 19th AMAA Awards, which are run by the Africa Film Academy, and start the AMAA 2024 adventure.

As we honor and celebrate not only the founder, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, of blessed memory, and her role in bringing. African cinema and filmmakers to the world stage, but also 20 years of AMAA, which highlights the best in African. Cinematography and film, the 20th Edition of the AMAA will stand as a testament to African creativity, the speaker stated.

Filmmakers are invited to submit their feature length, short, animated, and documentary works for consideration in the roughly 30 film categories of the awards, according to the official call for submissions, which was also released by the organizers.

Heading back to his position as the head of AMAA’s College of Screeners for the Nigeria Film and Video Censor Board is Shaibu Husseni.

However the necessity of submitting work that features Africans and people of African heritage was emphasized in the 20th edition.

“We look forward to getting great films from African filmmakers,” the speaker said. Submissions in AMAA categories (documentaries, animations, feature films, and more) are eagerly anticipated. I want to stress once more that a film’s country of origin is not the same as its country of origin. We don’t support movies that don’t feature African actors or directors. You can post movies to the “Film Freeway.”

Moreover the 20th edition of AMAA is going to be huge, Anyiam-Osigwe added. He went on to say that Lagos is the host state and that Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor, will return to serve as host for the AMAAs’ 20th anniversary.

In addition events would be jury sessions, nomination announcements, and AFA-sponsored human capacity development.

Source: africanworldentertainment.com

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