AMVCA Calls for Entries

Africa Magic is set to once again honour film and TV talents across the continent.

Africa Magic has announced the call to entry for the 2015 edition of the AfricaMagic 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 2015 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.

The AMVCAs were created to celebrate the contribution of African filmmakers, actors and technicians in the success of the continent's film and television industry and with the success of the 2013 and 2014 editions, preparations are in top gear for the 2015 edition.

John Ugbe, Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, expressed his delight at the growing success of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, saying: “There have been two editions of the AMVCAs and so far, the improvement that this award has brought to African film production cannot be ignored.

“For us as MultiChoice, the success of these awards further showcases our commitment to recognising the amazing skills that exist in this ever-growing industry.

“Furthermore, our continued investment demonstrates our dedication in helping unearth and celebrate talent in the whole continent.

“I have much confidence that the next edition in 2015 will leave an even bigger impact on the African film production industry than the previous two.”

The first edition of the AfricaMagic Viewers' Choice Awards ceremony took place in Lagos in March, 2013, and was broadcast live to DStv and GOtv audiences across the continent.

The event drew big names from across the continent's TV and film industry and saw the Best Actor and Best Actress in a Drama awards going to Nigerian OC Ukeje and Ghanaian Jackie Appiah, in the respective categories.

Entry for the AMVCAs is free and the closing date for submissions is the 31 October, 2014. Entries should be sent to: AfricaMagic Viewers' Choice Awards, PO Box 2963, Pinegowrie, 2123, South Africa, with attention to the Manager, Local Productions Africa.

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