In collaboration with MultiChoice Nigeria, Africa Magic has called for movie submission ahead of the seventh edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, AMVCA.
The organizers announced the acceptance of entries from Wednesday 13 November 2019 to Friday 13 December 2019.
Channel Director, Africa Magic, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu said:
“It’s been a long wait, but we are pleased to finally announce that the seventh edition of the AMVCAs is here and set to once again celebrate film and television talent across Africa. Every year the industry continues to grow in leaps and bounds and we are proud to be a part of its success story through the AMVCAs. The AMVCAs remain Africa’s most prestigious awards and most reputable celebration of talent in front and behind the camera”.
The organizers clarified that all movies, films made for television and television series are eligible for admission to the AMVCA if they are transmitted or publicly screened or shown during the period from April 1, 2018 to November 30, 2019.
The 6th edition of the AMVCAs held on September 1, 2018 at the Eko Convention Centre inside the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria. Jade Osiberu went home with the Best Film in West Africa and Best Overall Film while Omotola Jalade Ekeinde won the award for Best Actress for her role in ‘Alter Ego’.
Other winners at the 6th edition include Bisola Aiyeola, who won the award for Trailblazer, Lilian Afegbai, whose film won the award for the Best Indigenous film (Igbo), Odunlade Adekola, who won the award for Best Actor Comedy and Femi Adebayo, who won the award for Best Indigenous film (Yoruba).