Sunday, 29 December 2013

Race for 2014 Africa Movie Academy Awards begins


With a Call for Entries, the race for Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2014 coveted prizes in  feature, short and documentary works has started.

The organizers, led by its Nigerian founder and CEO, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, states that the deadline for submissions is 15 January 2014.

CEO, AMAAA, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe.
According to a press statement, nominations will be announced in the first week of March, 2014.
Genres for AMAA include feature length films, shorts and documentary entries with features that may not exceed 120 minutes and shorts should not be longer than 40 minutes.
Anyiam-Osigwe notes that 2013 “has been an exciting year for African cinema as many big budget productions have been produced on the continent and distribution is becoming more accessible to African films.”
The primary aim of AMAA, the organisers states, is to facilitate the development and showcase the social relevance of African Film and Cinema. 

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