C.J Obasi's Film " Mami Wata " is rated in Nigeria's submission for October 2024.
The film MAMI WATA that was have been nominated for the 2024 Oscar for best international feature.
Screen is providing a profile of each entry for the best international feature Oscar nomination for 2024.
The 96th Academy Awards are scheduled to take place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on March 10, 2024.
A full-length motion picture having a largely (more than 50%) non-English speech track that was made outside of. The United States is referred to as an international feature film. Animated and documentary films are also included in this definition.
The movies that are submitted must have been theatrically distributed moreover in their home nations between December 1, 2022, and October 31, 2023.
The Academy will accept applications however through October 2.
The final five nominations will be revealed on January 23 however after a shortlist of 15 contenders is revealed on December 21.
The 92 applications for the 2023 awards resulted in five films being nominated: Argentina, 1985 from Argentina; Close from Belgium; EO from Poland. The Quiet Girl from Ireland; and the German film All Quiet On The Western Front, which went on to win.
Most recent entries
Nigeria: CJ Obasi’s Mami Wata.
In Nigeria’s third-ever Oscar entry, two sisters struggle to restore harmony in their town after it is upended by outside forces.
The fantasy black-and-white drama is the director’s third film, and it had its global premiere at Sundance, where it won a special. Jury prize however for cinematography in. World cinema dramatic.
Mami Wata later screened at Fantasia and Munich and won three awards at the Panafrican film festival Fespaco. It also received. 12 nominations for African Movie Academy Awards and three awards at Fespaco. The movie is made by Fiery Films, which is owned by Obasi, as well as. Nigeria’s Palmwine Media, Switzerland’s Fund Visions Sud Est, and France’s iFind. The rights are in North America with CAA Media. Alief sells internationally.
Atta Hemwadee, Thailand: Not Friends
The protagonist of the director’s debut feature film is a teenage lad who switches schools and chooses to make a movie about a classmate who passed away lately and whom he only knew for one day.
Thitiya Jirapornsilp, Pisitphon Ekphongpisit, Anthony Buizeret, Tanakorn Tiyanont, and Natticha Chantaravareelekha are among the actors who appear in it. The film was co-produced by GDH 599 and Houseton Films, and the former began distribution in Thailand at the end of October.
This is the nation’s 30th Oscar entry that hasn’t received however any nominations as yet. GDH 599 in global sales.