AMVCA 2016 Organizers announce call for entries

Organizers of the 4th edition of the AMVCAs are requesting for entries from television and film across the continent.

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Africa Magic in association with MultiChoice is calling on filmmakers and all other professionals in the film and TV industry to enter their productions for the 2016 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs).

Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, Regional Director for M-Net (West), said: “We are pleased to announce the call to entry for the 2016 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards. At Africa Magic and MultiChoice, we have continued to show our support to the film and television industry across Africa even as we continue to provide world class entertainment for Africa by Africans”.

M-Net Regional Director: West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu play

M-Net Regional Director: West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu

 

Organisers of the 4th edition of the AMVCAs are requesting for entries from television and film across the continent. These works are expected to have been produced and broadcast or publicly exhibited from October 1, 2014 to September 30 2015.

John Ugbe, Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria said: “We are very excited to once again bring the AMVCAs to our viewers across the continent and indeed the world. The 2016 edition will make it four years of celebrating Africa's finest talent in the film and television industry."

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Mba-Uzoukwu added: “The African film and television industry continues to show tremendous growth in the kind of content we see and the quality of existing and up and coming talent. The previous editions of the AMVCAs have had a significant impact on filmmaking and I am very certain that the next edition will have an even bigger impact on film and television across Africa."

The third edition of the AMVCAs took place in Lagos in March of this year. The event was well attended by talent from all over Africa. This year’s ceremony saw Nigerians leading the acknowledgement race with OC Ukeje and Kehinde Bankole crowned Africa's best actors.

Watch Nollywood actress, Judith Audu's reaction to her first Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards nomination:

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