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AMAA calls for entry ahead of 2022 edition - Africaflavournews

 


This year's edition of the prestigious awards would hold in October.

Africa Film Academy, organizers of the premier and the most prestigious movie award in Africa is now accepting submissions for the 18th Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAAs).  

The AMA Awards is widely known throughout the globe for its reputation in rewarding the brilliance of players in the African movie industry.

The Africa Film Academy invites filmmakers to submit their feature, short animation and documentary work for consideration in nearly 30 film categories of the awards. 

This submission is officially opened to only films produced and released between 1st of May 2021 and April 31st, 2022 (last day of submission).

The AMA Awards is widely known throughout the globe for its reputation in rewarding the brilliance of players in the African movie industry.

The 17th edition of the AMAAs was held at the Lagos Marriot Hotels, Ikeja and was joined by filmmakers, executives and government officials from different parts of the world.

During the event, Nigeria’s “Eyimofe” which was directed by Chuko and Arie Esiri scooped five awards, winning NFVCB Award for Nigerian Best Film in the process. Somalia’s “The Gravedigger’s wife” also shined at the 18th AMAAs scooping five awards and winning the best film.

Somalian Actor, Omar Abdi won the “Best Actor in a Leading Role” for the role he played in the multiple award-winning film, The Gravedigger’s wife. Ugandan Actress, Joan Agaba beats top Nollywood actresses like Funke Akindele and Rita Dominic to win the AMAA 2021 Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Kelechi Udegbe also won the award for best actor in a supporting role for his role in “Collision Course”, while Wilmah Munemera won the AMAA 2021 Award for Best Young/Promising Actor.


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