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AMAA 2016 Entries for awards gets new closing date

Organisers of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) has announced a new deadline for submission of movies for 2016 edition.

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Kunle Afoloyan's 'October 1' wins AMAA 2015 'Best Nigerian Film.' play

Kunle Afoloyan's 'October 1' wins AMAA 2015 'Best Nigerian Film.'


Organisers of the reputable Africa Movie  Academy Awards have announced that entries for the 2016 edition is open till January 30, 2016.

The entries were previously scheduled to close on January 7, 2016.  Filmmakers are expected to send in their works produced or released between December 1, 2014, and December 2015 for consideration.

The announcement was made via their official Twitter account;


The organisers had previously announced The Academy of Jurors President for 2016 as Mr Shaibu Hussein.

The 2016 edition of the prestigious awards has been scheduled to hold on April 30, 2016, after unveiling the nominees on February 28, 2016.


The 2015 edition of AMAA held on Saturday, September 26, 2015, at Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

The event was attended by top actors like Desmond Elliot, Ini Edo, Eniola Badmus, Robert Peters, Queen Nwokoye, Kunle Afolayan, Chioma Chukwuka among others.

Big winners of the 2015 edition include 'October 1,' 'iNumber Number ' and Timbuktu'.

Watch promo clip for 2015 AMAA;

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