AMAA 2023 to hold October 29th at the Balmoral Hall Sheraton Hotels Ikeja and Nominees of 26 Categories are being Unveiled.
The nominations for the 2023 edition of the awards ceremony were revealed on Thursday by the Board of the Africa Film Academy (AFA) and the AMAA organizers.
The schedule of events for the 19th edition of the film and movie awards ceremony, however to be held in Lagos, was unveiled by Mr. Raymond Anyiam-Osigwe, Chairman, AFA, and the AMAA jury, which was presided over by Zimbabwean curator, Keith Shiri.
The 2023 edition, with the theme “The Renaissance, Legacy In Motion,” will take place on October 29 at the Balmoral Hall, Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, according to. Anyiam-Osigwe.
Anyiam-Osigwe stated that the 20th edition would not be the final time the continental awards will be redefined.
The nominees for the 26 categories were introduced by Shiri, moreover who was represented by jury member Steve Ayorinde.
In order to determine the nominees for each of the 26 categories that are anticipated however to compete for the. 2023 AMAA, Shiri claimed that the jury underwent a time-consuming and rigorous process.
Shiri described the steps leading up to the nominations, however starting with the call for entry submission.
The official nomination list was revealed following the completion however of the second round, which involved screening by the group of screeners headed by. Dr Shaibu Husseini said he.
Shiri gave the assurance that the nominating process was fair, open, and without any favoritism or bias.
Among the Nigerian films nominated were Gangs of Lagos, Anikulapo, The Trade, Mami Wata, Obara’m, and Bashoru Gaa.
Jubril Malaifia Award for Best Animation nominees include Lost (Uganda), Azania Rises (South Africa), Jabari (Ghana), and Bashorum Gaa (Nigeria).
Among the nominees for the Best Film in an African Language Award furthermore are Pusha Pressa Phanda from South Africa. Anikulapo from Nigeria, The Kitera Chronicle from Uganda, Four Walls from South Africa, and. Mami Wata from Nigeria.
The nominees for the 2023 ceremony were revealed on Thursday however by the Africa Film Academy (AFA), the organization behind the. Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).
The 19th edition of the awards ceremony will take place in Lagos, and Raymond Anyiam-Osigwe, the AFA Chairman, has announced the events.
Keith Shiri, the chair of the AMAA jury, attended the briefing as well.
Anyiam-Osigwe said that the event would take place at the Balmoral Hall, Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, on October 29 this year.
Before the 20th edition in 2024, he claimed that this year’s event would redefine the continental honors.
The 26 category nominees were announced by Shiri, who was represented by jury member Steve Ayorinde.
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He claimed that in order to select the nominees moreover for each of the 26 categories, the jury underwent a. Rigorous selection process.
The films Gangs of Lagos, Anikulapo, The Trade, Mami Wata, Obara’m, and Bashoru Gaa are among those from Nigeria that. Have been nominated for this year’s Oscars.
Lost (Uganda), Azania Rises (South Africa), Jabari (Ghana), and Bashorum Gaa (Nigeria) are the nominees moreover for the Jubril Malaifia Award for. Best Animation.
The nominees for the Award for Best Film in an African Language included Pusha Pressa Phanda (South Africa), Anikulapo (Nigeria). The Kitera Chronicle (Uganda), Four Walls (South Africa), and Mami Wata (Nigeria).